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REVEALED: Parents want teachers to talk to teens about porn

Four out of five East Midlands parents want schools to be talking to young people about issues related to pornography.

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COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

Many students, and indeed parents, will now be feeling a sense of relief following receipt of A-level and GCSE exam results in the last couple of weeks.

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Pupils will receive their GCSE results today.

GCSE Results: What should you do next?

There will be joy and disappointment for those of young people across the county as they get their GCSE results today - but if you have got the grades you hoped for, don’t panic!

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Nottinghamshire A-level results day - Live

Nottinghamshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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Teacher Gail Brockway shares a special moment with senior students after her retirement from Kimberley School. (PHOTO BY: Peter Joedan)

Fond farewells to Nuthall teachers, described as ‘class acts’

Two teachers from Nuthall, described as ‘class acts’ by their peers, have retired after enriching the lives of hundreds of youngsters.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Lynncroft Primary and Nursery School are celebrating their Good Ofsted report. Headteacher Emma McGrenagham is pictured with pupils

Primary gets its first ever ‘good’ rating

A primary school in Eastwood has just achieved its first ‘good’ rating from government inspectors since it opened over 40 years ago.

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Northfield Primary and Nursery School have been awarded �10,000 funding from the Big Lottery Fund for outdoor gym equipment and climbing wall.

Playful pupils climb high on £10,000 kit

Pupils at a Mansfield Woodhouse school are climbing high after getting £10,000 of new play equipment.

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Bad parking is the number one annoyance at the school gates for parents in the Midlands.

POLL: Bad parking, smoking or dog mess - What's your pet hate at the school gates?

Bad parking and people smoking outside the school gates are among the biggest annoyances for parents in the Midlands, a survey has revealed.
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Common sense needed on holidays during term time

Common sense needed on holidays during term time

As a secondary school pupil I remember sinking down in my chair as my dad challenged my French teacher at parents’ evening about the educational benefit of a school trip to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

Fines for taking children out of school during term-time for holidays are once again back in the news.

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The Supreme Court have allowed the appeal.

Dad loses legal battle over term-time holidays

A father has lost a landmark legal battle over being fined for taking his daughter on holiday during school term-time.
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Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

New research has revealed just 16 per cent of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Parents have been learning of their child's secondary school place.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES: What to do if you didn't get the place you wanted

Parents across Nottinghamshire have been learning of their child's secondary school place today.

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Eastwood MP Gloria De Piero, who referred to head teacher Jacquie Sainsbury's plight at Brookhill Leys Primary and Nursery School in a debate at the House Of Commons.

Head teacher unsure how schools will manage after funding cuts

A head teacher in Eastwood has admitted she is “unsure how schools are going to manage over the coming years” because of government cuts in funding.

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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Nottinghamshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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