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High Peak quintet celebrate A-level success at King’s School

Five firm friends from the King’s School were calling family in the Buxton and the High Peak after acing their A-levels.

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Happy with their results are Grace Spencer, Rose McGowan and Charlotte Winder.

Highfields A-level students ‘a credit to Matlock’

Highfields School students are jumping for joy after celebrating another batch of A-level results.

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Ella Hardwick Allan, Louise Banks and Lydia Westhead with 4 A*s, 6As and 1B between with them.

Hard work pays off for New Mills A-level students

Hard work has paid off for sixth form students celebrating A-level success at New Mills School.

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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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Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

Derbyshire 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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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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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

POLL: Was Derbyshire dad right to keep his children home from school because of the heat?

A Derbyshire dad kept his children home from school on Monday, because of the rising temperatures.

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Harpur Hill Primary School

A need for new school nursery in Harpur Hill, says headteacher

Families are being encouraged to have their say on proposals for a new school nursery in Buxton.

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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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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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Mark Adrian of CACHE with Bria Kiely.

Buxton student overcomes personal loss to be crowned Apprentice of the Year

A Buxton & Leek College student overcame personal loss to win national recognition for her dedication to childcare.

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Derbyshire's Lewis Coppinger has graduated from Phase One of UKSA's Professional Yacht Cadetship.

High Peak student sets sail for a professional career on the sea

A High Peak student has swapped the more traditional career path of university for a life on the sea and set sail on a dream career working as an officer on-board luxury superyachts.

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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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The county council has issued a statement in response to a court ruling yesterday.

Derbyshire County Council does 'not condone parents taking children on term-time holidays'

Derbyshire County Council has said it does 'not condone parents taking their children on term-time holidays'.

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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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The run was held to raise money for Comic Relief.

PICTURES: Buxton Community School colour run for Comic Relief

Buxton Community School students were dye-ing to raise money for charity on Friday - taking part in a colour run for Comic Relief.

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