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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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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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Rachel Clarke of Face Facts with Len Tildsley.

Buxton college honours businesses for supporting young apprentices

Businesses which change the lives of young people were celebrated at the first Buxton & Leek College Apprenticeship Employer Awards.

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Cllr Linda Grooby at the derelict High Peak College site

Degree of frustration over ‘eyesore’ former High Peak College site

After almost a decade of blotting the landscape, there are still no firm plans to redevelop the derelict former High Peak College site in Harpur Hill.

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Buxton and Leek College Principal Len Tildsley swapped his mortar board for a hard hat to work on a building site for the day as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

College principal gets hands on at Buxton Crescent during #NAW2017 job swap

Buxton and Leek College Principal Len Tildsley swapped his mortar board for a hard hat to work on a building site for the day as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

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Star Wars

Bright spark’s Star Wars style robot wows Big Bang competition judges

A student from Swanwick Hall School in Alfreton has will be heading to the UK final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition on March 15 and 16 after wowing judges at the regional heats.

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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 your first choice

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

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Will your child get a place at their first choice secondary school?

95% of Derbyshire applicants set to get first choice secondary school place, study says

More than 95 per cent of applicants in Derbyshire look set to receive a place at their first choice secondary school, according a new study.

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