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‘Outstanding’ High Peak nursery makes the grade after first Ofsted inspection

A High Peak nursery has received the highest grading from Ofsted, making it an ‘outstanding’ place to send little ones.

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Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

A secondary school in Hope has been found inadequate by Ofsted inspectors, prompting leaders to cite difficulty in adapting to changes across the education sector.

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VIDEO: 15-year-old boy lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools

A 15-year-old boy is lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools around the country.

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The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Derbyshire parents to apply for primary school places

The deadline for Derbyshire parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.

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Mike Joseph who has set up a water-powered generator with the help of local school children to power the village Christmas lights.

Bradwell village switch on hydroelectric Christmas lights in UK first

Residents of a Hope Valley village may be dreaming of a wet Christmas, after launching what may be the UK’s first hydro-powered illuminations.

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High Peak MP Ruth George on a visit to New Mills Nursery with Tracy Brabin, shadow early years minister. Also pictured is Claire Inman, from New Mills Nursery.

High Peak MP warns over impact of free nursery places

Offering more free nursery places for children could threaten the future of some early years providers, High Peak MP Ruth George has said.

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WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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REVEALED: The Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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O Crumb, All Ye Faithful: Baker makes nativity cake masterpiece to help school

A Youlgrave baker has given an early Christmas gift to the village school after creating a jaw-dropping nativity scene in cake form to fundraise for playground refurbishments.

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The Devonshire Dome team celebrate their award at the CN Academic Venue Awards. From left: Richard Greensmith, Christine Sweetmore, Joel Fagg and Clare Golding. Photo: Jonathan Taylor.

Buxton’s Devonshire Dome awarded ‘Best Wedding Venue’ title

Buxton’s Devonshire Dome has been crowned Best Wedding Venue at a glitzy awards ceremony.

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Sixteen Derbyshire schools are on the list

REVEALED: The best schools in Derbyshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Derbyshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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Jake Burton

Buxton studies add up to a dream career for Jake

Buxton & Leek College has helped a Chinley man’s career dreams come true.

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Pupils at Pilsley C of E Primary School are all smiles. Picture submitted.

Derbyshire school is officially 'outstanding'

Staff and pupils are celebrating after their school was rated the best.
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Staff and pupils from Grindleford Primary School present a cheque for �3,896.33 to Chris Theyer.

Hope Valley school smashes charity target in support of Thomas Theyer Foundation

Pupils and staff at a Hope Valley primary school have raised £3,896 for the Thomas Theyer Foundation.

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Here's the full list of when the schools in Derbyshire are closed for holidays

Derbyshire school holiday dates 2018

When will the schools break up for holidays next year?

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High Peak MP Ruth George with Chinley Primary School pupils at the launch of their new multi-use games area.

High Peak school’s delight over new sport facility

Chinley Primary School pupils were all smiles as they welcomed High Peak MP Ruth George to their new multi-use games area.

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The 2018 intake open evening is on September 21.

Open evening at Buxton school for prospective parents and pupils

Buxton Community School is holding an open evening for new year 7 students tomorrow (Thursday).

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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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The six-week summer holidays are coming to an end.

Derbyshire County Council doesn't plan on changing six-week summer holidays

Derbyshire County Council says it does not have plans to change the length of school holidays.
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‘Excellent’ GCSE results at Hope Valley College

‘Excellent’ GCSE results at Hope Valley College

Hope Valley College students have celebrated another year of GCSE success.

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