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Free adult learning classes offered during Festival of Learning

People interested in adult learning courses have the chance to try a class for free in a special promotion this month as part of the Festival of Learning.

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Year 6 pupils at Swanbourne CE School making their own blood in Science

Swanbourne CE, Mursley CE and Drayton Parslow Village Schools have been awarded Primary Science Quality Mark!

Primary Science Quality Awards have been awarded to 168 infant, junior, primary, middle and special schools to celebrate a commitment to excellence in science teaching and learning.

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Collect photo of brainbow Mia Golosino. See MASONS story MNMENSA; A  girl was refused her first choice of secondary school - despite being one of the brightest children in the world. Brainbox Mia Golosino had set her heart on going to grammar school in September, only to be rejected even though she has a higher IQ than Einstein. She sat the 11-plus privately but, despite passing with flying colours,  she was turned down for Aylesbury High grammar school when allocation letters were sent out earlier this year. Mia�"s parents, IT manager  Jose and full-time mum Mary, arranged for their 11-year-old daughter to sit a Mensa test to help them  appeal the decision.

Bright spark cannot study at Aylesbury High School despite being smarter than Einstein

A youngster has been refused a place at over-subscribed Aylesbury High School...
despite having a higher IQ than Albert Einstein.

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Pebble Brook School, Aylesbury

UPDATED: Head says ‘action is being taken’ as residential accommodation at Aylesbury school is rated inadequate

The headteacher of a special educational needs school in Aylesbury says action is being taken after a report by Ofsted branded its residential facilities as inadequate.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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[L to R] Ashleigh Stent, Daisy Williams and Katie Lofthouse were announced the winners of the TARGETcareers School Leaver's Challenge

Two Aylesbury High School students reach final three of TARGET careers national competition

On the 27th April, London’s iconic BT Tower hosted a selection of exceptionally driven teenagers, as the gauntlet was thrown-down to identify the best and brightest school leavers from around the country.

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Levi Roots visits Haddenham St Mary's C of E School

Musician and chef provides Haddenham schoolchildren with a flavour of his life during special visit

Haddenham St Mary’s C of E School welcomed musician, TV personality and chef Levi Roots for a special visit last week.

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View, Aylesbury College, taken in the evening

“Significant progress” in Aylesbury College merger bid

“Significant progress” has been made in working towards the upcoming merger of Aylesbury College and Amersham and Wycombe College.

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Sarah Hrycyk (right) has set up KAS Digital Insights with fellow student Katie Pink

Thame student launches her own company - while still at uni

A student from Thame has launched her own company while studying for her university degree.

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Governors say no plans to expand Long Crendon Primary School

The Chair of Governors at Long Crendon Primary School has stated that the school has no intention to double the number of classes it has.

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From left students Keisha Pearce, Chantelle Lennard and winner Isla Verney with their designs

Aylesbury High School students design bedroom for new homes development

Aspiring designers from Aylesbury High School have been given the chance to design a room for one of Shanly Homes’ new build developments.

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Rainbow pre-school staff and a pupil pictured at the AVDC offices in Aylesbury

Schools in Aylesbury Vale encouraged to sign up to district council’s lottery scheme

Schools, nurseries, parent-teacher associations and playgroups from across Aylesbury Vale are being encouraged to sign up to the Vale lottery.

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The Aylesbury High School team from the geography competition PNL-170304-153052001

Aylesbury High School girls know their African adventures!

A team of students from Aylesbury High School took part in the final of the African Adventures School Geography Challenge in Slough last week.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Pebble Brook School bake off for Comic Relief PNL-170324-165702009

Pebble Brook youngsters get their bake on for Comic Relief

Students at Pebble Brook School took part in a ‘Bake Off’ event for Comic Relief. The fundraiser also doubled as an event to raise money towards the Sixth Form prom.

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Joe Myers (grey jumper) from Aylesbury, in rehearsals for The City as part of the Seven on Seven festival in Tring

Aylesbury theatre student takes part in a series of ‘challenging’ plays during drama festival

An Aylesbury student has said that performing seven different plays on seven days for a drama festival was ‘challenging’ but that ‘it went well.’

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Bedgrove Junior School - pupils make a nose out of silver coins in aid of Red Nose Day

PICTURE SPECIAL: Coins and red clothes add up to lots of fundraising fun!

Pupils at Bedgrove Junior School raised funds for Red Nose Day on Friday by making a nose out of coins.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

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

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MASKS wants to break social stigmas by education children about special needs

MASKS Charity to hold huge exhibition at the Gateway Centre to celebrate children with special needs

MASKS are hosting a huge one-day exhibition at AVDC, on Monday June 19 at the Gateway Centre where schools in Bucks will be invited to create something that would 'make a special kid smile'

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Aylesbury High School is one of the many schools in Buckinghamshire facing cuts

Bucks schools face "An average reduction in their budgets of 8-10% by 2020, the biggest real-terms cut in education spending in a generation"

Headteachers in Buckinghamshire schools are sending home a letter today updating parents on the 'bleak future' ahead for all local schools.

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