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Aylesbury school marks 40th anniversary with help from Thame artist

An artist from Thame has helped an Aylesbury primary school mark its 40th year.

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View, Aylesbury College, taken in the evening

It’s a student takeover! Holiday Inn Aylesbury to be run by college course learners for the day

Aylesbury College students are gearing up to ‘take over’ the Holiday Inn Aylesbury.

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File photo dated 24/05/10 of students sitting an exam as teenagers' speaking and listening abilities will no longer count towards their final GCSE English grades, despite widespread opposition to the move. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 29, 2013. England's exams regulator Ofqual has confirmed it is pushing ahead with plans to strip the key skills out of the qualifications amid concerns that assessments, which are carried out by teachers, are not being conducted and marked consistently across all schools. Chief regulator Glenys Stacey admitted that the decision would be "unpopular" with many teachers, but insisted it was necessary because the current system is unfair. See PA story EDUCATION English. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire ENGEMN00120130829142758

WATCH: Folks who swapped their careers for teaching encourage others to do the same as recruitment drive launched

A recruitment drive has been launched to find more teachers – just weeks after unions claimed the number of teachers in Buckinghamshire could fall.

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Consultation begins on Buckinghamshire's first satellite school

Consultation begins on Buckinghamshire's first satellite school

Consultation has started on proposals for Buckinghamshire's first satellite school based at the former Quarrendon School site in Aylesbury

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Fury from Green Party at Bucks County Council’s section 106 ‘funding snub for Long Crendon School

Fury from Green Party at Bucks County Council’s section 106 ‘funding snub for Long Crendon School

David Lyons from Aylesbury’s Green Party has been left furious as section 106 money earmarked for development at Long Crendon School has instead been used to fund development at Brill School.

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The winning team in the Year 12 and 13 category from the Cottesloe School in Wing

Engineers of the future contest rotary club’s annual technology tournament

Students from the Cottesloe School in Wing scooped three out of the four prizes at this year’s Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds technology tournament.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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£3million cash boost for University of Buckingham project

£3million cash boost for University of Buckingham project

The University of Buckingham is set to benefit from a £3 million grant provided by the Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP), which will be used to fund the Vinson Centre for the study of Liberal Economics and Entrepreneurship.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Schools set to lose out in central government cuts

437 fewer teachers in Buckinghamshire Schools by 2020

According to data collated by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers & Lecturers (ATL), Buckinghamshire schools face a funding cut worth nearly £20 million.

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Roger Burman - New head teacher of Aylesbury Vale Academy

‘We’re a school on the march’: Aylesbury Vale Academy principal reacts to Ofsted report which grades it as inadequate

Aylesbury Vale Academy principal Roger Burman says he is pleased with the progress he has made at the school despite inspectors grading it as inadequate in a report published today (Monday).

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Max Whitlock

Double Olympic Gold Medallist Visit to Aylesbury's Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

Double Rio 2016 gold medallist Max Whitlock took time out of his busy training schedule to visit students at Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School on Friday 9th December.

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Bucks UTC students give Winslow charity a web pressence with latest project

Bucks UTC students give Winslow charity a web pressence with latest project

Bucks UTC IT students, have given a local charity their first online presence, designing a new website as part of their ‘live’ project learning.

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Head teacher Alan Rosen

Vale headteachers write to Prime Minster to issue grim warning over funding

Two concerned headteachers have issued a stark warning to the Prime Minister and Education Secretary over cuts to secondary school funding.

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Aylesbury and Amersham college students

Public consultation over Aylesbury College merger plans

Aylesbury College and Amersham & Wycombe College have launched a public consultation on their proposed merger.

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Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds president Roger King with Thornton College students Mya Dowdall, Kaela Williams and Maya John, winners of the Youth Speaks competition

Public speaking success for students at rotary competition

Students from Thornton College for Girls won the senior section of this year’s Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds Youth Speaks competition.

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Bearbrook Pre School celebrate their outstanding Ofsted report!

'Outstanding' Ofsted report for Bearbrook School

The inspection report is packed with positive comments about the school’s work and the improvements that have been made under Sahara and Jane, lead learners at Bearbrook pre-School.
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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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