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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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Katy Roberts with the mayor of the City of Banjul

Local philanthropist Katy Roberts awarded honorary citzenship of the City of Banjul in Gambia

Former high school student Katy Roberts, 18, from Weston Turville who set up a children’s charity Child Aid Gambia  with her father Chris in 2011, has been awarded Honourary Citizenship of the City of Banjul in recognition and appreciation of her outstanding contributions to the people of Banjul and surrounding areas.

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Teenage girls taking part in the kick start event

'Girls Active' programme aims to get girls into sport

Fifteen schools across Buckinghamshire are putting teenage girls at the centre of shaping PE lessons in a bid to increase their activity levels.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Pupils from all over Buckinghamshire  visited the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, a trip organised by the Holocaust educational Trust

Bucks schoolchildren visit Nazi death camps for lessons from Auschwitz project

How to try and make sense of the systematic genocide of six million people based solely on their religion?
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Author Steve Cole leads a whole school assembly at Haddenham Community Junior School as part of World Book Day. All pictures courtesy of haddenham.net.

PICTURE SPECIAL: World Book Day in Haddenham

Pupils at Haddenham Community Junior School celebrated World Book Day on Thursday March 2 with a visiting author and the chance to dress up as a book character of their choice.

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Aylesbury high School students are in with a chance to visit Kenya after making the finals of African Adventures nationwide School Geography Challenge final

Aylesbury high School students are in with a chance to visit Kenya after making the finals of African Adventures nationwide School Geography Challenge final

Aylesbury High School students were tasked with creating an aid action plan in response to the impacts of El Nino flooding in Nakuru, Kenya and their entries were selected for the finals of the competition.

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Pupils from Booker Park School in Aylesbury celebrate World Book Day

Aylesbury school celebrates World Book Day

Pupils and staff from Booker Park School in Aylesbury dressed up and donned masks yesterday (Thursday) to mark World Book Day.

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Aylesbury/Tring students: names left to right: Thea Bartley, 17; Henry Matthews, 16

Aylesbury entrepreneurs will be bringing their business ideas to Chesham Market

Young entrepreneurs from Aylesbury and Tring will be bringing their new businesses to Chesham Market on 8th March. This will give shoppers a first-hand opportunity to see and purchase new products from students studying on the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy course at Amersham & Wycombe College.

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Pupils from Ashmead School in Aylesbury pictured by the new design outside their school entrance

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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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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