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‘We will get back to being recognised as a Good school’: Head’s vow after Ofsted issue latest report on The Grange

The head of the Grange School in Aylesbury has vowed that it will get back to being recognised as ‘Good’ after it received another ‘Requires Improvement’ rating from Ofsted.

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Opening of the newly refurbished library at Bierton School

Bierton School opens new-look library thanks to funding from charitable trust named after former district councillor

Bierton School’s library has been given a makeover thanks to money donated by the Mike & Claire Griffin Charitable Trust.

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Pupils from Ashmead School in Aylesbury have been named as UK coding champions

Champion Aylesbury pupils have cracked the code!

Pupils from Ashmead Primary School in Aylesbury are celebrating after being named as UK Coding Champions by Discovery Education.

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Susanne Klatten was a student at the university in the 1980s

Germany’s richest woman donates £1.8m to the University of Buckingham

A former University of Buckingham student, and Germany’s richest woman, has pledged £1.8m to fund an Innovation and Enterprise Centre in the town, which will bring with it extra students and jobs.

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Bedgrove Junior School's girls football team celebrate their recent success

‘An inspiration to others’: Bedgrove Junior School’s girls football team jump for joy after their national success

Bedgrove Junior School’s girls football team are through to the next round of a national competition, after winning all of their games at a recent tournament held at Oxford City.

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The Aylesbury High School team - winners of the Best Portfolio award with Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds president Barry Ferguson

Schools from Aylesbury and Wing triumph at rotary club’s annual technology tournament

The Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds held its annual technology tournament at Aylesbury College on Monday February 5.

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Photo from a previous Aylesbury Grammar School trip to Malawi

Aylesbury Grammar School students start their fundraising ahead of Malawi visit

Pupils have started their fundraising activities ahead of Aylesbury Grammar School’s next visit to Malawi in 2019.

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Aylesbury man fronts Open University advertising campaign

Aylesbury's Jamie fronts Open University advertising campaign

Jamie Wright, from Aylesbury appears in the OU’s brand new national TV advertising campaign ‘Your Time Is Now’, which is spearheading the OU’s wider marketing campaign.

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Aylesbury Vale Academy

Aylesbury Vale Academy taking ‘effective action’ towards removal of serious weaknesses designation

An Ofsted inspector says that Aylesbury Vale Academy is ‘taking effective action towards the removal of its serious weaknesses designation’.

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New year of Breakfast Briefings starts at University Campus Aylesbury Vale

New year of Breakfast Briefings starts at University Campus Aylesbury Vale

University Campus Aylesbury Vale has a series of Breakfast Briefings starting on 26 January and offering topical subjects to help local businesses.

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The University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham launches scheme to support Bucks schools with training their teachers

The University of Buckingham has launched a new scheme giving schools the chance to nominate staff for a £100,000 scholarship scheme.

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Wendover Junior School and John Hampden School have launched a new combined walk to school initiative

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wendover schools launch new walking initiative

Two primary schools in Wendover have launched a new initiative for 2018 - to encourage their pupils to walk or cycle to school.

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Pupils at Winslow C of E pose with Buckingham Bishop Dr Alan Wilson

Bishop of Buckingham helps Winslow students spread their message

Winslow C of E Combined School are using bookmarks, designed by pupils, to share their latest message: ‘Let your light shine’.

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Former England badminton star Liz Cann is hosting a fitness circuit session at John Hampden School in Wendover later this month

Former England badminton star to help Wendover schoolchildren with fitness challenges

Former England badminton star Liz Cann is visiting John Hampden School in Wendover later this month to put pupils through their paces.

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Deadline day looms for parents to apply for primary school places in Bucks

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

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Cllr Mike Appleyard

‘We’ll take another look at our proposal’: Council to urgently review new bus route for children travelling from Long Crendon to Aylesbury

Long Crendon schoolchildren have been given a rather unusual New Years present from Bucks County Council - an extra 55 minutes added on to their morning school bus commute.

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Pebble Brook School, Aylesbury

Formal consultation starts on proposals to close boarding accommodation at Pebble Brook School

Bucks County Council has started a formal consultation to get the public’s views about a proposal to close overnight boarding accommodation at Pebble Brook School in Aylesbury.

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Pupils from Turnfurlong Infant School perform carols at Friars Square in aid of Child Bereavement UK

PICTURE SPECIAL: Aylesbury schoolchildren entertain town centre shoppers by singing carols

Pupils from schools across Aylesbury sung Christmas carols at Friars Square Shopping Centre on Thursday December 14.

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Mila Fenton O'Creevy (grey T-shirt) pictured during her trip to Tanzania

Bierton student thanks trust that funded volunteering trip

A student from Bierton has thanked a charitable trust set up in memory of a former Aylesbury Vale District Council chairman for their donation towards the cost of her trip to Tanzania.

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