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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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Students from John Colet School in Wendover complete a fitness circuit which is being set up by British long jumper Ezekiel Ewulo, it is part of a Sports for Champions programme

PICTURE SPECIAL: Sporting champions of the future put through their paces at John Colet School

Pupils at the John Colet School in Wendover were put through their sporting paces this week as the Sports for Champions programme came to their school on Tuesday December 5.

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Get these dates in your diary

When do the Christmas school holidays start in Bucks?

Christmas half term in Buckinghamshire will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for you kids, which every parent needs to jot down.
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Students from the Royal Latin School in New York

PICTURE SPECIAL: Royal Latin students live the American dream during half-term trip!

A group of 20 students from The Royal Latin School in Buckingham enjoyed a memorable trip to New York during the October half-term.

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University of Buckingham

Half of teens face bullies Buckingham University study reveals

Nearly half of the country’s teenagers have been victims of online bullying, according to research by the University of Buckingham.

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A general view of pupils sitting an exam at Lawrence Sheriff school Rugby, Warwickshire. SUS-170809-145500001

Rates of student exclusions in Bucks ‘not acceptable’

Students from Black backgrounds in Buckinghamshire schools were expelled at a rate 3.5x higher than white children, according to new statistics released by the government.

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Bucks Learning Trust pupil character education conference at The Learning Campus, Aston Clinton. Pupils taking part.

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Children across Bucks learn how to be brilliant at special workshop

Children from across Buckinghamshire have learnt how to be brilliant at a workshop organised by the Bucks Learning Trust today (Monday).

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Hard work pays off for Monkey Puzzle Nursery, as they get 'good' Ofsted rating

Hard work pays off for Monkey Puzzle Nursery, as they get 'good' Ofsted rating

An Aylesbury Day Nursery is celebrating their latest Ofsted report, which classed them as ‘GOOD’ in all areas.

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County schools buck national trend with 92% of schools in Buckinghamshire meeting Ofsted expectations

County schools buck national trend with 92% of schools in Buckinghamshire meeting Ofsted expectations

Data collated from the theknowledgeacademy.com shows that 11% of schools in England don't meet expectations, including 7% of schools in Buckinghamshire.
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Gaming for 15 hours a week improves learning according to new research

Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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The Aylesbury Vale Academy building and top an archive image of students collecting exam results at the academy

Open evening at Aylesbury Vale Academy

Aylesbury Vale Academy is holding an open evening for parents and students on Thursday October 5.

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A group of parents are forming a human barrier to try and stop other parents parking extremely close to Ashmead School after a near miss with a pupil

Parents form ‘human barrier’ outside Aylesbury primary school following series of near misses

A group of parents are forming a human barrier during drop-off and pick-up times following a series of near misses outside an Aylesbury primary school.

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The cast of Chelsea's Choice

Hard-hitting play aims to teach Bucks students about child sexual exploitation

More than 7,000 students across the county will learn how to protect themselves from child sexual exploitation (CSE) as a powerful play prepares to tour Buckinghamshire’s secondary schools.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Aylesbury Grammar School's controversial entry policy to Year 13

UPDATED: Aylesbury Grammar School’s Year 13 entry policy ‘unlawful’ claim education chiefs

Aylesbury Grammar School’s Year 13 entry policy for the new academic year is unlawful, according to the Department for Education.

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Do you know anyone who was an evacuee in WW2? Mill Lane Primary School Need your help!

Do you know anyone who was an evacuee in WW2? Mill Lane Primary School Need your help!

Mill Lane Primary School would like to be put in touch with anybody who knows or was an evacuee in WW2, so they can tell the children their stories.
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Aylesbury Vale Academy

UPDATED: ‘The statement of action and improvement plan is not fit for purpose’: Ofsted’s latest verdict on Aylesbury Vale Academy

Ofsted has released its report on its first visit to Aylesbury Vale Academy since the school was graded ‘Inadequate’ earlier this year.

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Anabelle Chone and her husband Philippe have set up an online 11+ tutoring service, pictured with their children George and Louise PNL-170509-112300009

Is your child taking the 11 plus soon? Read the inspiring story behind a new alternative to tutors

A family in Buckinghamshire have started an online 11+ training service to give parents an alternative to expensive tutors.

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Suzi Ruffell with students ahead of her gig at the Sir Thomas Fremantle School - below Suzi in action

Top comedienne performs at Winslow school

Comedienne Suzi Ruffell did a stand-up gig at the Sir Thomas Fremantle School in Winslow in front of an audience of students, parents and visitors on Thursday September 7.

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