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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: When do parents in the Aylesbury Vale find out about primary school places?

On Monday 16 April parents in England will find out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Youngsters from Holy Trinity Primary School in Cookham with TV presenter Steve Backshall at Green Park, Aston Clinton

Schoolchildren meet TV presenter Steve Backshall in Aston Clinton

Schoolchildren got the chance to meet TV wildlife presenter Steve Backshall at Green Park in Aston Clinton last week.

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Ofsted to blame over truancy says Bucks County Council education chief

Ofsted to blame over truancy says Bucks County Council education chief

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Colour blast promises to brighten up 5k fun run in Thame

Colour blast promises to brighten up 5k fun run in Thame

Run it, jog it, walk it or blast it – that is the message for anyone wanting to take part in the Lord Williams’s School 5k fun run.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Aylesbury students jump and run for Sport Relief

Students from across the Vale got active on Friday March 23 in aid of Sport Relief.

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Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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Plans for Buckinghamshire's first satellite school have won planning approval

New Aylesbury School wins planning approval

Plans for Buckinghamshire's first satellite school have won planning approval and it will be built on the site of Aylesbury's former Quarrendon School.

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School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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The Mandeville School are holding an Easter quiz tonight (Friday)

Test your knowledge at Mandeville School’s Easter quiz night

You can put your knowledge to the test tonight (Friday) at Mandeville School’s Easter quiz night.

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Winslow Combined School Early Years Foundation Stage 1 new Learning Environment grand opening. Early Years children on some of the new equipment with, from the left, Cazz Colmer, head and Jodie Bradby, Tracy Thomas and Miky Rodriguez, Early Years staff. PNL-181203-121910009

Winslow school opens its new outdoor learning environment

Winslow Combined School officially opened its new Foundation Stage Learning Environment on Monday March 12.

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Waddesdon Village Primary School celebrates being in the top 2% of schools with test results

Waddesdon primary school celebrates after being named as one of the best in the country for pupil progress

Waddesdon Village Primary School is celebrating after it was named as one of the best schools in the country for the progress its pupils were making between Key Stage One and Key Stage Two.

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Prince Harry

Prince Harry to launch construction of new Silverstone Experience

Prince Harry is set to officially launch construction of a new tourist attraction at Silverstone in Northamptonshire today (Wednesday).

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More than 6,000 children offered first choice for secondary school in Oxfordshire

More than 6,000 children offered first choice for secondary school in Oxfordshire

Almost nine out of 10 Oxfordshire children due to start secondary school in September have been offered a place at their first-choice school.

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Track at Lord Williams's School day nursery

Tots have fun on the racetrack at day nursery in Thame

Tots have taken to the racetrack at a nursery school in Thame - and loving every minute!

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Andria Hanham - Mandeville School principal

Closure of Mandeville School Sixth Form announced just three days before Ofsted report brands it as ‘Inadequate’

Mandeville School in Aylesbury is closing down its Sixth Form in a move that coincides with the release of an Ofsted report that brands the department ‘Inadequate.’

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BBC Weather presenter Helen Willetts visits Booker Park School in Aylesbury

BBC presenter encourages blue sky thinking as she talks weather during visit to Aylesbury school

BBC Weather presenter Helen Willetts delivered a talk to pupils at Booker Park School earlier this month.

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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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