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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Levi Roots visits Haddenham St Mary's C of E School

Musician and chef provides Haddenham schoolchildren with a flavour of his life during special visit

Haddenham St Mary’s C of E School welcomed musician, TV personality and chef Levi Roots for a special visit last week.

Education
Sarah Hrycyk (right) has set up KAS Digital Insights with fellow student Katie Pink

Thame student launches her own company - while still at uni

A student from Thame has launched her own company while studying for her university degree.

Business

Governors say no plans to expand Long Crendon Primary School

The Chair of Governors at Long Crendon Primary School has stated that the school has no intention to double the number of classes it has.

Education
Participants at the start of the hot cross bunny run at Lord Williams's School

Thame school’s fun run expected to raise more than £2,000

More than £2,000 is expected to be raised from Lord Williams’ School’s first ever hot cross bunny run.

Education
Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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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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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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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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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.

Education
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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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.

Education 8
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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Last year's Future Fest event at Lord Williams's School in Thame

Oxfordshire’s largest careers event comes to Thame

The largest careers event in the county is coming to Lord Williams’s School in Thame on Tuesday January 31.

Education
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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Barley Hill School pupil Sophie Bryant with her winning road safety poster design PNL

Thame schoolgirl wins road safety poster competition

A schoolgirl from Thame has won a national road safety poster competition.

Education
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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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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