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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Lord Williams's School's GCSE results

Celebrations at Lord Williams’s School for best ever GCSE results

Lord Williams’s School in Thame achieved its best ever set of GCSE results today (Thursday).

Education
It's that time of year again as the GCSE results are released

LIVE: GCSE results Aylesbury Vale and Thame

Follow our live updates from across Aylesbury Vale and Thame on GCSE results day.

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Lord Williams's School in Thame

A-level results: Lord Williams’s School

Pupils at Lord Williams’s School in Thame are celebrating after another great set of A-level results.

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Editorial image of students celebrating their A level results

Column: Whatever the result, find your own path and follow a dream

There will have been a lot of sweaty palms this morning, and I don’t mean because of the weather.

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It's that time again as the A Level results are released

Live: A Level results Aylesbury Vale and Thame

Follow our live updates from across Aylesbury Vale and Thame on A level results day and join the discussion.

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Important dates for A Level students

Important dates every student must know ahead of A Level results day

It’s that time of year again as A Level students across the country discover their results on Thursday.

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