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Strictly’s Brendan on the dance floor at Haddenham anniversary bash

A star from TV’s popular ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ joined the fun as a Haddenham school celebrated a big landmark.

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Steve Cole presents awards to Freya Kittel and Maggie McLoughlin.

Pupils and guests at Haddenham enjoy arts festival

Haddenham Community Junior School held an arts festival on the evening of Friday, April 27.

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Haddenham Junior School Arts Festival 2018 - author Steve Cole announces winners of 500 word story competition

PICTURE SPECIAL: An evening celebrating the arts in Haddenham

Haddenham Community Junior School celebrated all things arts on Friday April 27 with an evening event for pupils and parents.

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Fun run at Thame school nets at least £4k

Hay bales and coloured paint kept fun runners on their toes at Lord Williams’s Upper School.

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Register on the day for Thame school’s 5k fun run and obstacle challenge

About 130 participants have signed up to take on the Lord Williams’s School (LWS) 5K fun run and obstacle challenge on Saturday, April 28 - and organisers have announced that registrations can be made on the day.

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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Students at Lord Williams School in Thame celebrate their GCSE results

GCSE results 2017: Lord Williams’ School

Students at Lord Williams’s School in Thame have been celebrating this morning (Thursday) after achieving great success in their GCSE exams.

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LIVE: GCSE Results Day 2017 - Aylesbury, Buckingham and Thame

Welcome to our rolling coverage of GCSE Results Day 2017 across Aylesbury Vale, Buckingham and Thame.

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Students from Lord Williams's School in Thame celebrate their A-Level results

A-Level Results 2017: Lord Williams’s School

Students at Lord Williams’s School in Thame were celebrating yesterday morning (Thursday) after achieving outstanding A-Level results.

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