Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College

Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College
February 22, 2017

A “high performing” further education college has become only the third in the country to retain its overall grading of “good” after a full Ofsted inspection since the assessment criteria was changed.

Bishop Burton College has been praised for its impressive success rates, inspiring resources and facilities and strong links with employers and other partners, which ensure the vast majority of students secure work or a higher level of study at the end of their course.

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Ofsted Praise For ‘Good’ And ‘Outstanding’ Children’s Services In The East Riding

Ofsted Praise For 'Good' And 'Outstanding' Children's Services
February 13, 2017

Services for vulnerable children across the East Riding have been judged to be ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ features by Ofsted inspectors.

A comprehensive and rigorous inspection of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s services and the East Riding Safeguarding Children Board has found them to be ‘good’ and the services for young people leaving care are described as ‘outstanding’.

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Improve Job Prospects With New Adult Courses

Improve Job Prospects With New Adult Courses
February 7, 2017

Adults who want to return to education to improve their job prospects are being urged to take advantage of a raft of new courses available at an East Yorkshire college.

Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, is running dozens of short courses in a range of subjects specifically designed for adults who want to improve their employability, or simply learn a new skill.

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Beverley High School Embrace The GreenPower Challenge

Beverley High School Embrace The GreenPower Challenge
January 27, 2017

Beverley High School students are learning a range of skills as they build a battery powered car that will feature in a special race.

With the help of a mentor from the motoring industry students at the school are participating in a national incentive called the GreenPower Challenge.

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GCSE Results See East Riding Schools Top The League Table

GCSE Results See East Riding Schools Top The League Table
January 19, 2017

East Riding secondary schools have topped the league of GCSE results in Yorkshire and the Humber for the first time, with one of the best scores in the north of England.

The new accountability measures for schools are published for the first time today in figures released by the Department for Education.

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Best-Selling Local Author David Mark Visits Longcroft School

Best-Selling Local Author David Mark Visits Longcroft School
December 19, 2016

Best-selling local author David Mark visited Longcroft School Library to talk to English sixth form students about how he became a successful writer.

Mark, whose latest book Cruel Mercy is due for release in February 2017, has written a string of crime novels based around the character of DS Aector McAvoy, and set in Hull.

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Pre-Schoolers Say Goodbye To Autumn With Local Author

Pre-Schoolers Say Goodbye To Autumn With Local Author
December 18, 2016

Children at Cherry Burton Pre-school marked the imminent end of autumn this week by welcoming local author Valerie L Pate in to read from her book, Millie Loves the Autumn.

Learning about the seasons is a key part of the work at this innovative Pre-school, and this special reading by successful children’s author Valerie made the experience very special indeed.

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GALLERY : Keldmarsh Primary School Nativity Play

GALLERY : Keldmarsh Primary School Nativity Play
December 15, 2016

Photos from the Keldmarsh Primary School Nativity Play which saw pupils perform in front of their friends and family who were invited into the school.

Stunning costumes, great acting skills and some wonderful song produced a lovely festive afternoon for all involved.

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Cherry Burton Pre-School Get Welcome Boost From Newest Agent In Town

Cherry Burton Pre-school Get Welcome Boost From Newest Agent In Town
December 15, 2016

Cherry Burton Pre-school’s annual Christmas raffle has received a welcome boost this year from award-winning estate agents, Woolley & Parks, who have donated the star prize of a crate of champagne.

This Driffield-based agent, which opened up in Beverley last month, has wasted no time in getting involved in the local community, choosing to support the work of Cherry Burton Pre-school, which is rated outstanding by Ofsted.

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Hull And East Riding Gain From New National Funding Formula For Schools

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December 15, 2016

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has welcomed today’s statement by the Education Secretary setting out the details of the national funding formula that will be introduced for English schools from 2018/19.

This marks a major step forward on his campaign for fair school funding, which he has called for ever since he was first elected in 2005. Over 2,200 of Graham’s constituents signed the petition he presented to Parliament on this subject last year.

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