Students across the East Riding are celebrating some outstanding A-level results, with early indications suggesting that schools and academies have seen increases in the average grade achieved.
The A-level league tables which will be published by the Government in January 2019 will include both attainment and progress measures for A-level and for other level 3 technical and vocational qualifications.
Busy Bees nursery in Beverley, is celebrating after receiving an ‘outstanding’ rating following its latest Ofsted inspection on 3 July 2018. Less than 10% of early year’s settings in the UK hold this rating.
The nursery received this exceptional ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted, the official body for inspecting schools, after attaining a perfect score in three areas of inspection.
Degree students at Bishop Burton College are the happiest in East Yorkshire, a new survey has revealed.
The results of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 show 86% of students said they were satisfied studying their degree at the Bishop Burton College University Centre, an increase of 14% on the previous year and higher than any other provider in the region.
East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course.
Organisations have identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering. Nationally, there is a shortage of workers in construction and civil engineering qualified at higher levels.
The dynamism of colour, liquid, and motion electrified art students at Longcroft when David Lund, one of the UK’s foremost commercial and art photographers, visited on Thursday 12th July to share his knowledge and expertise.
Lund, who specialises in liquid photography, and numbers Rolls Royce, Shell Oil, and Baileys among his clients, began the day working with sixth-formers, allowing them to experience what a professional photo shoot is like.
There are celebrations at St Mary’s CE Primary School in Beverley after the school received a ‘Good’ rating in its recent Ofsted inspection. The school also received an outstanding grading for Personal development, behaviour and welfare.
Inspectors praised the Acting Headteacher, Laura Wallis, for her strong leadership. “Since taking on this role, she has revitalised the ethos of the school and rapidly improved teaching and learning,” inspectors said.
Multi-award winning documentary maker Reggie Yates told students at an East Yorkshire college they can achieve their dreams by staying true to themselves, as he helped them celebrate completing their studies.
Critically acclaimed Reggie, whose documentaries include the Extreme series shown on Netflix, was the special guest at Bishop Burton College’s annual presentation day event.
Pupils at a Beverley primary school are set to go to the polls this week as part of a pilot scheme to introduce children to the electoral process.
On Friday, 6 July children from St John of Beverley RC Primary School will hold a mock election to bring to an end a project run in conjunction with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s electoral services and the Hull and East Riding Children’s University about democracy and the importance of having the right to vote.
Graham Stuart MP has backed efforts by pupils, parents, governors and teachers at Beverley St Nicholas Primary School to improve lighting along the footpath between the school and the adjacent St Nicholas Church.
Graham said that safety must be the ‘primary concern’ as work continues around a new £5m building at the site on Holme Church Lane.
Melvin Burgess, the Carnegie Medal winning author, visited Longcroft School and Sixth Form College to talk to students about being a writer, how important it is to work at something you enjoy in life, and sticking to your dreams.
Beverley High School opened their doors and welcomed in people to view work created by students at the school who are studying art.
Featuring a selection of work from GCSE and A level students of Beverley High School, the exhibition showcased a combination of Photography and Art work that has been worked on throughout the two year courses.