Longcroft To Keep Parents Informed Of Improvement Plans Following Meeting With Cllr Healy

Longcroft To Keep Parents Informed Of Improvement Plans Following Meeting With Cllr Healy
February 4, 2019

St Mary’s Ward Councillor Denis Healy has met with the Acting Head of Longcroft School, Andy Baker, together with Longcroft pupils and teachers, following last week’s publication of the national progress scores, which revealed that Longcroft had the lowest score in the East Riding for pupil progress and below the national average.

Cllr Healy had said that parents needed to “have faith” that the school could turn round its performance. That prompted Mr Baker to contact Cllr Healy with an invitation to visit the school, to see for himself the work that is going on to get Longcroft back on track.

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New Deputy Principal Appointed At Bishop Burton College

New Deputy Principal Appointed At Bishop Burton College
January 30, 2019

The new deputy principal at an East Yorkshire college says she will be listening closely to the views of students and local businesses to help produce a skilled workforce for the region.

Rachel Ellis-Jones has re-joined Bishop Burton College this week, having previously worked there as an art lecturer at the start of her career.

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Under Funded East Riding Schools Deliver On GCSE Results

Under Funded East Riding Schools Deliver On GCSE Results
January 26, 2019

East Riding secondary schools are again celebrating their success in the GCSE league tables. The news comes are the new tables were issued by the Department for Education.

Results show that 46.30pc of students studying in East Yorkshire Schools achieved grade 5 or above in English and Maths.

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Longcroft School Supports The East Riding Food Bank

Longcroft School Supports The East Riding Food Bank
January 9, 2019

Before Christmas, students at Longcroft School and Sixth Form College lent their support to the East Riding Food Bank.

A large number of items were generously donated by students, families and members of staff, as part of a drive to raise awareness of this important local charity, which supports many people in Beverley and the surrounding area.

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T Level Qualification In Childcare To Be Offer By Local College

T Level Qualification In Childcare To Be Offer By Local College
January 2, 2019

Bishop Burton College is to offer T Level qualifications in childcare. This new qualification is the equivalent to three A-Levels will on offer from September 2020.

Bishop Burton College will be one of a few colleges in the UK to offer this type of qualification. They say it provides a real alternative to A-Levels.

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Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region

Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region
October 17, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, took place for the third time this month. As an event, it attracted by far the biggest audience yet, with over 1,000 people in attendance across the day. 

The event saw hundreds of industry professionals and schools visit Bishop Burton College’s equine arena, which hosted more than 70 companies exhibiting products and services and advising hundreds of students on how to gain a route into the workplace.  

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East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be

East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be
October 1, 2018

An LGBTQ anti-hate crime project which has involved schools and communities across the East Riding was celebrated at an event in Beverley attended by a Home Office minister.

The Right to Be project is an initiative led by children’s charity Barnardo’s in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service, following a £48,000 award of funding from the Home Office Hate Crime Community Projects fund.

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