Education Minister to tour Beverley Schools after Accepting MP’s Invitation

November 26, 2010

Michael Gove MP, the Secretary of State for education, is to tour some of Beverley’s schools after being asked to come to the town by Graham Stuart MP. The Minister is due to make his visit on December 3. Graham said: “This is great news. A second Government Minister coming to the constituency in less than a month just shows how this Government’s Ministers are willing to get out and…

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Beverley Longcroft LAT Question Time Event

November 26, 2010

Beverley Local Action Team held a Question Time style event at Longcroft School yesterday. 32 students put a variety of questions to a panel made up of local police, health, voluntary sector and youth service staff along with local town and ward councillors and a young person volunteer. The questions, which the students came up with, included: What are the police doing about the gangs of young people hanging around…

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Cherry Burton Pupils Hand Over Christmas Gift Boxes

November 26, 2010

Pupils from Cherry Burton CE Primary School have been taking part in the Real Aid 2010 Christmas Gift Box Appeal. The children brought wrapped shoe boxes into school which they had filled with small gifts to be given as Christmas presents to children in the poorest communities of Africa. Real Aid is an international non-governmental, non-political, non-religious independent organisation which is constituted as a charity under a memorandum and articles…

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My Favourite Toy Drawing Competition Winners

November 25, 2010

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s hardly surprising that many children’s attention is now starting to focus on toys.  Keystage 1 pupils at Keldmarsh Primary School in Beverley have been channelling their enthusiasm in an artistic direction by entering a competition to draw their favourite toy. The challenge was set by local on-line toy store, wrapped up 4u, which specialises in traditional toys and Christmas decorations from Germany. Entries…

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Will Dyson-Campbell Wins Longcroft’s Got Talent

November 18, 2010

Longcroft School held a special evening called ‘Longcroft’s Got Talent’. The event was organised by the Renaissance Dance Company which is made up of students from the school. In total nineteen acts took to the stage performing in front of a panel of three judges. The winner was Will Dyson-Campbell, a pianist who only entered after helping a friend and was shocked to win. There was plenty of talent on…

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KC Takes on Apprentices to Invest in Local Young Talent

November 12, 2010

Local phone and broadband provider KC has set eight young people on the road to careers by giving them apprenticeships at the company. The apprentices have begun working for KC in a variety of roles including engineering, data and systems analysis, publishing production and marketing. KC has employed the young people from Hull and the East Riding as part of the its ongoing commitment to investing in the local community,…

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Helping Hand To Prepare For University

October 26, 2010

Anyone who is preparing for university or another form of higher education can get a helping hand by joining East Riding College’s Bite Size study skills courses. These level four (A-levels are level three) short courses last for six weeks and give participants valuable preparation for the higher education style of writing, researching and studying. Anyone who successfully completes the courses will earn 10 university credits which are validated by…

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East Riding College:New Prospectuses Now Available

Anyone who is thinking about going into further and higher education in September 2011 can now take a look at East Riding College’s new full-time and higher education course guides. The full-time course guide features nearly 100 courses in art, design and media; business and administration; construction; early years and health and social care; foundation programmes; hair and beauty; hospitality and catering; information technology; motor vehicle and engineering; music; public…

October 26, 2010
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Could Chapman be a Dubai Champ?

October 11, 2010

Longcroft student Jessica Chapman, age 12, is due to compete in the biathlon World Championships held in Dubai this month (October). From her outstanding hard work and determination to train and succeed, her positions in events prior to this fantastic achievement have been brilliant. With a record of two 6th places and two 4th places in her previous 4 biathlons, her results seem to be improving giving her all the…

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TV Star Sam Clark Performs @ Longcroft School

October 8, 2010

Sam Clark was in Beverley promoting his music at Longcroft School and Performing Arts College, Beverley. Since joining Neighbours in 2006 as ‘Ringo Brown’ Sam Clark has become one of the most loved and recognizable characters on the long-running show. But whilst acting is a great passion of Sam’s, his first love is music, and now Sam is having the opportunity to explore his first love. Sam’s first single ‘Broken’…

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£750,000 Music Centre Opened in Beverley

October 8, 2010

Councillor David Rudd, the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, opened a new £750,000 music education centre in Beverley today. The Hexagon Centre, located on Coltman Avenue, represents a significant investment by the council to improve the music facilities for East Riding children and the schools’ music service. The opening ceremony takes place at 2pm. Robert Mitchell, head of East Riding Schools’ Music Service, said: “Music is such an…

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Home-School Tutoring in Beverley

October 8, 2010

A new local tutoring agency has been set up in Beverley.  Home-School Tutoring (Est. 1984) has recently branched out to the East Riding of Yorkshire area and is committed to providing a quality referral service of tutoring and educational support.   The area is headed up by Beverley-based tutor Dr Peter Hynes who is looking to expand his portfolio of tutors to help with the growing demand for extra educational support….

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Trojan Horse Exhibition Wheels into Molescroft

October 6, 2010

3000 years ago, Greece waged war against the city of Troy.  Although the Greeks gathered a huge army at Troy they could not conquer the city.  After ten years Ulysses, King of the Greek island of Ithaca had an idea.  He built a large wooden horse and left it at the gates of Troy.  The Greek ships sailed away.  Believing it was a gift, signaling the end of the war,…

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Keldmarsh Primary School ‘My Life in a Box’

October 6, 2010

Keldmarsh & Molescroft Primary Schools in Beverley are continuing their collaborative work as part of a project called sharing resources for innovation and cohesion (ShRINC). The team of European partners are working together on projects including ‘My Life in a Box’, ‘My Town in a Box’ and a Virtual World ‘Lemerley’, to explore each other’s cultures and the historic links between Germany and England since the Middle Ages. As well…

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British Trombone Society Open Day @ The Hexagon

October 3, 2010

The Hexagon music centre : the new home of the East Riding Schools’ Music Service played host to the British Trombone society on Saturday.  The day was attended by a good number of Trombone players from around the East Riding and further afield. The open day was led by Brett Baker. Brett is an internationally renowned trombone soloist and clinician as well as being the principal Trombonist of the world…

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St John of Beverley RC Primary School: Double Success

September 30, 2010

Pupils at St John of Beverley RC Primary School are celebrating double gold medals in this year’s Yorkshire in Bloom Awards and also in Beverley in Bloom.  The green-fingered pupils also won the coveted Young People’s Award for being the best school in the county competition. Every member of the school community has been involved in the school’s growing success.  This year parents, pupils and staff created a World War…

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