Awards Celebrate Students’ Achievements

March 11, 2010

The hard work and excellent achievements of East Riding College students were celebrated at the College’s annual awards ceremony last night. The event saw 20 students each presented with a glass trophy and a gift voucher at the ceremony at the Gallows Lane campus in Beverley. Award winners ranged from younger students in full-time further education to adults who were studying as part of their job. Each had worked hard…

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Students’ Designs Turn Waste into Fashion

February 26, 2010

Two students from East Riding College have taken part in a competition to turn discarded clothing into high fashion. Zoe Oakes and Faye Theabould, who are both first year students on the  National Certificate in Fashion and Clothing at the College’s Bridlington campus, designed and created dresses using pre-worn and charity shop garments as part of the contest organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The competition aimed to highlight…

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Primary School Admissons Round 2010/11

February 12, 2010

Parents who have applied for 2010/2011 primary school places at schools in the East Riding of Yorkshire will be told the results of their applications in the next few days.  Letters will be posted to parents on Friday, 12 February 2010. The East Riding received 3,356 applications for places at infant, junior and primary schools this year and 3,322 applicants (99.0%) got places at one of the schools they named…

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New Mountain Bike Project Launches at Longcroft School

February 5, 2010

Neil McGowan, from HMP Everthorpe, will be presenting Shane Thurlow (Beverley Extended Schools Coordinator) with several mountain bikes for the project, which have been stolen and recovered, but not claimed by their owners. The inmates at the prison, under the supervision of staff, have worked on the bikes to ensure they are road worthy and in full working order.  In return, they gain a recognised qualification for undertaking this work….

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Cherri V Entertains Pupils at Longcroft School

February 5, 2010

Cherri V a rising pop star performed live at Longcroft School and Performing Arts College. Cherri V was described by MTV as a ‘Janet Jackson style singer’ with a songwriting talent that deserves to be nurtured. Cherri V who has a single out now called Skool Daze performed three songs before signing autographs for the pupils. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to…

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Lessons in Business for Budding Entrepreneurs

February 4, 2010

Entrepreneurs of the future have been getting tips about starting a new business as part of their course. Peter Connor, a director of performance improvement business consultants Connor Newman Ltd, worked with the BTEC National Diploma Business students on business ideas, business plans and investments. Every student came up with a business idea and each will present their businesses to a ‘Dragons Den’ style panel at the end of their…

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Schools’ Music Service Winter Concert at Longcroft School

February 3, 2010

Pictures from the Schools’ Music Service & Friends of East Riding Youth Orchestras  Winter Concert held at Longcroft School. There were performances by East Riding Intermediate Wind Band, East Riding Percussion Ensemble, and East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Bebe Vox Performs in Beverley Schools

January 29, 2010

Bebe Vox was in Beverley performing live in two different Beverley Schools. The talented singer who is set to release a single on the 26th April got the kids rocking! Bebe spoke with HU17.net saying: “I am touring 100 schools across the UK doing assemblies to promote myself and my new single and doing as many gigs as I can.” “All I dreamed about is being a singer, my songs…

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Friends of Longcroft School Raise £250

January 23, 2010

Friends of Longcroft School held their annual coffee morning at Toll Gavel United Church Hall this morning. The fair weather made it a fantastic morning raising over £250, nudging them a little nearer to the target needed for a new mini bus. A second hand book stall, tombola and cake stall contributed to the overall total as well as serving tea/coffee and toasted teacakes. The committee members were ably helped…

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FREE Cyber Safety Workshop in Beverley

A free workshop is being held for parents in Beverley to help them understand more about how young people use the internet and what parents can do to help safeguard their children. The internet is used widely by young people and in often a different manner to how their parents may use it.  The workshop will look at some of these differences and explore how young people use the internet…

January 13, 2010
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Beverley Schools Exceed Exam Result Targets

January 13, 2010

The performance of East Riding schools at the end of key stage four has once again shown improvement. GCSE results have risen again for the fifth successive year.  Validated results indicate that 71 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A*-C GCSE grades ( a rise of 5 per cent) and 52 per cent achieved the government’s “gold standard” of five or more A*-C including English and mathematics, sustaining…

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Graham Stuart MP to Meet With East Riding College

January 10, 2010

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, is to meet with the head of East Riding College as moves continue to secure its move to new premises in Flemingate. Above: Flemingate, the site where the college is hoping to develop a new campus for learning Graham is meeting with Derek Branton, the college principal and John Doris, director of resources, on Friday. The college has been planning to move from…

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Longcroft School Presentation Evening 2009/10

January 7, 2010

Former and current students of Longcroft School and Performing Arts College gathered at University of Hull’s Middleton Hall for their annual presentation night. Despite the bad weather that has forced many events to be cancelled in the area Headteacher Mrs Hughes was determined that this Longcrofts School Presentation Evening would go ahead and the pupils would receive their deserved recognition for their achievements. Guest of Honour Mr Jeremy Thorne addresses…

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Keldmarsh Primary School Welcome Lemgo Visitors

November 5, 2009

Keldmash Primary School in Beverley today had a special visit with the Mayor of Beverley and guest from Germany. The visit is part directly connect with ‘ShRINC’ a collaborative project between East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s school improvement service and the Schulamt in the Kreis Lippe region of Germany. Full details to follow…. Related Links Beverley and Lemgo Officials Meet Lemgo Fire Fighters in Beverley Pupils From Twined Town Visit

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Internet Workshop in Beverley

September 23, 2009

A free workshop is being held for parents in Beverley to help them understand more about how young people use the internet and what parents can do to help safeguard their children. The internet is widely used by young people and is often used differently by young people to how their parents may use it.  This workshop will look at some of the differences and explore how young people use…

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A Level Results Issued Today

August 20, 2009

More than 1,300 students will receive their individual AS and A2 examination results on Thursday, 20th August 2008. Students will be hoping to achieve the results they need to move into the next phase of their education.  Many will be dependent on achieving good results to take up a university place.  East Riding secondary schools have been working hard with their students to ensure that they do well and achieve…

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