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WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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Is your child's school on this list?

REVEALED: The Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Wilsthorpe Community School has won a regional award in the Royal Horticultural Societys Green Plan It Challenge to design a new school or community garden

Long Eaton school win Royal Horticultural Society design challenge

A team of students from Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton has landed an award in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Green Plan It Challenge.

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Sixteen Derbyshire schools are on the list

REVEALED: The best schools in Derbyshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Derbyshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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Youngsters hope to raise £1,000 for children’s charity

Youngsters hope to raise £1,000 for children’s charity

NCS students will be hosting a fundraising event at the weekend to raise money for Children in Need.

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Pupils from Chaucer Junior School help Erewash Borough Council with planting at Ilkeston's Cenotaph ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

Youngsters in Ilkeston sow the seeds of Remembrance

Youngsters from Ilkeston’s Chaucer Junior School have teamed up with Erewash Borough Council for a special planting project at the town’s Cenotaph.

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Here's the full list of when the schools in Derbyshire are closed for holidays

Derbyshire school holiday dates 2018

When will the schools break up for holidays next year?

Education
Volunteers from Interserve Construction Ltd on site with nursery staff and Ward Recycling representatives.

Waste management firm boost nursery refurbishment project

A waste management firm based in Ilkeston has chipped in to help a £15,000 community project to refurbish a nursery’s outdoor play area.

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REVEALED: Parents want teachers to talk to teens about porn

Four out of five East Midlands parents want schools to be talking to young people about issues related to pornography.

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The six-week summer holidays are coming to an end.

Derbyshire County Council doesn't plan on changing six-week summer holidays

Derbyshire County Council says it does not have plans to change the length of school holidays.
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Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy GCSE results. Alice Brent, Ethan Barnes, Jade Lathall and Megan Knighton.

PICTURES: Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy Celebrates Excellent GCSE Results

Students and staff at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy are celebrating today after receiving excellent GCSE results – with achievements in English being especially strong.

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Pupils will receive their GCSE results today.

GCSE Results: What should you do next?

There will be joy and disappointment for those of young people across the county as they get their GCSE results today - but if you have got the grades you hoped for, don’t panic!

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MP visits nursery to congratulate owner on OBE award

MP visits nursery to congratulate owner on OBE award

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has visited a Long Eaton nursery to learn more about the company and its founder, who recently received an OBE.

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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

Education
A campaign to help injured music teacher Chris Toon has already passed its original �15,000 target.

Fundraising campaign launched to help injured musician

A fundraising campaign has been launched to help a music teacher get back on stage after he suffered life-changing injuries in a road crash.

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Dan Miller introduces the Young Professionals UK app at the London launch.

Teen entrepreneur launches jobs app for career starters

A teenage entrepreneur who recently graduated from a Long Eaton school has unveiled a new app to connect young people and employers.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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