It is part of a Move to School initiative that encourages children and their families to leave their cars and take a different mode of transport to school, such as scooter, bike, on foot or even walking the family dog.
Pupils at Highfield Prep School in Harrogate have been competing for 'eco-points' by walking, cycling, and scooting to school as part of an initiative to improve the environment. The school, which caters for children aged 4-11, organised the Move to School initiative...
Last night’s vote against extending free school meals prompted some heated comments to the Stray Ferret against Harrogate district MPs Andrew Jones, Julian Smith, and Nigel Adams, who opposed the motion. But how many district pupils receive free meals and what are the implications?
Today marks the start of Libraries Week in North Yorkshire. More than 3,000 people joined the county’s library service over lockdown and there was a big increase in the number of e-books and e-audio books borrowed.
The national School Streets project aims to make streets near to schools a safer place for children, increase opportunities for them to walk or cycle, and reduce their exposure to toxic air pollution.
The school, on Otley Road in Killinghall, said today its hot lunch service is not available due to reduced staffing.
A second pupil has tested positive for coronavirus at Rossett School in Harrogate this week. Twenty-four other students are isolating but the school remains open.
The school, on Otley Road in Killinghall, sent out a letter to tell parents that they should pick up their children at times staggered by year groups around 12pm.
The school is the eighth in the district to have had a reported case of coronavirus. A letter sent to parents says a “small number” of pupils were in close contact with the student.
The principal of Harrogate College has welcomed the government’s announcement that they will pay for adults to retrain and study at further education colleges.
A case has been confirmed in the sixth form centre. A further 30 students identified as being in close proximity have also been sent home to self-isolate for 14 days.
In the first ever online awards run by the National Association of Pastoral Care in Education, Nidderdale High School was announced as the winner of the Pastoral Development of the Year category.
Tim Broad, headteacher of Western Primary School, has urged North Yorkshire County Council to provide a temporary lollipop person amid fears the 500-pupil school’s attempts to comply with social distancing is leading some parents and children to avoid the pelican crossing and risk their lives on Cold Bath Road.