The Stray Ferret spoke to North Yorkshire County Council’s executive member for education and skills, Cllr Patrick Mulligan, about how Woodfield got to this point, and whether the decision to close the school could be changed.
North Yorkshire County Council says giving Woodfield Community Primary School more time to improve is out of its hands, and plans to amalgamate it next year with the nearby Grove Road school are likely to go ahead. The council says amalgamation is necessary...
School kids at Holy Trinity Junior School, Ripon, were visited by police officers and an author last week to deliver key messages on knife crime and drug taking.
County Councillors met today and agreed proposals to merge two Harrogate primary schools should be moved to the consultation stage. People will be able to give their views from December 2.
An executive meeting of county councillors today will decide the fate of two primary schools in Harrogate. If councillors agree to proposals for the schools to merge Woodfield school will be merged with Grove Road school.
The parents claim their children suffered physical and verbal abuse at the college. They say the college is ‘unsafe’ and have questioned Ofsted’s recent rating of ‘outstanding’.
Articulate Drama School and Agency supplies child actors for production companies on programmes such as All Creatures Great and Small, Gentleman Jack, Peaky Blinders, Emmerdale, and Last Tango in Halifax.
A Ripon Grammar School student and rising star of BMX cycling, will compete in the World Championships in France next year
Oatlands Pre-School, which opened in 1968, was situated in the former Oatlands Methodist Church on Mount Street and was owned and managed by a voluntary committee.
Children at Moorside Primary School who feel sad or anxious can sit on the bench to indicate to others that they would like to speak to a friend.
Under plans to be discussed by councillors next week, Woodfield Community Primary School will be swallowed up by Grove Road Community Primary School, which will operate as a split-site 280-pupil school from September.
Diane Leather, who attended Harrogate Ladies’ College, became the first woman to run a sub five-minute mile in 1954 — but only received a fraction of the acclaim given to Roger Bannister when he ran the first sub-four-minute mile 23 days earlier.
RHS Harlow Carr is converting the former inn into a cafe and has asked hospitality students at Harrogate College to devise a concept and menu using sustainable produce grown at the gardens.