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Two schools’ big extension plans

Two schools in the Harborough district have submitted major extension plans to the district council in the last week.

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Harborough district school features in The Sunday Times’s top ten

A school from the Harborough district has featured in The Sunday Times’s top ten independent secondary schools in the East Midlands.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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How the landscaped Magna Park extension might look

Harborough’s newest college plan launched

A plan for the Harborough district’s newest education facility was launched at Magna Park near Lutterworth this week.

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Youngsters make their mark in commmunity

Dozens of youngsters from Hastings and Wealden celebrated their graduation from the National Citizen Service at a glamorous ceremony held at The Hastings Centre on September 24.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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Just how unhealthy are your children’s lunchboxes?

Just how unhealthy are your children’s lunchboxes?

Childhood obesity is being fueled by packed lunches, new research has found.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Joy...Helen Johnson, Bethany Harrison, Ben Duffin and Lauren Knapp celebrate at Robert Smyth Academy.
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GCSE RESULTS: Robert Smyth achieves its best-ever results

There was much to celebrate at Robert Smyth Academy in Market Harborough today (Thursday) as the school registered its best GCSE results yet.

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Teacher John Redmond celebrates with Jake Daniel, Owen Pickering and Phox Smethurst-Todd outside the Sir Frank Whittle Studio school.
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Studio school delighted with its first GCSE results

The Sir Frank Whittle Studio School received its first set of GCSE results today (Thursday) with the school desbriving the results as ‘truly outstanding’.

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High achievers...Reece Mistry six A Stars, Anna Blankley seven A Stars, Anya Dard six A Stars and Natasha Moore five A Stars at Lutterworth College.
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GCSE RESULTS: More records broken at Lutterworth College

English students achieved the best GCSE grades in Lutterworth College’s history as the school celebrated results day today (Thursday).

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A-LEVELS: Notable successes for Lutterworth’s students at college and studio school

A-LEVELS: Notable successes for Lutterworth’s students at college and studio school

A record-breaking set of results has been achieved by Lutterworth College’s students and staff for the second year running, the school said this morning (Thursday).

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Harborough twins achieve identical A-level results success!

Harborough twins achieve identical A-level results success!

Identical twins from Market Harborough have both earned identically-good A-level results today (Thursday).

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Students celebrating their A-level results at Robert Smyth Academy

Perfect pass rate for Robert Smyth as school celebrates its best-ever A-level results

The best set of A-level results in the school’s history has been achieved by Market Harborough’s Robert Smyth Academy students this year.

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Important dates for A Level students

Important dates every student must know ahead of A Level results day

It’s that time of year again as A Level students across the country discover their results on Thursday.

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Dan Connor and Duncan Macer of Allen Archaeology with the oven found at the Linden Homes Lubenham Hill site.
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Iron Age and Roman relics found in Market Harborough

An estate in Market Harborough is likely to be hiding a surprising secret - a Romano-British settlement almost 2,000 years old.

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