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Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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New language centre for primary school near Harborough

New language centre for primary school near Harborough

Little Bowden Primary School was celebrating on Wednesday last week.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Desborough school celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

A Desborough school is celebrating an improved rating after being graded as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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GCSEs: Lutterworth High School receives GCSE results for first time

Pupils and staff at Lutterworth High School are celebrating the school’s first ever set of GCSE results as it becomes an 11-16 school.

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Robert Smyth Academy

GCSEs: Robert Smyth Academy praises students' impressive results

Robert Smyth Academy is today celebrating another successful year of GCSE results.

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GCSEs: Bosworth Academy celebrates ‘dramatic’ progress of pupils

Bosworth Academy students and staff are celebrating another brilliant set of GCSE results.

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GCSEs: Kibworth School has its first results

This year marks the first group of pupils to get their GCSE results at The Kibworth School

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A-levels: Tales of success from Robert Smyth Academy

Robert Smyth Academy is celebrating another year of excellent A-level results.

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A-levels: Sir Frank Whittle Studio School marks first results in new subject area

Students and staff are celebrating today after Year 13 Students recorded the best ever results for Sir Frank Whittle Studio School.

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Students and staff at Lutterworth College celebrate their results

A-levels: Lutterworth College celebrates its best ever results

It was a morning to celebrate for students and staff at Lutterworth College as the school received the best A-level results in its history.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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Lutterworth school announces closure

A school in Lutterworth has announced that it has closed.

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Zeb before his locks were lopped

Zeb braves the shave in memory of his dad

A Desborough schoolboy underwent a drastic makeover on the last day of school.

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Staff and children mark the school's anniversary

Village school reaches its 350th anniversary!

A village school near Market Harborough celebrated a remarkable 350th anniversary.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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