Education Zone

Bands sing for school at contest

Wharfedale Observer:

11:58am Tuesday 28th April 2015

ALL seven participating bands in the Otley heat of a talent competition have reached the next round.

Figures improve on school preferences

Wharfedale Observer:

12:44pm Monday 27th April 2015

MORE than 1,100 children across the Bradford district will not be going to their first-choice primary school this September.

Students learn big from tiny particles

Wharfedale Observer:

12:49pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PHYSICISTS from Cern demonstrated the inner workings of the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator for the benefit of young people in Leeds.

Youngsters make contact on airwaves as they tune into the world of radio

Wharfedale Observer:

1:19pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Otley have been exploring the world of radio.

Children told ‘stop it, don’t block it’

Wharfedale Observer:

12:42pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

YORKSHIRE Water staff visited Queensway Primary School in Yeadon as part of the company’s ‘Stop it, don’t block it’ campaign Wendy Berriman, campaigns assistant, said: “The aim of these interactive sessions is to educate the children about the problems these actions can cause. We hope the children will urge their parents to think twice before flushing or pulling the plug.

Pupils act out court case of past era

Wharfedale Observer:

12:46pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

PUPILS in Otley have had a “hands-on” experience of the British judicial system.

New school website’s official launch

Wharfedale Observer:

12:38pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

THE recent open day at Westville House School saw a host of activities.

Deputy head goes mad on school cross-country course

Wharfedale Observer:

12:36pm Monday 13th April 2015

THE Mad March hare was spotted up at Westville House School causing much merriment as he raced against all the children over a series of laps of a cross country course around the grounds and sports field at the Ilkley school.

Head teacher hailed as ‘an inspiration’

Wharfedale Observer:

1:13pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A WHARFEDALE head teacher has been hailed as “an inspiration” by a national leader of education.

Transformation of school complete with good report

Wharfedale Observer:

12:48pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

STAFF at Benton Park are celebrating a Good Ofsted report after efforts to transform the school.

Conservative candidate hails cash for school

Wharfedale Observer:

12:30pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

SCHOOLS in Horsforth and Menston are to receive a slice of new government money for building improvements.

Primary school wins improvement money

Wharfedale Observer: Keighley MP Kris Hopkins

12:50pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A PRIMARY School in Ilkley is to receive funding for building improvements as part of government spending announced last week.

Bidding fond farewell to head teacher

Wharfedale Observer:

1:16pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

AN OTLEY primary school threw a party for its retiring headteacher this week.

Fun with fitness sessions for children

Wharfedale Observer:

1:04pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

CHILDREN at Ilkley Pre-school Playgroup enjoyed fun fitness sessions run by visiting sports coaches.

Talented pupils scoop awards as they shine at music festival

Wharfedale Observer:

1:23pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

STUDENTS from Ilkley Grammar School won prizes when they took part in Skipton Music Festival on March 19.

‘Teaching students in Kenya was life-changing experience’

Wharfedale Observer:

12:33pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A NEWLY-QUALIFIED primary school teacher has spoken of his incredible experiences of teaching in Kenya, following his return from a school in Nairobi.

Menston to Milan, all for a good cause

Wharfedale Observer:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

FIVE members of staff from St Mary’s, Menston, will embark on a gruelling 24-hour fitness challenge in aid of Martin House Children’s Hospice, one of the school’s chosen charities.

Former pupil is the new head

Wharfedale Observer:

12:43pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A FORMER pupil will take charge of an Apperley Bridge school next year.

School celebrating its ‘top 100’ rating

Wharfedale Observer:

12:40pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

AN OTLEY school has been congratulated by the government for being one of the country’s highest achievers.

Pupils unfazed by courtroom drama

Wharfedale Observer:

1:45pm Monday 30th March 2015

TWELVE Ilkley Grammar School students competed in the area final of the National Mock Trial Competition, which took place at Bradford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, March 21.


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