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One of Doncaster's biggest schools is set to be transformed with £12 million new building

One of Doncaster's biggest schools is set to be transformed.

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VIDEO: Toll Bar Primary School

Toll Bar Primary School is our school of the week
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Siobhan Coleman, a teacher atSandringham Primary School, in Doncaster

Doncaster teacher backs national recruitment campaign

A Doncaster teacher is encouraging more people to get into the profession and inspire the next generation.

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Meerkats settle in at North Lindsey College

College welcomes five meerkats to campus

A North Lincolnshire college has welcomed five furry meerkat friends to its animal management centre to give students a hands on experience.

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Balby Carr Community Academy. Picture: Marie Caley

Crisis-hit academy chain cleared after police investigation

A police investigation into a crisis-hit academy chain has found that no crimes were committed when it suddenly stopped running seven schools in Doncaster.
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The student loan threshold has increased

Why some graduates in Doncaster will STOP paying back their student loans today

Some graduates in Doncaster will stop paying back their student loans from today after the threshold for repayments was increased.
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Doncaster Council is hoping to turn the tide on the number of exclusions across town schools

Plan to tackle 'high number of pupil exclusions' across Doncaster schools

Doncaster has ‘high numbers’ of children being excluded from school and ‘high rates’ of persistent absence.

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Zoe Holmes

COLUMNIST: How could we develop our own ‘women of steel’ at girls’ school?

Around three years ago, a colleague shared a TED talk with me that would have an incredible impact upon my pedagogy as a teacher and my vision as an educational leader.

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Brenda Lonsdale, of Carcroft, Michael Lowth, of Intake, with Jackie Hewitt-Main at Cascade, Marshgate, Doncaster

How the Cascade Centre is changing lives for the unemployed in Doncaster

Some 15 years ago, Brenda Lonsdale's life was changed forever.

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Warren Carratt, chief executive of Nexus Multi Academy Trust

Sponsor named for new special school in Doncaster

A sponsor has been announced for a new Doncaster special free school for children with conditions like autism.
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Balby Carr Community Academy

New trust takes over at Doncaster secondary school following shock withdrawal of sponsor

A new trust has been found for a Doncaster secondary school offloaded by a crisis-hit academy chain.

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Rob Waltham, MP Andrew Percy, Couns Julie Reed and John Briggs and Sandra Simmons with pupils

Five years on – the success of Imagination Library

A celebration event has been held at Althorpe and Keadby Primary School to mark the success of the council’s book-gifting scheme, the Imagination Library.

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Unsurprisingly, London has the highest average property price

Revealed: the most affordable places in the UK for teachers

With teachers in high demand across all the UK, Randstad Education has put together a guide to assess property prices and teachers’ salaries to help find where in the country the most affordable locations to live are.

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VIDEO: Wadworth Primary School pupils sing for our school of the week

Wadworth Primary School pupils can make a difference and achieve anything

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Trinity Academy students Adam Johnston, Cara Dolby, Matthew Thompson, Ryan Cassidy, Liam Sutton, Amy Sykes, Ryan Firth, Sam Bell, Konna Kerrigan and Ewen Keen.

Doncaster academy’s media stars of the future visit BBC

Students from a school in Thorne were featured on the BBC’s main evening news programme on the opposite side of the country last week after being invited to take part in a series of workshops at MediaCityUK, Manchester.

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The use-by date on Vinnie Gocoul's carton of Milk he received at Hawthorne Primary School in Doncaster. Vinnie's mum, Lisa is angry that he was given it well beyond that date

Mum's anger over 'out of date' milk at her son's Doncaster school

A furious Doncaster mum claims her son was given milk that was nearly a week past its use-by date at a borough primary school.

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Specialist Doncaster college provides ‘outstanding’ residential care, says Ofsted

A residential provision for young people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have communication difficulties has received an outstanding rating from education watchdogs.

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Safe@Last's education prevention programme at Balby Carr Community Academy

Child sexual exploitation and grooming tackled in charity's education programme touring Doncaster schools

Child sexual exploitation, grooming gangs, legal highs were among the tough subjects tackled during a special event at Balby Carr Community Academy.

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Lowfield Primary School, in Sheffield

Headteacher apologises over claims teacher told Sheffield pupil 'monkey drawing was a portrait of himself'

The headteacher of a Sheffield primary school where a parent claims her son was told his drawing of a monkey was a portrait of himself has apologised.
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Epworth Thurlow Preschool is in danger of closing

Isle preschool in danger of closing

An Isle preschool is in danger of closing leaving dozens of parents without childcare unless a new chairman can be found.

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