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Young readers booked a place in the record books after Hertfordshire’s most successful Summer Reading Challenge to date.

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Jess Stretton wins Paralympic gold

Hemel’s Jess Stretton won gold at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.

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County’s primary schools are top of the class

Hertfordshire primary schools are the best performing in the East of England, according to latest figures.

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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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Get planning for next year’s school applications

Get planning for next year’s school applications

The new school year 
may just be about to start but it’s already time for parents and carers to start planning ahead for next year.

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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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It's that time of year again as the GCSE results are announced

LIVE: GCSE results Dacorum

Follow our live updates from across Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring on GCSE results day.

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Students urged to get their jabs

Young people across Herts are being offered a meningitis vaccination so that they are protected against the disease.

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Increase in top grades for Ashlyns School

Students at Ashlyns School were celebrating “excellent” results for their A Levels on Thursday morning.

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A Level results 2016 Berkhamsted School

A-Level success for students at Berkhamsted School

Berkhamstead School was proud of the success of its students today after this year’s A Level results were given out.

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Longdean School achieves ‘strong results’

Longdean School achieves ‘strong results’

Staff and students were celebrating at Longdean School this morning after securing their A level results.

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A Level results 2016 Astley Cooper School Francis Oyile

A Level results for The Astley Cooper School

Francis Oyile was one of the many successful students at The Astley Cooper School today.

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A Level results 2016 Tring School

Tring School celebrates ‘outstanding’ A Level and BTEC results

Nearly half of students at Tring School achieved A*, A and distinction grades today - an increase of 17 per cent from the previous year.

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A Level results 2016 Tring Park School of Performing Arts

A Level results: Tring Park School

Students at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts have a lot to celebrate today after securing a raft of outstanding A Level results.

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Column: Whatever the result, find your own path and follow a dream

There will have been a lot of sweaty palms this morning, and I don’t mean because of the weather.

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It's that time again as the A Level results are released

Live: A Level results Dacorum

Follow our live updates from across Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring on A level results day and join the discussion.

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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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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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New drivers will be more prepared for life on the road under test changes

Changes to the driving test will help improve road safety

Millions of newly qualified drivers will be better prepared for life on the road under changes to the driving test that will better reflect real life driving.

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