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Berkhamsted family fined £300 plus costs over child’s school absences

The parents of a student at Ashlyns School have each been fined £150, and ordered to pay a further £280 in other costs, over their child failing to regularly attend school.

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Head teacher accepts challenge to turn around Cavendish School’s fortunes

Head teacher accepts challenge to turn around Cavendish School’s fortunes

A school ranked ‘well below average’ for its GCSE results has appointed a new executive headteacher to try and turn its fortunes around.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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Luke Delahunty with the school council members of Yewtree Primary School on Friday

Invictus games star Luke Delahunty inspires school pupils in Hemel Hempstead

A disabled athlete who was paralysed in a motorbike accident has inspired school pupils never to give up on their dreams.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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WATCH: Award-warning playwright comes to Adeyfield School in Hemel Hempstead ahead of performances in Aylesbury

Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens visited Adeyfield School ahead of the National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time heading to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre next month.

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Everyone joins the celebrations at Longdean School

Everyone joins the celebrations at Longdean School

Longdean School has a long and feted list of successful alumni – and many of them returned home last week for the opening of the school’s new building.

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Former headteacher of Tring convent dies at 82 in Austria

Former headteacher of Tring convent dies at 82 in Austria

A much-loved former headteacher of the St Francis de Sales Convent in Tring has died.

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Students’ Invictus inspiration at Yewtree Primary School in Hemel Hempstead

Youngsters at Yewtree Primary School will be visited by Invictus hero Luke Delahunty on Friday (February 3).

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No calamity with Mayor’s support

The Mayor of Dacorum Cllr Robert Mclean will attend a fundraising event for his charity at Tring Park School For The

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Spurs star’s Winks & nod

Football star Harry Winks’ return to school has been rescheduled for tonight.

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The secondary school league tables were published this week

Two schools 'well below average' for pupil progress in Hemel Hempstead

Two schools in Hemel have seen their performance levels measured by pupil progress rated ‘well below average’ in the latest secondary school performance tables.

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1,835 fewer teachers in Hertfordshire by 2019, thanks to £70million funding cut by the government

1,835 fewer teachers in Hertfordshire by 2019, thanks to £70million funding cut by the government

There will be nearly 2,000 fewer teacher in Hertfordshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Apply for 2017 school places by Sunday

The process for applying to primary, junior and middle schools in Hertfordshire closes on Sunday (January 15).

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Sat results across Dacorum

Sat results across Dacorum

Test scores for 11-year-olds’ reading, writing and maths have been released for schools across Dacorum.

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Spurs star helps to unveil new Premier League academy in Hemel Hempstead

Soccer star Harry Winks is heading back to school, to launch a new academy which links his club and his former school.

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Students' preview of The Forum

Students preview The Hub

We believe the children are our future – although we also believe that a new-look council, library and voluntary services hub are our future too.

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Sharp drop in Herts schools’ test results

The number of primary school children making good progress in reading, writing and maths has fallen sharply over the last 12 months, after the government changed its tests.

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