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Specialist school in Hemel Hempstead gets £7,000 towards hydrotherapy pool

A specialist school has moved nearer to its goal of rebuilding its hydrotherapy pool for pupils.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Egerton Rothesay School tries to make things less stressful for its students

‘School stress affecting mental health of teens’ says head teacher

Colin Parker is keen to stress to his teaching staff that some things are more important than school league tables.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Hemel Hempstead nursery rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Hemel Hempstead nursery rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

An Apsley nursery has been highly praised by Ofsted – after being rated ‘outstanding’.

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Could Hertfordshire school be forced to close? The full story about Rudolf Steiner

A Kings Langley School could be forced to close by the government, after the Department For Education (DfE) found “continued failings”.

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Hertfordshire independent school set to close?

A Kings Langley School could be forced to close by the government, after the Department For Education found “continued failings”.

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Independent school to be forced to close?

Independent school to be forced to close?

The Rudolf Steiner School in Kings Langley could be forced to close, after being told by government inspectors that they were concerned about leadership and safeguarding.

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Hundreds at Hertfordshire teaching fair

Over 560 people visited this year’s Teach in Herts Teacher Recruitment Fair.

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The offender threw white paint at the front of the property in Gladstone Road, Northampton.

Herts Police do criminal records checks faster than almost anywhere else in the country

Criminal records checks in Hertfordshire are now among the fastest in the country.

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MCHG 9.11.16 PIXIES HILL SCHOOL, Hemel Hempstead

School refuse to release report

A headteacher continues to insist that there are “no financial irregularities” at his school – but will not release the report of a recent investigation by County Hall.

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World Book Day: The full photo selection from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring

World Book Day: The full photo selection from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring

Did you enjoy the two-page picture special in this week’s Gazette from World Book Day?

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The secondary school league tables were published this week

Secondary school place statistics for Dacorum revealed

Eighty five per cent of pupils bagged a place at their first choice secondary school in Dacorum, figures show.

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Samaira Iqbal and Charlotte Peters, both from Hemel Hempstead, were selected as TV presenters for Game Changers on Sky Sports 3

Hemel Hempstead pupils make their Sky Sports TV debuts

Two pupils at Belswains Primary School made their TV debuts on Friday, and showed that they were complete naturals when it came to presenting on screen.

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Stephen Hoult-Allen, the head teacher at The Collett School

Happiness is as key as results for head teacher

There’s a hug and a handshake from virtually every student as the head teacher takes us on a tour of the school.

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World Book Day Bishop Wood School Tring, Owen Abslom, headteacher Mrs Hardman and Oliver Foskett

Send us your World Book Day photos

Youngsters up and down the country are dressing up for World Book Day today - and we want your photos.

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Free furniture on offer at college

West Herts College is building a swanky new campus in Hemel Hempstead and as a result, it has a whole host of used furniture available for free. There are benches, chairs, workstations, cabinets and sewing tables.

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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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