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Hertfordshire private school fails Ofsted safeguarding test - again

A troubled private school which is threatened with closure has failed its safeguarding requirements again.

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When do parents in Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Dacorum will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Amy Stanoevski poses for a picture with her winning poem Try try again

Hemel Hempstead schoolgirl Amy, 5, is a Premier League poetry winner

A five-year-old girl from Hemel Hempstead has won the praise of former England footballer Frank Lampard – after she was selected as the winner of a poetry competition.

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Hertfordshire man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old Hertfordshire man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Scott Martin is leaving Adeyfield School after five-and-a-half years

Adeyfield School headteacher ‘steps down’ from role

A long standing head teacher will ‘step down’ from his role - it has suddenly been announced.

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Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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Cavendish School

Struggling Cavendish School set to become part of controversial academies group?

The Cavendish School is set to become an academy later this year, following a vote by bosses.

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School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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School bomb threats update: Police now treating all incidents as hoaxes

School bomb threats update: Police now treating all incidents as hoaxes

Herts Police say they are now treating bomb threats made to seven schools in Hertfordshire - including at Abbot’s Hill School - are being treated as hoaxes.

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A Hemel Hempstead school is one of six in Hertfordshire to receive bomb threat

A Hemel Hempstead school is one of six in Hertfordshire to receive bomb threat

Abbot’s Hill School received a bomb threat on Monday morning.

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Plans submitted for new West Herts College building in Hemel Hempstead

Plans submitted for new West Herts College building in Hemel Hempstead

Plans have been revealed for an exciting new building in the centre of Hemel which would be part of the new West Herts College campus.

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Headteacher to leave crisis school Rudolf Steiner - handing in his notice after just four months

The first-ever headteacher of a £9,250-a-year private school has resigned – after just four months in the job.

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Children find out their new secondary schools

Three-quarters of children in Hertfordshire have been offered a place at their preferred secondary or upper schools for 2018-19.

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School closures in Hertfordshire

School closures in Hertfordshire

The following state schools are closed in Dacorum today because of the cold weather:

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2017 Hemel Gazette Awards

The Gazette’s 2017 awards

2018 is here, 2017 is history.

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Nursery can stay open after Ofsted concerns

A troubled nursery has been allowed to stay open by Ofsted after taking remedial action over safety concerns.

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Joint leadership for two Berkhamsted schools?

A pair of Berkhamsted church schools could deepen their links by merging with a single governing body.

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Application deadline for school places in Herts is next week

The deadline for applying to primary, junior and middle schools in Hertfordshire closes next week.

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Dundale School

Tring school only one to not meet government’s ‘floor standard for performance’

A Tring school was the only one in Daocrum which failed to meet the government’s ‘floor standard for performance’ in 2016/17.

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Rudolf Steiner School is under new leadership and is being given a radical overhaul

'Steady progress' for Rudolf Steiner school threatened with closure

Small steps of progress are being made under the new leadership at a school that was threatened with closure.

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