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Queen’s Birthday Honours: Berkhamsted school governor Elizabeth O’Reilly

A school governor who has played a key role supporting the re-organisation of Berkhamsted’s schools system has been recognised with an MBE.

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What next for £9,750-a-year Hertfordshire school after highly critical Ofsted report?

An independent school that is already threatened with closure has been given another critical blow.

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Hemel school closes because of gas leak

Adeyfield School will be closed on Tuesday because of a gas leak.

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Awards night for West Herts College

Awards night for West Herts College

Students at West Herts College were laying foundations for the future, as their leading lights were recognised at the annual Building Services Awards night.

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UKIP man claims students are being “brainwashed” by refugee event

A failed Parliamentary candidate has launched on online rant against a school event for International Refugee Day.

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Dacorum students meet business leaders

Dacorum students meet business leaders

Hemel Hempstead Business Ambassadors will host their first skills networking breakfast on Wednesday, June 28.

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Bovingdon Pre-School Garden opening.
Zach Sayers and Grace Davis, both aged three, in the hat parade.

Can you help Bovingdon Pre-School?

A community pre-school needs YOUR help if it is to avoid closing before the next school year.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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The new campus for West Herts College opened this afternoon

West Herts College opens new Hemel Hempstead campus this afternoon

West Herts College has unveiled its brand new campus in Hemel Hempstead this afternoon (May 17).

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The NUT fears class sizes will increase even further

Herts NUT backs calls from heads for parents to lobby officials on funding crisis

Calls for parents to scrutinise councillors and prospective MPs over the school funding crisis have been backed by the Herts branch of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).

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Berkhamsted school that was told to improve ‘thrilled’ with new Ofsted report

A primary school criticised by Ofsted inspectors two years ago has now transformed itself into a ‘good’ school.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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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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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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