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Yesterday, 16:00

“Don’t ignore hate – report it.” That is the message that pupils from across Hertfordshire heard at an event marking National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Parents in Central Bedfordshire have a 99 per cent chance of getting their children into their preferred secondary school – the best admissions rate in England, according to an Education Policy Institute report.

At North Hertfordshire College, which has the highest Ofsted rating and the best achievement rates in Hertfordshire, you can choose between apprenticeships, or full time vocational courses that provide a stepping stone into work or further study, including university.

The views of parents, residents and more are being sought on a proposed expansion to Biggleswade’s Edward Peake Church of England Middle School.

Sandon schoolchildren have visited a farm in the village as part of their local history and geography project.

An eight-year-old boy from Hitchin joined other campaigners on a trip to parliament, where he delivered a hard-hitting speech to MPs on the school funding “crisis”.

An application to build a new secondary school in Stevenage will be submitted to the Department for Education next month.

A special school in Biggleswade has had a major restructure as it works towards becoming a centre of excellence.

School funding campaigners are to hold an open meeting in Hitchin next week, ahead of a national day of action.

Young and old alike got covered in colourful powder paint at a Stevenage school fundraiser.

Lynda Corry was six hours into her trek across the spine of the Atlas mountains in Morocco when she was left to fend for herself.

A not-for-profit training centre specialising in IT qualification for youngsters aged 16 to 18 has opened in Hitchin.

Labour activists from Hitchin and Letchworth addressed the national party conference in Liverpool yesterday.

North Herts College

With GCSE results day taking place next Thursday (August 23), it’s time for students to start thinking about what’s next. Sixth form is not the only option; there’s a range of courses and qualifications out there, and a further education college can help prepare you for the next stage in your education or career.

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Yesterday, 08:28

Parents in Central Bedfordshire have a 99 per cent chance of getting their children into their preferred secondary school – the best admissions rate in England, according to an Education Policy Institute report.

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