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Teachers, parents, students and union representatives gathered in Stevenage this morning to demostrate against plans to turn The Barclay School into an academy.

A petition signed by more than 1,500 people calling for a stop to plans to force a secondary school to become an academy has been delivered to the Department for Education.

Firefighters piloted a new road safety initiative ‘Be Bright, Shine Your Light’ on Friday in a bid to make it safer for children who are cycling to school during the dark winter months.

Pupils from Hitchin Boys’ School have won through to the national final of a competition which asked students to build and fly drones of their own design.

Strike action will be taken by teaching staff at a Stevenage secondary school “to defend it from a hostile takeover” by a multi-academy trust.

The headteacher of a school hit with a raft of parent complaints regarding special educational needs provision says steps to improve include employing a dog to help pupils with reading.

A petition to try to stop a Stevenage secondary school being taken over by a multi-academy trust has so far been signed by more than 750 people.

Staff, parents and children at a Sandy primary school were joined by special guests as they celebrated the opening of their new pre-school.

A campaign group and petition have been launched in a bid to stop a Stevenage secondary school being taken over by a multi-academy trust.

Members of a new school council were presented with badges by Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland at a special assembly on Friday afternoon.

We asked a University of Hertfordshire astrophysicist for expert advice on watching incredible meteor showers in the night sky this weekend.

An application to open a new secondary school in Stevenage has now been submitted to the Department for Education.

Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

A young abandoned pony, which was found wandering the streets of Potton, has been made the focus of an animal welfare charity’s Christmas appeal.

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