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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Education bosses in Hertfordshire are expected to allocate primary school places for next year as planned, councillors have heard.

Parents and carers in Stevenage have been sharing their home-school snaps this week, as children across the country learn their times tables from kitchen tables.

Pupils inspired by an award-winning author and illustrator embraced the Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 themes of ‘try something new’ and ‘skills development’ by drawing...upside down!

Libraries across Herts have temporarily closed to enable a proper assessment of the best strategy during the coronavirus crisis.

Hertfordshire County Council is working on plans to offer “some learning opportunities” to pupils once schools close on Friday due to coronavirus concerns.

All schools in the UK will be closed from Friday, the government has announced.

A Stevenage academy has partially closed following the government’s advice to avoid mass gatherings and work from home where possible.

Fearnhill School in Letchworth is ‘very sorry’ that pupils had to return from their long-awaited ski trip to Northern Italy after only 48 hours.

A Letchworth school has been crowned winners of a North Hertfordshire gymnastics competition for the fifth time in seven years.

Pupils from a school in Hitchin have raised more than £1,500 for two Letchworth-based charities by using their entreprenuerial spirit.

A special school in Stevenage will be temporarily closed as a result of the coronavirus.

A primary school in Pirton received £100 in book vouchers to help them celebrate World Book Day last week.

A Letchworth school welcomed Sir Oliver Heald MP last week to celebrate the success of its creative curriculum.

A £2.6 million plan to increase the number of places at SEND schools in our area for the next academic year has been agreed upon by Hertfordshire County Council.

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami welcomed schools from across the constituency last week for a debating tournament aimed at young people.

Children across Stevenage and North Herts have dressed to impress this morning to mark World Book Day 2020.

Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton


A theatre worker from Stevenage has been told she must pay the full cost of her residential car parking permit, despite having no income during the coronavirus lockdown.

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