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Media enquiries: Contact Tim Moat, director of communications and development, on 07395 604168 or 01904 553404.

Adventurer inspires Tockwith children

An adventurer and expedition leader who has helped celebrities climb mountains for charity shared some of the secrets of his success with children at Tockwith Church of England Primary Academy. Dr Raj Joshi has worked in some of the most inhospitable places in the world – in both a civilian and military capacity – from mountain,...
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Children enjoy Camblesforth’s new play area

Children at Camblesforth Community Primary Academy are enjoying smart new play facilities – and are looking forward to showing them off at an upcoming open afternoon. The upgrading of the play area is the first phase of a programme to enhance the outside environment. National Lottery funding and a contribution from Drax power station helped...
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Hob Moor Oaks receive new minibus

Hob Moor Oaks Academy has received a 14 seater Sunshine Coach thanks to the generosity of a Harrogate firm. Hob Moor Oaks, a special school based in Acomb, is delighted to be receiving a brand new Sunshine Coach paid for by Harrogate based drinks manufacturer and retail company, The Spirit of Harrogate. Hob Moor Oaks...
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Ebor launches Apprenticeship Programme

Teaching Assistants at schools across Ebor Academy Trust are taking part in a new Apprenticeship Programme. Twelve TAs from Ebor schools across York, Selby, the East Riding and the Yorkshire Coast met up at the new Osbaldwick Training Centre for the first training event of what  will be a comprehensive 18-month programme. “Ebor is now...
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Kitty has news for you

A budding journalist from Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy has picked up an award for her reporting of the North Yorkshire School Games. Ten-year-old Kitty, a Year 6 pupil, won a goody bag from organisers of the event, which attracted over 400 young people to the University of York in the summer. Schools from across...
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East Riding school latest to join Ebor

Riston Church of England Primary is the latest East Riding school to convert to academy status and join York-based Ebor Academy Trust. Headteacher Sarah Hall said: “We are delighted to be part of this forward-thinking organisation. Education is changing and being part of Ebor gives us more opportunities for the future for our pupils, our...
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Successful GCSE students start new journey

Starting the next stage of their education are these former Ebor Academy Filey students, whose achievements in GCSE exams in the summer have been applauded by new Headteacher Terry Cartmail. “All of these students worked extremely hard and as a result were phenomenally successful in their GCSEs,” said Mr Cartmail. “Most either achieved or surpassed...
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Ebor comes of age with 21 schools

Tadcaster East Community Primary School is the latest North Yorkshire school to convert to academy status and join Ebor Academy Trust. And in the East Riding, Riston Church of England Primary School have also joined the trust, bringing the total to 21 schools across York, Selby, the East Riding and the Humber and on the...
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Sporting success for Brotherton and Byram

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy have won a prestigious sports award. The school scooped the ‘Increased Participation in Competitive Sports’ category at the Yorkshire PE and Sports Awards. They were North Yorkshire Sport’s winner which then led to being selected to represent North Yorkshire at the Yorkshire PE and Sports Awards at a glittering...
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