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

Chief Executive takes on additional responsibilities

The chief executive of Ebor Academy Trust has taken on additional responsibilities for improving education in schools across a large part of the north of England. Richard Ludlow, who runs Ebor and its 22 schools in York, Selby, Hull and the East Riding and on the Yorkshire Coast, now has an expanded remit as Sub-Regional...
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Parents urged to read admissions criteria as application deadline looms

With only a few days to go before the application deadline, a popular Selby primary school is urging parents and carers to carefully read the local authority’s admissions procedure. Tim Jolly, headteacher at Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy, says he wants people to be aware of what the criteria is so there are no surprises...
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Thousands of children appear in Ebor Christmas video

A cast of thousands – literally – have taken part in a festive video for schools across Ebor Academy Trust. All the trust’s 22 schools, from York, Selby, the Yorkshire coast and the East Riding and the Humber, joined in with their own “Christmas Shoutouts” – wishing viewers a merry Christmas in a loud voice....
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Sporting success at last for Staynor Hall

Sporting success is being celebrated at last at Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy in Selby. The school opened two years ago without any Year 5 or 6 pupils but entered local inter-school competitions anyway. They understandably struggled against older children but now, competing against children their own age, they are sampling the sweet taste of...
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Park Grove enjoy innovative arts-based dance project

Park Grove Primary Academy children have taken part in an innovative dance and arts-based project as part of York Mediale 2018 festival – and now a video has been released of their performance. “This was a new and exciting opportunity for Park Grove children and offered experience of working with arts professionals whilst also being...
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Osbaldwick Primary Academy headteacher set to retire

A York headteacher who has spent her career dedicated to educating children is to retire. Miss Lesley Barringer, headteacher at Osbaldwick Primary Academy, will step down at the end of the summer term. She has been at the school for 17 years and says her retirement has been long planned, but not before she was...
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Tributes to much loved member of York’s school community

Tributes have been paid to a respected and much loved member of York’s school community who has died of natural causes after collapsing at her school. Karen Doyle, aged 56, was safeguarding and wellbeing team leader at Haxby Road Primary Academy and worked closely all schools in Ebor Academy Trust, especially Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy...
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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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