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Crich teen follows in Ed Sheeran’s footsteps with musical theatre role

A Crich teenager will take the stage with one of the UK’s leading musical theatre companies for young people this summer after beating hundreds of other hopefuls.

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Derbyshire schools asked to pay for lollipop patrols

Derbyshire schools asked to pay for lollipop patrols

Schools in Derbyshire are being asked to pay £4,000 a year to provide lollipop patrols.

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County Councillor Anne Western at an anti-fracking demonstration

DERBYSHIRE: County council urged to object to Government fracking plans

A move from Government to force councils to pave the way for fracking has been criticised by Derbyshire’s Labour group leader.

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These are the 10 degrees that offer graduates the highest paid jobs

10 degrees that could bag you the highest paid jobs

A student is suing her university, claiming that her 'Mickey Mouse' degree has not helped her get a job.

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Students using sign language.

Derbyshire charity chief calls for British Sign Language to be part of national curriculum

A Derbyshire charity chief has called for British Sign Language (BSL) to be part of the national curriculum.
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What can you do if you haven't got a place at the school of your choice?

What can you do if your child hasn’t got the school place you wanted? Here’s some expert advice

If you are the parent of a year 6 child, you will no doubt have more than just the snow on your mind this week!

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Schools closed because of snow can be a headache for parents.

Snow days: How DO schools decide when to close for snow - and what are working parents’ rights if they do?

Kids will be keeping fingers crossed for the news that wintry weather has closed their school - but for parents suddenly stuck with a child-care problem, ‘snow days’ can be a nightmare.

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A row has broken out over an outdoor shelter at Crich Pre-school built by Prince's Trust volunteers, which the property's management committee claim is in violation of their lease.

Crich Pre-school parents’ playground spat over ‘unauthorised’ shelter

A row has broken out over an outdoor shelter at a Crich nursery, with the property’s managers demanding it be dismantled and parents campaigning to keep it.

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Get career ready at Chesterfield College.

Life after GCSEs - a guide to getting it right

The academic year is half way through so 15 and 16 year olds are already planning what they want to do after their GCSEs.

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Derbyshire County Councillor Alex Dale declares the new nursery at St John's Primary School in Belper officially open with headteacher Roger Averis and pupils Henry Greener, Jessica Roberts, Oscar McRobie and Eli Green.

Belper school officially opens new nursery backed by county council

A new nursery has been officially opened in Belper, following a financical injection from the county council to create more free childcare places.

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VIDEO: 15-year-old boy lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools

A 15-year-old boy is lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools around the country.

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The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Derbyshire parents to apply for primary school places

The deadline for Derbyshire parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.

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WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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Is your child's school on this list?

REVEALED: The Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Sixteen Derbyshire schools are on the list

REVEALED: The best schools in Derbyshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Derbyshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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Here's the full list of when the schools in Derbyshire are closed for holidays

Derbyshire school holiday dates 2018

When will the schools break up for holidays next year?

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The six-week summer holidays are coming to an end.

Derbyshire County Council doesn't plan on changing six-week summer holidays

Derbyshire County Council says it does not have plans to change the length of school holidays.
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Belper School, Joe Parkin, Holly Marriott, Georgia Moule and Joshua Mills.

PICTURES: Belper School celebrates ‘excellent’ GCSE results

The headteacher of Belper School has congratulated his students on their ‘excellent’ GCSE results.

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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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