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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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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

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Simon Griffiths, general manager of Lubrizol Hazelwood, says the firm can be proud of industry recognition.

Chemicals company earns industry awards recognition

A Hazelwood chemical company has earned industry recognition for its efforts to promote employees’ wellbeing and develop new talent.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

POLL: Was Derbyshire dad right to keep his children home from school because of the heat?

A Derbyshire dad kept his children home from school on Monday, because of the rising temperatures.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Bad parking is the number one annoyance at the school gates for parents in the Midlands.

POLL: Bad parking, smoking or dog mess - What's your pet hate at the school gates?

Bad parking and people smoking outside the school gates are among the biggest annoyances for parents in the Midlands, a survey has revealed.
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Actors explored themes of power and control in the performance of Chelseas Choice at Belper School.

Youngsters learn danger signs with council-funded play

Young people in Belper have been taught a valuable lesson with the performance of a powerful educational play, funded by the town council.

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Staff and children at the Tree Tops Nursery in Belper enjoy their new fairy garden; (l-r) Leah Milner, Euan Garrity, nursery manager Stefanie Reardon, Ava Kulec, Chloe Seaton, and Jessica Riley

Nursery’s fairy garden helps children ditch the dummy

A Belper nursery is looking to cast a spell on the town’s toddlers after creating a magical fairy garden to help wean them off their dummies.

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Alderwasley Hall school talent show, the Arts Award group perform as a band

Aderwasley Hall turns school of rock for talent show

Alderwasley Hall was alive with the sound of music last week, as the school staged its annual talent show.

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The county council has issued a statement in response to a court ruling yesterday.

Derbyshire County Council does 'not condone parents taking children on term-time holidays'

Derbyshire County Council has said it does 'not condone parents taking their children on term-time holidays'.

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

Fines for taking children out of school during term-time for holidays are once again back in the news.

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The Supreme Court have allowed the appeal.

Dad loses legal battle over term-time holidays

A father has lost a landmark legal battle over being fined for taking his daughter on holiday during school term-time.
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