Council will no longer offer schools IT support


Code Green, part of the Barnsley Council, provides IT support to schools, but the council decided that it would stop trading from March 2022, and no longer provide its services to schools. The board says this is due to a variety of “trading difficulties” it has encountered, “which has led to a deterioration in the expected financial situation with the possibility that it will soon start trading at a loss.” Schools delegate IT services from the board, which has to

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Northern Ireland schools still divided despite £1bn spent on tackling issue


A new report has revealed that nearly £1 billion has been spent in the past 10 years on initiatives to bridge the divisions caused by segregated education About 93% of children in Northern Ireland still attend schools that are largely segregated along religious/ethnic lines. The latest in a series of UNESCO reports on transforming education from the University of Ulster says “courage and ambition” is needed by political leaders to fundamentally change the system. She added that the independent review

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Schools in Waukesha, Wisconsin Closed Monday After Multiple Deaths in Christmas Parade Tragedy – NBC Chicago


Classes at all schools within the Waukesha school district will be canceled on Monday after an accident in which a car smashed into a crowd at the Christmas parade, killing several and injuring at least 23 people. In a letter, the school district’s leadership said school will be canceled for all students in grades 4K-12 on Monday, and counselors will be available during the day for students seeking support. It is not yet clear whether lessons will resume Tuesday, with

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18 photos of Take That at Tollbar School in the 90s


It’s been 30 years since stars Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Howard Donald have played at Tulbar School. In 1991, one year after forming as a band, Take That performed at Tulbar School while touring a selection of smaller venues across the country—to the delight of their teenage fans. About 300 students attended the event, which was held in the gymnasium. The Grimsby Telegraph reported at the time that about 20 staff, a sixth squad and

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St Helens schools among winners in Educate Awards


Four St. Helens Schools were honored at the Education Awards held Friday night. Hope Academy, in Newton-Les Willows, won outstanding commitment to sport and physical activity in high school. Meanwhile, Parish Church of England Primary School in St Helens received the Innovative and Creative Literacy Award. Also among the town’s winners was Rainford High, who had two gongs as he received the Careers & Enterprise Award and the SEND Provision Award. Finally, Wargrave House School and College, in Newton-le-Willows, won

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Speaking to the schools – How are things going at Wycombe High?


This week, we spoke again to Wycombe High School Principal Sharon Cromey to see how it goes. “The Generous Spirit” is one of the four core values ​​we all strive to achieve at Wycombe High. This is why today (Friday) students are once again making a concerted effort to raise money for BBC children in need. Sharon Karume, School Principal For the first time since closing, the entire school (excluding Year 11 taking mock GCSEs) will come to the school

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Missouri students sue school district for punishing them over petition to bring back slavery


Four students who have been disciplined for an “petition” they allegedly posted online seeking to restore slavery are suing their Kansas City school district for what they believe are civil rights violations. The strange situation began when two students – one biracial and one black – started joking on social media. The petition was reportedly posted as part of a back-and-forth, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Friday. According to the Associated Press, the petition gained traction online when

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Bookshop fundraiser will provide hundreds of books for Margate schools


Francesca Wilkins outside her library | Credit: Rebecca Douglas Photography Submitted to Thanet The Thanet Library fundraising project will provide hundreds of books for local elementary schools. Margate Bookshop hopes to raise £5,000, the equivalent of about 1,000 books. They’re aiming to get a handful of books for kids in time for Christmas, but the fundraising campaign will continue. Since its launch at the end of October, more than £1,800 has already been donated. Francesca Wilkins said: “When I created

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Perth schools scrap performance of Grease after students complained it was ‘offensive’


Two of Australia’s most prestigious schools are ditching Grease’s musical production after female students complained it was ‘misogynistic and anti-feminist’ Perth colleges canceled performance of grease after students complained The show was scheduled to be performed by Presbyterian Women’s College and Scotch College Both schools said the students raised concerns about whether the musical was appropriate Some critics have described Grease as “anti-feminist” after it became popular in the 1970s By Elisa McPhee and Charlie Koe for Daily Mail Australia

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