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Ex-Stortford schoolboy wins £13,000 prizes for his jobs platform idea

Ex-Stortford schoolboy wins £13,000 prizes for his jobs platform idea

Ex-Stortford schoolboy wins £13,000 prizes for his jobs platform idea

06 May 2021

Karl Swanepoel, now in his last year of a computer science degree at uni in Wales, has developed a digital services matching site and app.


Deadline looms for 'earn while you learn' nursing degree course at PAH

Deadline looms for 'earn while you learn' nursing degree course at PAH

Deadline looms for 'earn while you learn' nursing degree course at PAH

01 May 2021

12 successful applicants for PAH and Anglia Ruskin uni’s 4-year training scheme could become registered nurses with degrees and no student debt.


Police and schools in Herts join forces to support children who go missing

Police and schools in Herts join forces to support children who go missing

Police and schools in Herts join forces to support children who go missing

26 April 2021

The scheme, the first in the country, is being piloted in partnership with the county council's children's services and charity Operation Encompass.


Old Northgate school to be upgraded as skills centre for young

Old Northgate school to be upgraded as skills centre for young

Old Northgate school to be upgraded as skills centre for young

22 April 2021

Herts County Council is investing in its young people's centre at Northgate End, which was first used as a school in 1840.


87% of Herts children get reception places at their first-choice primary school

87% of Herts children get reception places at their first-choice primary school

87% of Herts children get reception places at their first-choice primary school

20 April 2021

Including allocations to junior and middle schools, over 16,500 Hertfordshire families were informed of their offer on Friday (April 16).


Stansted Airport College student cycles 32 miles to class

Stansted Airport College student cycles 32 miles to class

Stansted Airport College student cycles 32 miles to class

14 April 2021

Shiv Kalsi, who lives in Ilford, turned to pedal power after his usual coach to the campus was cancelled because of Covid-19.


Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

08 April 2021

Bishop's Stortford High School boys dress as fairies and girls as soldiers to remember Year 13 students who died within 18 months of each other.


Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

05 April 2021

Kate Smith of Windhill21 delivered gold stars to her pupils and even taught those struggling from their driveways or gardens.


Old River Lane decision 'flies in the face of almost universal opposition'

Old River Lane decision 'flies in the face of almost universal opposition'

Old River Lane decision 'flies in the face of almost universal opposition'

22 March 2021

Group lobbying for FE college rather than arts centre on Bishop's Stortford town centre site condemns East Herts Council.


Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

22 March 2021

Bishop's Stortford-based mental wellbeing organisation Retune resumed face-to-face workshops with a visit to the primary school.


Herts public health chief's Covid testing plea to parents of pupils

Herts public health chief's Covid testing plea to parents of pupils

Herts public health chief's Covid testing plea to parents of pupils

10 March 2021

Professor Jim McManus: "You have also been asked, as parents and carers of children still in education, to take twice-weekly lateral flow tests."


'No large crowd at the gates, lunch at desks and conversation focuses on the friends they miss'

'No large crowd at the gates, lunch at desks and conversation focuses on the friends they miss'

'No large crowd at the gates, lunch at desks and conversation focuses on the friends they miss'

08 March 2021

As all children were welcomed back to school on Monday, Thorn Grove primary teacher Emily Ford reflects on what it was like working in lockdown.


Bishop's Stortford High School pupils clear of Covid after 1,100 tests

Bishop's Stortford High School pupils clear of Covid after 1,100 tests

Bishop's Stortford High School pupils clear of Covid after 1,100 tests

08 March 2021

Support staff, governors and volunteer parents turned school gym into mass testing centre last week ahead of students' return to class on Monday.


Mandeville and Hillmead girls win Stortford MP's short story competition

Mandeville and Hillmead girls win Stortford MP's short story competition

Mandeville and Hillmead girls win Stortford MP's short story competition

08 March 2021

Julie Marson issued the writing challenge for World Book Day and received 48 entries from children in her Hertford and Stortford constituency.


Could you be Birchanger Primary's new governor?

Could you be Birchanger Primary's new governor?

Could you be Birchanger Primary's new governor?

04 March 2021

Head Claire Berry said: "Being a governor provides is an opportunity to work with our dynamic governing team."


Schoolchildren pen pandemic messages to care home residents

Schoolchildren pen pandemic messages to care home residents

Schoolchildren pen pandemic messages to care home residents

04 March 2021

"The children wanted to extend their ethos of love, care, courage and truth to those who may be missing seeing their loved ones."


Stortford's new secondary school to support autistic children

Stortford's new secondary school to support autistic children

Stortford's new secondary school to support autistic children

03 March 2021

Consultation showed overwhelming support for proposals to help up to 20 children with social communication difficulties.


Shaping the future: Can 3D printing shape students’ education?

Shaping the future: Can 3D printing shape students’ education?

Shaping the future: Can 3D printing shape students’ education?

03 March 2021

A sponsored feature with Pick 3D Printing on the value of the technology to educators.


Old River Lane: Would you prefer FE college to cinema-led arts centre?

Old River Lane: Would you prefer FE college to cinema-led arts centre?

Old River Lane: Would you prefer FE college to cinema-led arts centre?

03 March 2021

ORL working group launches survey as part of bid to get East Herts Council to reconsider its plans for prime town centre site.


Stars back Stortford dad's campaign to improve children's literacy while they watch TV

Stars back Stortford dad's campaign to improve children's literacy while they watch TV

Stars back Stortford dad's campaign to improve children's literacy while they watch TV

01 March 2021

Father-of-three Henry Warren co-founded Turn On The Subtitles and has support from Sir Lenny Henry, Sally Hawkins, Stephen Fry and Rachel Riley.


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