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Five Banbury hotels fail child exploitation test

Five guest houses and hotels in Banbury failed a child exploitation test carried out by Thames Valley Police and Cherwell District Council.

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North Oxfordshire Academy's Amnesty International group in front of their campaign cards to free photojournalist Shawkan, with Becki Smith, the school's multi-faith chaplain. NNL-171002-142438001

Academy’s Amnesty International Group raises awareness of jailed photojournalist in Egypt

A school’s Amnesty International group has taken on the case of a jailed photojournalist in Egypt.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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Bringing stories to life for pupils

Bringing stories to life for pupils

Stories were brought to life in front of the eyes of pupils at Bracken Leas Primary School at a storytelling event

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Blessed George Napier School, Banbury, Readathon. Pupils are pictured with English teachers, left, Zoe Farndon and right, Alice Edwards.

Banbury pupils get stuck into a good book for charity

Pupils of Blessed George Napier academy have been getting stuck into a wealth of reading matter - and loving it.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Michelle Stannard and Carol-Anne Jackson opened a new centre for adults with learning difficulties to enter work NNL-170122-172619009

New day centre offers life skills

A new day centre for adults with learning difficulties has opened in Greatworth.

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Mollie Irvine, from Cropredy School, with a Bloxham School student during a forensic workshop. NNL-170130-103533001

Cropredy pupil goes on Chris Evans Show to shout about exciting school trip

A Cropredy Primary School pupil was so excited about a forthcoming school trip she went on national radio to tell the country about it.

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Stella Belgrove, Scott Orchard, Fatima Hafiz, Iris Fledderus, Cavan Tanner adn Luke Adams, Front Fenton Bayliss, Imogen Muller, Ella Moulder and Barney Hollingdale NNL-170117-141249001

Hook Norton Primary School grows to meet demands

Hook Norton Primary School has increased its classroom space enabling it to increase pupil numbers and ‘future proof’ itself for a growing community.

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Newnham girls visit Cambridge namesake

Newnham girls visit Cambridge namesake

As part of Castle Newnham’s ‘bright futures month’ Year 8 girls visited Newnham College, Cambridge.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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The deadline for applications  is January 15

Primary school places deadline approaching

Oxfordshire County Council is reminding parents or carers of children born between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013 to get applications for primary school places finalised.

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Banbury Academy will launch a lottery in the new year NNL-161215-095345001

It could be you! Banbury school launches lottery

A Banbury secondary school is launching its very own lottery early next year and will be the first to do so in the county.

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Hornton Primary School head, Matt Green and pupils celebrating good reviews in a new survey. NNL-161213-160232009

Hornton Primary school is popular as parents respond to survey

Word of mouth recommendation has turned one of Oxfordshire’s smallest primaries into a popular school with the largest intake in its 102-year history.

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The Warriner School, Bloxham. NNL-161207-130558009

The Warriner School to appear in annual review of education

The Warriner School in Bloxham is one of 12 schools to be selected to appear in the Parliamentary Review of Secondary Education.

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Sixth formers in Blessed George Napier School's Amnesty International Youth Group who are campaigning to save the Human Rights Act. NNL-161129-113222001

Blessed George Napier students campaign to protect human rights act

Sixth Form students at Blessed George Napier School have been raising awareness of the human rights act.

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Aston Martin visit Banbury Academy NNL-161113-142842001

Supercar inspiration for school students

Students at Banbury Academy were treated to a visit from Aston Martin who brought along a DB11 supercar.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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