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Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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Dozens of people enjoyed the coffee morning at The Grange Community Primary School for Macmillan Cancer Support. Photo courtesy of the school NNL-170310-100720001

Banbury pupils raise hundreds with Macmillan coffee morning

A Banbury primary school raised nearly £700 with their most successful Macmillan coffee morning to date on Friday (September 29).

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English teacher Richard Long  with copies of Jack Turner and the Black Knight, written by himself and Chipping Norton School pupils

Novel written by Chipping Norton School boys published on Amazon

A group of boys from Chipping Norton School have become published authors with their novel on Amazon.

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Longford Park Primary School, first few weeks of term. Zoe Spilberg, Head of Early Years with children of Badger Class, foundation age. NNL-170919-105722009

PICTURES: First pupils settling in at new Longford Park Primary School

The first cohort of children have been settling in at the new primary school on Longford Park after it opened this month.

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Deputy head Emma Palastanga with children from King's Sutton Primary Academy. They've launched an appeal for cash for new computer equipment. NNL-170627-144534001

King’s Sutton primary school’s final push to reach £15k charity target

A primary school’s bid to raise £15,000 to upgrade its technology received an unexpected and welcome boost this month, edging it ever closer to its target.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Nick Bailey and Jocelyn Lewry (front) with Hester Stevns, Ruth Dunn (back left) of the trustees and parents of the children NNL-170915-115325001

Fenny Compton’s pre-school saved by hard work

Pre-school facilities for youngsters in Fenny Compton have been secured for the future after years of fundraising efforts came to fruition.

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North Newington pupils spreading their wings under new head

The new head teacher at the primary school in North Newington is hoping to give the pupils ‘roots and wings’.

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(L-R) Highmarket House customer relations manager Sally Matthews with the Dashwood Out of School club and home manager Julia Hedley. Photo: Simon Hadley/Highmarket House NNL-170920-110721001

After-school club creates beautiful artwork for Banbury care home

Children from a Banbury after-school club created eye-catching artwork to decorate the marketing suite of the town’s newest care home.

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Dancing Banbury teenagers raise hundreds for charity

Ten teenagers from the Banbury area danced their socks off and raised nearly £1,400 for charity.

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Views sought on formally establishing nursery at Banbury school

A consultation has opened on plans to formally establish a nursery at a primary school in Banbury.

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Praise for project supporting poorer Banbury families

A scheme to help those in the more deprived areas of Banbury was applauded by councillors as figures show it is making a difference.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Harriers Banbury Academy want to make this bus into a community learning hub NNL-170822-162032001

Harriers Banbury Academy seeking bags of money

Harriers Banbury Academy is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative for a unique project.

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Longford Park Primary School, Banbury. NNL-170815-145129009

Banbury’s Longford Park school opens this week

The primary school for the new Longford Park Estate in Banbury is to open on Thursday, September 7.

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LIVE - GCSE results and reaction from across Banbury schools

Keep refreshing the page to read all the latest results, statistics and reaction from today’s GCSE students and teachers.

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Will Banbury GCSE students be jumping for joy?

AS IT HAPPENED: Banburyshire students excel on GCSE results day

Hundreds of students across Banburyshire celebrated another GCSE results day today (Thursday, August 24).

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Magdalen College School students.

Magdalen College School A-level results improve on last year

Magdalen College School A-level students improved in almost all measures compared to last year with the Brackley school saying they were particularly pleased with the significant increase in top grades this year.

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Live - Banbury school’s A Level results

Live - Banbury school’s A Level results

Keep refreshing the page to see the latest reactions, statistics and results from Banburyshire schools.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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