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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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The Warriner School Farm vegetable stall outside Bloxham Museum. From the left, Joshua Jones, Matthew Jones, Bruno Coelho and Marie Jones, Farm Educational Co-ordinator. NNL-170108-160639009

Warriner School pupils sell organic vegetables from school farm

Pupils from the Warriner School have started selling school grown vegetables.

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Pitcured at the graduation are, from left, Suzy Chandler, Freddie Jeoffrey and Emma Gearey. NNL-170718-155752009

Graduation time at Middleton Cheney nursery

There was much to celebrate recently as children ‘graduated’ from Windmill Nursery in Middleton Cheney.

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Students at Heyford Park Free School took part in an Enterprise Week. NNL-170725-160658001

Students at Heyford Park School demonstrate enterprising spirit

If you think nothing useful gets done in the last few weeks of a school’s summer term then it’s time to think again.

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Shenington Primary School fancy dress fun run NNL-170719-120432001

Shenington’s fancy dress fun run

Shenington Cof E Primary School held a fun run around Shenington village in aid of Cancer Research on Wednesday, raising £100.

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Luke Clives chose an apprenticeship with Whitley Stimpson over a university education. Here with HR manager Tracey Williams NNL-171107-141825001

Apprenticeships; one Banbury success story

The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) announced last week that new research suggests students will leave university with debts totalling almost £51,000.

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Banbury School Day Nursery received an outstanding Ofsted. NNL-170717-112348001

Banbury day nursery ‘over the moon’ with outstanding Ofsted report

Ofsted inspectors have given a nursery in Banbury a glowing report.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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DHL's Leigh Radwell (near) and Andy Beattie with Year 5 pupils and staff of Hardwick Primary School NNL-171107-160930001

DHL road safety roadshow visits Banbury primary school

DHL has set the ambitious goal of teaching 100,000 children, by the end of 2018, about road safety and pupils at a Banbury school were visited by its trainers this week.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Shire horse rides proved very popular at St Leonard's Primary School's annual fete. Photo courtesy of the school. NNL-170713-114727001

Banbury primary school celebrates successful year at fete

Dozens dressed up as cowboys as a primary school celebrated a successful year with its annual fete.

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Deputy head teacher Emma Palastanga and Sami Hasan treatment co-ordinator

King’s Sutton pupils all smiles for the mobile dental surgery

Pupils at King’s Sutton Primary School were all smiles for the visit of a mobile dentist surgery.

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Pupils from Blessed George Napier School after their positive Ofsted. NNL-171107-101648001

Catholic school keeps its good Ofsted rating

Students at Blessed George Napier Catholic School are celebrating after the school received a good rating in its Ofsted report.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Warriner School drama - Project Q NNL-161207-141923001

Acclaimed Warriner School drama aids Oxfordshire County Council’s LGBT success

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) has been named one of the best in the country for tackling anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi and trans) bullying in schools.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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