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Silsden parents shocked to be refused places at local infant school for their children

Craven Herald: Louise Armstrong, left, and Jane Hitchcock, whose children have been refused places at Aire View Infant School in Silsden

4:49am Friday 15th May 2015

CHILDREN have been refused places at Silsden’s oversubscribed infant school even though their siblings currently attend.

SBS pledges £50,000 towards Skipton school's new learning centre

Craven Herald: Work starts of Skipton Girls' High School's learning centre

4:40am Friday 15th May 2015

SKIPTON Building Society has pledged £50,000 towards Skipton Girls’ High School's new £1.7 million learning centre for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Settle nets football shield for sixth year

Craven Herald: Pictured are, from left, back row, Jack Wright, Katie Wright and Harry Murfin; front, Elliot Marklew, Lars Verhagen and Daivaras Martinkus

4:26am Friday 15th May 2015

SETTLE Primary School has won the North Craven Primary Football Shield for the sixth year running.

Skipton primary school pupils bake to boost Nepal disaster appeal

Craven Herald: Year five pupils Georgia Tyas, Emily Shuttleworth and Poppy Ramsdale

4:17am Friday 15th May 2015

CRAVEN residents are continuing to raise money for the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

Giggleswick pupils spread a little magic

Craven Herald: Billy Bob Rogers as Abanazar, Samuel Truscott as Aladdin, Olivia Henson as Jasmine and Anthony Clark as Widow Twankee

4:56am Thursday 14th May 2015

PUPILS of Giggleswick Junior School are hoping to spread a little magic.

Former pupils return to Ings School in Skipton

Craven Herald: Former pupils return to Ings School in Skipton

4:06am Thursday 14th May 2015

Children at Ings Community Primary School in Skipton invited past pupils from the local community to come back to school. Two girls from Year FIve at the school have written an article to update the community about how this turned out.

Craven schools set to receive part of £51 million

Craven Herald: Craven schools set to receive part of £51 million

4:47am Monday 11th May 2015

CRAVEN schools are set to receive part of £51 million funding towards the upgrade of facilities over the next three years.

U3A celebrates its 30th birthday with summer school

Craven Herald: Ermysted's headteacher Graham Hamilton, left, and Catherine Owens and Vic Edy from U3A, and Ermysted's headteacher Graham Hamilton

4:25am Monday 11th May 2015

THE Craven branch of the University of the Third Age, or U3A for short, has launched a new initiative to celebrate its foundation in Skipton 30 years ago.

Music marathon raises money for giant

Craven Herald: Parent Mr Keeton plays the guitar while pupil Carly Chan and headteacher Richard Hunt demonstrate their ukulele skills

4:07am Sunday 10th May 2015

THE Foundation Stage Unit at Glusburn School held its first-ever music-a-thon to raise money for a giant outdoor xylophone.

Lothersdale schoolchildren raise money for Shelterbox

Craven Herald: Lothersdale schoolchildren raise money for Shelterbox

4:58am Saturday 9th May 2015

SELLING eggs to the teachers was just one of the ways Lothersdale schoolchildren raised more than £871 for Rotary International's Disaster Relief Programme.

Pupils from South Craven School impress judges at regional round of Youth Speaks competition

Craven Herald: From left, South Craven School Youth Speaks contest competitors Emily Cramby, Matilda Osborne and Sam Burles

2:07am Friday 8th May 2015

SOUTH Craven School students are gaining an enviable reputation for making their voice heard.

Ermysted's Grammar School delighted with new minibus

Craven Herald: Ermysted's Grammar School shows off its new second-hand minibus

4:34am Friday 1st May 2015

ERMYSTED'S Grammar School is the proud owner of a new minibus thanks to parents and Skipton Building Society.

Former Giggleswick student performs at her old school

Craven Herald: New World String Quartet which is due to perform at Giggleswick

2:09pm Thursday 30th April 2015

FORMER Giggleswick student Katie Stables will return to her old school on Wednesday.

Beamsley school shows off its new classrooms

Craven Herald: Ben Heyes hands over keys to headteacher ImogenAddy and members of the building committee Colin Crabtree, Carol Downs and Stuart Petty along with all children at the school.

4:48am Thursday 30th April 2015

THE children at Beamsley's Boyle and Petyt Primary School have two new purpose-built classrooms.

Craven College is top in the country for apprenticeship training

Craven Herald: Richard Swires, apprenticeship manager, left; and Robert Bellfield, college principal, right. Photo:Craven College

4:52am Monday 27th April 2015

CRAVEN College is celebrating after being named top in the country for apprenticeship training.

Ingleton young debaters through to final

Craven Herald: Young debaters: Jed Cartledge, Millie Steele, Rachel Weller, Elliot Browne, Ethan Cross and Jonathan Whiteley

4:20am Monday 27th April 2015

CHILDREN from Ingleton Community Primary School will be pitched against the best young debaters in the county.

Businessman claims closed Malsis School could regain its former glory - as a school

Craven Herald: Adrian Lisle

4:48am Friday 24th April 2015

A BUSINESSMAN leading a consortium bidding to buy defunct Malsis School, in Glusburn, has told how he wants to bring it back to its former glory - and more.

Dragon's head leads St George's Day parade in Barnoldswick

Craven Herald: Year 9 students at West Craven High School created a dragon's head that led the parade at St George's Day celebrations in Barnoldswick on Saturday.

4:21am Friday 24th April 2015

PUPILS from a Barnoldswick school showed off their community spirit by creating a spectacular dragon’s head for the town's St George’s Day celebrations on Saturday.

St Stephen's to join academy trust

Craven Herald: This picture shows Peter Thompson when he was appointed headteacher at St Stephen's Catholic Primary School in 1997.

6:52am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A SKIPTON primary school is set to become part of an academy trust as it makes 'reasonable progress' to get out of special measures.

Handheld electronic devices embraced by South Craven School

Craven Herald: From left, South Craven School pupils Holly Waterworth and Lucy Lonsdale get to grips with their new handheld devices during a science lesson

7:29am Thursday 23rd April 2015

SOUTH Craven School has taken advantage of the digital revolution to give its pupils access to the latest handheld devices to improve their learning.


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