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Buckingham schools raise money for Children in Need

Schools across Buckingham held mufti days and students took part in various activities on Friday November 17, all in aid of Children in Need.

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Get these dates in your diary

When do the Christmas school holidays start in Bucks?

Christmas half term in Buckinghamshire will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for you kids, which every parent needs to jot down.
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Top literary award for father and daughter

Top literary award for father and daughter

A University of Buckingham lecturer and his daughter have won one of the world’s most prestigious literary prizes for a book which explores the relationship between the book of Revelation and how it is interpreted in art, music and literature.

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University of Buckingham seeks local students for law scholarship

University of Buckingham seeks local students for law scholarship

If you’re taking your first steps into the working world after leaving a local sixth form or college, then the University of Buckingham wants to help you take a law degree.

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Buckinghams's mayor Cllr Jon Harvey opens the Lace HIll Academy library PNL-171116-133941009

Lace Hill Academy gets a visit from the mayor as new library launched

A school in Buckingham has officially unveiled its new library, with the help of the town’s mayor.

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Silverstone CE Primary School opening. (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Long-awaited Northamptonshire school officially opens

It had been a long time coming and a year in the making but on Wednesday, Silverstone Church of England Primary School was officially opened.
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Students from the Royal Latin School in New York

PICTURE SPECIAL: Royal Latin students live the American dream during half-term trip!

A group of 20 students from The Royal Latin School in Buckingham enjoyed a memorable trip to New York during the October half-term.

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Half of teens face bullies Buckingham University study reveals

Nearly half of the country’s teenagers have been victims of online bullying, according to research by the University of Buckingham.

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A general view of pupils sitting an exam at Lawrence Sheriff school Rugby, Warwickshire. SUS-170809-145500001

Rates of student exclusions in Bucks ‘not acceptable’

Students from Black backgrounds in Buckinghamshire schools were expelled at a rate 3.5x higher than white children, according to new statistics released by the government.

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Bucks Learning Trust pupil character education conference at The Learning Campus, Aston Clinton. Pupils taking part.

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Children across Bucks learn how to be brilliant at special workshop

Children from across Buckinghamshire have learnt how to be brilliant at a workshop organised by the Bucks Learning Trust today (Monday).

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Furze Down School downs pens for day of communication

PICTURE SPECIAL: Furze Down School downs pens for day of communication

Banning pens in the classroom might make it a little difficult for pupils to write up their times tables, but for a school in Winslow it’s been a stroke of genius.

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University launches £150m fundraising campaign

The University of Buckingham is launching a £150 million fundraising campaign to transform its campus and is welcoming contributions from the general public

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Gaming for 15 hours a week improves learning according to new research

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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The Royal Latin School refurbished Rotherfield 6th Form Centre. From the left, David Hudson, head, Roger Wagland, head boy in 1954/55 and who used to live in Rotherfield who unveiled the plaque and Jason Skyrme, head of 6th year. PNL-170410-224823009

Royal Latin school unveils revamped Sixth Form centre

The Royal Latin School hosted a gathering of more than guests on the afternoon of October 4, to mark the official re-opening of newly refurbished Sixth Form Centre.

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FEATURE: Royal Latin student films to hit the big screen

FEATURE: Royal Latin student films to hit the big screen

Could the next Martin Scorsese or David Lynch be hastily scribbling their way through overdue Maths homework? Could a future Mira Nair or Jane Campion be trying to beat the bell for lunch after a gruelling PE session?

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Roundwood Primary School, Gawcott, poetry prize winner. Ciara Northen, winner with Cllr.Katie Telkman, Bucks County Council

Gawcott pupil receives her poetry prize

A student at Roundwood Primary School’s Gawcott site has received her prize for winning a poetry competition organised by Bucks County Council.

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FEATURE: Celebrity cat Dennis is Buckingham’s furriest BNOC

FEATURE: Celebrity cat Dennis is Buckingham’s furriest BNOC

From flea-ridden stray to honorary graduate, meet the University of Buckingham’s ‘biggest name on campus’ - a black cat called Dennis.

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The cast of Chelsea's Choice

Hard-hitting play aims to teach Bucks students about child sexual exploitation

More than 7,000 students across the county will learn how to protect themselves from child sexual exploitation (CSE) as a powerful play prepares to tour Buckinghamshire’s secondary schools.

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University tops teaching rankings for third year in a row

The University of Buckingham has the highest quality of teaching in the country, according to a ranking published by The Times and Sunday Times.

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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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