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Is Milton Keynes any closer to a new university?

Milton Keynes technology businesses will be updated on progress towards a new university for the city at an event next week.

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Milton Keynes College announces Patisserie Academy

Milton Keynes College announces Patisserie Academy

Milton Keynes College is excited to announce that acclaimed patisserie consultant and pastry chef, Claire Clark MBE will open a Patisserie Academy at its Bletchley Campus this May.

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School planning in Milton Keynes is top of the class with 99% success rate

School planning in Milton Keynes is top of the class with 99% success rate

Ninety-nine percent of pupils starting school for the first time in Milton Keynes this autumn have been offered one of their preferred schools.

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Katie (left) and Sarah: Business brilliance

Bucks New University student from Milton Keynes launches own company - before she’s even graduated!

A tech-savvy student from Milton Keynes studying at Buckinghamshire New University has started up her own company despite not yet graduating and already has the first client on the books.

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Olney Infant School government funding bid proves successful

Olney Infant School government funding bid proves successful

Olney Infant School’s bid for funding from the government’s Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) has been successful.

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Milton Keynes College offers aspirational alternative to traditional sixth form

Milton Keynes College offers aspirational alternative to traditional sixth form

Following the announcement in January that Milton Keynes College has revised its Sixth Form offer, it has revealed the exciting alternative routes available to students looking to accelerate their academic and career progression.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Free education for prisoners in pilot scheme with Milton Keynes Open University

The Open University (OU), in partnership with Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET), will offer free level 1 courses to 150 prisoners a year as part of a three-year pilot scheme to help prisoners access Higher Education, a provision which is proven to improve employment prospects and reduce reoffending.

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Milton Keynes College catering courses awarded top industry accreditation

Milton Keynes College catering courses awarded top industry accreditation

A culinary launch pad for many chefs who have moved onto prestigious restaurants, including Le Manoir, The Brasserie, the restaurant within Milton Keynes College’s catering department, has been awarded the coveted People 1st Gold Accreditation.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Comic Relief Day

Head backs pupils’ decision to turn up their noses at ‘unhygienic’ Comic Relief tradition

A headteacher has defended the decision of her pupils not to wear Red Noses today for Comic Relief because of hygiene fears.

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New £5.5m academic centre takes shape at Milton Keynes University Hospital

New £5.5m academic centre takes shape at Milton Keynes University Hospital

Beard Construction is celebrating the first milestone on a £5.6 million scheme to transform a redundant energy centre at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Milton Keynes College ‘on the hunt’ for the next big talent

Milton Keynes College ‘on the hunt’ for the next big talent

This week, individuals and students from schools and academies across the country visited Arena MK to find out more about the opportunities on offer at The National Apprenticeship Show.

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Akeley Wood school looks to the next 70 years in Milton Keynes

Akeley Wood school looks to the next 70 years in Milton Keynes

As Akeley Wood School in Buckinghamshire celebrates 70 years in education, the independent school reveals its stunning newly refurbished Reception classes and Nursery at Wicken Park, on the edge of Milton Keynes.

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Milton Keynes College takes part in ‘biggest Youth Theatre Festival on the planet’

Milton Keynes College takes part in ‘biggest Youth Theatre Festival on the planet’

Performing Arts students from Milton Keynes College are among 260 companies taking part in National Theatre Connections – a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people.

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Trevor Ray

Child self-confidence expert comes to Milton Keynes

Akeley Wood School has announced its latest speaker, Trevor Ray, will be visiting next Monday evening (March 13) at 6.30pm.

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As #MK50 celebrations continue two new childrens books tell the story of Milton Keynes

As #MK50 celebrations continue two new childrens books tell the story of Milton Keynes

On the Verge has produced two new children’s publications detailing the fascinating story of how Milton Keynes has developed over the last 50 years and before, to celebrate MK’s 50th Anniversary

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Training partnership to upskill Milton Keynes business professionals

Training partnership to upskill Milton Keynes business professionals

Knowledge and skills for business professionals in Milton Keynes received a boost yesterday (March 1 2017) at the formal launch of a unique partnership between Milton Keynes College and Linford Wood-based digital marketing experts Klood Academy.

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Record number of applications received for secondary school places in Milton Keynes

Record number of applications received for secondary school places in Milton Keynes

More pupils than ever will be moving to secondary school in Milton Keynes in September 2017 after a record number of applications were received.

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