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WATCH: Milton Keynes school appeals for 'superstar' teacher

A caring primary school has made a video plea to find the perfect teacher.

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Village school raises thousands of pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital charity

Village school raises thousands of pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital charity

Hanslope Primary School has raised more than three and a half thousand pounds for Milton Keynes Hospital Charity, with all funds going to the Macmillan Unit at the hospital.

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Milton Keynes MP goes back to school

Milton Keynes MP goes back to school

Mark Lancaster MP went back to the classroom to congratulate the staff at Jubilee Wood School for reaching the finals of the National TES School Awards for 2017.

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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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Milton Keynes Scouts hailed heroes after dramatic car crash rescue

Milton Keynes Scouts hailed heroes after dramatic car crash rescue

Three scouts from Newport Pagnell have been hailed as heroes after helping out at a road accident next to their camp.

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Martin Lewis at Denbigh School

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis sums up financial freedom for students in Milton Keynes

Denbigh School was delighted to welcome back TV’s Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis OBE, today on his second visit to talk to more than 200 Denbigh School Sixth Formers.

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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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Pupils no longer on first name terms with teachers at Milton Keynes school

Pupils no longer on first name terms with teachers at Milton Keynes school

A school which was once nationally famed for allowing students to wear what they wish and address teachers by their first names has performed a complete U-turn.

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Milton Keynes is a big winner in schools funding change

Milton Keynes is a big winner in schools funding change

Some schools in Milton Keynes could see funding increases of up to 13% as a result of the Government’s new national funding formula.

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Akeley School in Milton Keynes announces new headteacher

Akeley Wood School has welcomed a new headteacher and deputy head to the school.

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Milton Keynes Primary PRU awarded Healthy Schools Status

Milton Keynes Primary PRU awarded Healthy Schools Status

Milton Keynes Primary PRU was officially awarded Healthy Schools Status on Friday. The status was previously awarded in 2012.

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Parents to be charged for Milton Keynes school run parking

Parents to be charged for Milton Keynes school run parking

A scheme to charge parents who drive their children to school £114 a year for a parking permit has been slammed as “shocking” by protesters.

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Cranfield University announced job losses today

More than 100 jobs set to be axed at Cranfield University

Cranfield University has today announced plans to reduce the number of staff.

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MP Iain Stewart pictured at school

Milton Keynes MP Iain Stewart relives being bullied at school for The Diana Award #Back2School Anti-Bullying Campaign

MP Iain Stewart has joined a long list of celebrities and public figures such as Rio Ferdinand, James McVey, Tom Daley Cathy Newman, Kelly Hoppen MBE, and Will Poulter to support the #Back2School anti-bullying campaign.

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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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Mayor David Hopkins cuts the ribbon to offically open the school

New primary school for Milton Keynes opens its doors

The new purpose-built Fairfields Primary School, part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning (IFtL) Multi-Academy Trust, opened on Tuesday.

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More than 1000 new school places created in Milton Keynes

More than 1000 new school places created in Milton Keynes

More than 1000 new school places have been created by Milton Keynes Council this year, meaning that more children than ever can attend a school close to home.

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Adult learners in Milton Keynes produce outstanding GCSE results

Adult learners in Milton Keynes produce outstanding GCSE results

Adults who have been studying with Community Learning MK have shown that learning doesn’t have to stop when you leave school, by achieving with outstanding GCSE results.

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GCSE Level Results Day 2017

GCSE results from across Milton Keynes

It’s that time of year again, when 16-year-olds across the city are collecting their exam results.

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