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Majority of Milton Keynes schools ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ say Ofsted

The majority of schools in Milton Keynes have been judged good or outstanding by Ofsted in the latest report.

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Milton Keynes school punishes boy, 11, for wearing shorts

Milton Keynes school punishes boy, 11, for wearing shorts

A furious mum has hit out at her son’s teachers after they put him in isolation for wearing school SHORTS during the heatwave.

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Open University in Milton Keynes jobs at risk ahead of ‘overhaul’

Open University in Milton Keynes jobs at risk ahead of ‘overhaul’

The Open University, approaching its 50th year, is launching a radical overhaul to ‘ensure it is ready’ for the challenges of the next half century.

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Dr Julie Mills announces the new brand

Milton Keynes College launches a ‘vibrant new brand’

Milton Keynes College has set about creating a new identity, to reflect the energetic, vibrant and people focused ethos of the leading learning environment.

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Milton Keynes College students take centre stage at annual awards

Milton Keynes College students take centre stage at annual awards

Milton Keynes College honoured its learners and their achievements on Thursday at the Students of the Year Awards.

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Half term fun at Bletchley Park

Are you looking for something to do this half term? Look no further than Bletchley Park, who have that cracked!

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Mum hits out at school ban on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at a school for banning the gadgets.

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Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge opens the Claire Clark Academy at Milton Keynes College

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge opens the Claire Clark Academy at Milton Keynes College

Amongst a crowd of professional chefs, including the holder of three Michelin Stars, Pierre Koffmann and Chef Patissier Benoit Blin MCA, and some well-known local faces, such as Reece Collier, head pastry chef at The Grove Hotel and Daniel Richardson, Head Chef at Hartwell House Hotel, Milton Keynes College proudly opened its exciting new Patisserie Academylast night.

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Fears Milton Keynes’ schools could lose out on £14.75m windfall

Fears Milton Keynes’ schools could lose out on £14.75m windfall

Schools all over Milton Keynes will lose out on a mammoth £14.75 million windfall if a government U turn goes ahead.

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Milton Keynes primary school headteacher earns more than Prime Minister Theresa May

Milton Keynes primary school headteacher earns more than Prime Minister Theresa May

A headteacher who earns as much as the Prime Minister has blasted her in a school newsletter for spending £995 on a pair of trousers.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Milton Keynes businessman invents app for social media privacy

The prickly problem of whether or not to post photos of your children on social media has been solved by a Milton Keynes entrepreneur.

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“Embrace these kids, rather than complain about them,” says Milton Keynes councillor

“Embrace these kids, rather than complain about them,” says Milton Keynes councillor

Parents petitioning against a home for vulnerable young people opening next to a primary school have been urged to stop worrying and embrace the concept instead.

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MPMC Science & Technology festival

Milton Keynes Technology and Science Festival to offer hands-on experience

A festival to celebrate and inspire careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is to be held in Milton Keynes this summer.

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MPMC Walton High rubbish game

Milton Keynes students create rubbish game to help promote recycling

Walton High’s Young Enterprise Group, ‘Fusion’ have created an interactive classroom game to help promote recycling and waste reduction to a teenage audience.

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Kick Start your career at Milton Keynes College’s open event

Kick Start your career at Milton Keynes College’s open event

On Tuesday 16 May, prospective learners are invited to take a look inside Milton Keynes College’s Bletchley Campus, as it showcases its courses, tutors and facilities.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Is Milton Keynes any closer to a new university?

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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