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Milton Keynes schoolchildren celebrate MK50 with mass balloon release

Children at Greenleys First School celebrated MK50 earlier today, by each releasing a green helium filled balloon into the sky.

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331 fewer teachers in Milton Keynes by 2019, thanks to £12million funding cut

331 fewer teachers in Milton Keynes by 2019, thanks to £12million funding cut

There will be 331 fewer teacher in MK’s state schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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Baroness Young to visit school in Milton Keynes

Baroness Young to visit school in Milton Keynes

Lord Grey School will host a talk from a member of the House of Lords next Friday (Jan 27) to encourage students to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process. Baroness Young will meet with students for an hour to talk about the work and role of the House of Lords. This will be followed by a question and answer session on various aspects of the parliamentary process and life at Westminster generally.

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Milton Keynes student makes shortlist for British Education Award

Milton Keynes student makes shortlist for British Education Award

A Milton Keynes College Engineering student, who has set his sights on NASA, has been shortlisted for a prestigious British Education Award.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Plans for new Milton Keynes university leaves boffins battling

Plans for new Milton Keynes university leaves boffins battling

Plans to build a new world-famous university in Milton Keynes are causing a behind-the-scenes battle of the 
boffins.

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Parents reminded to apply for school places for children in Milton Keynes

Parents reminded to apply for school places for children in Milton Keynes

Parents and carers with children who are due to start school for the first time or transfer from infant to junior school in September 2017 are being reminded to apply for a school place in plenty of time before the deadline on Sunday 15 January 2017.

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Milton Keynes primary school the first to achieve new ‘asthama friendly’ status in the area

Milton Keynes Primary PRU was officially awarded “Asthma Friendly Status” on December 15.

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January deadlines loom for children starting school in Milton Keynes

January deadlines loom for children starting school in Milton Keynes

The council is urging parents of children due to start primary school this September, to enrol them by January 15.

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Parents launch petition to battle new uniform policy at a Milton Keynes school

Parents launch petition to battle new uniform policy at a Milton Keynes school

Parents of students at Milton Keynes Academy are rallying together to fight the new uniform policy.

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Shanghai duo visit maths hub at Denbigh school in Milton Keynes

Shanghai duo visit maths hub at Denbigh school in Milton Keynes

Two teachers from Shanghai are making the most of being part of the Enigma Maths Hub, based at Denbigh School.

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Milton Keynes school collects donations for Open Door

Milton Keynes school collects donations for Open Door

Green Park School in Newport Pagnell have been collecting food, clothes and toiletries to donate to a local homeless charity.

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Can you help find a school’s stolen pet chickens?

Can you help find a school’s stolen pet chickens?

Primary school pupils were reduced to tears after cruel crooks stole four pet chickens they had watched hatch from eggs.

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Council enforce truancy crackdown in Milton Keynes

Council enforce truancy crackdown in Milton Keynes

More than 20 parents were stopped by anti-truancy patrols in a recent city centre crackdown on pupils who were absent from school.

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Religious studies teacher from Milton Keynes who downloaded indecent images of children is spared jail

Religious studies teacher from Milton Keynes who downloaded indecent images of children is spared jail

A religious studies teacher who downloaded more than 250 indecent images of children, has been spared jail.

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Pre-school standards in Milton Keynes

Young children from 
deprived backgrounds 
are more likely to meet 
government targets in 
Milton Keynes than they are almost anywhere else in the country.

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'Park Smart' initiative at the Caroline Haslett School

Parents asked to ‘Park Smart’ at Caroline Haslett School in Milton Keynes

The Council’s Road Safety Team has been working with pupils and teachers at Caroline Haslett School in Shenley Lodge to improve safety outside the school.

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Milton Keynes College announces new -elearning course in nursing and midwifery

Milton Keynes College announces new -elearning course in nursing and midwifery

Milton Keynes College has announced the launch of a new online Higher Education access course, specifically designed for students looking to carve a career in nursing, midwifery or social care.

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Milton Keynes students step into top roles for Takeover Day

Milton Keynes students step into top roles for Takeover Day

Six young people took over Milton Keynes’ top jobs for Takeover Day on Friday, a national event led by the Children’s Commissioner for England.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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