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Bedford school’s pupils prepare to put their work on show

Budding young artists are preparing to showcase their work in a gallery-style summer exhibition.

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Tickford Park Primary School in Newport Pagnell

Headteacher hits out in emotional letter of resignation after Ofsted inspection at Milton Keynes primary school

A Milton Keynes primary school headteacher has resigned with “great sadness” because she disagrees with the government’s unrealistic expectations of children.

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Make a splash at The Little Mermaid ballet workshop at Milton Keynes Theatre

Young aspiring dancers are invited to immerse themselves in an underwater world during a special ballet workshop at Milton Keynes Theatre on Saturday.

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Wood End First School

National accolade for quality awarded to first school in Milton Keynes

Staff, pupils and parents at Wood End First School in Stantonbury are thrilled that their school has been awarded the Quality Lead Award from education charity Achievement for All (AfA).

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VIDEO: 96% of Milton Keynes children get first choice primary school place, what to do if you didn’t?

Thousands of Milton Keynes pupils found out on Monday which primary school they will be attending in September.

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REVEALED: The best primary schools rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted across Milton Keynes

Thousands of parents in Milton Keynes will find out which primary school their children have been allocated today (Monday April 16) and here are the best based on Ofsted inspections.

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When do parents in Milton Keynes find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Milton Keynes will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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City’s first Poet Laureate joins youngsters for day at Stony Stratford library

City’s first Poet Laureate joins youngsters for day at Stony Stratford library

The first Poet Laureate for Milton Keynes, Mark Niel, was warmly welcomed by pupils who visited Stony Stratford Library for a special event.

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World Health Day

Kiddies at Milton Keynes day nursery become doctors and nurses

Children at one of the city nurseries proved it is never too young to take an interest in health and wellbeing when they celebrated World Health Day.

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St Paul's Catholic School firework demo

Pyrotechnics expert helps Milton Keynes students discover the fascinating science behind fireworks

Students discovered the science behind fireworks when renowned pyrotechnician Matthew Tosh spent a day at their school.

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Georgina Masefield, new head at Akeley Wood School. ''Picture: James Rudd

Outdoor-loving Aussie with academics at heart joins Milton Keynes school

An academic with a rebellious streak and a love for vintage cars and Anglo Saxon archaeology is bringing change to Akeley Wood School.

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Open mic night at Denbigh School

Performers take to the stage for Milton Keynes school’s inaugural open mic night

An impressive line-up of singers, poets and musicians entertained an audience of friends and family at Denbigh School’s first ever open mic night.

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Conservative candidate for Campbell Park and Old Woughton Terry Baines

'Village Green Revolution' promised by Milton Keynes Conservatives

Well used-green spaces will be given the best protection possible from unwanted and inappropriate housing developments under a Conservative run Council, according to the party.

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Police

Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Eaton Mill

Council funding to continue at Bletchley nursery in light of new Ofsted inspection

Following a judgement of ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted, Milton Keynes Council had been making plans to stop funding places at Eaton Mill nursery.

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Fairfields Primary School storytelling visit

It’s happy ever after for Milton Keynes pupils after World Book Day stories

Stories are brought to life when they are read aloud so primary school pupils were captivated at a World Book Day storytelling event organised by a housebuilder.

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Schools from Milton Keynes take on stratospheric task at rotary technology tournament

Schools from Milton Keynes take on stratospheric task at rotary technology tournament

Resourceful youngsters had just their ingenuity and a box of materials to use when they took on the role of engineers in this year’s national Rotary Technology Tournament.

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JPR Conference 2018 at Campbell Park

Action packed day of outdoor activities for Milton Keynes junior rangers at park conference

More than 60 school children from across the city enjoyed an action-packed day of outdoor activities during a conference at Campbell Park.

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Artist's impression of how the new MK:U Milton Keynes University will look when it opens in 2023.

Voice of the Milton Keynes Citizen: ‘New university will give MK a real step change’

Our take on the issues in Milton Keynes this week.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Designs revealed for new university in Milton Keynes

Plans have finally been revealed for a new university in Milton Keynes - with Cranfield University being announced as the education provider.

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