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Fight continues against Rokeby Fields plan

Protesters fighting to save Rokeby Playing Fields are urging residents to oppose a planning application to build two schools on the site.

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Rugby High School's new sports hall.

School’s new £1.4 million sports hall to open early

A Rugby school’s new £1.4 million sports hall looks set to open earlier than anticipated.

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Rugby youngster is on a roll

A teenager from Rugby is making waves in the travel and tourism trade including addressing a big conference as one of its speakers.

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Hillmorton Primary School's special visit NNL-161128-163554001

School’s sense of history gets pride of place

Pupils at Hillmorton Primary have been given a new book for the school library and a huge artwork for the school walls.

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Music students from Rugby School performing at a previous event

A concert with top talent at Rugby School

Talented Rugby School students will join forces with the renowned Birmingham Conservatoire for a charity concert this weekend.

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Rugby High's Jasmine Simms, second left, in Texas NNL-161122-100818001

Rugby student wins Texas tech trip

A sixth form student at Rugby High School was one of five lucky winners to enjoy an all-expenses paid trip to Houston, Texas, to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration.

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Rugby schools named top in the region

Two secondary schools in Rugby have been named as two of the top schools in the region.

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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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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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Pupils with some of their shoeboxes. NNL-160811-125423001

Rugby infant school gets in the Christmas spirit

Pupils at Boughton Leigh Infant School are living up to their school motto, which includes the words caring and sharing, by filling shoeboxes for needy children.

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Brooke School slideshow: Opening of groundbreaking beach school

Pictures from celebrations for new facility, which includes Blackpool tram

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Dunchurch Infant School and Nursery also teamed up with the club to support the campaign, in the village on the green off Coventry Road, opposite Cawston Lane. NNL-161017-151533001

Rugby Rotary Clubs join forces to tackle polio

The three Rotary Clubs in Rugby have joined forces to plant thousands of purple crocuses.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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Cymbeline Way on Woodlands has been improved by a new crossing. NNL-161018-143410001

Crossing boosts Bilton school safety

As the holiday arrives, Bilton Junior School pupils can look back on their first half-term with a new crossing in Cymbeline Way to make their going safer.

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Brooke School takes delivery of its tram NNL-161110-154529001

Blackpool tram brings seaside magic to Rugby beach

Rugby’s got many claims to fame as a railway town but it has broken new ground with the arrival of a Blackpool tram as a rather appropriate choice of outdoor classroom at Brooke School.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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A protest from earlier in the summer against building on Rokeby field. NNL-160919-113012001

Time for Rokeby residents to speak out

Time is running out to have a say on the current stage of the plans for the two new free schools at Rokeby which were on show at the recent exhibition on the estate.

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The all-important timeline shown at the exhibition. NNL-160928-133320001

Speak out now on Rokeby school plans

If the backers of the two free schools planned for the Rokeby area had any doubts about the resistance they face, that was removed at a public exhibition last week.

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Shire Hall, Warwick. NNL-161201-211317009

County says no to new grammar schools

New grammar schools have been officially opposed by county councillors after they debated the idea in a meeting last week.

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