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Hillmorton junior school steps out in special tribute run

There was a special reason for a junior school in Hillmorton to stage a Race for Life on Thursday in aid of Cancer Research

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The first pupils at Princethorpe College

Pupils and staff mark 50th anniversary of Princethorpe College

Pupils and staff at Princethorpe College have been celebrating a great milestone in the school’s history throughout this academic year.

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Year 8 students have a sneak preview of the Ashlawn exhibition.

Ashlawn’s artistic endeavours on show

Ashlawn School is throwing open its doors this week for the community to see the work of Year 13 students on the new-look art and photography A-level course.

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Ed Balls visited Claremont Children's Centre in 2009 as the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, accompanied by former Rugby MP Andy King

Plans to replace eight Rugby children’s centres with three ‘family hubs’

Children’s services in Rugby are under threat as the county council is consulting on plans to replace eight centres with ‘family hubs’.

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Taya Adams was a winner in the reading competition in the national 2017 Reading Recovery Awards. Photo: Boughton Leigh Infant School NNL-170613-143551001

Rugby schoolgirl Taya wins national award for reading

A six-year-old schoolgirl from Rugby won a national reading competition after doing exceptionally well in class.

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One of the letters sent to parents by Warwickshire County Council without postage. Photo: Dale Keeling NNL-171206-122446001

Warwickshire parents pay for council letters sent without postage

Parents across Warwickshire were made to pay to receive letters from the county council as they were accidentally sent without postage.

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A bus struggled to get past parked cars in Long Lawford as parents collected their children from school NNL-170206-102324001

Residents bemoan parking chaos outside Long Lawford school

Residents are at the end of their tether with the chaos caused by motorists parking their cars inconsiderately to pick their children up from school in Long Lawford.

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School classrooms like this one could be hit by budget cuts

Primary schools urge parents to take action over funding cuts

Primary schools across Rugby borough have sent impassioned letters to parents urging them to join the fight against cuts to funding.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans 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 schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Northlands Primary School pupils help build a pond dipping area at Draycote Water. Photo: Severn Trent NNL-170519-151846001

School children help build new habitat at Draycote Water

Schoolchildren were invited to help contractors build a pond dipping area at Draycote Water in a great example of teamwork.

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Helen Richardson-Walsh poses for a selfie with Rugby High School PE teachers NNL-170516-155115001

Olympic hockey gold medallist opens Rugby school’s new sports hall

Olympic hockey gold medallist Helen Richardson-Walsh officially opened Rugby High School’s new £1.4m sports hall last Thursday.

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Crescent Schools Year 4 with Sue Melia (left), headteacher Huw Marshall (centre left) and Tony Melia (centre right). Photo: Crescent School NNL-170515-121105001

Rugby primary school pupils raise nearly £1,000 for Malawi charity

A Rugby primary school presented a cheque for nearly £1,000 to a locally-run charity supporting people in Malawi.

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A bus could not get through as motorists had parked on both sides of Townsend Lane in Long Lawford NNL-171005-111749001

Frustration as gridlock outside Long Lawford school

Calls have been made for restricted parking outside Long Lawford Primary School after two buses were stuck because of inconsiderate parking.

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Harris Academy drama students perform The Snow Dragons by Lizzie Nunnery at National Theatre's Connections Festival at Royal and Derngate theatre in Northampton. Photo: Harris Academy NNL-170405-121958001

Rugby drama students impress at world’s largest youth theatre festival

Drama students impressed professional dramatists with their performance in the largest youth theatre festival in the world.

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Evha Jannath. Photo: SWNS

Girl who died at Drayton Manor was former Rugby schoolgirl

The tragic girl who died after falling off a ride at Drayton Manor theme park yesterday (Tuesday, May 9) used to go to school in Rugby.

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All the pupils which took part in the challenge

Young engineers from Kenilworth and Balsall Common take part in F1 challenge

Thirty pupils from Kenilworth and Balsall Common primary schools took part in the F1 in Schools Jaguar Primary School Challenge last week.

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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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The message is clear from residents in the Rokeby area... NNL-170305-104751001

D-Day looms in battle over Rugby free school plans

A long-running battle over a much-loved green space is entering the crunch phase with a decision looming on building two free schools there.

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Lawrence Sheriff pupils get financial advice from Hinckley and Rugby NNL-170428-120322001

Sheriff pupils get a flying start to financial futures

Lawrence Sheriff School pupils found out all about money during a special event sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.

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New Bilton School head Ranjit Samra with with David Wood, Georgia Tolchard, Rachel Crabb, Rahul Vadukul and Claire Walters - the school has now adopted the Southam motto, Be the best you can be! NNL-170425-115251001

Exclusive: Bilton School ready for bold new era

The start of the new term this week heralded the dawn of a new era for Bilton School as it gets a makeover, Southam College-style.

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