Rugby Rotary Clubs join forces to tackle polio

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Rugby High pupils bury their time capsules. NNL-160926-154340001

Rugby High pupils hide their memories away

Students at Rugby High have filled time capsules to be buried inside their new sports hall.

Its been a very happy return to Bilton Junior School for former pupils Jonathan Evans and Beth Gale, who are now on the teaching staff and are pictured here with head Alex Norton, launching the hunt for other past students. NNL-160916-105638001

Bilton Junior School pupils... where are you now?

It’s got to be a good sign when past pupils are happy to kick off their teaching careers by heading back to their former school.

Bradley Lowe as Fantastic Mr Fox.

Splendiferous Roald Dahl characters brought to life

Some of Roald Dahl’s marvellous character creations were spotted out and about in Rugby this week.

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Campaigners hand over the petition

Rokeby playing field petition backed by 2,000 names

A petition signed by 2,000 people has been handed over to Rugby Borough Council calling on its leader to lobby civil servants about the value of under-threat playing fields.

What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Roanna Pedley and Weronika Kowalczuk

Top class results at Avon Valley

Rugby’s Avon Valley School has desribed its GCSE results as “excellent”.

GCSE results.

Lawrence Sheriff pupils excel once again

Lawrence Sheriff students have achieved another excellent set of GCSE results.


Broad smiles for Princethorpe’s GCSE pupils

Students at Princethorpe College near Rugby had much to cheer today (Thursday) as GCSE results were released.

Students received their exam results today

Record-breaking GCSE success for Rugby High School

Students at Rugby High School set a new record for GCSE results today (Thursday).

Singer Beth Tysall, front centre, with pupils at Bilton Junior School

Community singer shares here passion for music at school

Rugby singer Beth Tysall has been showing pupils at Bilton Junior School just how it’s done, writes Ann Evans.

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