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Schools that will be closed today (Tuesday) in and around the Warwick District

On Monday thousands of schools across the country were closed because of the snow.

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Rugby primary school closed after norovirus outbreak

A Rugby primary school has been closed for a deep-clean following an outbreak of norovirus.

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Campaigners hoping to save Warwickshire's children's centres protesting near the Houses of Parliament after being invited by Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western

Last chance to save Warwickshire's children's centres comes to nothing

A last-ditch attempt to keep all of Warwickshire’s children’s centres open after a decision to close 25 of them has failed.
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When do the Christmas school holidays start in Warwickshire?

Christmas half term in Rugby will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for you kids, which every parent needs to jot down.

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Warwickshire County Council's Cabinet voted to close 25 of the 39 children's centres in the county

Children's centres across Warwickshire will close after council vote

The future of children's centres in Warwickshire has been sealed after councillors agreed to close 25 centres across the county to save £1.12 million.
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Rugby primary school forced to close after lit fireworks thrown at children

A Rugby primary school is closed today (Wednesday November 8) after travellers threw lit fireworks in the direction of school children over the course of two days.
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(Right) Mike Fielding.

Retired Rugby teacher sets up Sierra Leone school

A retired Rugby teacher has returned from Sierra Leone and spoken of his time battling government corruption, teaching  ex-child soldiers and taking measures to protect villagers from Ebola.

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Left to right: Linda Wainscot, Andrew Taylor and Richard Coppell, development director for Urban & Civic, outside St Gabriels CofE Primary Academy.

Rugby's newest school opens doors to parents

Rugby’s newest school is set to open its doors to parents this week in a series of information events ahead of the school welcoming its first children in September 2018.

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Paddox Primary School.

Rugby school 'delighted' over police plan to tackle problem parking

Rugby Town East Safer Neighbourhood team is set to patrol Paddox Primary School after residents identified unsafe parking as a serious issue in the area.
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Gaming for 15 hours a week improves learning according to new research

Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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Controversial Long Lawford Primary head to leave for personal reasons

The controversial headteacher of Long Lawford Primary School is set to leave for personal reasons.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Lawrence Sheriff School and Lutterworth High School set for joint work in new trust

Lawrence Sheriff School and Lutterworth High School have announced plans to create a new multi-academy trust (MAT) called The Sheriff Trust.

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Head teacher Catherine Crisp and deputy head Craig McKee celebrate with students

Hillmorton Primary School celebrates outstanding Ofsted rating

Pupils, parents and staff at Hillmorton Primary School are celebrating the school receiving an Ofsted outstanding score in a recent inspection.
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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Avon Valley School celebrates ‘strong’ GCSE results

Avon Valley School is celebrating a ‘strong’ set of GCSE results.

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GCSEs: Ashlawn School ‘delighted’ at results

Pupils and staff at Ashlawn School were delighted to find in excess of 4 out of every 5 students exceeded a Level 4 in English and in Maths.

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GCSEs: Lutterworth High School receives GCSE results for first time

Pupils and staff at Lutterworth High School are celebrating the school’s first ever set of GCSE results as it becomes an 11-16 school.

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GCSEs: Harris Church of England Academy celebrates 15% improvement since last year

Harris Church of England Academy is celebrating a 15% improvement in its GCSE results compared with last year.

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GCSEs: Bilton School ‘very pleased’ with results

Bilton School is very pleased with this year’s GCSE results, with 59% of students achieving a pass grade of 4 or above in both English and Maths.

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