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Can you donate to silent auction?

Bovingdon Pre-School is looking for prizes to be donated for its silent auction on December 15.

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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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Tring School boys swim team.

Tring School swimmers reach London finals

Tring School boys swim team attended the qualifying round of the English Schools Swimming Association held in Watford, competing in the front crawl and medley relays.

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Apply now for school places this coming year

The process for applying to primary, junior and middle schools in Hertfordshire opened today (Monday, November 11).

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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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Hemel nursery falls from Outstanding to Requires Improvement

A day nursery has seen its Ofsted inspection rating plummet, just 12 months after it was rated ‘Outstanding’.

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Don’t be a Twit, go to Lockers Park

Lockers Park School will hold on open dayfor prospective pupils and parents on Saturday from 10.30am-12.30pm.

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Hertfordshire needs 535 new classrooms by 2020

44 new schools must be built in Hertfordshire within the next four years to accommodate the rising number of young people.

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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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Takeover Day 2015

Marlowes’ new management is top of the class

Marlowes shopping centre welcomed its new management team on Wednesday (September 28), when students from Micklem Primary School visited as part of a nationwide initiative by the Children’s Commissioner.

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Picture perfect as awards are dished out

The winners have been announced in a popular school photo competition, run by Aitchisons Estate Agents and Westbrook Hay Prep School.

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Why Longdean School fell short on hygiene inspection

The headteacher of Longdean School has vowed to improve its food hygiene rating after it emerged that wrong knives were used to cut food and ‘fridge handles were dirty’.

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Young readers

Young readers booked a place in the record books after Hertfordshire’s most successful Summer Reading Challenge to date.

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County’s primary schools are top of the class

Hertfordshire primary schools are the best performing in the East of England, according to latest figures.

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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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Get planning for next year’s school applications

Get planning for next year’s school applications

The new school year 
may just be about to start but it’s already time for parents and carers to start planning ahead for next year.

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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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It's that time of year again as the GCSE results are announced

LIVE: GCSE results Dacorum

Follow our live updates from across Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring on GCSE results day.

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