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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Apply for 2017 school places by Sunday

The process for applying to primary, junior and middle schools in Hertfordshire closes on Sunday (January 15).

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Sat results across Dacorum

Sat results across Dacorum

Test scores for 11-year-olds’ reading, writing and maths have been released for schools across Dacorum.

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Spurs star helps to unveil new Premier League academy in Hemel Hempstead

Soccer star Harry Winks is heading back to school, to launch a new academy which links his club and his former school.

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Students' preview of The Forum

Students preview The Hub

We believe the children are our future – although we also believe that a new-look council, library and voluntary services hub are our future too.

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Sharp drop in Herts schools’ test results

The number of primary school children making good progress in reading, writing and maths has fallen sharply over the last 12 months, after the government changed its tests.

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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 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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