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Education

All the latest education news, comment and analysis on schools, nurseries, colleges, universities, further and higher education and teaching from across Kirklees, including the University of Huddersfield, Kirklees College, Greenhead College and Huddersfield New College.

Frozen movie

Festival of Light 2014: Frozen singalong revealed for event - plus more acts revealed

Plenty of attractions for families but main stage act has yet to be announced

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery

Taxi driver Ikram Hussain and his wife Humaira fined for taking child out of Paddock school to attend his mother's funeral in Pakistan

Funeral service included 40 days of prayer

Reactiv recruits successful apprentices

Four apprentices have gained NVQs and full-time jobs after training with Elland direct marketing business Reactiv

School News

Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

After living in the small village of Helme for 17 years, Stuart and Cindy McLain are upping sticks and heading for the warmer climes of Turkey

Aaaw! Cute pup Cosmo, owned by Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell, aims to be Parliament's top dog

Simon Reevell MP's dog Cosmo
Simon and fox terrier hope to succeed in dog-eat-dog world of politics

Taxi driver Ikram Hussain and his wife Humaira fined for taking child out of Paddock school to attend his mother's funeral in Pakistan

Funeral service included 40 days of prayer
Frozen movie

Festival of Light 2014: Frozen singalong revealed for event - plus more acts revealed

Plenty of attractions for families but main stage act has yet to be announced

Kirklees Business Week hailed a stunning success

Almost 800 people were involved in the Kirklees Business Conference at the John Smith's Stadium

Kirklees College students work on wartime memorial to First World War fallen

Local artist Andy Farr, working with tutor Clare Grace and her students, is looking for information on the men featured so they can create an art project in their memory – and is appealing for help from local people
Kate Adie (right) with Prof Alison Fell at Huddersfield Town Hall

Huddersfield Literature Festival to be staged from March 5-15 2015

Line-up now being organised but will include the art of Japanese storytelling and Huddersfield author Joanne Harris

Huddersfield and District Family History Society helps Honley historian Cyril Ford with a new book on World War One

Society holding its fair on November 8 at Cathedral House in Huddersfield

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