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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.

Termrim Construction managing director Graeme Bird with placement students Kyle Davies, left, Andrew Walton, Ashley Piergianni and Wesley Barlow

Termrim takes on four students for placement year

Termrim Construction has provided industrial placements for students from Nottingham Trent and Sheffield Hallam universities

Just 70 responses from 2000 people contacted over Kirklees Council plans for special school changes

Longley School
Longley and Lydgate schools affected by Kirklees Council plans

The Isaac Nash Trust sell 1,000 fundraising wristbands in just two days

Red wristbands in memory of Isaac Nash who was swept out to sea at Anglesey on August 29
The Trust asks for £1 donation per band and another 3,000 are being ordered

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!
Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece

From Tamagotchis to Trolls, Beanie Babies to Baby G watches - here's 53 childhood crazes you're sure to remember

How many of these childhood fads do you remember?
How many of these playground sensations to you remember?

School News

Longley School

Just 70 responses from 2000 people contacted over Kirklees Council plans for special school changes

Longley and Lydgate schools affected by Kirklees Council plans

Four students awarded scholarships to study at Hipperholme Grammar School

Academic, sporting and musical success was key

Ofsted 'kick up the backside' spurs Newsome High on to some of best GCSE improvements in Kirklees

Newsome High School, Newsome, Huddersfield
School reacts to Ofsted report
Cabin crew students Zane Saghir and Chelsea Brown outside the airline training unit

Up, up and away with Kirklees College after contract to provide cabin crew training

College signs contract to provide airline training

Travellers move onto Fartown Green

Travellers vehicles on Fartown Green, Huddersfield.
Local homeowners complained they had driven directly across the playground to set up camp on a sports field - ironically only a few yards away from Fartown police station

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Film Festival red carpet for Wooldale girl - take a look at the trailer for the film everyone is raving about
Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

University of Huddersfield experts say tomorrow's Scottish referendum is 'too close to call'

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum
Experts give their views on the big vote


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