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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.

Kind-hearted children support Elland Rotary Christmas appeal

Children at St Patrick's School spread festive spirit with gifts

Spooky anthology created by Marsden resident Joanne Mitchinson in aid of children's hospice

Spooky stories may have many people running behind their sofas but one Marsden author hopes that it will at least encourage them to reach into their purse for charity on the way.

Big lottery grant secures new archery club is on target for success

The funding also includes a six week introductory course

Thousands flock to Lindley Winter Food Fair and raise £3,000

The event took place at Lindley Infant School and raised funds for St St Stephen's Parish Church

School News

Kind-hearted children support Elland Rotary Christmas appeal

Children at St Patrick's School spread festive spirit with gifts

Touring Australian youngsters set for football matches in Huddersfield

There will be an international flavour to the showdowns at Shelley and Newsome

Milnsbridge school's "challenging journey" was worth the effort says Ofsted

Ofsted
Praise for school which turns itself around

Obituary: Brian Gavin, Huddersfield-born founder of two mining companies

Brian Gavin lived in the USA and co-founded the firms Franconia Minerals Corporation and Minera Andes

Kirklees College take on Vanarama Conference Premier youngsters

Lincoln City Under 18s provide big test for college team

Remember Me: Screen success for BBC1 drama is good for town's film profile - plus sneak peak of episode two!

Mark Brooke, director of North Light Film Studios who brought the production to Huddersfield, said it was great for the town
Greenhead College

Huddersfield's Greenhead College crowned country's top 6th form college

The college claimed top spot in the prestigious Sunday Times Parent Power list, which rates the UK’s top 2,000 state and independent schools

Lady Gaga studies? University of Huddersfield academic looks at icon's Telephone hit

Lady Gaga in Manchester
Dr Lisa Colton has contributed to Lady Gaga and Popular Music - Performing Gender, Fashion and Culture

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