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Rediscovering Fort Regent consultation

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being asked for their views on the future of Fort Regent as part of a public consultation which aims is to create a clear vision for Jersey’s largest sports and leisure centre. The consultation is being carried out by the Fort Regent Steering Group, led by Deputy Eddie Noel. It focuses on three […]

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Jersey Library expands its family tree research section

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Library is expanding the online resources available free to library members who want to research their ancestry or family tree. In order to meet an increasing demand from the public, the Library Service has now subscribed to two other popular sites, the well-known Ancestry.com and Forces War Records, both of which are free for […]

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Hautlieu head teacher to retire

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lesley Toms, the head teacher of Hautlieu School for the past 18 years, will be retiring from her post at the end of the summer term. Ms Toms, a former Hautlieu pupil herself, will be leaving at the end of the academic year after 39 years in the teaching profession. She began her career in […]

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Planning applications to be made for school improvement projects

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Planning applications will be submitted today for building projects that will extend and improve six schools in Jersey. The projects, which were approved by the States last year as part of the 2014 Budget, are: d’Auvergne School: Build seven extra classes at the back of the existing school to meet demand for places from children […]

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Transfer to secondary school gets under way

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s 10 and 11 year olds take their first step towards secondary school next week when parents are asked to confirm their place at one of the four States 11-16 schools. Parents of children who are currently in Year 6 (the final year) at a States primary have been sent a form from the Education, […]

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Parents reminded about Reception places – September 2014

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents who have not yet registered for a Reception place in a States primary school for September 2014 need to contact the Education Department this week in order to be considered for their first choice. The deadline for applications is Friday 10 January 2014. Information on how to register is available from the government website […]

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Building programme meets demand for extra primary school places

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six States schools are to be extended and improved to ensure Jersey has enough primary places as pupil numbers rise. Fourteen new classes are being added to States primary schools to cater for extra children who will come into the education system over the next few years. Seven of the classes will be built at […]

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Jersey A-level results 2013

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The overall pass rate for Jersey’s A-level results published today is 99.4%, which is on a par with last year (99.5%). This year a total of 474 Jersey students were entered for 1420 examinations Jersey’s overall results include students who took the International Baccalaureate. Their scores have been converted into A-level points and the corresponding […]

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Jersey schools help students tackle bullying

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

A team of anti-bullying trainers from BeatBullying, a leading international bullying prevention charity, will be in Jersey next week to work with primary and secondary schools. Students from across the Island will train to become BeatBullying mentors, providing support to their peers and becoming anti-bullying advocates in their community. Eight trainers, including the head of […]

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Education politicians to explore closer working

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Politicians involved in education in Guernsey and Jersey have committed to exploring further opportunities for collaboration between the two islands. Jersey’s Education Minister, Deputy Patrick Ryan, and Assistant Minister Deputy Roy Le Herissier travelled to Guernsey on 17 May to meet the five political members of Guernsey’s Education Board at the new Les Beaucamps High […]

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