GCSE results: Zoe fights ME to make grade

Herald Series:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A GIRL who missed the last six months of school ahead of her exams, due to the chronic fatigue condition ME, did not let it stop her passing her GCSEs.

GCSE joy for Zainab

Herald Series:

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

FROM jittery to joyful, these pictures capture what GCSE results meant to every pupil across Oxfordshire yesterday.

Headteachers criticise new policy of ‘half-time results’

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

SEVERAL headteachers refused to release their official results yesterday, criticising new Government policy.

It’s a photo finish for A-grade identical twins

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

EXAMINERS were seeing double when they marked the papers of identical twins Ben and Lewis Thorne, who got identical grades of nine A*s and three As.

Juggling exams with glory on the national stage

Herald Series:

8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OLYMPIC swimmers, athletes and even a Britain’s Got Talent contestant aced their exams.

GCSE success stories around the county

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is hard enough to get nine A*s, two As and a B in your GCSEs, but 16-year-old Maia Jordan has done it all while being a young carer at home.

Spires newcomer is clearly a fast learner

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

ANDREA Pinedo managed to secure seven GCSEs despite only starting the courses 11 months ago.

Two friends chalk up clutch of top grades

Herald Series:

7:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO friends at Didcot Girls’ School are celebrating a clutch of top grades.

Independent schools celebrate as they chalk up perfect pass rates

Herald Series: Dr Tim Hands

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S independent schools celebrated another year of success in their GCSE results.

Change hits county GCSE statistics

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE County Council said last night it cannot yet tell how many pupils are achieving the national target because of disparities in how results are being reported.

Classy pupils prove they're stars all round

Herald Series:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

TEACHERS across the county spoke of their pride as students opened some record-breaking GCSE results.

Oxford Academy results fall amid celebrations elsewhere

Herald Series:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE new headteacher of a failing academy has vowed to “get it right” next year after seeing a lower set of results than last year.

2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

Herald Series: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Herald Series: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

‘Exam changes likely to affect schools’ GCSEs’

Herald Series: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEADTEACHER has warned that GCSE results across Oxfordshire are likely to be more varied than usual, after examination rules were changed.

Schools are ‘revolutionising energy’

Herald Series:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SCHOOLS across Oxfordshire are getting ready to be switched on to green energy after getting solar panels installed over the summer holidays.

Have a say on school

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Monday 18th August 2014

There are 12 days left to comment on plans to build a new primary school as part of a 3,300-home development at Didcot.

Building work to start on £10m technical college

Herald Series: south oxfordshire district council logo

3:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is about to start at Didcot’s specialist college for scientific research, engineering and computing.

A-level results: pupils praised for 100 per cent passes

Herald Series:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WANTAGE: All 128 A-Level students at King Alfred’s Academy passed their exams with grades A* to E.

A-Level results: Cerebral palsy proves no barrier for Luke

Herald Series:

8:50am Friday 15th August 2014

King Alfred’s Academy pupil Luke Parsons didn’t let his disability get in the way of his A-Levels as he secured a place at Loughborough University to study computer science.

A-Level results: never too late to learn

Herald Series: Oxford brookes logo

8:40am Friday 15th August 2014

Mature students were among young people celebrating yesterday.

A-Level results: Magdalen College School stays top of the charts

Herald Series:

8:40am Friday 15th August 2014

MAGDALEN College School is again the top-performing school in Oxfordshire at A-Levels.

A-Level results: students with an extra reason to cheer

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MANY of Oxfordshire’s students who put in hours of hard work against the odds had an extra reason to cheer yesterday.

A-Level results: Learner driver does a results day double

Herald Series:

7:40am Friday 15th August 2014

A teenager celebrated a double success after following up her A-Level results by passing her driving test.

A-Level results: county bucks trend as national figures dip

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

7:30am Friday 15th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE looks to have bucked the national trend yesterday as the county’s pass rate remained stable despite a nationwide dip.

A-Level results: Pupils at troubled academy chalk up 100 per cent passes

Herald Series:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

TROUBLED Oxford Academy marked an important chapter in its bid to improve as all of its A-Level students passed for the first time in its history.

A-Level results: schools admit there's room for improvement

Herald Series:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

HEADTEACHERS across Oxfordshire have said they have more work to do as they confronted a mixed set of results yesterday.

Live A-Levels blog - results, pictures, reaction and tweets

Herald Series: It's A-Level day

10:39pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

It's A-Levels day so follow our results, updates, tweets and pictures from across the county's schools

2014 A-Level results school by school

Herald Series: It's A-Level day

7:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

Good morning. Here's our results, school by school, of this year's A-Levels exams

Pupils are logging on to a new way of learning

Herald Series:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Many would say children spend far too much time in front of computers, but SOPHIE SCOTT discovers that Oxfordshire schools are using children’s screen skills to their advantage

Chipping Norton School fashion student wins top contest

Herald Series:

11:30am Wednesday 13th August 2014

YOUNG fashion designers at Chipping Norton School took top honours in a national competition.

Schools given honours for looking after young carers

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:30am Monday 11th August 2014

SCHOOLS have been honoured for giving youngsters who care for family members extra support.

Schoolboy’s pictures of a life with brain injury are acclaimed

Herald Series:

12:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy with brain injury has had his therapeutic artworks displayed at a major London art gallery.

Education chief hits out at schools' 'lack of ambition'

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

SOME people in the county’s schools don’t have enough ambition for their pupils, Oxfordshire’s education chief has claimed.

Academies stymie council’s autism database

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

COUNCIL officials have been unable to put together a database of the number of Oxfordshire pupils on the autism spectrum who have been excluded from school.

University Technical College plans approved

Herald Series:

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S first specialist college for scientific research, computing and engineering was approved on Wednesday night.

Technical hub appoints its first principal

Herald Series:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE man who will head up Oxfordshire’s first University Technical College (UTC) has been appointed.

Academy sponsor hits back at charity’s claims of pupil failure

Herald Series:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN academy sponsor in the city has been judged to be “failing” to improve the prospects for disadvantaged children.

Schools told 'stop hoarding or we will claw back cash'

Herald Series:

5:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

SCHOOLS have been warned they should stop hoarding the £18m they have in reserves and “spend on today’s children”.

Academy exploring final frontier

Herald Series:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS caught a glimpse of the future when they looked around the UK’s first space academy in Banbury.

Traffic system aims to ease school problem

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A ONE-WAY system is to be set up outside Eynsham Primary School from September to alleviate traffic problems.

Pupils asked to create a vision

Herald Series:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been asked to create a vision of the future for a business park.

Abingdon & Witney College handed £4m building boost

Herald Series:

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COLLEGE has been handed a £4m boost to build a new centre to train youngsters in core engineering skills.

Kidlington school board of governors chairwoman stepping down

Herald Series:

10:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AFTER a quarter of a century as a governor at Gosford Hill School, Doreen Rose is stepping down having learned and changed a great deal.

Great Western primary will take 60 pupils in first year

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE body appointed to run the new Great Western Park Academy in Didcot has published its proposed admissions criteria.

Minister will have final say on school expansion plans

Herald Series:

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PRIMARY school’s plan to expand by building on its sports field will go all the way to the top for a final decision.

One in 15 pupils taught in temporary classrooms

Herald Series:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ONE in every 15 children in the county has been taught in a temporary classroom in the last year.

Retirement beckons as school term ends

Herald Series:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

As schoolchildren look forward to a summer of freedom, education reporter SOPHIE SCOTT speaks to teachers saying a more permanent farewell to lessons as they prepare for retirement

Plans for new primary school move forward

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW primary school on a 1,000-home estate will take pressure off the current village school, it is hoped.

School’s maths and science to get £4m home

Herald Series:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A SCHOOL has started work on a new £4m mathematics and science building.

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