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Tadcaster Primary Academy’s Early Years outdoor area has been successfully upgraded

Tadcaster Primary Academy’s Early Years outdoor area has been successfully upgraded thanks to the design and construction skills of a team from housebuilder Avant Homes North Yorkshire.   The project, which was done on a charitable basis, is part of Avant Homes’ ongoing commitment to supporting and enhancing the local communities where it builds.   The renovated area provides an enhanced and safe outdoor learning environment for the students, with a focus on fostering creativity, exploration and physical activity.   It has been designed to have a positive impact on the students’ physical and cognitive development, providing them with a
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Alan Titchmarsh visits Horticap

Alan Titchmarsh is the patron of Horticap, and visited the centre on Otely Road, in Harrogate today (17 May 2023). Horticap has a team of volunteers, and staff, who provide adults with learning and other disabilities training in horticulture, allied crafts and rural skills. He is a proud advocate of what Horticap does, and how it aligns with own beliefs on what an understanding of the natural world can do. Horticap is going through a period of development with a new building, shop and café. Outside work is just completing on a new garden, and there is a nature trail. Harrogate Informer …


Welcome return of school’s American Exchange

Students have enjoyed an action-packed trip to Maine as part of Rossett School’s long-running American Exchange scheme. Now in its 36th year, Rossett’s programme of exchange visits with Falmouth Middle School has made a very welcome return this year after an enforced break during the coronavirus pandemic. As well as attending lessons with their exchange partners, Rossett students took part in a variety of educational and leisure activities during the two weeks of their visit. This included a visit to Portland Lighthouse and the historic landmark Victoria Mansion, a fishing trip to catch lobsters, and evening entertainment such as bowling Harrogate Informer …