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A Derbyshire school which hit the headlines for allowing its children to wear slippers has won praise for its achievements in Maths.
Findern Primary has received a letter from the Department for Education congratulating it on being in the top two per cent of schools in the country for its Maths SATs results.
100 per cent of pupils attained the expected or above standard in the tests taken last summer.
In January of this year, the school decided to allow children to wear their slippers in lessons.
Headteacher Emma Titchener introduced the comfy option after finding out about research showing "shoeless learning" can improve behaviour and classwork. Staff will evaluate the success of the scheme in July.
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ITV News Central has been told that a teaching assistant strike will still take place in Derby next week.
TA's have been striking over changes to their contract that they say leaves them with 25% less pay.
This week, Derby City Council offered UNISON a new deal. The authority said they would allow a representative nominated by UNISON to review the scoring and job content of a Special Needs Teaching Assistant.
However, UNISON has told us the strike will still go ahead on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week.