Awards for High School students

Spalding High school students honoured last year’s Year 11 students and their excellent GCSE results with an afternoon of celebration.

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Gardening prizes for Spalding and West Pinchbeck schools

Two local schools scooped prizes in a competition aimed at growing awareness of the problems caused by food waste, fats, oils and grease blocking sewer pipes.

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UA Holbeach scoop Elite 11 title for second time

For the second year running University Academy Holbeach scooped Boston College’s annual ‘Elite 11’ event yesterday (Thursday), with Bourne Academy coming second.

Spalding High School U16 netball team have won the county title

Girls are county netball champions

Spalding High School U16s have won the County Netball Championship

Running man Ben Smith with pupils at Long Sutton Primary School. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG211116-118TW

Marathons legend Ben Smith inspires Long Sutton children

Multiple marathons maestro and anti-bullying campaigner Ben Smith shared his inspirational life story with children and parents in Long Sutton.

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Spalding primary school joins national elite

Ofted outstanding St Norbert’s Roman Catholic Primary School has proved its class yet again by joining the nation’s elite in the 2016 Phonics Screening Check.

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Football was the name of the game at Spalding Academy

A record 28 teams from 21 schools took part in the Lincolnshire South East School Games football tournament at Spalding Academy.


VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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A night of celebration and farewells in Spalding

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award students 
received their medals at a presentation held at Spalding Grammar School on Thursday evening.

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‘Big Cig’ visits Clough and Risegate Community Primary School

Pupils at Clough and Risegate Community Primary School learned about the dangers of smoking during a special visit from South Holland District Council’s Food, Health and Safety Team.

Members of Lincolnshire Music Service perform a trombone quartet with youngsters from Leasingham St Andrew's Primary School.  Photo by David Hodgson.

Musicians in Lincolnshire handed £29 million lift by the Government

Young musicians in South Holland and Lincolnshire can break into song after securing a share of £300 million in government funding over the next four years.

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Historic step for Spalding Academy

Spalding Academy will serve as a dynamic hub of excellence in Holocaust teaching and learning after becoming a University College London (UCL) Beacon School.

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Outstanding Ofsted at Abbey 345 Pre-School, Crowland.

Crowland Pre-school is outstanding

Staff at the Abbey 345 Pre-School in Crowland are celebrating after being judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted.

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World Diabetes Day at St Bartholomew's School, West Pinchbeck

Onesie fundraiser at West Pinchbeck

Staff and pupils at St 
Bartholomew’s Church of England Primary School had ‘onesie’ thing in mind on Monday – and that was to raise funds for World Diabetes Day.

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Highly motivated head is running ‘Good’ school at Sutton St James

Staff, pupils and governors at Sutton St James Primary School are celebrating after being ranked ‘Good’ in all 
departments by Ofsted.

Student appointments at Peele Community College

Student leaders prepare for high profile roles at Long Sutton’s Peele Community College

The Peele Community College in Long Sutton has appointed its Head Boy and Head Girl for 2016/17.

SUPPORT SERVICE: Mark Bryan (second left) with Maxine Constable, of St Paul's Community Primary School, Spalding, Stephen Stray, group editor for Lincolnshire Newspapers, and Michelle Willoughby, of Willoughby School, Bourne.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

EDUCATION AWARDS: Respect gets its recognition for students’ friend Mark of Bourne Academy

A Bourne Academy staff member who has won the respect of both students and teachers is the “unsung hero” of south-east Lincolnshire education for 2016.

EARLY YEARS CHAMPIONS: John Hayes MP, on behalf of category sponsor Riverside Training, presents the Pre-School of the Year Award to nursery manager Carolynn Fletcher of Swineshead Pre-School, joined by her staff and those from finalists Sunbeams Playgroup and Wygate Foundation Nursery School.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

EDUCATION AWARDS: Winners’ parties for Swineshead Pre-School and The Willows Day Nursery

Two of the best centres for early years learning in Lincolnshire can start planning victory parties for their youngsters after Education Awards success in Spalding.

COMMUNITY-HEARTED: Ayla Rayner with Barry Gibson of category sponsor Ashwood Homes, students and headmistress Michele Anderson from Spalding High School, Lisa Goodchild, business manager for The Deepings School, and David MacVitie of Deepings Foodbank.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

EDUCATION AWARDS: History is made by ‘incredibly selfless’ Ayla

A volunteer with special needs children has secured Bourne Grammar School its first ever success at the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards.

GREEN GOLD: Environmental Award winners Pinchbeck East Primary with Ken Maggs, of category sponsors Moore Thompson Chartered Accountants, and representatives from The Deepings School and Spalding High School.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

EDUCATION AWARDS: Village school’s ‘Ambassadors’ of the environment turn gold

A determined effort by youngsters at Pinchbeck East Primary School to channel their energies into saving energy was given the green light by Education Award judges.

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