Tydd pupils mark St George’s Day

In keeping with their 
annual tradition, pupils at Tydd St Mary Primary School took to the village streets to celebrate St George’s Day on Monday.

Retired teachers Margaret Rose and Joan Thornton (front), with staff member and former pupil Maxine Wilson (right), head teacher Jane Moody (back) and students. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG170418-114TW

Peele at Long Sutton rolls back the years as teachers there 60 years ago return to school

Two much-loved teachers who witnessed the opening of Long Sutton’s Peele School 60 years ago were welcomed back on Tuesday to chat to staff and students.

Not so ferocious dragons and dinosaurs from Isabelle, Kasey, George and Stanford. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG160418-103TW

Dinosaurs and dragons at Sutton St James Primary School

Dressing up as dinosaurs or fiery dragons had everyone at Sutton St James Primary School in the mood for story writing in the run-up to a visit by popular children’s author Nigel Blackman.

Head teacher Jane Moody. (SG140717-103TW)

Work continues on conversion of Long Sutton’s Peele Community College to an academy

Peele Community College at Long Sutton appears on target to convert to an academy under the wing of the Lincolnshire Educational Trust (LET), linked to the University of Lincoln.

St Paul's pupils Lucas, Charlie and Diana with St John's resident Peggy Compton and head teacher Kira Nicholls. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG170418-120TW

Spalding school and nursing home forge new friendship

Residents St John’s Care Home and pupils from St Paul’s Community Primary School had their first meeting this week ... and worked together making garlands for May Day celebrations.

Good news for students in the Suttons ...

Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge students could receive up to £400 a year

Students aged under 25 years with parents living in Sutton Bridge or Long Sutton, or who live there themselves, could be eligible for up to £400 if they will be in higher education at university or college in the 2018/19 academic year.

The team of young organisers behind Emerge Festival Spalding on Saturday, April 21.  Photo by Carise Zangerle Murray.

Young artists Emerge for Shakespeare’s day in Spalding

Spalding is set for a free Shakespearean youth takeover when a festival marking the anniversary of the playwright’s birth and death takes place on Saturday.

Richard Lord, head teacher of The Deepings School, said 'any form of racism' will not be tolerated.  Photo by Tim Wilson. SG101116-229TW.

Police probe Crowland school bus racism claim

An allegation that two secondary school students from Crowland were racially abused while travelling on a school bus has shocked the town.

Garth School, Spalding

Funding boost for Spalding’s Garth School

The Garth School in Spalding has gained funding for two new classrooms.

Winners, award sponsors and guests at the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards in 2016.''Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG101116-227TW.

Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards 2018: Celebrating a successful learning area

The Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian is to host its fourth Education Awards recognising excellence in schools and pre-schools across south-east Lincolnshire.

Education news

Majority of children get their first choice of primary school

The vast majority of children – 95 per cent – have been given a place at their primary school of choice through Lincolnshire’s admissions system this year.

The successful Trigonometric team from Spalding Grammar School.

Spalding Grammar School students engineers of their own success

Three 17-year-old engineering students from Spalding Grammar School enjoyed success in a national event.

John Hayes, MP for South Holland and the Deepings, fears that a reform of special schools in Lincolnshire will mean a cut in the county's school transport budget.  Photo by Tim Wilson.''SG070117-216TW.

MP Hayes and education lead split over SEND plans for Lincolnshire

A split over the future of special schools has emerged between John Hayes, MP for South Holland and the Deepings, and Lincolnshire education leaders.

Guess bear's date of birth with Harvey Tann, Nathan Berry, Laura Borowiec and Robertas Judzinskau.

Throwing, shooting and dancing at Spalding Academy

Staff and students at Spalding Academy held events to raise money for the national Sport Relief campaign.

Pupils with the cross design

Weston Hills School’s stunning Easter display

Every pupil at Weston Hills C of E Primary school made a cross which was then used to create a display in the end of term Easter assembly.

Royal Navy at Peele Community College

Plain sailing at Peele as Navy docks for the day in Long Sutton school

Students at the Peele Community College in Long Sutton welcomed a visit from The Royal Navy Outreach Team.

NO WAY BACK: 'Dave Whittaker, of Wellspring Academy Trust, with John Hayes MP at a public meeting about Springwell Academy Lincolnshire - Spalding, held at Spalding High School in December 2017.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG071217-503TW.

MP resigned to new academy opening in Spalding

South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes has said he is “disappointed” that a new school in Spalding for challenging children is set to go ahead.

Youngsters at Sutton St James Community Primary School on the climbing wall.

Sport Relief at Sutton St James

Pupils at Sutton St James Community Primary School enjoyed a Sport Relief day before the Easter holidays.

Library picture: Mick Flindall. (SG050218-105TW)

Dispute dad wins Spalding Grammar School parent governor election

A dad in dispute with Spalding Grammar School has been elected by parents to be a parent governor there.

Weston St Mary's Primary School community lunch.

Weston St Mary Primary School opens up to public

Staff, pupils and governors from Weston St Mary Church of England Primary School were delighted to open their doors to the community.

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