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Marathon events planned to help support Willoughby School

Parent Dave Conlon is planning a sponsored 26-mile indoor row and a marathon distance walk to raise funds for Willoughby School.

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Tributes paid to long-serving Bourne Academy teacher who died while riding his bike

Tributes have been paid to an ‘extremely popular’ secondary school teacher who tragically died while out cycling this week.

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Mayor of Grantham Linda Wootten cuts the ribbon at South Witham Academy, with executive head Sharon Milner, head of school Anna OShaughnessy and governor Tim Smith and pupils Cade Barends, Myla-Rae Pinder and Taylor Coates.

A new start for South Witham school as it joins trust

There was a party atmosphere in South Witham last Wednesday when the primary school celebrated its new partnership with the Brooke Hill Academy Trust.

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Darcie Proud, of Charles Read Academy. Photo: Chris Rayner Photography

Corby Glen schoolgirl Darcie, 13, heads for national competition

Charles Read Table Tennis scholar Darcie Proud will compete in the English National Table Tennis Championships over the weekend.

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Artist's impression of new science block at Bourne Grammar School. Image: Grayling Thomas

Building work begins on £3.5m science block at Bourne Grammar School

Construction specialist Stepnell has been awarded a £3.5 million contract to build a new school science block.

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Majority of Lincolnshire children to start at first choice secondary school – although number is lowest in five years

Fewer children will be going to their first choice secondary school this year, figures released today (Wednesday) by Lincolnshire County Council show.

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Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.

Charles Read’s turnaround is given praise

A secondary school threatened with closure a few years ago has made significant improvements and has been praised by Ofsted.

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Great Fire of London exercise at Bourne Abbey Academy

Pudding Lane goes up in flames as pupils bring Great Fire of London topic to life

Schoolchildren bought their Great Fire of London topic to life by creating their own Pudding Lane and watching it go up in flames.

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Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.

‘Incredible milestone’ for Corby Glen academy as school is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

An academy threatened with closure a few years ago has made significant improvements and has been praised by Ofsted.

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Pupils enjoy healthy pancakes in Breakfast Week at The Bythams Primary School.

Pupils at The Bythams Primary School learn about origin of breakfast ingredients

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Bourne Grammar School's Jonathan Maddox

Grammar head: ‘Parents shouldn’t worry about funds’

A Bourne headmaster has said his school runs a “tight ship” as concerns have been raised about whether grammar schools will have enough funding in the future.

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Michele Anderson, Head Mistress at Spalding High School, with the School of the Yesr (Secondary) Award at the 2016 Lincolnshire Free Press/Spalding Guardian Education Awards at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG101116-213TW.

South Lincolnshire grammar schools face ‘Titanic’ battles to balance books

A Spalding headmaster has branded changes to the way schools in the town and England are funded as a 
“rearrangement of deck chairs on the Titanic”.

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Children at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy, one of six teaching schools in Lincolnshire that will benefit from a �142,500 cash injection from the Government.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG230915-127TW.

Bourne primary school to benefit from £140,000 grant award

Bourne Westfield Primary Academy is one of six teaching schools in Lincolnshire that will benefit from a £142,500 cash injection from the Government.

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Bourne Academy deputy head boy Ben Jagger (right) with executive head teacher Laurence Reilly.  Photo supplied.

Ben Jagger is first Bourne Academy pupil to be offered place at University of Oxford

A pupil at Bourne Academy has become the first from the school to be offered a place at Oxford University.

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Ancient Egypt at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy

Bourne Westfield Primary Academy pupils take a journey to ancient Egypt

Year 2 children at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy thoroughly enjoyed an exciting visit from ‘History off the Page’.

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School funding reforms could see Lincolnshire receive and extra £4.6 million

School funding reforms could see Lincolnshire receive and extra £4.6 million

Government plans to end the ‘historical postcode lottery’ in school funding means Lincolnshire could be in line for an extra £4.6 million (2.3 per cent).

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Billingborough Parish Council celebrates its Community Fund grant during a Victorian-themed day at the local primary school

Billingborough youngsters treated to new play equipment

Children in Billingborough have been among the latest to benefit from a successful application to South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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Billingborough parish council celebrates its Community Fund grant

Children in Billingborough benefit from SKDC’s Community Fund

Children in rural villages have been among the latest to benefit from a successful application to South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Lincolnshire schools performing well according to new Ofsted report

The latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted sees Lincolnshire as the top performing authority in the region with 93 per cent of schools rated good or outstanding.

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