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Worrying fall in standards at the Deepings School

The Deepings School has ended its year on an alarming note after Ofsted found that it “requires improvement” in all areas.

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Jubilant parents celebrate saving underfire school

Jubilant campaigners are celebrating after a school under threat of closure gained a reprieve.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Youngsters enjoy playing bridge in the competition

Pupils celebrate bridge competition win

Youngsters are celebrating after they clinched the winner’s shield in a bridge competition.

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MP seeks answers on school’s future

An MP is meet an education trust running a village primary school as he bids to save the facility.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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Education authority pushed to save school

Protestors have written to a Government body as they fight to save Easton Garford School.

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Fears for village if school closes

A campaigner fighting to save a village school fears other facilities will leave the area if it closes.

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Bomb hoax causes Stamford college evacuation

A student’s sick joke about having a bomb in her locker led to the evacuation of a further education college.

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SMOOTH TRANSITION: James Husbands, head teacher of Willougby School, Bourne.  Photo supplied.

Bourne special school ready for ‘smooth transition’ on pupil transport

A new “one school, one provider” model of pupil transport is to start at the Willoughby School in Bourne later this year.

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School pupils bid farewell to deputy head

Bourne Westfield said a sad farewell to popular deputy headteacher, Nick Chandler, last Friday.

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YOUR VIEW: Success of Spalding Academy has been to the detriment of Bourne

It is with great interest I read the article on the former Spalding Gleed School and how the school has now turned a corner with regards to its reputation now it is under the care of South Lincolnshire Academies.

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The opening ceremony for the 2015 Lincolnshire School Games. Photo by Sarah Washbourn/Chris Vaughan Photography.

South Holland schools can join carnival party at School Games

Schools in South Holland and the Deepings can get involved in a carnival at the opening ceremony of the Lincolnshire School Games.

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Rising Stars of Rutland Day

Some of the most able children in Year 5 at Malcolm Sargent Primary School in Stamford, Great Casterton Primary School, Empingham CE Primary School and Ryhall Primary School attended a ‘Rising Stars of Rutland Day at Casterton College Rutland.

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Schoolchildren celebrate osprey return

Schoolchildren came together to celebrate the return of ospreys to Rutland.

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Laurence Reilly, (centre), Executive Head Teacher of the South Lincolnshire Academies Trust, with Tracey Berry, Karen Joel, Nicola Hall-Rushton, Liz Dilley, Brett Sinclair, Rebecca Le Caplain, Daisy Ivatt and James Hind at Spalding Academy.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG110117-102TW.

Bourne school stays on good form after Ofsted inspection

Bourne Academy has kept up its good record with national school inspectors who found it to be “a cohesive and inclusive community”.

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Carl Smith, the principal at Casterton College Rutland
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Plans for sixth form at school are dropped

Casterton College Rutland has announced that it will not open a sixth form building in September.

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Parents left out of pocket as sports trip is cancelled

Parents fear they could be more than £750 out of pocket each after a school trip for 64 pupils was cancelled just days before it was due to take place.

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Willoughby School headteacher James Husbands and parent-governor David Conlon who are raising funds

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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