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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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Lincolnshire top of the class for primary school performance

Lincolnshire is top of the class according to the latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted as the county is the best performing in the East Midlands with 93% of schools rated good or better.

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North End Archers member Tillie Craven on top of the podium at the Archery GB Junior National Indoor Championships in Warwickshire.

ARCHERY: Double champion Tillie adds UK record to tally

Donington youngster Tillie Craven (ten) became a double national champion at the weekend.

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Bicycle and bracelet stolen from The Deepings School

Police are investigating two thefts from The Deepings School.

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Adventurer Sarah Outen gives talk at Stamford Endowed Schools

Adventurer Sarah Outen returned to Stamford Endowed Schools to give a lecture on her journey around the world.

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Stamford Deputy Mayor and Mayoress Tony and Valerie Story  with staff and guests at the opening of the new Stamford College library EMN-160911-190200009

Library’s £210,000 revamp

The library at New College Stamford has been officially reopened following a £210,000 refurbishment over the summer.

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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.

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