Nostalgia Digby village school take of large vegetables

Our nostalgia photo this week continues our recent theme of end of term plays at Sleaford area primary schools from 25 years ago.

Lincolnshire performing well according to latest exam result tables released by government

Lincolnshire performing well according to latest exam result tables released by government

The latest Department for Education performance tables for GCSE and A-level results show Lincolnshire is continuing to perform well and make progress in a number of areas, say education officials in the county.

Head of School for Kesteven and Sleaford High School, Josephine Smith. EMN-170119-140407001

Schools celebrate ‘above average’ results in new secondary education league tables

Kesteven and Sleaford High School appears to be among the top performers in the education tables released by the Government with pupils making the most progress and getting the highest attainment under new national measures.

William Alvey pupils can hop aboard the walking bus at Eastgate car park. EMN-170501-171812001

School wins £500 to set up congestion-busting project

A Sleaford primary school is to benefit from £500 in funding after a public vote to select a scheme to benefit the community and environment.

The plaque in memory of William Alvey School's 72 fallen war heroes has been installed. Pictured with it are members of the school's Bluey Club for children from RAF families. From left - Grace Gordon, Casper Jackson, Erin Clifford and Chloe Scrafton. EMN-170501-173437001

Plaque in memory of school’s war heroes

A plaque to commemorate the 72 former pupils of a primary school who went on to fight and die in the First World War is to be dedicated by the vicar of Sleaford.

How the new pool would look. EMN-171001-113208001

Dead in the water? Critics of St George’s Academy’s pool plans (including Sport England) remain unconvinced

Cold water has been poured on plans for a new £3.7 million swimming pool at a Sleaford school after a catalogue of criticism from key consultees, including Lincolnshire Highways and Sport England.

Year 2 children at Quarrington Infants School in 1991 celebrating a Victorian Christmas. EMN-161228-163615001

Nostalgia - A Victorian festive occasion

Just when you think the tinsel and glitter are back in the box!

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Sleaford builder helps cricket scheme

A group which offers countryside education and sport to children in the area has been given a £500 boost.

Coun Patricia Bradwell.

Lincolnshire schools could be set for £4.6m funding boost

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) a year.

Osbournby School pupils celebrate being graded good in all areas by Ofsted. EMN-161220-171754001

Ofsted inspector reports village school is ‘good’ in all areas

A village school near Sleaford is ‘delighted’ to have been judged ‘good’ in all areas of its latest Ofsted report.

The Santa Dash in aid of Ancaster Pre-School.

‘Santa Dash’ brings in the cash

Hundreds of pounds have been raised for a pre-school in the Sleaford area through a one-mile Santa dash.

At Kesteven and Sleaford High School's senior prize giving event. From left - Head Girl Phoebe Dales, guest speaker Cathy Mellor and headteacher Josephine Smith. EMN-161222-144142001

School judged best in county

Students past and present gathered at Kesteven and Sleaford High School last Monday evening for their annual Senior Prize giving.

KSHS students left to right: Sophie Morton (17), Holly Parkinson (18), Sophie Peace (18), Sydney Mawer (18), Phoebe Morgan (17), and Freja Munks (17). EMN-161216-134343001

Scheme celebrates 60 years

A team of Sleaford students and teachers have taken part in a diamond challenge associated with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards (DofE).

Ancaster Pre-School's 'Santas Dash'

Families embark on a ‘Santa Dash’ to raise money for Ancaster Pre-School

Youngsters and their mums and dads went on a ‘Santa Dash’ to raise money for a village pre-school.

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Billingborough Parish Council's celebration of their Community Fund application coincided with the village primary school's Victorian day earlier this month. EMN-161219-155248001

Community grant funds playing field

Billingborough has been the latest to benefit from South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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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Carre's Grammar Pupils on a visit to RAF Cranwell. (From left) Nickolai Shklyaver, Thomas Wilkinson, Lewis Chessum, Finlay Sodeau, Jamie Young, Alfy Jones, Harley Cullum, and Benjamin Smit EMN-160912-134751001

Pupils swap classroom for RAF station

Pupils at a Sleaford secondary school swapped the classroom for a Royal Air Force station recently for a special lesson in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Sir William Robertson Academy, in Welbourn.

Parent hits out at unfair pupil bus pass system

A Sleaford father has hit out against what he sees as the unfairness his daughter has experienced in not being able to get a free bus pass, despite having to travel 12 miles to school each day.

A Sleaford commuter says passengers on the Sleaford to Grantham trains are being harassed by a group of 'yobbish' teens from a Sleaford school. EMN-161212-132054001

Claim commuters ‘harassed’

A young woman has taken matters to the authorities claiming she is becoming sick of the aggressive harassment of passengers by students on trains to and from Sleaford.

Staff at Carre's Grammar School who grew their moustaches for Movember. EMN-161212-112833001

Carre’s staff get hairy

Staff at Carre’s Grammar School grew their moustaches for Movember once again, raising £826.63 for men’s health projects.

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