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Nostalgia - Easter bonnets parade at Quarrington school in 1992

Our photo from our files this week was taken around this time in 1992 and there are a whole crowd of faces to spot in this one.

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Teachers union fears that Lincolnshire schools will see budgets slashed by over £44 million by 2020

Teachers union fears that Lincolnshire schools will see budgets slashed by over £44 million by 2020

A national teachers trade union says Lincolnshire schools will be 44,975,691 worse off by 2019/20 than they were in 2015/16.

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Almost 95% of Lincolnshire children get first-choice primary school

The vast majority (94.3 per cent) of Lincolnshire children have been given a place at their primary school of choice through the admissions system this year.

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Young mathematician Matthew Springer of Sleaford with his silver award. EMN-170604-155914001

Sleaford school pupil scoops silver win in Primary Maths Challenge

Matthew Springer from Sleaford has been presented with a silver award by The Mathematical Association in this year’s Primary Mathematics Challenge (PMC).

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Beards and sweat bands are also a good look at Sir William Robertson Academy. EMN-170604-161758001

Wear A Hat Day event raises more than £750 at school in Welbourn

Students and staff from Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn were delighted when they put their heads together to raise over £750 for Brain Tumour Research by holding its first ever ‘Wear A Hat’ Day.

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Vast majority of children get preferred primary school places in Lincolnshire

The vast majority of children have been given a place at their preferred primary school of choice through the admissions system this year, according to figures released by the county council’s education department today (Tuesday).

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Ofsted rules Sleaford area village school ‘continues to be good’

A primary school near Sleaford has been praised by the Government’s education watchdog.

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Still good ... Carre's Grammar School has won fresh praise from Ofsted. Library picture.

Watchdog looks in on Carre’s

The Government’s education watchdog has given an update on standards at a Sleaford secondary school following the latest visit by inspectors.

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Salute... students while taking part in their performance. EMN-170304-140529001

Success for Sleaford school at dance competition

Pupils from a secondary school near Sleaford have, once more, returned triumphant from a multi-school dance competition.

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Sleaford students fill the sports hall at St George's Academy for the recruitment event. EMN-170331-170640001

Academy in Sleaford hosts its first ever jobs fair

St George’s Academy held what is thought to be the largest recruitment event for school leavers in Sleaford in recent years.

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Bill Lord allows full-time staff to have an extra day off each year and part-time staff, a morning (BBC Look North)

Lincolnshire headteacher gives ‘duvet days’ for staff in effort to look after teachers

Teachers at a primary school in Lincolnshire are being offered a “duvet day” by the headteacher in an effort to hire and retain staff.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Sleaford Roman Catholic School in 1946/47. EMN-170323-171206001

Nostalgia - Sleaford Catholic school days

A former Sleaford schoolboy has shared this old photo showing his younger brother and sister as members of the old Sleaford Roman Catholic School.

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William Alvey School youngsters have offered their Union Jack to the International Bomber Command Centre after its flag and pole were stolen. EMN-170329-101957001

‘You can have our flag’ says Sleaford school after Bomber Command Centre flagpole theft

Pupils at a Sleaford school have offered the use of their flag after thieves took the flag pole from the entrance of the International Bomber Command Centre, near Lincoln.

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Carres Grammar School sign.

Funding crisis is building for the town’s grammar schools

A Sleaford school head fears he may have to ask for money from parents to keep things running as an education think tank which warns schools face having to cut staff and increase class sizes to cope with a widening funding gap.

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William Alvey school pupils presenting a scroll of the pupils that died in the First World War, to St Deny's Church. From left - Hazel Moran 5, Sophie Parsbo 7, Erin Clifford 11, Rev Philip Johnson, Stephen Tapley - head teacher, Beryl Risdell - bishop's visitor for Alvey School, Paige Hobbs 9 and Jacob Pope 8. EMN-170316-152336001

Memorial scroll is presented to church by Sleaford school

A dedication ceremony for a plaque and scroll to commemorate the 72 former pupils of Sleaford’s William Alvey School who died in the Great War was led by Father Philip Johnson of St Denys’ Church.

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Carre's Grammar School students present their money raised by their sponsored walk to Sleaford Dementia Support. EMN-170320-193201001

Carre’s students help dementia group

Several students from Carre’s Grammar School went along to meet members and carers at a group meeting of Sleaford Dementia Support at St Denys’ Church Room last Wednesday.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Church Lane Primary Schools thrilled to get their donation of water bottles from Engie's administrator Becky Stocks and services supervisor Steve Brown. EMN-171003-142638001

Water way to stay healthy at school!

A donation of over 200 plastic water bottles will quench the thirst of hard-working pupils at Church Lane Primary School in Sleaford.

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Carres Grammar School sign.

Carre’s Grammar School team wins accountancy advice challenge

Business-savvy students from Carre’s Grammar School beat off competition from 13 other local teams to win the Lincoln heat of ICAEW’s national business and accounting competition, BASE, last Thursday.

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