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School supports family’s charity

Children bandaged their heads at a Sleaford school in support of a special day to raise money and awareness of a rare condition affecting the sister of two fellow pupils.

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Unveiling their new footbridge mosaic at Sleaford rail station. Children from Ancaster School's Class Jamaica with, from left - Clive Yates of East Midlands Trains, local artist Louise Hill, Community Rail Partnership Officer Kay Robinson and Sustrans Schools Officer Jon Moody. EMN-170613-170218001

School children give mosaic makeover to Sleaford rail station

Artistic pupils from Ancaster Primary School have brightened up Sleaford railway station’s footbridge.

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Scooter showdown day at William Alvey School, Sleaford.

Pupils scoot on down to school for fun day showing off skills

Youngsters from a Sleaford school have been showing off their scooter skills.

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Leasingham School bursar and governor Christine Trevithick with some of the 3,000 pupils that attend the Bakoteh Annex Lower Basic School in The Gambia during her visit. EMN-170519-155733001

Sleaford pupils help equip African school

A Sleaford area primary school has been fundraising to deliver gifts of resources to help a school in the small, West African country of The Gambia.

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St George's Academy Vice-Principal and and Head of Ruskington Campus, Claire Adams with students and the new gym equipment. EMN-170519-112506001

School campus gets outdoor gym area

Thanks to various fundraising initiatives, the Ruskington campus of St George’s Academy now has five pieces of outdoor fitness equipment installed and ready for use by students and staff.

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Kherlen Bolorchuluun, a student from De Montfort University in Leicester, led groups making Mongolian dumplings and other traditional activities at Leadenham School as part of their week learning about the culture of the country. EMN-170522-175450001

Children experience Mongolian culture under canvas!

Pupils at Leadenham Primary School were treated to a week of activities focusing on the culture of Mongolia.

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The 48 pupils who took part in the annual maths challenge. EMN-171205-151223001

School opens its doors to Sleaford area primary school teams for latest maths contest

Pupils have once again been put to the test at a maths challenge held at a Welbourn school.

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Ripping time! Kesteven and Sleaford High School teacher Matt Clifford gets the wax treatment from stsudents for charity. EMN-171105-130422001

Pupils inflict pain for good cause

A Sleaford school teacher bravely placed himself in the hands of willing students when he offered the chance to rip the hairs off his legs for charity.

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'Still good' ... Ofsted's verdict on Leasingham St Andrew's CofE Primary School.

Sleaford area primary school wins praise from Ofsted

A school near Sleaford has won praise from the Government’s schools watchdog.

Education
One of the revealed slogans at Kesteven and Sleaford High School. EMN-171005-162938001

VIDEO: Anti-bullying messages at Sleaford schools will reveal themselves on rainy days

Organisers behind a new initiative in North Kesteven are hoping for rain to reveal specially designed motivational anti-bullying messages in local schools.

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Representatives from Freshtime at Cranwell Primary School. Pictured are production manager Becky Hourihan, senior new product development chef Luke Pearson and Julia Pires, personal assistant to managing director Mark Newton with some of the children.

Lesson in food for youngsters

Youngsters at a primary school near Sleaford swapped letters for lettuce and numbers for cucumbers when they played host to a Lincolnshire food firm.

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Miss England semi-finalist Sophie Anderton. EMN-170205-101537001

Sleaford student in semi-final of Miss England contest

A Carre’s Grammar School student has made it through to the semi-finals of the Miss England beauty contest.

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Pupils of St Botolph's and Our Lady of Good Counsel schools scatter wild flower seeds at Woodside play area with Town Council staff Sam White and John Green. EMN-170424-181445001

Sowing seeds for wildlife

Pupils of St Botolph’s and Our Lady of Good Counsel primary schools visited Woodside play area in town last week to help Town Council staff Sam White and John Green (also pictured) scatter wild flower seed on a strip of meadow being planted up where the field borders Sleaford Wood.

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Student candidates at the mock election in Kesteven and Sleaford High School in 1992. EMN-170420-162308001

Nostalgia - Sleaford Girls’ High School holds mock election back in 1992

It was coincidentally general election time in Sleaford 25 years ago as well, back in 1992.

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Vice-principal Claire Adams and principal Wayne Birks outside the Ruskington campus building. EMN-170424-183140001

Concerns grow for Sleaford schools’ funding with two academies set to lose £1m each in next three years

Figures revealed by the National Union of Teachers show huge funding shortfalls to Lincolnshire school budgets with one Sleaford academy looking set to lose up to £1.1m over the next three years and the county council warning some schools could be left in a ‘vulnerable position’.

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Youngsters in the Easter bonnet parade at the old Quarrington Infant School in Sleaford back in 1992. Were you among them? EMN-170414-172021001

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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