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.

St George's School prize winners from 1991. EMN-161125-113620001

Were you a St George’s Academy prize winner?

It was annual prizegiving ceremony time at Sleaford schools. Were you among the recipents at St George’s School in 1991?

Organiser of E.ON's Play in a Day at Ruskington Chestnut Street EMN-161125-143934001

Pupils learn watt energy is all about

Pupils at Ruskington Chestnut Street Primary School took part in a project by energy supplier E.ON.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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James Burrell presents the proceeds of his poppy sales to Mike warrington, chairman of teh Heckington branch of the British Legion. EMN-161121-180208001

Ten year old James raises cash for veterans with homemade poppies

An industrious Heckington 10 year old raised £100 for the British Legion selling home-made poppies.

Head shave - Kesteven and Sleaford High School student Rosie Devos, 16. EMN-161114-142612001

It’s not so cosy for Rosie after head shave!

A year 12 student at Kesteven and Sleaford High School ‘braved the shave’ for Macmillan Cancer Care in memory of her grandmother.

City stars Paul Farman and Jack Muldoon with Digby School players. EMN-161114-134005001

Heads up for a new school kit

A village primary school had some special guests to present them with a new football kit for its team.

Left Seth Parrott, Jack Dawson and Martin Crosthwaite, assistant branch manager at Turnbull Building and Plumbing Supplies EMN-161011-160715001

Student action group helps to protect bird population

A business is assisting a school environmental group in making boxes to house Sleaford’s bird population.

Harvest festival at the old Quarrington Infants School in 1991. EMN-161114-171129001

NOstalgia - Quarrington School’s harvest festival 1991

Continuing with our recent theme of harvest festival celebrations, we have pupils of the old Quarrington Infants School with their mountain of tins, fruit and vegetables.

Firefighter Matt Harris with Serco RAF Cranwell fire service letting Cranwell year six pupils Joel Swann handle a fire extinguisher. EMN-160711-105200001

Pupils learn a lot at school’s safety day

Pupils have been clued up on safety matters during a range of hands-on activities.

Members of St George's Remembrance Spearhead Group with a display of First World War artefacts brought in by collector and historian Mike Credland. EMN-161111-170657001

Remembrance event at Ruskington school helps honour fallen heroes on Armistice Day

On a day that people across Sleaford and Dsitrict stopped and fell silent for two minutes at 11am in remembrance of Armistice Day, youngsters at a local secondary school were learning more about the effects of war on their own village.

Students from Carre's Grammar School and Kesteven and Sleaford High School took part in a sponsored walk before half-term.

Youngsters put best feet forward for charity

Sleaford students have been busy raising money to help others by taking part in a sponsored walk.

Students pictured are, from left - Joseph Bennett, Sam Thompson-Dowse and Jack Slesser. EMN-161017-161157001

When it comes to The Crunch students know their diet

Year 8 students at Carre’s Grammar School have been taking part in The Big Food Survey for The Crunch, an initiative run by health research charity the Wellcome Trust.

William Alvey Primary School, Sleaford. EMN-150416-154537001

School to benefit from CCTV van to deter bad parkers

A new mobile CCTV pilot scheme will help catch those parking illegally or dangerously outside a Sleaford school from January.

Boys wade through the muddy ditch obstackle on the Sir William Robertson Academy Mudathon. EMN-161110-122719001

VIDEO: School children in Welbourn do Mudathon to raise over £10,000 for Help For Heroes

Last week the PE Department at Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn staged their first fundraising ‘Mudathon’ raising an amazing £10,438 for Help for Heroes.

Compere Melvyn Prior and pannellists at the Question Time NK event. EMN-160710-165940001

Quality of debate praised at students’ Question Time NK

The potential of young people to make a difference by simply engaging in democracy and voting was highlighted at a Question Time discussion forum hosted by North Kesteven District Council.

New starters in reception at Leasingham Primary School back in 1991. EMN-160930-093854001

Nostalgia - New starters at Leasingham School in 1991

We have already shown you a couple of photos of groups of new starters in reception classes around the Sleaford area in recent editions to let people reminisce now they have all grown up.

Deborah Homer, Sleaford Andy's shop manager, Kerry Brown, Daisy Hall, ZaZa Warren,  hospice representative, Courtney Luther and Principal Wayne Birks EMN-160922-100425001

Fashion show raises funds for good cause

Students at a school in Sleaford have raised valuable funds for a children’s hospice.

New starters at Heckington Primary School in 1991. EMN-160909-104533001

Nostalgia - New starters at Heckington School in 1991

Our attentions at this time turn to the start of a new school year, with youngsters moving up to secondary school experiencing ‘big school’ for the first time last week and new starters joining reception and nursery classes at primary schools.

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Reminder to stop for school crossing patrols

The start of a new school year sees the launch of a new road safety awareness campaign to educate motorists who ignore and endanger school ‘lollipop men and women’.

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