Commitment to PE sees school receive recognition

Kirkby la Thorpe Primary Academy has been recognised for its commitment to physical education (PE).

An artist's  impression of how the new grammar school site may look. EMN-171102-222445001 EMN-171102-222445001

New £30 million grammar school plan for Sleaford

A detailed vision for a co-educational selective grammar school on a new, single site on the outskirts of Sleaford has been revealed.

Thomas, Freya, Zofia, Giorgina, Kaylun and Roslyn with Co-Op staff and a cheque for ?417.14 EMN-170602-102722001

Co-op store dig deep to help gardening club at Ruskington primary school

A gardening club at Chesnut CofE Primary School has secured hundreds of pounds after taking part in the Cooperative Community Champions scheme.

University student Kayleigh Hanlon. EMN-170130-102848001

Funding needed to help student achieve dream

An animal lover from Sleaford is looking for sponsors to help fund an additional five years of university which will cost about £45,000.

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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Finn Beckett with MP Lincoln MP Karl McCartney. EMN-170602-155002001

Caythorpe primary school visited by MP

Caythorpe Primary School was visited on Monday by MP Karl McCartney.

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Paddington the pooch from Pets as Therapy. EMN-170125-154854001

School paw-d a visit by four-legged friend

Pupils at Ruskington Chestnut Street CofE Primary and Pre-School were visited by Paddington, a dog from Pets as Therapy.

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Pupils smiling during their 1kaday walk yesterday (Tuesday). EMN-170124-122504001

Pupils putting their right foot forward

Pupils at Heckington St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School are getting active with a 1kaday event.

Former Year 13 students Katharine Bradford, Tom Lane, Nathanial McNarry and Becca Dwane, joined by Nathan Cumberland (centre) and Mr Brogan (left) deputy headteacher. EMN-170120-093538001

School is joined by sporting star for ceremony

A Welbourn school was joined by athlete Nathan Cumberland to celebrate the academic efforts of current students.

Tell me about it stud... some of the cast from Grease. EMN-170120-101750001

‘Grease is the word’ for school performance

More than 85 pupils starred in a village school’s production of popular film and musical Grease.

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Kesteven and Sleaford High School sign.

Work on canopy starts in summer

A ‘Raise the Roof’ campaign looks set to provide better shelter for students at lunch breaks at a Sleaford school.


School choir to feature in football song

A Celtic folk rock band from Sleaford has enlisted a boys’ choir to help produce songs for two premier football teams

The Digby School play from 1991 - The Tale of the Turnip. EMN-171201-135100001

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.

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