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‘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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Oliver Batt pictured with fellow finalists in the Boston College Bake Off. EMN-170803-165148001

Sleaford student makes it to bake off final

A Sleaford pupil made it to the final stages of a bake off style competition held earlier this month.

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Youngsters at St Botolphs School, Quarrington planting their trees. EMN-170313-181954001

Schools benefit in council tree scheme

Sleaford Town Council is working with the town’s primary schools on a tree planting scheme.

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The catering team in costume. EMN-170603-182029001

Literary themed dressing up and other fun for World Book Day

Sir William Robertson Academy celebrated the wonderful world of reading on World Book Day on Thursday with teaching staff dressing as book characters along with many of the pupils.

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Year one pupils at St Botolph's School with two Carre's pupils dressed up for World Book Day activities. EMN-170603-114520001

Sleaford area youngsters dress up for World Book Day

Thursday saw parents helping their children don costumes ranging from Harry Potters and Hermione Grangers to Where’s Wally and the Gruffalo for the traditional World Book Day celebrations at Sleaford area schools.

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Pupils who participated in the Special Olympics event. EMN-170303-142058001

Pupils join forces to break down barriers

A Sleaford school is joining a campaign to change perceptions and attitudes towards young people with intellectual difficulties.

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North Kesteven School students who have been working on a video about Mrs Smith's Cottage in Navenby. EMN-170603-153401001

School creates video about Navenby heritage attraction

School children have been creating a video which will be used as part of the collection of memories at a Navenby heritage attraction.

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Howdens Joinery Company presenting the cheque to Mrs Pankhurst, head of technology pictured with pupils. EMN-170227-154254001

Sleaford school gets financial boost for food tech area

Kesteven and Sleaford High School, in Sleaford, received a donation of £400 from Howdens Joinery Company.

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Sophie Anderton. EMN-170227-145314001

Carre’s Grammar School student in bid to become Miss England

In a first for Carre’s Grammar School, a student is to be a regional finalist in the Miss England beauty contest.

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Who is up for Town Awards?

The closing date is past and nominations are in for this year’s Sleaford Town Awards.

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Ninety per cent of Lincolnshire children get ‘first choice’ secondary school

The vast majority of more than 7,900 Lincolnshire children starting at secondary school will receive an offer of a place at their ‘first preference’ school this year.

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Scene from the banquet at William Alvey School.

Knight fever at Sa leaford primary school

Year One pupils and staff at a Sleaford primary school turned the clock back several hundred years when they held a Medieval banquet recently.

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Pupils holding their School Games Gold Mark and Youth Sport Trust Silver Quality Mark awards. EMN-170213-103516001 EMN-170213-103516001

Commitment to PE sees school receive recognition

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

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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.

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