A good figure at Number Day

Pupils and staff at a Sleaford area school have held two special event days raising money for worthy causes helping children.


Consultation on ‘special educational needs and disabilities’ vision for Lincolnshire - what do you think?

There is still time to have your say on new proposals to address challenges pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families face when accessing education.

William Alvey pupils celebrate their Lottery bid success on the latest section of their trim trail installed last year. EMN-180902-135931001

School gets £10k for outdoor gym trail

A Sleaford primary school is celebrating a successful £10,000 Lottery bid to add gym equipment to its outdoor area.

Members of the Sleaford Muslim Community Association, Noureddine Belazia and Albabul Islam, welcome St Botolph's School pupils to their prayer hall. EMN-180802-165037001

School visit to mosque compares faiths

Year Six pupils from St Botolph’s CE Primary School visited Sleaford’s Islamic Centre last week to compare it to Christian buildings for their Religious Education topic about ‘Sacred places’.

Harshad Pancholi and Tushar Majithia of Lunettes Opticians at the awards.

Charitable vision sees opticians win award

A campaign to give poor children overseas the gift of clear vision - and to inspire local pupils to help - has seen a Sleaford-area opticians awarded.

Did you join in step aerobics classes at William Robertson School back in 1993? EMN-180202-153556001

Nostalgia 1993 - Stepping up for fitness classes at William Robertson School

This week’s nostalgic photo from 1993 features teenagers at Welbourn’s William Robertson School joining in new step aerobic classes.


Does the town need another swimming pool?

Governors at St George’s Academy in Sleaford will meet to decide their next step after losing their bid for approval by NKDC’s planning sub-committee for their £3.7m pool and fitness suite scheme.

A view of how the outside of the new pool at St George's Academy would look. EMN-180502-111621001

Council says ‘no’ to new school pool plan

The principal of a Sleaford academy is “heartened” by support from local councillors and the public for plans to build a pool and fitness suite, despite it being rejected by the district council’s planning committee.

Young Sleaford athletes with their certificates in 1993 set to represent the county. EMN-180125-121229001

Nostalgia - Sporting success for young Sleaford athletes in 1993

Back in January 1993, the Sleaford Standard was celebrating the successes of young Sleaford sport stars in the Lincolnshire Indoor Athletics Championship.


Ambitious school show was Madness musical

The culmination of months of preparation and rehearsals saw 60 pupils take part in a successful stage production of the Madness musical.

East Lincolnshire schools invited to share in £253k support for maths

East Lincolnshire schools invited to share in £253k support for maths

Schools on the east side of the county are set to get more support in their maths education following more than £250k of funding announced this morning (Friday).

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

Crackdown on inconsiderate parent parking outside Sleaford primary school hots up

Sleaford Town Council is to close vehicle access to the town cemetery early to combat parents parking on the drive waiting to pick up school children.

The PTFA of Leasingham St. Andrews presented the school with outdoor table tennis tables.

Leasingham School PTFA’s table tennis gift

The PTFA of Leasingham St Andrew’s has presented the school with outdoor table tennis tables worth £1,300.

Children at the book fair held at Mrs Mary King's School in Martin in November 1992. EMN-180118-164136001

Nostalgia at primary school book fair in Martin in 1992

Pupils at Martin’s Mrs Mary King’s Primary School turned into bookworms back in November 1992, when they hosted a book fair.


Lincolnshire schools continue to succeed at GCSE

GCSE performance tables for 2017 have revealed a good response from Lincolnshire students to the new English and Maths measure.

How the new pool would look at St George's Academy. EMN-180123-104037001

Academy’s £3.7m pool plans under threat

Planning officers are advising district councillors to reject long-awaited plans for a six-lane indoor swimming pool facility proposed by a Sleaford school for its pupils and the wider community.

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Nursery school plans for unit in Navigation Yard

A business unit in Sleaford could become an extension of an existing local pre-school nursery.

From left - Alan Brogan, Philip Everett of the EBP, former Year 11 Joseph Ablewhite with Mark Guest - headteacher. EMN-181201-134747001

Sir William Robertson Academy welcomes back students for awards

Welbourn’s Sir William Robertson Academy welcomed Philip Everett, Head of Communications at the Education Business Partnership, as guest of honour at its Post-16 awards ceremony.

Lafford School play in December 1992. EMN-181201-160537001

Nostalgia: Mystery play at Lafford School in 1992

Last week we brought you the fantastic showbiz production of Bugsy Malone featuring sharp young gangsters and glamourous dancing girls at the William Robertson School back in December 1992.

Kirkby La Thorpe school children on their welly walk to help African farmers. EMN-180116-111604001

Kirkby la Thorpe School pupils pull on their wellies

Pupils from Kirkby la Thorpe CE Primary Academy had lots of fun completing a whole school ‘welly walk’ on January 5 to raise £63.04 for Farm Africa - an international organisation working to help African farmers to increase their harvests, build their incomes and sustain natural resources to fight poverty.

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