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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.

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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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L-R Zosia Lyall 12, Marta Lyall, Clare Keating, Henrietta Clavering, Scarlett Keating 13, angry at gender inequality in subjects for girls in GCSEs at Kesteven and Sleaford high School. EMN-180115-093833001

Are GCSEs split on gender lines?

Several parents of children attending a Sleaford school are angry at what they feel is gender inequality in GCSE subject provision.

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Weather warning: high winds affect roads, buses and schools this morning

Police say roads across the county have been affected by high winds overnight causing numerous trees and power lines to go down.

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Consultation on ‘special educational needs and disabilities’ vision for Lincolnshire

A consultation has been launched on new proposals to address many of the challenges pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families face when trying to access the right education, in the right place at the right time.

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Sleaford students will record work of volunteers in open air arts space

Young people are being encouraged to join in upcoming workshops designed to link up with the older generation.

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St George's Academy receives its NCS Champion Schools Award, organised by The Education Business Partnership, held at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Pictured are Andy Green - head of Key Stage 4 at the Ruskington Campus) and (right) Kate Davis from NCS Trust. The young girl holding the award is an NCS regional student ambassador. Photo: Chris Vaughan Photography . EMN-180401-173429001

NCS Gold Award for St George’s Academy

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Bring on the dancing girls! The multi-talented cast of William Robertson School's production of Bugsy Malone in 1992. EMN-180301-172023001

Nostalgia: Bring on the dancing girls - it’s Bugsy! Sleaford area school production from 1992

A William Robertson School production of Bugsy Malone was pictured in The Standard 25 years ago - and it was a glamorous affair.

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Council consulting on strategy that could bring education for Lincolnshire children with special needs closer to home

The county council is consulting on new proposals to address challenges faced by pupils in Lincolnshire with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families when trying to access the right education, in the right place at the right time.

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Kesteven and Sleaford High School. EMN-171228-124921001

Inspectors find High School is still ‘Good’

Ofsted inspectors have reaffirmed a Sleaford school’s rating as ‘Good’.

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Members of the Rotary Clubs of Sleaford Kesteven and Woodhall Spa have donated ?500 to the TimTin Playgroup in Martin. EMN-171228-094656001

Playgroup receives funding boost

Members of the Rotary Clubs of Sleaford Kesteven and Woodhall Spa have donated £500 to the TimTin Playgroup, based in Martin.

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The cast form Pointon School's three Christmas plays in 1992. EMN-171227-172800001

School festive events 25 years ago

Looking back 25 years we found lots of school festive plays and events in our newspaper archives captured by staff photographer Gordon Brotherton.

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Sleaford Rotary President John Elkington with the two finalists from Ruskington's St Georges campus in the Rotary Young Chef competition - Ebony Coulam (left) and Jessica Argyle. EMN-171229-142431001

Rotary Club young chefs battle it out for regional final spots

Sleaford Rotary Club staged its final two heats of its Young Chef competition at St George’s Academy’s Sleaford and Ruskington campuses.

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Leasingham St Andrew's School deputy headteacher Judith Bentley bids farewell to pupils and headteacher David Hodgson at the end of term and is due to take charge at Heckington's primary school. EMN-171227-114943001

Heading off to new job

Leasingham’s St Andrew’s School has said goodbye to Judith Bentley, its Deputy Headteacher for the last eight years.

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Deadline looms for parents to apply for primary school places

Deadline day looms for parents to apply for primary school places in Lincolnshire

The deadline for parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.
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Pictured (from left) Harriet Kirsopp, Chloe McGill, Francesca Holmes, Jospehine Smith, Hannah West, Laura Bates, Phoebe Dales, Emily Nuttall and Lorna Swan.

School honours achievements

A Sleaford school welcomed back ex-students – including one who has since served with the Armed Forces in Afghanistan – as it celebrated the achievements of last year’s GCSE, AS, and A-level cohort.

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Leasingham School's Foundation Stage pupils put on their Cocka Doodle Day play for families at the end of term. EMN-171221-151244001

Youngest pupils cock a doodle do their Christmas play

Foundation Stage pupils at Leasingham’s St Andrew’s Primary School performed their play, Cock a Doodle Day for family and friends at the end of term.

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Staff from Maple Leaf Nursey at RAF Digby with donations from parents that have been delivered to Sleaford Larder, a food bank set up by Sleaford's New Life Church Community.
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Food larder benefits from nursery delivery

Parents of children attending Maple Leaf nursery based at RAF Digby have been asked to donate to a ‘Reverse Advent Calendar’ by bringing in items of food to add to a hamper which would be donated to Sleaford Larder on the last day of term.

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Serving up Christmas meals to Sleaford's older residents, from left - Nelly McArthur - Year 9, Megan Dillon - Year 10, Lucy Kinnersley - Year 10, Becky Creedon - Year 7 and Ella Marshall - Year 9, with Kay Grant, Pamela Thorne, Sue Gilman and Maureen Prior. EMN-171220-164033001

Students serve up festive cheer for older folks

Students at a Sleaford school rustled up a slap up Christmas meal, plus entertainment for older residents of the town.

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Staff and patients at Heckington's Millview Surgery get all festive wearing Christmas jumpers, raising money on the tombola / guess how many chocolate coins in the jar as well as inviting local school children to make festive decorations.
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Christmas jumpers come out for charity

Christmas Jumper Day was celebrated in wacky and woolly fashion statements in schools and other businesses around the Sleaford area last week.

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