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County gets £495,000 funding to help boost English skills in primary schools

Forty-one struggling rural primary schools in the county are to receive support from other schools in teaching English and literacy with the help of a £495,758 Goverbment grant boost.

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Nursery group in running for industry awards

Lincolnshire’s outstanding childcare group Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries, which includes a branch at Wragby, is in line for another raft of awards.

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‘More than £2.7m’ in the pipeline for Louth & Horncastle schools

Schools in the Louth and Horncastle constituency are set to gain more than £2.7m under the government’s new national funding formula, according to Victoria Atkins MP.

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All smiles:  Interim Principle Emma Day  with students at the recent GSCE results day which highlighted the improvement across the board at Barnes Wallis

Barnes Wallis storms back to top the class!

Students and staff at Tattershall’s Barnes Wallis Academy are celebrating an incredible milestone as the academy was rated ‘Good’ following their recent Ofsted inspection.

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Executive Principal Martin Brown (right) with Vice Principles Janice Mitchell and Rob Colbert.

Approval granted for Louth schools merger from September 2018

Official consent from the Regional Schools Commissioner means that Louth’s two comprehensive schools will merge to form one Louth Academy from September 2018.

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Cordeaux Academy

School in dispute over ‘strict’ uniform rules

Furious parents have hit out at Louth’s Cordeaux Academy after a ‘strict’ new uniform policy resulted in pupils being placed into isolation.

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‘Outstanding’ - that’s official for Kirby-on-Bain school

A village primary school is celebrating after being rated as ‘outstanding across the board’.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Joseph Bramley, Reece Hollis, Alex Hollis (twins), Jordan Connolly EMN-170825-074831001

Lincolnshire schools show continued success at GCSE

GCSE results across Lincolnshire show continued success this year including a good response to the new English and maths measure.

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QEGS - Claudia Urry, Gemma Foster, Evie Town, Katie Yule, Harriet Rinfret

GCSE results: Success for Horncastle’s local schools

The wait was finally over for GCSE students in the Horncastle area as their exam results were released this morning.

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Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average

Provisional results from 34 out of 39 schools in the county show that Lincolnshire has continued to perform well and results are close to the UK average in many measures.

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Vicki Simons, Emily Osborne and Kelly Pawson are literally jumping for joy with their results.

A-Level Results: Excited students receive results at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Horncastle

They were singing and dancing in the rain at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Horncastle this morning (Thursday) as excited students collected their A-Level results.

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Donington on Bain Pre-School's 'graduation' on Friday July 21.

Donington on Bain youngsters enjoy ‘graduation’

Donington on Bain Pre-School held a special ‘graduation’ ceremony last month (Friday July 21), for the young children who are preparing to move up to primary school in the autumn.

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Research boosted at BGU as five earn promotion

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has appointed a professor and four readers from among its academic staff in recognition of their research work.

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Donington on Bain Pre-School's 'graduation' event

Graduation day for Donington on Bain pre-schoolers

Donington on Bain Pre-School held a special ‘graduation’ ceremony for the young children who are preparing to move up to primary school in the autumn.

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Louth special school celebrates ‘outstanding’ report

Louth special school celebrates ‘outstanding’ report

St Bernard’s School in Louth has once again been deemed ‘outstanding’ following an Ofsted inspection last month.

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Career movers find inspiration in wild in Skegness

A tearful 32-year-old woman sat on her sofa searching for hope that one day she could achieve more than just being a cleaner.

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Taking learning outside at Donington on Bain

Pupils at Donington on Bain Primary School enjoyed a week of outdoor learning recently.

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Pupils from Wragby Primary School pictured assisting Alan Long Lincoln City Football Club Community Officer to bury a Time Capsule in the ground adjacent to the new class room that is presently under construction. Photo by John Edwards EMN-171007-082234001

Time capsule buried at Wragby build

Children and staff at Wragby Primary School welcomed some special guests last week to mark the burying of a time capsule beneath the school’s new classroom.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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