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Teachers union fears that Lincolnshire schools will see budgets slashed by over £44 million by 2020

A national teachers trade union says Lincolnshire schools will be 44,975,691 worse off by 2019/20 than they were in 2015/16.

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Almost 95% of Lincolnshire children get first-choice primary school

The vast majority (94.3 per cent) of Lincolnshire children have been given a place at their primary school of choice through the admissions system this year.

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Bill Lord allows full-time staff to have an extra day off each year and part-time staff, a morning (BBC Look North)

Lincolnshire headteacher gives ‘duvet days’ for staff in effort to look after teachers

Teachers at a primary school in Lincolnshire are being offered a “duvet day” by the headteacher in an effort to hire and retain staff.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Unfair funding formula threatens Wolds schools, says RSN

Rural Services Network claims children attending rural schools are ‘losing out’

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NSPCC Big Board Game Day rolls out in Horncastle

Horncastle schools encouraged to take part in board game bonanza this Friday (March 31)

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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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Children at Kirkby on Bain Nursery have been raising money for Crackerjacks Childrens Trust EMN-170315-073029001

Kirkby children dress down for charity

Children at Kirkby on Bain Nursery had a pyjama day in aid of the children’s charity Crackerjacks Children’s Trust, which provides equipment, respite and support for disabled children and their families across the UK.

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‘Enigma’ machine on display at QEGS

Local schools get the chance to see a machine which helped turn the course of the Second World War.

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Horncastle archives.

New home sought for ‘priceless’ Horncastle archives

Priceless archives which tell the story of Horncastle from its Roman origins to the present day are in danger of being consigned to a cellar - out of reach of the public and historians - unless a new home can be found for them.

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Pitching in: Lucy OSullivan (second left) with some of the other students hoping  for an all weather surface

Community can pitch in to boost academy

The Barnes Wallis Academy has set its sights on raising £120,000 in an ambitious bid help produce the sporting stars of the future.

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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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Lion President Steve Flood handed a cheque for ?500 to Mrs Payne, Head Teacher at QEGS, accompanied by Phoebe Merritt Head Girl and Gui Freitas Head Boy. EMN-170802-093217001

Support for students from Horncastle Lions

As part of their service to youth, Horncastle Lions Club make a presentation each year to benefit students of the town’s schools.

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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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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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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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How did your child’s school fare in GCSE tables?

Education tables for Lincolnshire secondary schools have published today (Thursday 19).

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Cordeaux, KEVIGS and Monks’ Dyke create ‘Louth Joint Sixth Form’

Three secondary schools in Louth have joined forces to create a new ‘Louth Joint Sixth Form’ (LDSF), in a bid to provide students with more choice and the best facilities in the town.

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Extra £4.6m for Lincolnshire schools

Government plans to end the ‘historical postcode lottery’ in school funding means Lincolnshire could be in line for an extra £4.6 million.

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Scamblesby CE Primary School.

New Year celebrations after Scamblesby school’s Ofsted

Scamblesby Church of England Primary School is celebrating a fantastic end to 2016 after securing a positive Ofsted report .

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