95% of children get first choice school

The vast majority of children, 95%, have been given a place at their primary school of choice through the admissions system this year.


Majority of Lincolnshire children get first choice of primary school

The vast majority of children in Lincolnshire - 95 per cent - have been given a place at their primary school of choice through the admissions system this year.

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Students work out to relieve exam stress

A group of Horncastle students are taking time out from study to take part in regular exercise sessions, as research shows the benefits of keeping fit during the exam season.

From left Louise Bateman, Daniel Bennison-Pauls, Vicky Rutter and Karen Colson - members of Banovallum SEN Department. EMN-180604-140241001

‘Banovallum helped me cope with autism’

‘We are all together as one and all as important as each other. Different doesn’t mealess, it’s just different.’

At work: Fraser Scarfe.

Former Horncastle pupil Fraser proves to be a TV success

Millions of viewers tuned in to watch local artist Fraser Scarfe make his debut on the BBC’s Big Painting Challenge on Sunday.


Parents are told to stop swearing in playground of Horncastle school

Parents of pupils at Horncastle Community Primary School have been asked to moderate their language on school premises.

Bryony Curley meets Prince Charles on his visit to Holy Trinity Church, in Tattershall. Picture: John Aron. EMN-180330-111613001

Barnes Wallis students ring a bell with Prince Charles

It’s not every day you get to meet a member of the Royal family - and teach them a new skill as well.

Banovallum students attended the Annual Lincolnshire Oxbridge Conference at LSST, in Lincoln. EMN-180328-153720001

Hitting the high notes at Bano’

Students from Banovallum School’s music department hit all the right notes last month - and proved there could be some stars in the making.

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Pupils in Mareham Le Fen go the extra mile for Sport Relief

Pupils and staff at Mareham Le Fen Primary School have gone the extra mile to raise cash for Sport Relief.


School pupils are kings of the castle

Pupils from Horncastle Community Primary School enjoyed a day out at Lincoln Castle.

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St Hugh’s pupils hit the high notes!

Pupils from the Woodhall Spa based St Hugh’s Preparatory School’s are celebrating success at recent Music and Drama festivals.

Tony Goodwin, charman of Lincolnshire Royal British Legion, with local chairman Pat Nicholsas presenting the certificate of affiliation to Lucy Robinson, 9, Daniel Wilkinson, 9, and headteacher Gareth Smith. ANL-180316-171605001

School in Wainfleet becomes first in county to become affiliated with RBL

A school in Wainfleet has made history by becoming the first in the county to become affiliated to the Royal British Legion.

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Prize performance by pupils at a Woodhall Spa school

There is cause for celebration at a Woodhall Spa school as pupils impressed judges at a leading festival.

Banovallum School, Horncastle.

It’s eyes down for chocolate bingo!

Banovallum School students bound for an ecologicial trip to Croatia this summer will be holding another fundraiser on Friday evening.


Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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Plea to drivers over school crossing fears

Children and school crossing patrols across the county are being put at risk by drivers ignoring ‘stop’ signs.

Evie takes a break from training

Talented runner sets a first for Banovallum in national final

It’s six o’clock in the morning. It could be raining or snowing - or both.

Health news

‘A real health boost for Lincolnshire’ - MP’s praise for new medical school

Louth & Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has welcomed today’s Government announcement on a Medical School for Lincolnshire, calling it ‘fantastic news’ for her constituents.

A new medical school is to be established in Lincoln

Medical school to open at Lincoln

A new medical school is to be established in an exciting collaboration between the University of Lincoln and the University of Nottingham to offer first-class medical education in Lincolnshire.


School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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