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A glimpse into the future for school pupils

Members of an after-school club at the Giles Academy, in Old Leake, donned hard hats and high visibility jackets for a real-life lesson in engineering.

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Prof Jonathan Van Tam

Grammar school old boy’s new role

A former Boston Grammar School pupil has taken up a new role as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.

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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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UPDATED: Four schools making ‘well below average’ progress in Department for Education statistics

Pupils at four Boston area schools are making ‘well below average’ progress across eight qualifications according to Department for Education figures released today, while three others have achieved ‘average’ progress.

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Pupils Charlie Moon, five, Tom Lee, eight, Jack Lee, eight, and George Baker, five, making a splash in the new pool. EMN-170310-112335001

Celebrations over £17k pool overhaul in Wrangle

A school pool in which multi-medal winning athlete Melanie Marshall learnt to swim has received a five-figure overhaul.

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Pupils at Hawthorn Tree Primary School with some of the books from their library.

£4,000 boost for school’s library

Hawthorn Tree Primary School in Boston has received a £4,000 grant from the Foyle Foundation School Library Programme to re-stock their library and install an electronic system.

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Good Fortuna for charity saves jobs

Good Fortuna for charity saves jobs

More than 200 jobs have been saved after a national children’s charity which is based in Horncastle came out of administration.

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PICTURES AND VIDEO: Launch of Boston Mini Police

Lincolnshire Police welcomed some of its youngest recruits today (Friday) with the official launch of the Boston Mini Police with guests from a number of units - including Lincolnshire Police Interceptor Dan Brigginshaw.

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Giles Academy told it ‘requires improvement’ across the board in latest Ofsted report

Pupils achievements and a high absence rate have left an academy ‘disappointed’ after getting a requires improvement grade across the board from Ofsted.

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A scene from the Indian culture day at Skegness' Embassy Theatre.

Helping bring the world into the classroom

A globally-minded primary school near Boston has been honoured for its work to bring the world into the classroom.

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Boston College's new principal Jo Maher.

New principal Jo has a ‘hard act to follow’

Boston College’s ‘Successful and ethusiastic’ new principal has a tough job on her hands as college bosses call her predecessor a ‘hard act to follow’.

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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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Nacro tutor Josh Ward with pupil Kieran Lake and his GCSE results.

GCSE RESULTS: Nacro pupils out-perform national average pass rate

Ninety-three pupils at the Nacro education centre in Boston have joined more than 1,800 other students of the social justice charity in out-performing the national GCSE average pass rates for English and Maths.

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Evan Lonsdale, of Kirton Middlecott Academy

GCSE RESULTS: Thomas Middlecott Academy results show school is ‘a community of ambitious, caring and resilient learners’

Thomas Middlecott Academy, Kirton, pupils are ‘a community of ambitious, caring and resilient learners’, the head teacher has said following the release of GCSE results.

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William Lovell year 11 students George Hobson and Lauren Playle celebrate picking up their GCSE results.

GCSE RESULTS: William Lovell Academy head praises ‘hard work’ in exam success

The head teacher of William Lovell Academy, in Stickney, has praised students and staff for their hard work, claiming GCSE success.

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Giles Academy pupils

GCSE RESULTS: Giles Academy ‘continues to demonstrate the ambition of staff to do the very best’

Giles Academy pupils are celebrating ‘another great year’ after the school reported students have performed well ‘across the board’.

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Bridge House pupils.

GCSE RESULTS: Bridge House Independent School continues Outstanding year

Following an Outstanding rating from Ofsted earlier this year, Bridge House Independent School saw further success with a strong set of GCSE results.

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Boston Grammar School.

GCSE RESULTS: Boston Grammar School’s success continues following ‘superb performance’

The Boston Grammar School saw 95 per cent of its students gaining five or more grades at A*-C grade including English and Maths in its GCSE results.

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Haven High Academy pupils EMN-170824-115524001

GCSE RESULTS: Haven High pupils’ results a ‘testament to the commitment and ambition’ of all

Haven High Academy bosses have said they were ‘delighted to inform students of their achievements across a wide range of GCSE, vocational and skills based qualifications this morning.

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