Success for ‘above average’ Boston High School in education league tables

Boston High School appears to have come out on top of the education table in Boston released by the Government with pupils making the most progress and getting the highest attainment under new national measures.

Freshtimes head of corporate and social responsibility Mel Miles  (centre) with Fishtoft Academy pupils.

Children get their teeth into healthy eating session

Children at Fishtoft Academy received a lesson in healthy eating from local food producer Freshtime.

Coun Patricia Bradwell.

Lincolnshire schools could be set for £4.6m funding boost

Government plans to end the ‘historical postcode lottery’ in school funding means Lincolnshire could be in line for an extra £4.6 million (2.3 per cent) a year.

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Primary school receives special visit

Pupils from Wrangle Primary School were treated to a visit from the mayor of Boston.

Pupils and staff at the Ofsted-outstanding Tydd St Mary Primary School.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG110716-102TW.

Tydd helps county lift prize for school results in region

The outstanding quality of education at Tydd St Mary Primary School has helped Lincolnshire become the leading county in the East Midlands, new figures have revealed.

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Student wins gold in health care contest

A Boston student has bought home the gold after competing at a national health and social care event in Birmingham.

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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This site could be for Bridge House Independent School's new build.

Plans for new ‘behavioural’ school in Boston

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Scene from Gists visit to Bostons Carlton Road Academy.

Keeping safe around lorries

Youngsters at a Boston’s Carlton Road Academy have received a special lesson in staying safe while out on the road around large vehicles.

School Success

Lincolnshire top of the class for primary school performance

Lincolnshire is top of the class according to the latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted as the county is the best performing in the East Midlands with 93% of schools rated good or better.

North End Archers member Tillie Craven on top of the podium at the Archery GB Junior National Indoor Championships in Warwickshire.

ARCHERY: Double champion Tillie adds UK record to tally

Donington youngster Tillie Craven (ten) became a double national champion at the weekend.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Ten year old James raises cash for veterans with homemade poppies

An industrious Heckington 10 year old raised £100 for the British Legion selling home-made poppies.


Focus on Boston in film to teach China and world about town

People in China are learning about the Boston area thanks to a heritage artist’s videos.

EARLY YEARS CHAMPIONS: John Hayes MP, on behalf of category sponsor Riverside Training, presents the Pre-School of the Year Award to nursery manager Carolynn Fletcher of Swineshead Pre-School, joined by her staff and those from finalists Sunbeams Playgroup and Wygate Foundation Nursery School.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

EDUCATION AWARDS: Winners’ parties for Swineshead Pre-School and The Willows Day Nursery

Two of the best centres for early years learning in Lincolnshire can start planning victory parties for their youngsters after Education Awards success in Spalding.

Hawthorpe Tree Children's Community Centre's new building EMN-160711-093517001

Funds needed to complete build of centre

More than £370,000 has been raised towards a new children’s community centre, but £150,000 is still needed to finish the project.

Giles Academy

Giles given Government notice to improve its finances

The trust behind The Giles Academy at Old Leake has been issued a written notice to improve its finances by the Government.

Head boy and girl Michael Delaney and Ellie Crick hold the defibrillator with, from left: fashion show organisers Paula Laud and Sue Vince, Henry Bingham of Crossroads Nurseries, head Ian Dawson and  PSHE lead Clytie Smith.

Donington school now has its own defibrillator

A life-saving defibrillator has been installed at Thomas Cowley High School in Donington, thanks to the efforts of a student’s family and a local business.

Gosberton Academy pupils in their super heor outfits.

Gosberton pupils become super heroes and donated to LIVES

Children at Gosberton Academy primary school donned super hero outfits for a day and made donations to LIVES to support the everyday heroes who give urgent medical care to people in need.

The 16 Connect Teaching School trainee teachers at Staniland Academy with staff delivering the training: Helen Richardson, executive headteacher of the Great Oaks Federation, Suzi Pell, senior leader at Staniland Academy, and Anita Backhouse, University of Lincoln programme primary teacher training programme leader.

School’s in for teachers-to-be

A group of schools in and around Boston working together to recruit and train their own teachers has accepted its first cohort.

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