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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James Burrell presents the proceeds of his poppy sales to Mike warrington, chairman of teh Heckington branch of the British Legion. EMN-161121-180208001

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.

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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.

David Whittle, director of music at Leicester Grammar School, was the guest organist for Music at the Priory, Priory Church, Deeping St James.  Photo by Oliver Wilson.

CONCERT REVIEW: Afternoon of organ magic to make ‘The Old Wig’ smile

David Whittle (organ), Music at the Priory, Priory Church, Deeping St James

Pupils from the Giles Academy meet The Countess of Wessex. Photo: supplied

Pupils meet Countess on her fundraiser

Students from the Giles Academy in Old Leake have met The Countess of Wessex during her effort to raise money for the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.

Pupil’s ‘green’ robot wins school £1,000

Pupil’s ‘green’ robot wins school £1,000

An environmentally conscious robot, which shares its name with a character in Star Wars, has helped win a Boston school won £1,000.

Wyberton Primary School mark their outstanding Ofsted report.

School judged ‘outstanding’ in every area

A primary school near Boston is ‘bursting with pride’ after the Government’s education watchdog judged it as ‘outstanding’ in every regard.

Gosberton Clough & Risegate Primary School

CLASS OF 2016: Gosberton Clough and Risegate Primary

The Reception class at Gosberton Clough and Risegate Community Primary School on their pirate ship.

Quadring Cowley and Brown's Primary School

CLASS OF 2016: Quadring Cowley and Brown’s Primary

The reception class from Quadring Cowley and Brown’s Primary School

Giles Academy.

UPDATE: Giles Academy closed due to burst water main

The Giles Academy will be closed for the rest of the day today (Friday) and will look to be back to normal on Monday morning.

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Coun Patricia Bradwell.

Continued improvements in GCSE results across Lincolnshire

Early indications of GCSE results across Lincolnshire show continued improvements this year.

Amber Nichols shares her GCSE joy with mum Claire and dad Simon.

Donington’s Thomas Cowley High School GCSE pupils are outstanding

Hard working students at Donington’s Thomas Cowley High School produced outstanding GCSE results this year.

Holly Wright of Kirton and Estelle Wiles of Spalding at Thomas Middlecott Academy in Kirton on GCSE results day.

Thomas Middlecott Academy, Kirton, embraces GCSE results day with pride

Happy students were the order of the day at Thomas Middlecott Academy, Kirton, when GCSE results were opened today.

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