Teacher ‘grits teeth’ to complete London Marathon

A teacher from the Boston area says she had to ‘grit her teeth’ to complete the full 26.2 mile London Marathon at the weekend.


Children get ‘crafty’ at village library

Youngsters turned out in large numbers for a children’s crafting session at Donington Library last week.

Alternative services have been put in place  after Skegness Travel announced it would not be running any bus services from Monday, ANL-180420-172445001

Check new school bus services after Skegness Travel announcement

Alternative arrangements have been made for school bus runs after Skegness Travel announced to Linconshire County Council it would not be running any services from Monday.

Year Seven and Eight pupils during the STEM Schools Roadshow visit by BAE Systems.

Pupils’ special lesson from global business

Youngsters at a school near Boston enjoyed a special lesson in STEM subjects when BAE Systems, the global defence, aerospace, and security firm, paid them a visit.

Still 'good', according to Ofsted ... Boston High School.

Praise for Boston High School from Ofsted

Boston High School has won praise from the Government’s education watchdog, Ofsted, following a ‘short inspection’ last month.


‘Shakespeare’ school festival

The public are invited along to a free festival of entertainment in Kirton to celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare.


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.

Pictured (from left) Laura MacRae - Year Two teacher, Shelby Johnston, nine, Scarlet Donachie, 10, and Anita Burt - teaching assistant, with Lithuanian food.

St Nicholas’ ‘fabulous’ community celebration

A Boston primary school opened its doors to the community when it held its ‘Eggstravaganza’ before Easter.

Boston Borough Council offices.

Town centre groups can apply for £1,000 funding

Boston community groups and organisations are being invited to apply for up to £1,000 towards projects which can benefit the town centre area and its residents.

Litter pickers from Tower Road Academy.

Schoolchildren doing their bit to tidy-up area

More schools in the Boston area have been clearing litter from in and around their grounds as part of the Big Schools Clean Up.


Grammar school rated ‘Good’ in majority of areas - but still requires improvement

Boston Grammar School has said it has been told it ‘still requires improvement’ following a recent Ofsted inspection but leaders have today (Thursday) said progress had been made and the school was rated ‘Good’ in areas.

Some of the award-winning Boston College apprentices and employers. Image supplied

Apprentices and employers awarded for hard work and commitment

The hard work, commitment and achievements of Boston College apprentices and employers have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

Litter pickers from Hawthorn Tree School.

Help give town a spring clean

The countdown is on to the latest annual Big Boston Clean Up, but schools are already doing their bit to spruce up the town.

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.


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.

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.

Careers' Day at Springfields Events and Conference Centre. L-R Mido Turki 17, Jenson Bark 17, Taylor Gray 17, Seth Greaves 17, Sam Booth 17, Dawid Holub 18, Wali Butt 17 of Boston Grammar School. EMN-180903-112611001

IN PICTURES: Big companies inspire pupils’ future careers

More than 200 pupils from across six schools in Lincolnshire – including Boston College, Boston Grammar School and Giles Academy – have been given the opportunity to meet major employers including Google and Goldman Sachs.

William Lovell Academy leaders told by Ofsted they have ‘let pupils down’ and left school ‘in a state of flux’ as watchdog rates it ‘inadequate’

William Lovell Academy leaders told by Ofsted they have ‘let pupils down’ and left school ‘in a state of flux’ as watchdog rates it ‘inadequate’

Leaders at William Lovell Church of England Academy have been told they have ‘let pupils down’ and ‘left the school in a state of flux’ after an Ofsted inspection graded it ‘inadequate’ across the board and recommended it as requiring special measures.

Education news

Lincolnshire secondary school place offers out today

Offers for places at secondary schools have been sent out to parents today (March 1), with a high percentage receiving their first choice.

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