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School funding reforms could see Lincolnshire receive and extra £4.6 million

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).

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Catmose pupils have a day to remember at the BBC

BBC World News Director and BAFTA member, Richard Murrell, visited Catmose College earlier this year to talk to pupils about future careers.

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Billingborough Parish Council celebrates its Community Fund grant during a Victorian-themed day at the local primary school

Billingborough youngsters treated to new play equipment

Children in Billingborough have been among the latest to benefit from a successful application to South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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Young violinists impress at Oakham’s Brooke Hill Academy

Music teacher Katherine Collison and her students hosted an assembly at Brooke Hill Academy in Oakham on Monday last week to mark the end of term.

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Richard Lord (front third right), head teacher at The Deepings School, and school business manager Lisa Goodchild (second left) host a Christmas community "Thank You" buffet for members of the Deepings business and civic community.  Photo by David Lowndes.  SG071216-097DAL.  
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Seasons greetings from Deepings school

Students and staff at The Deepings School are breaking up for their Christmas holidays today having said “thank you” to the community for its support.

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Tilton student believed to have died after night of heavy drinking

Tributes have been paid to a Tilton student who is believed to have died following a night of heavy drinking with friends.

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Children in Billingborough benefit from SKDC’s Community Fund

Children in rural villages have been among the latest to benefit from a successful application to South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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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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The grounds team, from left, Gavin Banks, Stephen Porter, Colin Atter, Richard Taylor and director of outdoor education Edward Smith

New outdoor classroom planned for Stamford Junior School

Work has started on redeveloping Stamford Junior School’s outdoor area, so that it can become a ‘natural outdoor classroom’ for pupils.

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Lincolnshire schools performing well according to new Ofsted report

The latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted sees Lincolnshire as the top performing authority in the region with 93 per cent of schools rated good or outstanding.

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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.

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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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Debate celebrates links with war hero Oswald Elliott

Stamford Endowed Schools found a fitting way to celebrate the centenary of the death of Oswald Elliott who gave his life for his country in the trenches during the First World War.

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Marathon man Ben inspires school pupils at St Gilbert’s Primary School, Stamford

Marathon Man and Inspire+ Ambassador Ben Smith has begun his first tour of schools - stopping off at St Gilbert’s Primary School in Stamford.

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Share views on post-16 transport in Rutland

Rutland County Council is consulting on possible changes to the amount paid by students towards the cost of transport to and from post-16 education.

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High Sheriff, Sarah Furness, representatives of Rutland Schools, Healthwatch Rutland and young people involved in the project thank representatives of Uppingham and Rutland Rotary for funding the project and nationally acclaimed Young Minds for providing training. EMN-160112-123416001

Rutland leads the way with mental health care project for young people

Every schoolchild in Rutland is to receive training to help them cope with the strains of modern life thanks to a pioneering new initiative.

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Members of the Forces Friends Club show off their mascot Braves NATO award. Photo: Alan Walters

School club’s mascot gets medal from NATO

The much-loved mascot of a school club for children with parents in the armed forces has received a NATO medal after completing a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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Bicycle and bracelet stolen from The Deepings School

Police are investigating two thefts from The Deepings School.

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Science roadshow visits Stamford schools

Science roadshow visits Stamford schools

School pupils in Stamford enjoyed visits from a national engineering and science roadshow this week.

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Adventurer Sarah Outen gives talk at Stamford Endowed Schools

Adventurer Sarah Outen returned to Stamford Endowed Schools to give a lecture on her journey around the world.

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