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Police probe Crowland school bus racism claim

An allegation that two secondary school students from Crowland were racially abused while travelling on a school bus has shocked the town.

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Winners, award sponsors and guests at the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards in 2016.''Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG101116-227TW.

Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards 2018: Celebrating a successful learning area

The Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian is to host its fourth Education Awards recognising excellence in schools and pre-schools across south-east Lincolnshire.

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More Lincolnshire schools targeted by bomb hoaxers

More Lincolnshire schools targeted by bomb hoaxers

Lincolnshire Police has received reports from eight schools who have received a malicious communication in the form of a bomb threat.

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Bomb hoaxes hit Lincolnshire schools

Bomb hoaxes hit Lincolnshire schools

Nine Lincolnshire Schools have received fake bomb threats.

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Exciting times ahead for Willoughby School headteacher James Husbands. Photo by Lee Hellwing

Special school set to double in size as part of county-wide initiative to make specialist education more accessible

Exciting times ahead for Willougby School headteacher James Husbands Photo: Lee Hellwing

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Innovative RAF programme is launched for high flying students

A further education college is teaming up with the Royal Air Force to offer youngsters a secure career path into the Armed Forces.

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James Husbands, head teacher of Willoughby School, Bourne, has backed plans to reform specials needs education in Lincolnshire.  Photo supplied.

Bourne special school set for growth under SEND plans

Bourne’s Willoughby School could see its pupil numbers grow by more than 50 per cent if plans to reform special needs education across Lincolnshire go ahead.

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Stamford's Malcom Sargent School in Empingham Road. By Lee Hellwing

Stamford primary school set to grow to meet the extra demand for places

One of the largest pirmary schools in Stamford is expanding in the next academic year to cater for a ‘bulge year’ in pupil numbers.

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Coun Barry Dobson, LCC members for Deepings East, has helped bring back traffic wardens outside Linchfield Community Primary School.  Photo supplied.

Lollipop lady (or man) to make comeback at Deepings school after mum’s campaign

A mother of two from Deeping St James has won her fight for better road safety measures outside a village school.

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Richard Lord, head teacher of The Deepings School, believes that the exam results for 2017's GCSE and A-Level students is a sign of the school's 'rapid improvement' over a 12-month period.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG220916-127TW.

New pupil statistics is proof of The Deepings School’s ‘rapid improvement’, says head

The head of The Deepings School has welcomed the latest GCSE and A-Level performance figures as proof of its “rapid improvement”.

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James Husbands, head teacher at Willoughby School, Bourne, is part of a consultation about a new strategy and vision for special schools in Lincolnshire.  Photo by David Lowndes.''MSMP-10-09-15-DL006.

Review of SEND plan for special schools in South Holland under way

Families in South Holland can have their say on new plans for educating pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Lincolnshire.

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Maddy Orford of Bourne.

School raises £2,135 with a no uniform day for Maddy

Bourne Grammar School has raised more than £2,000 for charity in memory of a former student who tragically died, aged just 18.

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A heart-shaped information badge given out at Bourne Academy in support of Cardiomyopathy UK as a tribute to former sixth-former Maddy Orford.  Photo: SG081217-105TW.

Bourne Academy offer special charity tribute to sixth-former Maddy

The family and final school of tragic student Maddy Orford (18) are keeping her name and memory alive by raising awareness of life-limiting heart conditions amongst young people.

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Head teacher Mark Ratchford and pupils at Market Deeping Community Primary School which is set for expansion next September.  Photo supplied.

Expansion plan for Market Deeping school given green light

Market Deeping Community Primary School is set to boost its pupil intake by 50 per cent after plans for new building work were given the go-ahead.

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Copthill School is excellent!

Copthill School is excellent!

Copthill School in Uffington has been rated as ‘excellent’

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Stamford Arts Centre  is working with Heritage Lincolnshire for the festival

Rolling out the red carpet for children at film festival

Heritage Lincolnshire hosted a special premiere for young people and their families who made movies as part of the Stamford Heritage Schools Film Festival.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Tribute paid to former teacher killed in crash

Tributes have been paid to a former teacher who died in a car crash on the A15.

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Year 11 students Jade Bull and Hannah Watson with some of the ceramic pieces produced by GCSE students at Bourne Academy where they are now on display.  Photo by Tim Wilson.''SG190917-154TW.

Bourne Academy showcase GCSE artwork

Bourne Academy is proudly showing off artwork produced by Year 11 students as part of a new ceramics display in the school’s reception.

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Visitors look round the new �500,000 extension at Casterton College Rutland

£500,000 college extension

A college has officially opened its new £500,000 classroom block.

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Bourne Grammar School made headlines nationally after changing its policy on allowing students to stay on in Year 13 after poor AS-Level results in Year 12.  Photo by Lee Hellwing.

South Lincolnshire schools confirm non-exclusion policy after Year 12 AS-Levels

Head teachers across South Holland, Bourne and the Deepings have revealed that they operate a non-exclusion policy in cases of poor AS-Level exam results.

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