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Meet the new classes of 2017 in the Skegness area

The autumn term is now in full swing at our local schools but for many parents it’s an emotional time as they see their babies dressed in uniforms for their first day.

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Golden ticket to fun at school. Students at Skegness Grammar School who dressed up as their favourite Roald Dahl characters. ANL-170914-144550001

‘Dahlicious’ dress up day for charity at Skegness Grammar School

Students at Skegness Grammar School dressed up as their favourite Roald Dahl characters to celebrate what would have been the author’s 101st birthday.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Top class - celebrating GCSE results are (from left) Chloe Harpham, Alice Gilbert, Tyler Turner, Sian Tuplin, Mark Whitehead, George Leverton and Abigail Gilbert. ANL-170824-135139001

GCSE RESULTS: More students than ever celebrating high grades at Spilsby’s King Edward V1 Academy

More students than ever are celebrating high GCSE grades at a school in Spilsby in spite of government education reforms.

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Evie Toombes collecting her GCSE results from Skegness Grammar School. ANL-170824-172019001

GCSE RESULTS: Showjumping Evie from Skegness overcomes health hurdle to get GCSE

A 15-year-old para showjumper from Skegness has achieved her biggest hurdle yet by achieving a GCSE a year early – in spite of spending much of the year in hospital.

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Students at John Spendluffe Technology  College in Alford celebrating their GCSE results. They are (from left) Carmen Wu, Leon Mynott,  Sinead Bailey,    Jasmine Davis and James Sparrow

GCSE RESULTS: Success at John Spendluffe Technology College in Alford

Success at John Spendluffe Technology College in Alford continues in spite of changes to the GCSE grading following government education reforms.

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GCSE RESULTS: Star student at Skegness Grammar School could be top performer in country

A star has been born at Skegness Grammar School with one student sweeping the boards in all of his nine subjects.

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Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average EMN-170817-160804001

Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average

Provisional results from 34 out of 39 schools in the county show that Lincolnshire has continued to perform well and results are close to the UK average in many measures.

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Students at Queen Elizabeths Grammar School celebrating their A-Level results. ANL-170817-133423001

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Success for students at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Alford

Students in Alford rose to the challenge and are celebrating ‘impressive’ A-Level results.

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Lena Dixon, Megan Gale, Lucy Atkinson, Sophie Tazey and Sally Hanson celebrating their A-Level results at Spilsby King Edward V1 Academy. ANL-170817-121352001

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Great day for Spilsby King Edward V1 Academy

Hard work has paid off at King Edward V1 Academy in Spilsby with two-thirds of students that completed Year 13 achieved at least one A*, A grade or equivalent.

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A-LEVELS: Skegness Grammar School celebrate results after challenging year

Skegness Grammar School students are celebrating some impressive A-Level results after what has been described as a difficult year for students and teachers alike.

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Huttoft Primary School headteacher, Alison Hurrell receives the cheque from Rupert Houltby, a partner from Wilkin Chapman, which has an office in Alford. Photo: Alison Mitchell

New equipment for Huttoft pupils after cheque donation

Primary school children in Huttoft have been using new science and maths equipment all thanks to a generous donation.

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Team building at a Sustainability Day at Skegness Eco Centre. ANL-170719-163949001

Career movers find inspiration in wild in Skegness

A tearful 32-year-old woman sat on her sofa searching for hope that one day she could achieve more than just being a cleaner.

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Huttoft Primary School headteacher, Alison Hurrell receives the cheque from Rupert Houltby, a partner from Wilkin Chapman, which has an office in Alford. Photo: Alison Mitchell ANL-170727-063212001

Donation adds up to fun for Huttoft schoolchildren

Primary school children in Huttoft have been having fun while learning, thanks to a donation that has funded vital new science and maths equipment.

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Young people who took part in a National Citizen Service at the closing ceremony at Linolnshire Regional College. ANL-170723-090839001

Project sees young in Skegness bloom

A month-long project by a group of young people in Skegness has blossomed with the opening of a sensory gardem.

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Students presented the cheque to Mrs Pat Wright.

Alford students donate £5,600 after ‘charity week’

Students from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar in Alford have presented a cheque for £5,600 to Mrs Pat Wright from the ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ charity.

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Pupils holding signs to make motorists consider their speed. EMN-170717-134931001

Pupils reduce speeding drivers to tears in Ingoldmells

Youngsters at a primary school near Skegness have been delivering a lesson in road safety to motorists flouting the speed limit.

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Members of the National Citizen Service Spilsby Group (NCS) who did a car wash to raise funds to buy a defibrillator  for Toynton All Saints. ANL-170718-103310001

Youngsters in Spilsby set shining example by saving lives

l Work of Skegness NCS goes on show today

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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