Success for ‘above average’ Alford school in education league tables

A grammar school in Alford appears to have come out on top of the education tables released by the Government with pupils making the most progress and getting the highest attainment under new national measures.

Mrs Wilkinson (Cook in Charge), with the youngest and oldest school councillors, Farrah Cammack (Reception) and Jack Burrage (Year 6)

Healthy food award for Willoughby school

St Helena’s CE Primary School, Willoughby, is the only school in the county to receive a silver medal for its commitment to preparing and serving healthy fresh school lunches.

Linkage College student, Sam Parkin, 20, identifying equipment used in a horticultural work setting. EMN-170113-165203001

Report highlights college’s success

A college near Spilsby has won praise from the Government’s education watchdog following the latest visit by inspectors.

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UPDATED: Eight Skegness area schools to remain shut tomorrow due to “adverse weather conditions”

Eight Skegness area schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday January 13, as a precautionary measure due to the adverse weather.

Skegness Richmond School Year 4 pupils and  the cave constructed in Mr Nick Voces classroom. ANL-170901-160403001

Project takes Skegness pupils back in time

Pupils at the Richmond School in Skegness have been tapping into their inner cavemen by building caves in their classrooms.

Coun Patricia Bradwell.

Lincolnshire schools could be set for £4.6m funding boost

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) a year.


Alford nursery kids help raise £1,200 for charity

Pupils at Mon Ami Children’s Nursery in Alford have helped to raise £1,200 for charity.

Beacon Primary Academy, in Skegness, celebrating its latest Ofsted report.

Academy praised in first Ofsted report

A primary school in Skegness has been judged as ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ features in its first inspection by education watchdog Ofsted.

Spilsby Primary Reception Class fairytale nativity ANL-161219-142151001

GALLERY: Christmas in the Skegness area schools

There was hardly a a dry eye in the schools when pupils in the Skegness area performed their nativity plays.

Beverly Jones MBE pictured with all the pupils at Beacon Primary Academy.

Skegness pupils joined by Paralympic sporting star

World record holder and inspirational Paralympian Beverley Jones visited a Skegness school after pupils raised more than £1,000.

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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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Kim and Jason Holland (right) are fighting for a place in school for their daughter Lucy (centre). Also pictured are the couples sons Ben and Hayden. ANL-160512-133030001

Skegness couple appeal to get their child in school

A couple from who moved to Winthorpe to give their children a better life say they have been let down by the education authority because it has been unable to find their 11-year-old daughter a place at school.

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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.

Six Sixth Form students at Skegness Academy have completed National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

Students gain skills and jobs at Butlin’s

A partnership between a Skegness school and one of the area’s best known employers has seen a group of students receive not just life-saving training, but also jobs.


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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Seathorne Primary School pupils enjoying their new playground EMN-161111-162552001

Seathorpe Primary School pupils jump for joy in new playground

A primary school has given its playground a makeover after 18 months of fundraising.

QEGS Alford speech night.

QEGS Alford celebrates an ‘exceptional’ year

QEGS Alford celebrated their exceptional year at their recent Speech Night.


Free half-term fun in Wainfleet

Magdalen Primary School, in Wainfleet is hosting a free activities club with lunch during the half-term break.

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Pupils in Alford hear from retired top cop

Pupils in Alford hear from retired top cop

Youngsters at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (QEGS), in Alford, welcomed an “arresting” ex-pupil at their recent Speech Night.

Skegness Grammar School. ANL-160928-143746001

Skegness school’s plea to former students to inspire new generation

A Skegness secondary school is seeking former students who can inspire and motivate the current generation to academic success and career confidence.

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