WHAT’S ON: Grantham WEA courses begin with annual memorial lecture on Henry VIII

The new season of WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) courses for adults kicks off this autumn with the annual Joyce Glenn Lecture.

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Pupils enjoy the new kitchen at Ropsley Primary School with Leanne Docherty, of the Green Man Pub, and headteacher Ann Cook.

Village school delighted with its new kitchen

Children and staff are celebrating their new kitchen at Ropsley Primary School.

Lottery money has allowed Sandon School to install sensory equipment in its playground.

Grantham school installs sensory equipment in playground thanks to £10,000 Lottery grant

A Grantham special needs school has been awarded nearly £10,000 in Lottery money to upgrade its playground.

A new artist's impression of how the Poplar Farm School on Grantham  will look when it is completed.

Meeting to be held on new Grantham school as building work starts

An open meeting for parents interested in sending their children to the new school at Poplar Farm next year will be held in October.

Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: University is not vital

Congratulations to all those young people who got the exam grades they wanted.

Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: Further education at college gives students better independence

With so many options for teens to choose from when it comes to picking an education provider after GCSEs, it makes it harder to decide which is best. Everyone wants their teen to be happy, as well as making sure they’ve made the right choice educationally. From the teen’s perspective, high on the priority list is where their friends are and having independence.

West Grantham Academy St Hugh's, Grantham.

RE quality mark awarded to St Hugh’s in Grantham

West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s has gained national recognition for high quality learning in religious education with a silver quality mark.

An artist's impression of the new build at Ambergate Sports College in Grantham.

Grantham sports college given £1.4 million to expand with eight new classrooms

Ambergate Sports College in Grantham has won a grant worth £1.4 million to expand its classroom and dining facilities.

Walton Girls' High School in Grantham could become a co-ed academy next year.

BREAKING NEWS: Grantham girls’ school could accept applications from boys next year

Walton Girls’ High School in Grantham has begun a period of consultation with parents and stakeholders to provide co-education at the academy.

Darcie Proud. Photo: Chris Rayner Photography

Talented Corby Glen academy table tennis duo will represent Midlands in School Games

Two table tennis scholars from Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen will compete at the 2017 School Games finals over the weekend.

GCSE results, St Hugh's

GCSE results: Strong performances are achieved at St Hugh’s

Staff and students at West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s have worked hard to attain some excellent results this year.

Charles Read

GCSE results: Corby Glen’s Charles Read Academy celebrates ‘incredible’ individual achievements

Year 11 students at Corby Glen’s Charles Read Academy, part of the David Ross Education Trust, celebrated their academic achievements when they opened their long-awaited GCSE results.

Sophie Cooknell with Jessica Magan, Jade Blenkinship and Caitlin MacNeill

GCSE results: ‘Congratulations to all’ says Sir William Robertson Academy headteacher

Students from Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn, are delighted with their GCSE success with many gaining A* and grades 8 and 9 across several subjects.

GCSEs, Walton Girls' High School: Nicole Gunther, Lili Hajnal and Renata Hajnal

GCSE results: Rise in pass rate at Walton Girls’ High School

Students and staff at Grantham’s Walton Girls’ High School are celebrating a rise in the pass rate by over 13 per cent, with over 50 per cent achieving the top grades.

GCSE results day: Priory Ruskin Academy

GCSE results: Strong performance by Priory Ruskin Academy

The Priory Ruskin Academy is celebrating another excellent GCSE year which looks set to continue the academy’s strong and sustained performance.

GCSEs results day, KGGS: Tia Van-der-put, Elizabeth Watts, Trinity Smith and Katie Lamb.

GCSE results: Headteacher ‘delighted’ with Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School pupils’ grades

Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School has reported another very good year for results at GCSE, with 53 per cent of all subject passes being awarded the top grades.

GCSEs results day, King's School: Ben Wright

GCSE results: Some outstanding grades for King’s School boys

Grantham’s boys’ grammar school is celebrating some top results again this year, with particular congratulations going to its highest performers.

Charles Read Academy students were among 40 pupils to attend the World Athletics Championships at the London Stadium.

Corby Glen academy students witness sporting history at the London Stadium

Students from Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen witnessed sporting history when they went to the IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium.

A-levels, Walton Girls' High School: Sanchita Sadanand, Elen Weaire and Imogen Evans

A-level results, Walton Girls’: Academic and vocational success for Walton sixth form

Walton Girls’ High School in Grantham, part of the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership, saw students and staff celebrating A-level and BTEC results, as the expanding co-educational sixth form goes from strength to strength.


A-level results, Sir William Robertson Academy: A record breaking year

Sir William Robertson Academy’s fourth cohort of Year 13 students is celebrating their best ever exam success with the school’s fourth full set of A2 levels.

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