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Charitable Grantham pupils help fund good causes

It has been a busy time for generous, caring and charitable pupils at the Priory Ruskin Academy.

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Minister of State for Schools Nick Gibb MP visits Sir William Robertson Academy

Welbourn school headteacher pleased by minister’s visit

Sir William Robertson Academy at Welbourn received an unexpected visit from Nick Gibb MP, the Minister for School Standards accompanied by the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Dr Caroline Johnson.

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Bank’s Oxford studies support for Fulbeck teenager

A young Fulbeck man has started at the University of Oxford with the support of a social mobility programme from Lloyds Banking Group.

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St Johns and St Hughs Remembrance services

Grantham pupils unite to honour the fallen and injured

Children and staff at The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s and West Grantham Academy St John’s each held a special remembrance ceremony earlier this month.

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Students, parents, teachers, governors and VIPs celebrated the success of the 2015/16 Year 11 at Walton Girls High School

Grantham students mark year of achievement at Walton Girls’ High School

Students, parents, teachers, governors and VIPs celebrated the success of the 2015/16 Year 11 at Walton Girls’ High School on Tuesday evening.

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Shona McCallin coaches students at her former school, KGGS in Grantham.

Former Grantham student Shona McCallin returns to KGGS to talk about her Olympic success

KGGS welcomed Olympic Gold medallist Shona McCallin to the school on Monday.

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Pupils meet  Tim Peake

Allington pupils get to meet space hero Tim Peake

Six lucky ‘Rocket Scientists’ from Allington with Sedgebrook Church of England Primary School met Tim Peake, the first British ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut to work on the ISS.

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Grantham school to host fashion show and sale to support cancer patient Karl Bullimore

The Priory Ruskin Academy is hosting an SOS fashion show on Monday, November 14, to support Grantham cancer patient, Karl Bullimore, in his fight against an aggressive form of the disease.

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Staff from Mars Petcare in Waltham on the Wolds  spent the morning with 39 students from Year 4 at Bottesford Primary school

Bottesford pupils learn how to become pet ambassadors

Staff from Mars Petcare in Waltham-on-the-Wolds spent the morning with 39 students from Year 4 at Bottesford Primary School sharing their Pet Ambassador programme aimed at encouraging positive and healthy pet ownership.

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Pupils at Harlaxton Primary School plant crocus corms to help raise awareness of polio.

Harlaxton school plants 10,000 crocuses to highlight the fight against polio

Pupils are planting 10,000 crocuses at Harlaxton Primary School to make people more aware that polio is being slowly eradicated around the world.

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Mayor Linda Wootten attended the Kumon Grantham event

Mayor of Grantham honours Kumon students

Students from the Kumon Grantham Study Centre were recognised at an awards ceremony for their success and continued development studying on the Kumon Maths and English Programmes.

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Staff, parents and pupils have all been praised after Priory Ruskin Academy topped the Government's league table for progress of pupils.

Grantham school tops county league table for the progress of its students

A Grantham academy has topped school tables in Lincolnshire for the progress of its students.

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Boys wade through the muddy ditch obstackle on the Sir William Robertson Academy Mudathon. EMN-161110-122719001

VIDEO: School children in Welbourn do Mudathon to raise over £10,000 for Help For Heroes

Last week the PE Department at Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn staged their first fundraising ‘Mudathon’ raising an amazing £10,438 for Help for Heroes.

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Grantham charity offer schools the chance to ‘green-up’ with free trees

Schools are being offered the chance to green-up their grounds and make outdoor learning fun with free trees.

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Walton Girls High School Open Evening

Grantham girls’ school open evening a great success

Walton Girls’ High School students didn’t disappoint as hundreds of visitors attended their September open evening.

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Jordan Bell with some of the wood items has has made including a wall plaque he made for Amberagte Sports College before he left.

Former Grantham student carves his way into national art final

Jordan Bell, 16, who left Grantham College at the end of the last academic year, submitted several pieces of wood sculpture based arond the theme of ‘My World’ for the Unique Art Awards.

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Debbie Wicks has devised the Wix Way Times Tables Learning System.

Grantham mother praised for system she designed to help children learn times tables

A Grantham woman has devised a fun and practical way to learn the times tables which has been been praised by children and teachers.

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Grantham MP Nick Boles opens the new sensory garden at Sandon School.

MP opens new sensory garden at Grantham school

A new sensory garden has been opened at an additional needs school in Grantham.

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Lollipop lady Amanda Parke at work outside West Grantham Academy St John's.

Calls for ‘ignorant’ drivers to stop for lollipop lady after near misses outside Grantham school

Ignorant motorists are causing a danger at a school crossing because they are driving too fast and in some cases not even stopping for the lollipop lady.

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Gavin Evans, who has won many titles, is the new table tennis coach at Grantham College.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Table tennis coach Gavin Evans joins college with tonnes of titles under his belt

New table tennis coach at Grantham College, Gavin Evans, has 48 National Titles, a European title, a World title, won Gold in the Youth Olympics in Belgrave and was picked to play in the London 2012 Olympics.

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