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Duchess of Rutland to run London Marathon in aid of cricket trust

Emma Duchess of Rutland is lacing up her trainers to run the Virgin London Marathon in April for the Belvoir Cricket and Countryside Trust.

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Parking outside the National Junior School in Grantham.

CCTV pilot aims to stop parking outside Grantham’s National Junior School

A pilot scheme to put mobile CCTV units outside schools to stop illegal parking is due to go ahead.

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Sir William Robertson Academys 2016 school production of Grease

Grease is the word at Welbourne school

Sir William Robertson Academy’s sell-out school production of Grease, which ran for three nights, was a resounding success.

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Reforms to bring extra £4.6m for schools

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).

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St Anne's Primary School, Grantham.

Grantham school St Anne’s celebrates ‘exceptional’ SATs results

A Grantham primary school has celebrated excellent results following its SATs exams.

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Every child at Huntingtower and Isaac Newton primary schools in Grantham will receive a free book to take home this Christmas from Penguin Random House UK

Sharing the joy of reading with Grantham schools

Every child at Huntingtower and Isaac Newton primary schools in Grantham has received a free book to take home this Christmas from Penguin Random House UK, the UK’s largest trade book publisher.

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Ancaster Pre-School's 'Santas Dash'

Families embark on a ‘Santa Dash’ to raise money for Ancaster Pre-School

Youngsters and their mums and dads went on a ‘Santa Dash’ to raise money for a village pre-school.

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Lt Col Ray Ogg, the Contingent Commander of the CCF at King's School Grantham, with the Victoria Cross won by Charles Sharpe.

Grantham King’s School cadets help create wood in memory of fallen soldiers

Cadets based at a Grantham school have been planting trees in a new wood created in memory of fallen military personnel from Lincolnshire who served in World War One.

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Winners of a Belvoir Grantham Christmas competition are Henry Midgley, 4, of Little Gonerby Infant School; Kai Lawson, 7, from Cliffedale Primary School; and Chloe Hunter from Cliffedale Primary School.

Youngsters’ festive scenes win them prizes in Belvoir Grantham competition

Lettings agency Belvoir Grantham recently teamed up with Grantham schools Cliffedale Primary and Little Gonerby Infant to hold a Christmas colouring competition.

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Billingborough parish council celebrates its Community Fund grant

Children in Billingborough benefit from SKDC’s Community Fund

Children in rural villages have been among the latest to benefit from a successful application to South Kesteven District Council’s Community Fund.

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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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Nicholas Farrington,  David Parrish,  Sam Bevan and Ashley Willows at the shop in Market Place.

Students bring joy to children with Grantham Toy Bank

A school-run Toy Bank, which collects Christmas presents for needy children, has sent out 100 donations in just a few days.

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Walton Girls performing arts students with director David Evans.

Grantham students take part in film about girl in civil war

Performing arts students at Walton Girls’ High School were selected for the creation of a film to be shown in schools across Britain from January 2017.

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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.

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E.ON Energise Anything workshop at The Priory Ruskin Academy in Grantham.

Grantham pupils make music...using fruit!

Pupils from Priory Ruskin Academy made music using unusual methods during an interactive workshop led by E.ON.

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The Children in Need charity day

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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Timothy Mallinson, of Fulbeck. Picture: John Cairns EMN-161011-165746001

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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