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Caythorpe school joins academies trust

, joining a cluster of Grantham-based academies.

Education
Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: More than just exams

Choosing a college or sixth form isn’t just about enrolling on to a course with good pass rates and valuable work experience. Whilst getting good grades is important, there’s much more to further education than exams and coursework.

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Motivational speech: From left, Susan Dench, Jaz Ampaw-Farr and Gillian Brady.

Former Apprentice star Jaz Ampaw-Farr speaks at Grantham school

Teaching staff from across Lincolnshire were invited to spend an evening with motivational speaker Jaz Ampaw-Farr last week, hosted by The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s.

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Max Hubbard

Tributes pour in for Grantham teenager who died in A52 crash

The bereaved family of a teenager who died in a crash on the A52 at the weekend have paid tribute to their beloved son.

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College students and Cree Centre clients have been working together to create Christmas cards.

Grantham College and Cree Centre create charity Christmas cards

Art and Design students at Grantham College have been creating unique Christmas cards to raise money for Mencap and the college.

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Anti-bullying week

Grantham pupils hold hands to highlight equality

Children from Little Gonerby Infant School marked both Anti-Bullying and Inter-Faith weeks with an entire school photo last week.

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SSM Adam Armstrong, Army Section, and Flight Sgt Kevin Mason saluting at the Cenotaph after laying the wreaths.

Grantham King’s School cadets lay wreaths at the Cenotaph

Cadets from King’s School were invited to London to lay wreaths at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

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Celebrating a 'good' Ofsted report ar children at Corby Glen Playgroup.

Glowing praise for growing Corby Glen playgroup

A village playgroup has received lavish praise from school inspectors.

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Grantham College closed all day because of power cut

Grantham College closed all day because of power cut

Grantham College says it has had to close all day today because of a power cut.

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More than 50 pupils from four local schools attended the business skills conference last week.

Grantham pupils get a lesson in the world of work

Teenagers were given an insight into the world of work at a business skills conference last week.

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Pupils took part in an assault course

Grantham schoolchildren put their resilience to the test

Pupils at the West Grantham Academy St John’s battled against wind and rain to take part in an outside activity day last week.

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Grantham pupils told to stay at home because there is no heating in schools

A headteacher has decided to keep some pupils at home because there is no heating in school.

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Paul Deane, Grantham College

Praise for improvements made at ‘good’ Grantham College

Grantham College has been praised by government inspectors for raising its standards to ‘good’.

Education
Heating issue closes Grantham school for day

Heating issue closes Grantham school for day

Pupils at The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s have had the day off today, due to heating issues.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: What’s the purpose of education?

Education has always been and always will be a priority at the start of every person’s life. It drives our economy, it lays the foundations to your future and is the direct path to your career.

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Children from Stepping Stones Nursery join residents at Kings Court Nursing Home for craft sessions.

Nursery tots and residents get crafty together

Pre-school children at a Grantham nursery joined care home residents on Monday for a craft-making session.

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Jinglethon club leader Andreas Alkiviades with children from Albion House Day nursery.

Grantham nursery go exploring for baby charity

Nursery children grabbed their notebooks and magnifying glasses on Friday to help raise money for the UK’s leading baby charity, Tommy’s.

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Pupils at Ingoldsby Academy are celebrating their recent Ofsted results.

‘Incredible milestone’ for Ingoldsby Academy

Staff and pupils at Grantham’s Ingoldsby Academy are celebrating after being given a ‘good’ rating in a recent Ofsted inspection, three years after it was put into special measures.

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David Ross, founder of the David Ross Education Trust.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: ‘We want to give children the best start in life’

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has sponsored Charles Read Academy since 2013 and more recently Ingoldsby Primary Academy. The trust works with more than 30 primary and secondary academies in the East Midlands, Yorkshire and the East of England. David Ross grew up in Lincolnshire. He was a founder of Carphone Warehouse and decided to set up an education trust to give children a broader education and more opportunities after that education. David Ross talks to the Journal about the trust.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Tribute paid to former teacher killed in crash

Tributes have been paid to a former teacher who died in a car crash on the A15.

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