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Brave Grantham pupils have roarrr-some time with 8ft T-Rex dinosaur

Brave classmates at Little Gonerby Infant School travelled back to prehistoric times with a visit from a life-sized animatronic T-Rex.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: No time like the present

With so many new year’s resolutions being talked about in offices or at school, there’s no better time to act on those promises. Whether you’re looking for a new job or simply wanting to boost your CV to better your future career prospects; work experience is becoming an increasingly desired thing to have done. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a young person who is still at school or college or you’re someone who is part way through your career, showing that you have lots of skills both socially and professionally is crucial. Work experience provides many benefits, giving you skills and experience that will allow you stand out to potential employers as well as helping you choose the right sector to work in.

Opinion
Isaac Newton Primary School hopes to be able to create an outdoor classroom like this with the help of Tesco customers.

Grantham school wants your votes to help it create outdoor classroom

A primary school is hoping customers will get behind it and give it a cash boost.

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Children at one of the International Days

Grantham special schools win awards

Two Grantham schools have been honoured by the British Council for bringing the world into the classroom.

Education
Children at Huntingtower Headstart club

Out-of-school club wins praise from inspectors

A Grantham school’s before-and-after-hours club has been rated ‘good’ by school inspectors.

Education
Staff and students have been celebrating an 'Outstanding' Ofsted report

Grantham Priory Ruskin Academy rated ‘Outstanding’

Grantham’s Priory Ruskin Academy has been rated 
‘Outstanding’ by school 
inspectors Ofsted.

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The Rector of St Wulfram's Church, Fr Stuart Cradduck, and the Mayor of Grantham, Coun Mike Cook, officially opened the King's School Toy Bank this year.

Grantham King’s School Toy Bank lights up children’s Christmas

Many children will have toys under their Christmas tree this year thanks to the Toy Bank run by the King’s School.

Education
Walton Girls' High School

Grantham Journal letter: Do not fear for Walton

I refer to Dr Kim’s letter in last week’s Journal regarding the proposal submitted by school governors to the Department for Education with the unanimous approval of the Board.

Your Say
Caythorpe school joins academies trust

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.

Opinion
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.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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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