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Peterborough education chiefs pleased with city schools’ progress as GCSE tables are released

New methods of assessing students in progress and attainment in secondary schools have produced some positive results for Peterborough, according to the city council.

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Principal at Thomas Deacon Academy  Julie Taylor with Scott Hudson, Principal of Voyager Academy at TDA EMN-170901-162614009

Voyager Academy disappointed with results but excited about future improvement

The head of Peterborough’s struggling Voyager Academy has said that while he is disappointed with results, following the Government’s release of GCSE tables today, he is looking forward to much improvement in the future.

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The Voyager Academy

Voyager Academy only secondary school in Peterborough not to meet new Government standard

Only one secondary school in Peterborough is under performing, according to new government figures released today (Thursday).

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The King’s School tops Peterborough GCSE tables

The Kings School has finished top of the charts for pupils achieving A*-C in both English and Maths at GCSE in Peterborough.

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Leighton primary school

Daily checks at Peterborough school to tackle rodent problem

Mouse traps and daily inspections have been introduced into a primary school’s day to ensure a rodent problem does not return.

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Leighton Primary School re-opens after mice problem resolved

Leighton Primary School has re-opened today (Monday) after it was shut to pupils on Friday after mice were spotted.

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‘Excuses’ for poor Peterborough school results

A literacy champion with extensive experience in primary schools has hit out at the “excuses” behind Peterborough’s terrible SATS results.

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Matt Ditchfield CEO of Success for All Foundation with Couns June Stokes and John Holdich at Peterborough Town Hall signing paperwork EMN-171101-000444009

£150,000 on external help for city schools

Education specialists are being paid £150,000 by Peterborough City Council to help improve primary school results.

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Busy Bees at Hampton Hargate.

A week of magical storytelling at Hampton nursery

Families and parents are being invited to join staff and children at a Hampton nursery for a week of magical storytelling.

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Leighton primary school exteriors following closure due to mice infestation. EMN-161130-153536009

Decision on whether Peterborough primary can re-open to be made on weekend after mice found

Parents will be told on Sunday if Leighton Primary School in Peterborough will re-open to pupils on Monday after mice were found.

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Schools: We are on the right track - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

In December I made a commitment to leave no stone unturned in the city’s challenge to raise educational attainment.

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Peterborough primary school shut for second time due to mice infestation

A Peterborough primary school is shut for a second time due to mice infestation.

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The Voyager Academy

Stewart Jackson cautiously welcomes Voyager Academy takeover

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson has cautiously welcomed the news The Voyager Academy has been taken over by Thomas Deacon Academy.

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Voyager Academy taken over by Thomas Deacon Academy Trust

Struggling Voyager Academy has been taken over by the Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust.

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Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

My key 2017 priority is education

2016 has certainly been a phenomenal year in many respects and is ending with some endemic social and political issues – like homelessness and pressures on the NHS in Peterborough and across the UK –as yet, still unresolved.

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Deputy headteacher Sarah Moss and children from Hampton Hargate Primary School show off their reflectors donated by CALA Homes.
Picture: Paul Marriott Photography

Housebuilder helps keep kids safe

CALA Homes has joined forces with Hampton Hargate Primary School in Peterborough to raise awareness of road safety amongst pupils as part of Road Safety Week.

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Day nursery supports Snowflake Appeal

The children and staff at Kiddi Caru’s day nursery in Woodston, Peterborough, supported the Snowflake Appeal run by Home-Start UK – the charity dedicated to supporting families with young children – by holding its Winter Wonderland Grotto, where children were able to visit Father Christmas free of charge.

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Headteacher appeals for help to trace Outwell school vandals

Headteacher appeals for help to trace Outwell school vandals

A primary school headteacher has condemned vandals who broke into his school and daubed offensive language and images on the playground.

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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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Day nursery is ‘inadequate’

A Peterborough day nursery has been given an ‘inadequate’ rating by Ofsted.

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