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.

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 -

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.

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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Education news from the Peterborough Telegraph -, @peterboroughtel on Twitter,

Day nursery is ‘inadequate’

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

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Students delivering the meals

Students serve lunch at homeless centre

Several St John Fisher Catholic High School students visited Fairview Court, Oundle Road, Peterborough, this week to serve a meal to some of the homeless people that use the centre.

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Deputy head Colin Marks and headteacher Simon Eardley with pupils celebrating the Orton Wistow school good Ofsted report. EMN-160212-172532009

Good grade leads to celebrations

There have been celebrations at a primary school after they were rated ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors.

Amazon Kindle Donation : St. Michaels Church School, Constantine Drive, Peterborough, PE2 8SZ

 (L to R) Melania (9), Amelie (8), Kayla (9), Lee Shepherd (leesh), Curtis (10), Reece (9), Tolowani (9), Kajetan (8) and Zoe (10.)
Photo: Tim George

Amazon’s special delivery for primary school pupils

Pupils at St Michael’s Church School in Constantine Drive received a special delivery last week when the team from the local Amazon fulfilment centre visited to make a donation of 25 Kindle devices to the school accompanied by a £2,000 gift card to purchase their favourite e-books.

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MP says Peterborough SATS results are ‘appalling and unacceptable’

A Peterborough MP has slammed the latest education results in the city, labelling them as ‘appalling.’

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Peterborough education chiefs pleased with pupil progress despite low attainment

Education chiefs in Peterborough have welcomed figures that show children in the city are progressing well at primary school - despite the city finishing second bottom of achievement tables.

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