New campaign to prepare for school

A new campaign aimed at giving Peterborough’s youngest children the best start in school launched with events for families in Queensgate Shopping Centre.

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Tributes paid after Cambridgeshire school teacher dies while diving on holiday in Malta

A Cambridgeshire school teacher has died while diving on holiday in Malta.

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Principal at Thomas Deacon Academy  Julie Taylor with Scott Hudson, Principal of Voyager Academy at TDA EMN-170901-162627009

New name for troubled Peterborough school

The troubled Voyager Academy will be known as The Queen Katharine Academy from September as it looks to a new direction.

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Record number of Peterborough pupils get first choice primary school place

A record number of pupils will be starting at their first preference primary school this September.

Pat Carrington, principal of the City College  with Mayor David Sanders and employers and apprentices receiving awards during National Apprentice Week at the college EMN-170703-181126009

Peterborough organisations rewarded for supporting apprentices

Four local organisations were recently recognised for their commitment to support local apprentices to excel and progress in their apprenticeship programmes, which was celebrated by an event held at City College Peterborough.

The students from Jack Hunt School

Peterborough students’ glimpse of the future

A group of STEM ‘A’ level students from Jack Hunt School have been given rare access to the state-of- the-art surgical robotics being developed by Cambridge Medical Robotics as part of the company’s commitment to developing the next generation of world class engineers and scientists.

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Pupils handing out the eggs

Homeless children deliver Easter joy to the elderly

Two homeless children helped a Peterborough school deliver hundreds of Easter eggs to elderly people and youngsters in hospital.

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Find out more about school places at Queensgate

A new campaign aimed at giving Peterborough’s youngest children the best start in school launches next week with events for parents and children in Queensgate Shopping Centre.

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Term-time holidays still a hot topic

Headteachers having the option to fine parents for taking their children out of school has been a hot topic since the government clamped down on term-time absence four years ago, Peterborough City Council leader cllr John Holdich writes.

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School expansion to create 700 extra places

School expansion to create 700 extra places

Plans have been submitted for two Peterborough secondary schools to increase by hundreds of places.

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Topping out ceremony at the new  Hampton Gardens secondary school with guests and staff from builders Carillion EMN-160612-153454009

Peterborough to get two new free schools

Peterborough is to get two new free schools, the Government has announced.

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Stewart Jackson at St Thomas More RC primary school for the Sustrans superheroes day, part of the Big Pedal.  He is pictured at the front with pupils Zade Pjetergjokaj and Dexter and Jack Brackenbury EMN-170331-183642009

Pupils get on their bikes

Pupils at a city school have been rewarded for using pedal power to get to class.

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A car parked in the middle of the road outside Queen's Drive Infant School

LETTER: Use primary school parking fines to pay for lollipop lady

My son goes to Gunthorpe Primary School.

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The pupils doing their drills

Students show off firefighting skills

Pupils from the Jack Hunt School in Netherton, graduated at a pass-out parade at Stanground Fire Station on Friday by demonstrating their rescue and drill skills in front of parents, teachers and senior fire officers.


VIDEO: Moving school return for woman who survived tragic collision

A woman who miraculously survived a tragic collision in 1994 which killed her six-year-old sister has spoken publicly about the fateful day for the first time.

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Bill Lord allows full-time staff to have an extra day off each year and part-time staff, a morning (BBC Look North)

Lincolnshire headteacher gives ‘duvet days’ for staff in effort to look after teachers

Teachers at a primary school in Lincolnshire are being offered a “duvet day” by the headteacher in an effort to hire and retain staff.

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Holly Willoughby, Phillip Schofield and pupils from Nene Park Academy

VIDEO: TV surprise for Peterborough pupils on ITV show

Not many school assemblies are filmed live to the nation.

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‘It’s frankly unheard of!’ - Pupil receives offers from three renowned performing arts schools

A student at The Voyager Academy has beaten thousands of applicants to receive sought after offers from not one but three renowned performing arts schools.

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Staff and children at the Steppings Stones day nursery at Oakdale Avenue, Stanground which has just  gained a Good OFSTED rating EMN-170328-173423009

Stepping in right direction

A Peterborough day nursery has gone from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’ after a new inspection by Ofsted.

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