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Education

Scholarships awarded to Oundle pupils

A record number of Oundle School pupils have each been awarded a much sought-after ArkwrightEngineering Scholarship that identifies them as some of the country’s future leaders in engineering and related areas of design.  

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School speech day

The King’s School in Park Road held its Speech Day on Wednesday last week.

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A ‘voyage’ around the world

The Voyager Academy in Peterborough has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

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Pupils win gold awards in Chemistry Challenge

Pupils from Oundle School recently took part in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, an annual competition launched by the University in 2011 to coincide with the 2011 International Year of Chemistry.

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Year 6 pupils at Peterborough school praised for helping elderly woman who fell and hurt herself

Two primary school pupils have been praised for looking after an elderly woman who hurt herself after a nasty fall.

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We must focus on education delivery

Cllr Stephen Lane, Werrington First member on Peterborough City Council:

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Celebrations at special school

Pupils at Marshfields Special School celebrated when they picked up GCSE results over the summer.

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Pupils’ inspirational trip to Madagascar

Over the summer, a group of 20 Oundle School pupils were led by three members of the Biology teaching staff on a Biology Expedition to Madagascar.

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Children receive a flying visit from friendly dragonfly

The children at Kiddi Caru’s Peterborough day nursery had a special visitor recently, when a dragonfly landed in their garden – providing the perfect opportunity for them to learn more about these fascinating creatures.

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Shailesh with pupils at the school

MP’s question time

MP Shailesh Vara met pupils at Arthur Mellows Village College in Glinton where he spoke about his previous role in government with both the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Work and Pensions.

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

We must let children reach their potential

This week Education Secretary Justine Greening launched a green paper in the Commons on education - making the case for social reform to build a true meritocracy in Britain and education lies at the heart of that ambition.

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New-look nursery for Busy Bees

Busy Bees children’s nursery in Hampton Hargate recently re-launched its new look nursery at a fun-filled family event.

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Peterborough education chief to consider grammar school re-introduction despite dislike of selection in schools

Peterborough’s education chief said he will consider introducing grammar schools into the city despite being against the principle of selection.

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Scrumdiddlyumptious celebration at Crowland’s South View Primary

Pupils at South View Primary School in Crowland celebrated the 100th anniversary of children’s author Roald Dahl on Tuesday by dressing up as some of his most famous characters and reading some of his classic books.

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Wimblington school play area bid wins £10k Lottery grant

A Fenland school has been awarded a £10,000 National Lottery grant to help fund work on a new play area.

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Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Paul Stainton: Classroom crisis cannot carry on

Peterborough has a problem and it’s struggling to add up. In fact, if the latest Sat test figures are to be believed, subtracting, reading and writing are a bit of a concern too.

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A feast for the senses at Harvest Festival

Celebrate the harvest at Sacrewell this September with music, local produce, crafts and games that will inspire and entertain the whole family.

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Sandra Samwell (left) with Doug Pattie, Amanda Villamayor and Alex Broadfield

Am-dram performers dedicate show to director and ex-Peterborough headteacher after sudden death from leukemia

An amateur dramatics cast in Peterborough are dedicating their performances to their former director who died suddenly from leukemia aged 64.

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City is bottom of the class as chiefs pledge to improve results

Council chiefs have said Peterborough primary schools should be performing much better after finishing rock bottom of attainment league tables.

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Calls for education chief to step down

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson has led calls for Cllr John Holdich to step down from his education post after the city finished bottom of national league tables for SATS results.

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