Pupils raise £4k with walk for hospice

More than 1,000 staff and students from Nene Park Academy took part in a whole-school, 10-mile sponsored walk around Ferry Meadows to raise money for the Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice which is particularly important to both Nene Park Academy and to the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) since both Mr Martin Bacon, former Executive Principal of CMAT, and Miss Cat Black, former English teacher at the Academy, very sadly lost their battles against aggressive cancers.

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Writer draws on Crowland rail memories for new play

An award-winning novelist and playwright has drawn on her grandparents’ experiences of living and working near Crowland for her next project.

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HALF-TERM COACHING: Youth Dream Project summer camps

The local sports coaching company set up by former Peterborough United and Manchester United goalkeeper Luke Steele, and top local footballer Luke Kennedy, is staging several courses during the October half-term week.

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Peterborough primary earns improved Ofsted rating

A Peterborough primary school has been given a strong report by inspectors who had previously said improvements were needed.

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YMCA boss made Honorary Fellow

YMCA Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CEO, Jonathan Martin, became an Honorary Fellow of Anglia Ruskin University during a ceremony at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Magical afternoon of fun

Oundle School’s ‘Have a Go Day’ (HAGD) has been running for over 30 years and has established itself as a favourite date in the calendars of special needs clubs and schools.

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Voyager students’ blaze of glory

A new pilot diversionary programme run by the fire service to inspire young people has concluded with 12 students from the Voyager Academy in Walton, Peterborough, passing out in a blaze of glory, to the delight of their parents, teachers and senior fire officers.

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Half of pupils at Peterborough’s schools expected to be ethnic minorities by 2020

Half of all pupils at Peterborough’s schools could be from ethnic minorities by 2020.

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Olympian aims to inspire pupils

Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms met pupils at Paston Ridings Primary School on Monday.

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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.


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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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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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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