£6.5 million funding boost to increase Peterborough university students

Funding of £6.5 million will be approved next week to accelerate progress on an independent University of Peterborough.

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‘Cash-starved’ Cambridgeshire schools in plea to parents to campaign for more funding

‘Cash-starved’ Cambridgeshire schools in plea to parents to campaign for more funding

Almost two million families are being sent letters warning that “cash-starved” schools, including those in Cambridgeshire, must be given more funding.

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College offers course for sexual happiness for sex toy industry

College offers course for sexual happiness for sex toy industry

A college is offering a course in ‘sexual happiness’ - for people working in the sex toy industry.

Army school places concern

Army school places concern

A decorated serviceman has criticised Peterborough City Council after successfully appealing the school place it offered his daughter.

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Peterborough City Council leader Cllr John Holdich with maps of proposed sites for a Peterborough University campus  EMN-170530-145956009

University will deliver big jobs growth to city

A University of Peterborough is expected to deliver a £420 million annual boost to the city’s economy with the first pupils due to start in autumn 2022.

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Janet Dullaghan

Women who make a difference to young people in Peterborough honoured by Queen

Three women who have made a huge difference to the lives of young people in Peterborough have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Phil Pike the retiring head at the Phoenix School , Orton Malborne , pictured with some of his pupils EMN-170706-173921009

Retiring head ready for his ‘grey gap year’

A leading headteacher in Peterborough believes he has left a “huge legacy” as he looks forward to retiring at the end of August.


New head appointed at primary school

A new head teacher has been appointed at Laxton Primary School in Oundle.

Left to right, Jack Howell (Riselabs), Liz Randall (DPiP), Marc Scott (Raspberry Pi Foundation), Andy Reedman (DPiP), Juliet Goldsmith (Future Business Centre) and Luke Tyler (Riselabs), at a cheque presentation to Code Club at the Allia Future Business Centre in Peterborough. Photo: David Lowndes EMN-170306-190214009

Virtual reality event raises money to encourage budding coders

A ​virtual reality workshop in Peterborough raised almost £200 to aid encouraging coding for youngsters in the city.

Holme Primary School reward day after a good Ofsted. Burt Papworth in the stocks EMN-170527-161856009

Reward day for pupils

Holme Church of England Primary School in Church Street held a ‘reward day’ last Friday for its pupils after being rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Phil and Francesca Newby and boys Ashton (13) and Chase (7) EMN-170530-102455009

Serviceman feels ‘let down’ over lack of school places

An army serviceman moving to Peterborough feels he has been “massively let down” by the city council after it refused to allocate his children school places until he had settled in the city.

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Peterborough City Council leader Cllr John Holdich with maps of proposed sites for a Peterborough University campus  EMN-170530-145956009

POLL: Where should Peterborough University campus go?

As the Peterborough Telegraph exclusively revealed this morning, four sites are being considered for a campus once Peterborough gets its own fully-fledged university. But which one do you think is the best choice?

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A University Centre Peterborough graduation ceremony at the cathedral ENGEMN00120130926212132

EXCLUSIVE: Peterborough University campus sites revealed

Four sites which could accommodate a Peterborough University campus have been revealed.

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Concern as club threatened with closure

Parents of children who use an after school and holidays club which is threatened with closure have said they are concerned their children will have nowhere to go.

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The bomb threat at Voyager and Discovery

School in Peterborough denies it has evacuated over bomb threat after old story spreads on social media

A school in Peterborough has been forced to deny it has evacuated over a bomb threat after an old story began spreading on social media.

The brilliant Baston CE Primary School team at the English Schools Final at Stoke City FC.

SCHOOLS FINAL: Brilliant Baston are runners-up in a National Final.

Baston CE Primary finished a superb runners-up in the English FA small schools final at Stoke City FC yesterday (May 20).

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Northborough School won the School Prize, presented by Mayor of Market Deeping councillor Wayne Lester, Rotary Club president Carl Midgley and Martin Reece, manager of Market Deeping Tesco.

Shoppers impressed by young artists

Young artists in the Deepings area have been impressing shoppers with their creative work. The youngsters have been taking part in the annual Young Art Competition run by the Rotary Club of the Deepings.

Stanground Academy principal James Scarrott with some of his students celebrating a Good OFSTED EMN-170516-134453009

School celebrates good report

There was good news for teachers, pupils and their parents at a city school following another positive Ofsted report.

Grand Day Out at Oundle School

Grand Day Out for the elderly thanks to Oundle pupils

More than 100 elderly residents from Oundle and surrounding villages, including visitors from local residential and nursing homes, were recently hosted by pupils from Oundle School’s Community Action department at their ‘Grand Day Out’.

Pupils from Woodston Primary School taking part in a  Minecraft IT session with Joe Roberts, an undergraduate student from Southampton University doing mechanical engineering EMN-170427-183841009

Minecraft in the classroom

A former Peterborough pupil returned to the city to teach Woodston Primary School children through the game Minecraft.

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