Great Fire of London is hot topic at Peterborough school

Budding young reporters at William Law Church of England Primary School in Twelvetrees Avenue, Werrington, were able to put their journalistic skills to good use when the Peterborough Telegraph’s assistant editor Brad Barnes paid a visit on Tuesday morning.

Brad Gilbert scored for Hampton College in Brighton.

ENGLISH SCHOOLS CUP: Hampton beaten in a Brighton bog

Hampton College lost their big quarter-final in the English Schools Under 16 Cup yesterday (February 24).

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Roland Burt

Peterborough artist launches competition for schoolchildren

Local Afro-Caribbean artist, Roland Burt has launched an interactive competition for school children called Transitions: Words Into Art.

Nene Park Academy helping the homeless

Pupils help keep the homeless warm

International humanitarian charity The Penny Appeal teamed up with Peterborough Soup Kitchen and Nene Park Academy to hand out gift bags to the city’s homeless people.

Daisy Hayward

Academic honour for young Daisy

A high-flying student from Ormiston Bushfield Academy has been selected to have her article published in a prestigious academic journal.


Three schools ran a deficit

A small number of schools in Peterborough were unable to balance their books, according to the latest data from the Department for Education.

Mayor of Peterborough Coun. John Fox, Mayoress Judy Fox, Gillian Beasley, Chief Executive, Peterborough City Council, Peterborough City Council  Leader Coun. John  Holdich and Kevin Tighe, CEO of Vivacity with  Sally Atkinson, Rebecca Parsons, David Wait and Darranda Rowswell from the National Literacy Trust at the launch of a Vision for Reading in Peterborough at the Town Hall. EMN-180129-185225009

A Vision for Reading

A new approach to improve reading standards in Peterborough has been launched.

Claire Spooner, Rachel Woodford, Fran Hollingsworth, Rachel Simmons with Ben Wilding and Ryhs Thrower with pupils from Gunthorpe, Wittering, John Clare and Werrington primary schools who have now  formed the Soke Educational Trust EMN-180502-133802009

New era for primary schools

A new multi-academy trust - the Soke Education Trust - has taken over the running of Werrington, Wittering, John Clare and Gunthorpe primary schools.

Education news

‘You can be obsessed by the national rankings’ - Peterborough schools are improving insists council chief

SATS scores in Peterborough have improved insisted a city education chief who said it easy to become obsessed by national rankings.

Britten Sinfonia

Michael Cross: A hint of spring with upcoming Peterborough music events

Winter is still all around us but there’s definitely a hint of spring in the music on offer throughout Peterborough over the next few weeks.

The offices of Carillion in Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough.

Peterborough school expansion set to be delayed and go over budget after £7 million Carillion contract ends

Works to expand a Peterborough school are set to finish late and over budget following the collapse of Carillion.

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Education news

Peterborough Primary school set for multi-million pound expansion

A £4 million project will see Woodston Primary School expand by a form of entry.

Education news

Peterborough primary school forced to send pupils home after builders cut electricity and water

A Peterborough primary school is going to be forced to close this morning, Friday, after builders cut vital cables.
Education news

Peterborough primary school closed after heating failure

A Peterborough school is closed today due to heating issues
The offices of Carillion in Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough.

Peterborough City Council terminates multi-million pound contract with Carillion

Peterborough City Council has terminated its contract with Carillion, it has announced this evening (Monday, January 29).

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Education news

Peterborough near bottom of three primary school league tables

Peterborough is near the bottom of three separate league tables for primary school education results, new figures from the city council show.

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Pupils from City of Peterborough Academy Special School with their artwork in the reception area. EMN-180123-174217009

Artist gives school a new look

City of Peterborough Academy Special School is enjoying a fresh look after bringing in a top artist to work with pupils and create a dazzling new reception area.

Education news

Could you inspire youngsters and teach?

A teacher is encouraging residents to find out about the rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow.

Fulbridge Academy litter pick.

A Wonderful way of tidying up streets

Year 5 and 6 classes at Fulbridge Academy in New England, Peterborough, are focusing on a topic this spring term called ‘Our Wonderful World’.

Pupils at Nene Park Academy

Pupils’ tribute to head

Pupils raised thousands of pounds for Thorpe Hall Hospice in memory of a former head and an English teacher.

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