Lincolnshire primary schools ‘first to change term dates’

July 16, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Two Lincolnshire schools say they have become the first in England to break away from the traditional summer term. White’s Wood and Mercer’s Wood primary academies in Gainsborough break up on Thursday for a four-week holiday. The school trust said the change would help improve learning and allow parents to take their children on holiday during off-peak times. The government welcomed the move and said it hoped all schools would eventually set their own term […]

Academy musicians make Rotary final

March 21, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Two talented musicians from a Spilsby Academy have taken part in a prestigious competition final. King Edward VI Academy year ten students Rose Ward and Tia Rose Lawley successfully auditioned for the Rotary Club’s Young Musician 2013 competition and performed in the district final which took place at the Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Kesteven. Rose performed two pieces on the flute while Tia sang two contrasting songs, with fellow student Shauna-Lea Dawson providing accompaniment. The […]

David Ross Visits College

January 12, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

King Edward VI Humanities College is preparing to become an academy in 2012 as a member of The David Ross Education Trust and were delighted when David Ross attended an Information Evening at the college. David Ross informed the packed audience that The David Ross Education Trust mission is to raise the aspirations and achievements of all its students showing them the wealth of opportunities available to them and supporting their ambitions by giving them […]