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 […]

Spilsby Primary Rated “Good” by Inspectors

March 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby Primary School has been rated as “Good” by School Inspectors.  The school, previously rated as “satisfactory” was inspected between 6 and 7 March. The rating of “Good” was welcomed by the school in a letter to parents, along with a copy of the full report which is not yet available from the Ofsted website. In the full inspection report, the inspectors noted that “since the previous inspection the school has made marked improvements in […]

Spilsby Childrens Centre Is Outstanding

March 12, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby’s childrens centre has become the first in the East Midlands region as well as the county to be judged outstanding by Ofsted. Inspectors judged Spilsby Children’s Centre as ‘outstanding’ overall, including outcomes for those who use the services, the provision of services and leadership and management at the centre. The inspection report states: “Spilsby is an outstanding children’s centre. It operates at the very heart of the community. Parents, carers and partner providers are […]