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Local Academy Schools looking for new governors

January 16, 2020 Spilsby Online 0

King Edward VI Academy and Eresby School we are looking for new governors to support the schools. The academy schools, operated by the David Ross Education Trust (DRET), are looking for governors to work closely with the schools to support their goal of “broadening the horizons of young people through a world-class education, equipping our students with the skills and experiences to become their confident, academic best, no matter what”. If you have an interest in, […]

Local Special School Included In Good Schools Guide

March 28, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A special school in Spilsby has been selected to appear in the national Good Schools Guide. Lady Jane Franklin School earned its place in the publication for the first time after rigorous scrutiny. The Good Schools Guide describes itself as ‘the number one trusted guide to schools in the UK’. Schools chosen to appear in the Guide have to be ‘exceptional’, it says. No school can pay to appear and they are chosen on merit […]

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 […]