Boy’s gift to children’s holiday home in Skegness

January 21, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Disadvantaged children from Derbyshire, who are brought to Skegness for a holiday, will feel at home as soon as they arrive – thanks to a big-hearted local boy. Len’nee Simpson raised enough money at a Christmas disco he organised at Skegness Junior Academy to buy five Derby County quilts for a bedroom that is being decorated in time for the first visitors at Easter. This year the Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre is celebrating its 125th […]

Blanshard rows to gold in national championships

April 7, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Bunty Blanshard, a year 9 student at King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby, has won gold at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships. Competing against 271 students from schools and rowing clubs from across the country, Bunty won the year 9 Girls category with a distance of 1,096 metres in four minutes; 10 metres ahead of second place. Bunty was part of the All Stars team, made up of the most talented rowers from across […]

Academy Futsal National Championships dreams end

April 8, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

King Edward VI Year 7 girls Futsal Teams national championships dreams have ended after a perfect start to the season. The team started out at the Coastal and Wolds district competition in the Level 2 school games where they won every game. This was a huge achievement as the team was newly formed and had not played together before. Coaches Miss Smith and 6th former Petra Markvartova were inspired by the results and started to […]

Students Meet Lord Coe At Summer Cup Event

July 1, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Local students have performed in front of Lord Sebastian Coe at a ‘mini olympics’. The former Olympic athlete was at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre for the Summer Cup. The Summer Cup has been organised by the David Ross Education Trust to encourage students to get involved in sport and to extend the legacy of the 2012 London Olympics. The event included visits from Team GB athletes, as well as opening and closing ceremonies and a […]

Students Show ‘Prom’ise For The Future

June 19, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Hard-working King Edward VI Year 11 students have celebrated their time at the college in style, after raising funds for a spectacular annual Prom. Students were able to enjoy celebrity-style treatment at the prestigious Southview Park Hotel in Skegness, after many weeks of fundraising activities, which included a cake stall, staff karaoke and Easter Egg raffle. The student-led event saw the Year 11s arrive to a ‘paparazzi-style’ backdrop, which allowed them to walk the red […]

School Has The ‘Prefect’ Reward For Hard Work

May 30, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A group of hardworking King Edward VI students have been rewarded for their dedication, by being made the first group of prefects to help lead the college through its conversion into an academy. The students, who will begin their new responsibilities from 11 June, will be the first group to take on the role of prefect when the college opens as an academy, sponsored by the David Ross Education Trust, in September. The chosen students […]