Work set to begin on new factory for Tong Engineering

June 22, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Tong Engineering has started building a new factory in Spilsby, which is expected to create 26 new jobs. One of the world’s leading manufacturers of vegetable grading and handling equipment, Tong Engineering is looking forward to a new era as it starts work on a brand-new production facility in Lincolnshire. The new factory is being built as a two-phase project on a seven-acre site in the company’s hometown of Spilsby, with the £3.6 million first […]

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 […]

King Edward hosts special Remembrance event

November 18, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Memorable performances in drama and song created a special Remembrance event at King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby last week. Lest We Forget was performed in front of a packed hall and included pupils from Halton Holegate and Spilsby Primary schools. Members of the Royal British Legion, families and other members of the community remembered those who died in warfare and those who continue to fight for peace. Music teacher Charlotte Burton said rehearsals had […]

Lord Coe to play part in tournament

April 3, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby students will have a special guest watching them compete at a sports tournament in July. Lord Coe will be the guest of honour at the inaugural summer cup, a competition between the seven academies in the David Ross Education Trust. Spilsby’s King Edward VI Academy will have strong representation at the event, taking place at the Grantham Sports Stadium in July. Lord Coe will hand out the medals as part of DRET’s Play your […]

Schools Closed and Market Cancelled Due To Snow

January 21, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Many schools across the area are shut and Spilsby market cancelled due to the snow overnight. A total of 74 schools across Lincolnshire have shut due to the weather with the Spilsby area being particularly hard hit. Schools closed in the Spilsby area: Great Steeping Primary School Halton Holegate CoE Primary School Partney CoE Aided Primary School Spilsby Primary School Spilsby Eresby School King Edward VI Academy Lady Jane Franklin Toynton All Saints Primary School […]

Spilsby Students re-live World War Two Mission

May 10, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

King Edward VI Humanities College recently found themselves part of an exciting event to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a critical World War Two bombing mission, led by Squadron Leader John Nettleton from RAF Waddington, to bomb the U-boat manufacturing plant at Augsburg, Bavaria. Along with seven other schools, King Edward VI met with RAF mentors who told the tale of the crucial mission and exactly what John Nettleton and his squadron achieved. Ahead of […]