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Principal’s pride on A-level results day at Melton Vale 16

After another impressive set of A-level results at Melton Vale 16 this morning (Thursday), principal Kirstie Black talked about the pride she takes in her ‘fabulous’ students and the positive community spirt at the college.

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Ratcliffe College A-level student Charlie Nicholson, who achieved four A* grades and full marks in maths and further maths, with headmaster Jon Reddin EMN-170817-125731001

‘Shell-shocked’ Charlie celebrates amazing A-level grades at Ratcliffe College

Ratcliffe College student Charlie Nicholson said he was ‘shell-shocked’ this morning (Thursday) after picking up his A-level results and finding out he had achieved four A* grades and full marks in both maths and further maths.

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Head of MV16, Melton, Kirstie Black EMN-170816-155839001

NEWSFLASH: Melton Vale 16 staff and students celebrate impressive A-level results

Students and staff at Melton Vale Post 16 (MV16) are celebrating another set of impressive A-level results this morning (Thursday).

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Mrs Boylan is given flowers and presented with a signed Leicester Tigers rugby shirt by the children of Waltham on the Wolds Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Long-serving caretaker at Waltham on the Wolds Primary School calls time on busy career

A much-loved school premises officer who has done 38 years in the job is down tooling at the end of August.

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Victoria Conyers, manager of the  Oasis Family Centre at Melton, which is now part of the Mowbray Education Trust EMN-170808-172913001

Melton nursery begins new era after joining academy trust

A popular children’s nursery in Melton is expanding to two venues after joining an acdemy trust.

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Maureen Ake with her Bachelor of Education (Honours) degree from the University of Roehampton PHOTO: Supplied

Experienced Scalford teacher awarded honorary degree

A former teacher who has taught in mainstream and special needs schools across the county has been awarded an honorary degree.

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Owner Joanna Kavanagh with some of her staff and children in the back yard at Melton Creche Services EMN-170718-181145001

Melton creche staff celebrate ‘good’ Ofsted rating

Staff at a Melton childcare centre are celebrating after an Ofsted inspector upgraded it to a ‘good’ rating after it was previously reported to be ‘requiring improvement’.

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Children talk finances with Sarah and Tracy PHOTO: Supplied

Building society goes back to school to teach money matters to Whissendine pupils

Youngsters at Whissendine Primary School have been given a lesson in money matters following a visit from representatives of the Nottingham Building Society.

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Year 6 leavers from Redmile Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Year 6 leavers from across the Melton borough wave goodbye to their primary schools

Year 6 from a couple of Melton borough schools have waved goodbye to their peers and teachers for the last time.

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Max Green of Ab Kettleby Primary School with his award from Rotarian Tony Pick PHOTO: Supplied

Rotary Star Award a morale booster for Melton borough schools

An award which recognises the personal achievements of children for effort, respect, honesty, loyalty and generosity has been praised by head teachers of primary schools around the Melton borough.

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Children present the funds they raised to Harley's mother Katherine PHOTO: Supplied

Young welly wangers at Whissendine Pre-school throw for Harley’s Trust

Youngsters at Whissendine Pre-school have been busy putting their throwing skills to the test for a special cause.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Karen Riley from the Skills Funding Agency with Brooksby Melton College joinery apprentice Sam Coxon PHOTO: Supplied

Brooksby Melton College joinery student crafts takings box for Waltham on the Wolds Village Hall users

A solid pine contribution box has been handcrafted for Waltham on the Wolds Village Hall by Brooksby Melton College (BMC) student Sam Coxon.

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Melton school arson suspects will not face police charges

Police say there will be no charges brought against those suspected of deliberately setting fire to a Melton school.

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The class pose with scarecrows Harry OHay and Betty OBarley PHOTO: Supplied

School scarecrows make Whissendine flourish

Children at Whissendine School designed two scarecrows to enter an annual village competition which was held on the first week of July.

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Zosia Cocker and local school violinists PHOTO: Tim Williams

Young school musicians blow family and friends away at Violins in the Vale concert

Talented young musicians pulled out all the stops to put on an impressive performance for family and friends, at Hose Village Hall on Monday.

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Finlay and Eleanor with the school's letter from the Prime Minister PHOTO: Supplied

Prime Minister Theresa May writes back to Year 5 Melton pupils at St Francis School

Year 5 children at St Francis Catholic Primary School have received a very special letter in the post from 10 Downing Street.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Stuart Northedge, head teacher at Frisby Primary School receives a cheque for �1,000 from Leon Elford, branch manager at Santander PHOTO: Supplied

Melton bank Santander organises clothes sale to support Frisby School

Santander employees in Melton recently organised a Joules clothing sale at Asfordby Amateurs Sports Ground to raise money for Frisby Primary School.

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