Stathern Primary School ranked in top one per cent for reading, writing and mathematics skills

Stathern Primary School’s 2016 key stage two assessments in reading, writing and mathematics have received ministerial recognition.


Pupils at St Francis Catholic Primary School turn into bookworms for national reading challenge

St Francis Catholic Primary School has competed against other schools around the UK in the Ten Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

Jonathan Perkins, Sarah Child, deputy head Steve Nash and Bob Carvell with reception children at Brownlow Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

New mud kitchens at Brownlow Primary School

Reception children at Brownlow Primary School have two fantastic new outdoor mud kitchens to play with, thanks to the generosity of Swinton Insurance.

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Monty Python star’s plaque finds a new home in Melton

Former school friends of Monty Python star Graham Chapman hope the relocating of a blue plaque in the town centre will preserve his legacy for future generations as one of Melton’s most famous sons.

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Wonderful World Book Day at Wymondham St Peter’s Primary School

Pupils and staff at Wymondham St Peter’s Primary School celebrated the wonderful world of reading on World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite book characters.

Pupils from Swallowdale Primary School wearing their Buddy Badges given to them by the NSPCC PHOTO: Supplied

NSPCC visit Swallowdale Primary School to deliver abuse prevention talks

The NSPCC recently visited Swallowdale Primary School to make sure pupils have the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse.

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Brooksby Melton College students show off their talents at The Amwell grand opening

A selection of Brooksby Melton College (BMC) students joined special guest Rosemary Conley at the grand opening of The Amwell, a care home on Asfordby Road.

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Wymondham St Peter’s eco team discuss school grounds revamp with tree expert

Wymondham St Peter’s School eco team recently met up Nicola Craven, the Trees for Schools project officer, from The Woodland Trust, to discuss the future plans to revamp the school grounds.

Colin Shearer, chairperson of the Viking Challenge Committee (2nd from right), presents Redmile head teacher Julie Hopkins (centre), and Paul Lawless and Louise Knight (right) members of the Stroke Association, with their cheques. Also pictured are children from Redmile School and Helen Snow (2nd from left), for the Peter Snow Award which was awarded to Mark Beeston. His son Max accepted on his father's behalf PHOTO: Supplied

Vale of Belvoir Viking Challenge riders raise £28k for causes

Riders who took to the saddle for last year’s Viking Challenge charity cycle have helped raise a whopping £28,000 to be split between two worthy causes.

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Old Dalby pupils study author Roald Dahl for World Book Day

Pupils at Old Dalby Primary School let their imaginations run wild when they experienced an exciting Roald Dahl themed Creative Learning Experience by Konflux Theatre in Education.

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Pupils and teachers at St Francis Catholic Primary School celebrate World Book Day together

Children at St Francis Catholic Primary School dressed up in some fantastic costumes on Thursday to celebrate World Book Day.

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Education Minister refutes Melton schools’ cuts claims

Education Minister Nick Gibb has assured parents that large cuts in Melton school budgets predicted by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) were inaccurate.

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Hundreds of runners and walkers take on epic the Belvoir Challenge

More than 1,000 runners and walkers braved the cold, wind and mud to take part in the 27th Belvoir Challenge on Saturday.

The children at St Francis Catholic Primary School who represent Brownies, Guides and Beavers PHOTO: Supplied

St Francis Catholic Primary School celebrates World Thinking Day

Girls at Saint Francis Catholic Primary School swapped their school uniforms for their Guide, Brownie and Rainbows outfits to mark World Thinking Day.

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MP to raise concerns over Melton school cuts

Melton MP Sir Alan Duncan will take forward constituents concerns about proposed cuts in the annual budget for schools across the Melton borough.

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Bishop blesses improvements made at Waltham Church

Nine months after his last visit, Waltham Church was delighted to welcome back Bishop Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester, who blessed the renovations and the building for its future use.

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Brooksby Melton College’s cookery students secure multiple award wins

January was an exciting month for many of Brooksby Melton College’s (BMC) Catering and Hospitality students, with a selection of catering award wins .

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Melton Building Society sponsors money management scheme at Long Field Academy

The Melton Building Society is sponsoring a financial education programme for Year 7 and 8 students at Long Field Academy.

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Parents urged to protest with Melton schools set to be hit by big budget cuts

Swingeing proposed cuts in the annual budget of schools across the Melton borough has prompted calls for parents to fight them by protesting to MP Sir Alan Duncan.

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Schoolchildren’s poem to play at Wymondham mill

Children from Class 3 at Wymondham, St Peter’s Primary School have recorded a class poem as part of ‘The Living Mill’ project.

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