Animal care students at Brooksby Melton College throw Halloween bash to raise cash for the World Wildlife Fund

A spooktacular Halloween-themed fundraising event organised by Brooksby Melton College’s (BMC) animal care team has raised vital funds for the World Wildlife Fund.

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Only a week left for Melton parents to apply for secondary school places

Parents of children who are to start secondary school next year have just one week left to apply for a place.

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Melton dance students to perform at London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre

Performing arts students from Brooksby Melton College (BMC) will be competing in the Mardi Gras Challenge at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London on Saturday, October 29.

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Union warns many Northampton schools still likely to contain asbestos

Health and safety warnings are being issued in Northampton next term as it is likely that all local authority schools built before the millennium will contain asbestos.

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Melton school ranked in the top five per cent

Staff at a Melton school are celebrating after being ranked in the top five per cent in the UK for the learning development of GCSE pupils.

Enthusiastic young growers show off their food products at the school farmers market PHOTO: Supplied

Enthusiastic young growers show off their food products at the school farmers market

Soups and pies were just some of the home grown produce items children at Broomfield Primary School sold at their end of term farmers market.

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Maths help adds up for Melton pupils

Pupils at two Melton primary schools are to get a boost to their maths skills thanks to 18 volunteers from Samworth Brothers who will play numeracy games with them each week.

Waltham School pupils and their headteacher Julie Hopkins deliver harvest boxes to Dove Cottage Day Hospice in Stathern, following their church service PHOTO: Supplied

Melton borough schools’ harvest festivals support important causes

Two Melton borough schools have held traditional harvest festival services to help those in need as autumn sets in.

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Sherard school pupils celebrated Diwali by doing Mendhi and learning Indian Bollywood dancing

Pupils at Sherard Primary School enjoyed a day of fun and colour as pupils held their annual Diwali Day.

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Melton Vale Post 16 students sign up to save lives at annual health fair

Around 75 students from Melton Vale Post 16 Centre (MV16) signed up to the Anthony Nolan register at the school’s annual health fair.

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Grantham charity offer schools the chance to ‘green-up’ with free trees

Schools are being offered the chance to green-up their grounds and make outdoor learning fun with free trees.

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Swallowdale Primary School pupils learn about the harsh reality of World War Two

Children in year four at Swallowdale Primary School have been learning about the severity of World War Two in class.

Energetic pupils put in a wheely good effort around the school field PHOTO: Supplied

Redmile Primary School puts on own mini Viking Challenge

Competitive young riders at Redmile Primary School took part in their own annual mini Viking Challenge last Wednesday (September 27).


Sherard Primary School pupils have new outdoor play and learning area

Children at Sherard Primary School are celebrating the conversion of a drab playground space into a new outdoor play and learning area.

Asfordby Captains Close School pupils dressed up as their favourite Roald Dahl book characters PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby school kids get inspired by Roald Dahl

Children at Asfordby Captains Close Primary School dressed up as their favourite character from a Roald Dahl book in order to celebrate 100 years since his birth.

Tony Pinnock, Principal of Wreake Valley Academy, addresses students, teachers and guests during the awards evening PHOTO: Supplied

Wreake Valley Academy champions its bright students at annual awards evening

Brainy and intelligent Year 11 and 13 students at Wreake Valley Academy and Sixth Form were celebrating success at an annual awards evening.

Children at Knossington and Somerby Pre-School have fun pond dipping PHOTO: Supplied

Knossington and Somerby Pre-School wants tots to enjoy its outdoor learning syllabus

A pre-school which was rated ‘outstanding’ at the end of last year, is on the look out for new starters.


Children at Waltham School get dressed up for Roald Dahl Day

Children at Waltham Primary School dressed up as their favourite character from a Roald Dahl book in order to celebrate 100 years since his birth.

Paul Jacobs (aka Robin) and Joe Pope (aka Batman) after their London Marathon dressed as the dynamic duo

Charity hero Paul to run his 100th marathon

John Ferneley College sports ambassador Paul Jacobs will be running his 100th marathon on Sunday dressed as Batman’s sidekick Robin.


Get your tickets to Whissendine School’s ladies fashion show and clothes sale

A ladies fashion show and clothes sale is set to be held at Whissendine Primary School on Friday from 7.30-9.30pm.

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