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Brooksby Melton College leases high-spec tractors to help agricultural students on the road to success

A fleet of brand new John Deere tractors have been delivered to Brooksby Melton College (BMC), to help students with their agricultural studies.

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The only way is up!

Pupils and staff at Melton’s Long Field Academy have been praised for helping to significantly raise the average academic achievement standard there.

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Thrussington youngsters are celebrating getting reputable science award

Young geniuses at a school within the Melton borough are celebrating clinching a top accolade.

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Staff and pupils with the Bishop and clergy from the local diocese after the anniversary mass PHOTO: Tim Williams

Saint Francis School in Melton marks sixtieth anniversary with special mass service

Pupils, staff, parents, governors and friends of Saint Francis Catholic Primary School were joined by some very special guests on Monday to celebrate the school’s sixtieth anniversary.

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Pupils having fun completing a workout PHOTO: Supplied

YouTube sensation and fitness fanatic Joe Wicks gets Whissendine schoolchildren moving with workouts

Energetic pupils at Whissendine Primary School abandoned their usual assemblies to take part in the Body Coach, Joe Wicks’s, Schools Fitness Week (September 11 to 15).

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Brooksby Melton College housing plan appeal to be heard next month

An appeal is to be heard next month into plans to redevelop land on the rural Spinney Campus at Brooksby Melton College.

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The girls and their cakes in the back garden at 65 Burton Road PHOTO: Supplied

Friends’ Melton tea party raises substantial sum for Breast Cancer Care

A group of Year 11 students from John Ferneley College have raised £1,405 for Breast Cancer Care by holding a “Cake against Cancer” tea party.

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Olympic athlete Anyika Onuora cuts the ribbon at the opening of the new Melton Aldi stores, with pupils from the town's Birchwood School helping EMN-170915-105236001

Customers begin shopping at Melton’s newest supermarket after Olympic star cuts the ribbon

The first customers are streaming through the doors of Melton’s newest supermarket after it was officially opened by town schoolchildren and an Olympic athlete yesterday (Thursday).

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Go wild with The Melton Building Society PHOTO: Supplied

The Melton Building Society is offering borough schools share of Wildife Fund

Melton borough primary schools are invited to apply for a share of a special £8,000 Wildlife Fund, provided by The Melton Building Society, for children to learn outside and broaden their knowledge and understanding of the natural world.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Impressive GCSE results for Belvoir High School students

Three-quarters of students at Belvoir High School achieved at least a grade four in the new-style GCSE exams in English and maths.

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Emma Balch, hairdressing lecturer at Brooksby Melton College became a model for the day PHOTO: Supplied

Hair and beauty students at Brooksby Melton College receive make-up tips from industry expert

A selection of Brooksby Melton College (BMC) hair and beauty students recently participated in a workshop with industry-expert, make-up artist and bridal hair stylist, Rachel Liney.

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Students at Catmose College in Oakham check out their GCSE results EMN-170824-160204001

GCSE joy at Catmose College and Ratcliffe College

More than 80 per cent of students at Catmose College have been celebrating good passes in English and maths in the new style GCSEs today (Thursday).

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Long Field Academy pupils Sarah Parkinson (left) and Ellie Hampson, who both celebrated top mark 9 grades in their GCSEs EMN-170824-141941001

Melton school pupils celebrate impressive GCSE results

Melton students have been praised by headteachers for the way they have dealt with major changes to exams as they collected their GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

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MV16 principal Kirstie Black with A-level student Cameron Ainge EMN-170817-141008001

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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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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