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Parents to have their say on Melton academy term dates

Parents and teachers are to be consulted before an academy trust decides whether to agree term dates which are different from other schools in the Melton area.

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Isaac and Oliva Fryer enjoying the pigs at Open Farm Sunday PHOTO: Supplied

Families flock to Open Farm Sunday at Brooksby Melton College

Brooksby Melton College opened its gates to the public on Open Farm Sunday (June 10) when families got a chance to see the busy world of farming up close.

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Young people from Whissendine Pre-school meet local heroes at Oakham Fire Station PHOTO: Supplied

Children from Whissendine Pre-school experience a day as a firefighter

Nursery tots have swapped their classroom for a day as a firefighter.

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A chance to share your memories of Melton primary school

Former pupils of a Melton primary school will be returning on Saturday to share their memories of attending lessons there and of living in the town.

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Harry being presented with his certificate and cheque by Rotarian Jim Schofield, vice president of the Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray Belvoir PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Learning Hub student wins Rotary award for progress

A former year 9 student at Melton Learning Hub has been recognised for his commendable attitude to work.

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Rotarian Maggie Saunders presenting a cheque for �500 to Ian Bitmead (right), who is in charge of the workshop, and Tom Askew PHOTO: Supplied

Rotary funds boost Melton Learning Hub

The Rotary clubs of Melton Mowbray Belvoir and Melton Mowbray have given a generous donation to Melton Learning Hub.

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NEWSFLASH: Schools in Melton set to have different term dates after council decision

Schools in Melton are set to have different term dates from next autumn after county councillors decided this afternoon (Tuesday) to retain their traditional holiday periods, which fall later than those planned by academies in the borough.

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Young actor who honed his skills at Brooksby Melton College to appear on Hollyoaks

Talented Brooksby Melton College alumnus, Owen Warner will be making his debut appearance on Hollyoaks on next month.

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Consultation results announced on changes to Melton school holiday dates

Some Melton parents could face continued problems over having children taking school holidays at different times of the year following the results of a public consultation into preferred term dates across Leicestershire.

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Brooksby Melton College students take part in ‘air crash emergency’ incident

Students from Brooksby Melton College took part in a simulated air crash response incident with members of the emergency services at RAF Syerston.

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Discover first hand what it means to be a farmer at Brooksby Melton College

Brooksby Melton College (BMC) is opening its Brooksby campus to the public on Sunday as a part of the nationwide Open Farm Sunday initiative.

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(Left to right): Hazel Lord, Sue Herlihy, Diana Wood, Kayla Wallis, Brian Hodder, Abigail Ritchie and Ann Spawton PHOTO: Derek Whitehouse

John Ferneley College students praised by Melton In Bloom judges

Melton in Bloom have judged a student project on “how to grow garden plants,” at the request of John Ferneley College’s science teacher Adam Bond.

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Fun for all the family at Whissendine School’s fayre

Fun for all the family at Whissendine School’s fayre

A traditional school summer fayre with games, stalls and attractions for all the family is taking place on Saturday (June 9).

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College announces its new principal

Dawn Whitemore has been appointed as new principal at Brooksby Melton College.

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Redmile Primary School pleased at maintaining ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating

A recent Ofsted inspection judged that Redmile Primary School continues to be ‘Outstanding.’

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Hose Primary School installs new climbing frame thanks to lottery grant

A village school has got a new climbing frame which it says will help children develop balance, coordination and fitness.

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The Changeling, a Jacobean tragedy by Brooksby Melton College's BA (Hons) performing arts students PHOTO: Supplied

Brooksby Melton College students getting ready to perform at Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre

Brooksby Melton College degree students are returning to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre this Sunday to perform Middleton and Rowley’s Jacobean classic, The Changeling.

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Participate in Melton school’s charity quiz

Participate in Melton school’s charity quiz

Friends of Sherard, a small group of staff and parents who meet once a month to help boost school funding, are hosting a Melton quiz evening next Friday (May 18).

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Sadness as historic Melton school is demolished

Former pupils of an historic Melton school which closed in 2011 have talked about their sadness as bulldozers reduce it to rubble to make way for a new housing development.

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Wymondham School pupils look round Leicester Cathedral

Open-minded youngsters at Wymondham St Peter’s Primary School have familiarised themselves with a special place of worship.

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