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Melton Year 6 pupils at Swallowdale School pitch in to move bus project along

Children at a Melton school are one step closer in their quest to transform a bus into a comfy new reading space.

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Ratcliffe College celebrates pleasing inspection result

Staff and students at Ratcliffe College are celebrating inspection success.

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Developers sought to build 91 new homes on two Brooksby Melton College sites

Brooksby Melton College is selling two of its redundant sites which have planning approval for a total of 91 new homes.

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Village school’s funding boost

Staff and pupils at a village school are celebrating a funding award of more than £360,000 which will pay for two new classrooms.

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Nine out of 10 children got a place at primary school of their choice in Leicestershire

Melton parents have been hearing this week whether their children have secured a place at their first choice primary school and it is likely to be good news.

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Yoga instructor Emma Ansell with pupils from Wymondham Primary School PHOTO: Tim Williams

Feature: Empowering children through yoga with Kirby Bellars-based instructor Emma Ansell

Exams can be a stressful time for children at school and it is vital parents and teachers support youngsters to keep them calm.

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Men are paid 20% more by Melton firms

New figures reveal that the difference in pay between men and women in Melton companies is higher than the national average.

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Asfordby pupils get a look at their new classroom block

Pupils at Asfordby Captain’s Close Primary School have been enjoying a tour of their new classroom block.

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Dee Burton and Michelle Morris, owners of Melton Premier, at the school with the children PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Premier sponsor Great Dalby School with new books

A leading estate agency in Melton has helped children at Great Dalby Primary stay one step ahead with their reading by sponsoring the school with many new books.

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Gaddesby school pupils and the Rotary Club of Melton Belvoir plant oak tree to enrich landscape

Children at Gaddesby Primary School teamed up with local Rotary club members to plant an oak tree, playing a hands on role in creating a greener landscape for their future.

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Wymondham Primary School celebrates a belated World Book Day

Children from Wymondham St Peter’s C of E Primary School celebrated a rather belated World Book Day in style.

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Large audience applauds Long Clawson Primary School’s production of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits

In the final week of spring term, the children at Long Clawson Primary School put on two outstanding performances of ‘Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits.’

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Melton school student Adam goes bald to raise funds for Borneo expedition

A student who attends John Ferneley College has had his head shaved in front of fellow classmates to raise cash to fund a life-changing school trip.

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Ofsted rates Harby Pre-School as ‘Good’

A village pre-school has been rated ‘Good’ overall by Ofsted, following an inspection in January.

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Colston Bassett schoolchildren await the decision of the judges at the Natural History Museum PHOTO: Supplied

Colston Bassett Primary School takes second place in international art competition

A small village school has been awarded second place in a prestigious international art competition.

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Intermediate team - Tom McEnery, Cecilly Parsons and Daniel Williams pictured with past district governor John Dehnel PHOTO: Supplied

Success for college in Youth Speaks District Final sponsored by Melton Rotary clubs

Two teams from Catmose College, Oakham, sponsored by the Rotary clubs of Melton Mowbray and Melton Belvoir, triumphed at this year’s Youth Speaks District Final.

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Young and old come together for intergenerational event at Melton’s St Francis Catholic Primary School

Past pupils who used to attend St Francis Catholic Primary School returned to familiar territory to pay today’s generation of youngsters a visit.

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Careers event gives Melton Vale Sixth Form College students insight into future

Many students at Melton Vale Sixth Form College have been taking a look into their future at a beneficial careers event.

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Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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Children from Thrussington Primary School become kings of the castle for a day

Early Years and Key Stage One pupils at Thrussington Primary School have experienced medieval times.

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