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Thomas Clarkson pupils in Wisbech have a world of opportunities after A-level results

A cold case investigator, a linguist and an architect are just some of the careers A-level students from Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech are aiming for after receiving their exam results on Thursday.

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Nathan, Joseph and Beth with their A-level results.

For the first time in its history Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech students gain places at top universities in the Russell Group

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is celebrating as its students have achieved places at the prestigious Russell Group universities for the first time in the school’s history.

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Charlotte Moore Bradford - B and 2Cs going to De Montford University to study business and HR, Sian Thomas who is going to Lincoln Unversity to study psychology and Charlie Moore 2Cs and E, who is not sure what she is going to do.

Students at the Neale-Wade Academy in March celebrate exam success and plan for future careers in journalism, the armed services and even politics

There were whoops of delight and tears of joy and, for a few, of disappointment at the Neale-Wade Academy, March, this morning (Thursday) as students arrived to collect their A-level results.

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The Curlew Centre, where Sutton Bridge Parish Council meets.

School safety zone at Sutton Bridge

County, district and parish councillor Chris Brewis is pressing the county council to install a school safety zone on Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge.

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Plans for Westwood Junior School in March have been submitted by Cambs County Council.

From three to four entry for Westwood

A March junior school is set to grow by a quarter if plans to build extensions and increase capacity from a three to a four form entry school get the go-ahead.

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Students from Meadowgate Academy arrive in a London bus for their leavers' prom.

Students have a ticket to ride to their prom night

It was all aboard a London Routemaster bus as part of the celebrations for students leaving Meadowgate Academy this summer.
Fifteen students were treated to the bus ride around Wisbech as they headed for their leavers’ prom at the Elme Hall Hotel, where they were greeted by proud family friends and staff. 
Once at the prom the students enjoyed a three course meal and some music.
Emma Bird, spokesman for Meadowgate, said: “It’s always a bittersweet time of year for the staff that have worked with the young people – some of the students have been at the Academy for 15 years.

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Gorefield School leaders have been told it needs to improve by Ofsted inspectors.

Gorefield Primary School needs to improve says inspectors who add leaders have ‘an overly generous view of the quality of provision in the school’

Staff at Gorefield Primary School need to take urgent action to ensure pupil safety after government inspectors branded the school as ‘inadequate’ and requiring ‘improvement’ in all areas including teaching.

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Jason Wing, Neale-Wade Academy.

Neale-Wade Academy staff including Jason Wing given roles to help struggling schools

Jason Wing, executive principal and staff at Neale-Wade Academy in March have been selected for top roles supporting schools in challenging circumstances and training new teachers.

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All the winners at the annual sports awards held at the Neale-Wade Academy.

Neale-Wade Academy in March hosts its annual sports awards evening and Paige is crowned winner of the outstanding performance award

Sporting talent at the March Neale-Wade Academy was celebrated at aspecial awards evening at the school in Wimblington Road,

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Headteacher Jayne Williams is retiring from Friday Bridge School.

Friday Bridge School says farewell to headteacher Jayne Williams after 19 years in the job

Children at Friday Bridge School have said a sad farewell to their headteacher Jayne Williams who is retiring this summer.

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New head teacher Jane Moody with students at Peele Community College, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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New head at Peele determined to raise standards for her students

The next head teacher of Peele Community College, Long Sutton, has vowed to give students “the very best education which they deserve”.

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Jason Wing, Neale-Wade Academy.

Fenland schools welcome new government initiative to tackle social mobility in the district with help of government funding

Headteachers across Fenland have welcomed a new government initiative which aims to tackle social mobility in the area and also in neghbouring East Cambridgeshire.

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Steffi Cavell-Clarke presents a cheque for Wisbech Reads to Annette Williams at the Peckover School.

BookLife gives £600 to help the next chapter of Wisbech Reads which aims to raise children’s literacy

A five-year project to boost literacy among primary school children in Wisbech has been given a boost by a local publishing house.
BookLife in King’s Lynn, which does a lot of work with schools providing books to raise literacy standards, has donated £600 towards the cost of next year’s Wisbech Reads.
Wisbech Reads was launched in 2015 backed by all the town’s schools, businesses and local MP Steve Barclay. This year’s event was held earlier this month and saw pupils take part in a host of activities aimed at encouraging them to read.
BookLife ran a character creation workshop and competition as part of the event which saw the winner create a new logo for Wisbech Reads.

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Wisbech Grammar School sixth form pupil Katy Landles has raised �2,800 for charity.

Wisbech Grammar School sixth former Katy Landles brings the hammer down to raise £2,800 for Children and the Arts

Wisbech Grammar School sixth former Katy Landles has raised £2,800 by organising an art auction.

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Jason Wing, Neale-Wade Academy.

Fenland school gets national recognition

A Fenland school head has been named as a National Leader of Education in recognition of his school’s improvement.

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Upwell School Summer Fayre.
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Summer fayre boosts Upwell school

Around £1,500 was raised for a West Norfolk village school during a summer fayre on Sunday.

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Long Sutton Primary School hosts a community afternoon with tea and cake 
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Celebration day for community life at Long Sutton Primary School

Long Sutton Primary School children and staff took some time out from lessons to celebrate the best of South Holland agriculture this term.

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Pupils at Lutton St Nicholas Primary School with Peele Community College students.  Photos (TIM WILSON): SG230617-100TW.

Lacrosse classes catch the minds at Lutton school

Pupils at Lutton St Nicholas Primary School were introduced to the traditional summer sport of lacrosse as part of a national campaign to promote fitness.

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Neale-Wade Academy raises the profile of careers and higher education

Neale-Wade Academy is preparing year 12 pupils for their next steps into learning or employment by hosting a series of workshops.

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Opening of the new Payne School Library bus by the Mayor of Wisbech Steve Tierney

New library bus opens at Parson Drove school

A Fenland village school has come up with a creative way to provide a new library for its children.

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