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New plan announced by Department of Education will help Fenland teachers learn new skills for free

Teachers in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire can now apply for free training to increase their skills thanks to a new initiative launched this week by the government.

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Magic day at Upwell Academy Wisbech with children and staff dressing as wizards and witches Halle Bell (year1), Molly Burnett (reception), Bobby Saul (year 1).

Children produce magical work as Upwell Academy holds an inspiring dress-up day to help their writing skills

There was a touch of magic in the air at Upwell Academy on Friday with witches, wizards and cats roaming the corridors.

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Pupil’s pet snake is star of Walpole St Peter school science lesson

Pupil’s pet snake is star of Walpole St Peter school science lesson

Pupils at one West Norfolk primary school have been given a live science lesson thanks to one of their classmates and her pet snake.

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Damian Hinds, Education Secretary.

Drive to raise education standards and increase opportunity in Fenland and East Cambs unveiled by new Education Secretary

Schools in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire are to benefit from a share of £25 million government cash to help raise pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills.

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West Walton Primary School is closed because of 'flu-like' bug.

Flu-like bug forces West Walton Primary School to stay closed for deep-cleaning

A flu-like bug has forced the closure of a local school on Wednesday to allow a deep clean of classrooms.

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Andy Murray, was in the RAF for 30 years before embarking on his career change. Now a second year intern at Thomas Eaton Primary Academy in Wimblington, near March, he is looking forward to taking up a post as a Newly Qualified Teacher this year.

Fancy a career change? - Then teaching in Fenland could be an option as drive to fill vacancies is launched

People looking to get into teaching in Fenland are encouraged to find out about more the opportunities available as part of a new recruitment drive

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Leverington School Dress Rehearsal of their Christmas Play Lights Camel Action 'Some of the pupils involved in the play ready for the start.'Reception Class Pupils

Leverington School pupils bring a touch of Strictly glamour to the annual nativity

Children at Leverington Primary School wowed their families with a Christmas production which this year had a touch of Strictly glamour.

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Pupils from Peckover School in Wisbech wrote and starred in a film about crime and punishment in the Victorian era and were given the red carpet treatment at the film's premiere at the Light Cinema.

Pupils get film star treatment

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Guyhirn School is part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust.

Academy trust responsible for 27 schools including Guyhirn, Wisbech St Mary and Anthony Curton is improving say Ofsted

Government inspectors have praised the ‘journey of systematic improvement’ at one of the biggest multi-academy trusts in the country.

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Peckover Primary School principal Carrie Norman is proud to be taking part in a pilot study looking at its success in helping disadvantaged children.

Peckover Primary School in Wisbech has been chosen to share secrets of success in helping disadvantaged pupils in study

A Wisbech primary school’s success in helping disadvantaged pupils has led to it being chosen for a pilot study that could have a national impact on the way children are taught.

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Beaupre Community Primary School in Outwell has gone from 'Good' to 'Requires Improvement' say Ofsted inspectors.

Beaupre Community Primary School in Outwell ‘requires improvement’ say Ofsted inspectors

A village school “requires improvement” according to government inspectors who carried out an inspection last month and found “too many pupils have underachieved”.

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A new multi-million pound primary school  for Chatteris will be built next to the Cromwell Community College in Wenny Road.

Chatteris is set for new multi-million pound primary school to ‘future proof’ town’s education provision

Chatteris is to get a new multi-million pound primary school and more secondary places at the Cromwell Community College in a bid to ‘future-proof’ education provision in the town.

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College of West Anglia scoops national green award

The College of West Anglia (CWA) has won a major national award for its work to improve the environment.

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CHILDREN IN NEED: Holbeach Primary Academy pupils Lacie, Daniel, Alexis and Lacie with staff members Ann Rickers and Emma Rout.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG171117-119TW.

CHILDREN IN NEED DAY: Pounds aplenty for Pudsey on a day of generosity across South Holland

Fancy dress and fabulous cakes were the choice of nurseries and schools across South Holland on a day of fundraising for Children in Need.

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St Peter's School in Wisbech is improving say government inspectors, Ofsted, but there is still room for further improvement.

Effective leadership but improvements required at St Peter’s School in Wisbech

Stable staffing and effective leadership have been established at St Peter’s CofE Junior School, but the school requires improvement, according to Government inspectors.

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Alderman Payne Primary School in Parson Drove has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.

It’s a ‘good’ from Ofsted for Alderman Payne Primary School at Parson Drove

Alderman Payne Primary School in Parson Drove has been praised following a short inspection by government inspector Julie Harrison.

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Career pathways on show at Peele Community College in Long Sutton

Students from all years at the Peele Community College in Long Sutton were involved in a college Super Learning Day.

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Peele's pink pupils.

Pink Peele pupils raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness

Students and staff at the Peele Community College in Long Sutton took part in the ‘Wear it Pink’ day to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness.

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Thomas Eaton School at Wimblington is hoping to win funding through the Aviva Community Fund 2017 but needs public votes to secure the cash.

Wimblington’s Thomas Eaton Primary School needs your vote to help win funding for its library project

A village primary school is urging the Fenland public to get behind it and help the school obtain funding.

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Mark Noonan, industry engagement director of the Construction Industry Training Board gives pupils taste of life on a construction site using a simulator.

Students at Neale-Wade Academy in March get taste of life on building site thanks to simulator

Year 10 and 12 students from Neale-Wade Academy in March tried their hand at some tricky construction site work last week but without stepping foot outside the school.

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