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‘Majority’ of secondary schools to offer summer learning

‘Majority’ of secondary schools to offer summer learning

The ‘majority’ of Peterborough secondary schools have pledged summer provision, a council meeting has heard.
Readiness packs on the way to youngsters starting school

Readiness packs on the way to youngsters starting school

More than 2,700 school readiness activity packs have been prepared for every primary school in the area for those starting this September.
University Technical College given the go-ahead to join education trust

University Technical College given the go-ahead to join education trust

A proposal for Greater Peterborough University Technical College (GPUTC) to join Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) has been agreed.
Families across Peterborough to find out primary school places

Families across Peterborough to find out primary school places

Parents waiting to hear whether their child has secured a place at their first choice of primary school are likely to experience heightened feelings of anxiety due to the pandemic, school leaders say.
'We are not the Covid generation, we are not the lost generation'

'We are not the Covid generation, we are not the lost generation'

Principal Rick Carroll of Thomas Deacon Academy has opposed claims of a "lost generation" adding that the term just "fuels negativity".
School Sports Hall turns Covid-19 test centre with 700 tests per day

School Sports Hall turns Covid-19 test centre with 700 tests per day

Thomas Deacon Academy has transformed their sports hall into a Covid-19 testing facility, Principal Rick Carroll has confirmed.
Peterborough colleges and academies subjected to ransomware attack

Peterborough colleges and academies subjected to ransomware attack

Schools, academies and colleges across Peterborough were victims of a cyber attack last week - but it is believed no-one's personal data was accessed.
Proposal to scrap branded school uniforms moves forward

Proposal to scrap branded school uniforms moves forward

School uniforms could be made more affordable after The Education (Guidance About Costs of School Uniform) Bill cleared its final stages in the House of Commons.
No screen for Nene as academy students complete challenges

No screen for Nene as academy students complete challenges

Youngsters at a Peterborough school went screenless for a day to help boost mental health and wellbeing amid online home-schooling.
Business launches fundraiser to give children laptops

Business launches fundraiser to give children laptops

Maria Keating and Andy Thomas of AT Installation services LTD have launched a fundraiser in a bid to get as many laptops as possible to hand out to local schools.