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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.
QKA gives students option to sit January exams

QKA gives students option to sit January exams

Students of Queen Katharine Academy have been informed that they can still sit their upcoming BTEC and vocational exams in January if they choose to.
Werrington Fence installation on pause for review into legalities

Werrington Fence installation on pause for review into legalities

Controversial plans to fence off part of a community field in Werrington have been paused while a review of the legal situation takes place.
Have you received one of these winning Christmas cards?

Have you received one of these winning Christmas cards?

Talented young artists from West Town Primary School in Peterborough are celebrating after their success in Christmas card competitions.