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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.
Year 13 students' engineering excellence wins Royal Navy challenge

Year 13 students' engineering excellence wins Royal Navy challenge

Greater Peterborough University Technical College (GPUTC), the city's dedicated science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) school, is celebrating a win for Year 13 students in this year's Royal Navy Engineering Challenge.
Queen Katharine Academy to give free breakfast to students

Queen Katharine Academy to give free breakfast to students

Queen Katharine Academy in Peterborough will be offering free breakfast to students as part of the Family Action and Magic Breakfast programme.
'More needs to be done' for students sitting exams next year

'More needs to be done' for students sitting exams next year

Discussions have been raised to push GCSE and A Level exams back by three weeks next summer, which has been widely supported by schools across Peterborough – but there is still a long way to go until things are "back to normal" for students.
Nene Park's home educator sessions re-starting next month

Nene Park's home educator sessions re-starting next month

Nene Park's monthly group for home educated children is set to start up again from November 9 - with a few additional Covid-19 safety measures in place.
Two thirds of locals regret not learning about money

Two thirds of locals regret not learning about money

In a UK-based survey, people living in Peterborough who responded expressed their concern for not learning about finances while they were in education.
Over 60 academy students self-isolating after positive Covid test

Over 60 academy students self-isolating after positive Covid test

Nene Park Academy has asked 64 students to self-isolate at home after a student tested positive for Covid-19.
Everything you need to know about primary school applications for September 2021

Everything you need to know about primary school applications for September 2021

Parents in Peterborough can now apply to secure a place for their children at primary schools for September 2021 - with many schools unable to offer visits due to the coronavirus crisis.
Comment: Return to school is a happy occasion

Comment: Return to school is a happy occasion

My daughter Eliza was fully-dressed in her school uniform, with shoes, at 6.20am. She wanted to brush her teeth at that point as well - what was this strange alternative world that we were inhabiting?
Podcast: Coronavirus and the school returns

Podcast: Coronavirus and the school returns

Students and staff are returning to schools and academies this week  - and most are very eager to get back into the swing of things, at least in one of Peterborough's academies.