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Education and learning news

Children’s gardening skills wins cash for schools

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Pupils at two Wellingborough schools have used their gardening skills to win a share of a £1,000 prize. Croyland Nursery School and Avenue Infant School have been declared the joint winners in a unique competition aimed at getting children to eat more vegetables

  • Free event to help people back into work

    Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

    More than 100 local jobs will be on offer at a free event in Wellingborough next month.

  • Lottery funding gives students help with course fees

    Published on Tuesday, 10 September 2013

    Students of traditional skills such as stonemasonry and carpentry can now apply to Wellingborough Council for help with course fees, thanks to a lottery-funded heritage project.

  • Funding boost for school's community fair

    Published on Thursday, 27 June 2013

    Children from a Wellingborough school are getting ready to enjoy a spectacular summer fair on Friday (28 June), thanks to £2,000 of government money. The town’s Park Junior School is using the cash to put on activities including ice skating, magic shows and a birds of prey demonstration in a drive to bring the community together.

  • School pupils form new political parties

    Published on Friday, 25 March 2011

    Young people from secondary schools will be forming their own political parties and going on the campaign trail later this week, as they take part in an event to raise awareness of democracy.