17 Nov
Fake news: who can you trust?

We’ve heard a lot about fake news recently but what is it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents.




26 Apr
Connected toys: not just child’s play

Advice on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet.

connected toys


26 Nov
What is - and isn't - legal online?

The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

Off-limits online


09 Feb
A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

What adults need to know about the app their children love using.

Kik messenger


30 Oct
Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

The internet is a public and open place, one where anybody can post and share content. This is all part of the fun, but what happens if your child sees something they shouldn't? CEOP offers advice.

keeping children safe online


27 Apr
Live streaming – what you need to know

The risks and opportunities that children face when using this latest development in social media. 

live streaming


28 Sep
Words of wisdom: Digital Families 2017

Our Digital Families 2017 conference is nearly here - our expert speakers offer their tips for parents on how to help young people manage their online lives.




03 Oct
Does your child have the skills to combat cybercrime?

The NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive way and help combat cybercrime. 




10 May
Roasting: a guide for parents

How to deal with the cyberbullying craze that has a profound effect on its victims.

Young person




Latest News

Awards Evening 'Amazing'

The Awards Evening was absolutely amazing.  Pupils, parents, staff, Governors and LA representatives celebrated the success of our pupils both pastorally and academically.  Very touching, personal stories, were shared by pupils, that outlined challenges, worries, concerns etc. that with the right environment and individualised support had lead onto personal success. Many a tear shed but with lots of laughter too! 

Pilgrim Staff 'Reach Out to Share Good Practice about Mental Health'

BL and HS jointly presented to Minster Teaching Alliance about mental health. They originally were expecting around 30 people but ended up delivering to two cohorts of around 50 each. We have heard lots of positive things about this and it has already generated interest in more delivery and training as part of the Minster teaching alliance. Congratulations this week therefore goes to BL and HS for their success on their first outing into new territory and we look forward to hearing more successes as Pilgrim spreads the word about mental health in the future.

Awards Evening

Staff and pupils are gearing up for another fantastic 'Awards Evening' on 19th October at the Sleaford Rugby Club, when the Pilgrim family celebrate the pastoral and academic success of our young people that have worked so hard throughout the year/s to overcome personal challenges to ultimately succeed.

It is our way to acknowledge and support pupils with their transition from Keystage 4 onto Post 16 provision.  Our thoughts, best wishes and support for the child does not simply stop with doing exams, we support, encourage and reassure pupils and their families to make appropriate choices for Post 16 that will ensure the best future prospects and life chances as they can.

Educate Against Hate

Messages of hate can take many forms. Extremist groups use them to recruit young people. Here you will find Q&A and resources to help you protect your child

http://educateagainsthate.com/parents/

Celebrating Success:

This summer the school achieved the best  GCSE and BTEC outcomes for our year 11's than we ever have before. Even with new, more demanding GCSE specs in English and Maths, our pupils did brilliantly.  The results are even more impressive against a background that sees more and more complex young people joining our school. Congratulations to the entire school community for these achievements. It is team work that makes the magic happen within our young people.