Ilkeston students win prizes for attendance

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Students at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy can win rewards as part of an innovative competition to boost attendance. Form groups within each year who have the best attendance each term can win a range of prizes including a trip to the cinema, swimming, bowling, pizza or tea and cakes. Assistant principal Jo Watkinson said: “The students are enjoying the competitive element of the competition and it is having a noticeable effect on academy attendance.”