Latest news about schools and educational establishments in Preston and South Ribble

Pictures: First-ever Colour Run helps Grimsargh school raise funds

Taking on the colour run at Grimsargh St Michael's The Colour Run - which had been due to take place in July - saw a 2.5km route around the school grounds in Grimsargh.

2 months ago
200 empty chairs at UCLan with aim to prompt conversation about suicide

UCLan and the Mary O’Gara Foundation worked together on World Mental Health Day on Tuesday to highlight the sobering statistic that shows 200 schoolchildren take their own lives every year. […]

2 months ago
35 new medical places opened up at University of Central Lancashire

Two doctors performing surgery Pic: Pixabay 35 new medical places have been opened up at the University of Central Lancashire. The Government has now increased the university’s student place allocation from 15 to 50 to help […]

2 months ago
Calls for every classroom in Preston to have air system to prevent spread of illness

County Hall, Preston Pic: Preston Digital Archive Every classroom in the country should be provided with an air filtration system to reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses like Covid and flu. That is the call from a […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan gains a silver excellence award for teaching

A UCLan building Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire have been given a silver excellence award for teaching. The university has been given the award for its impressive performance over the last four years. […]

2 months ago
Minibus stolen from specialist school in Lostock Hall

The stolen minibus Pic: Applebee Wood Specialist School Pupils have been left stranded and unable to attend off-site activities due to the theft. One pupil has produced their own poster to try and trace the stolen minibus.

2 months ago
More than 90 new homes for Longridge but developer must fund school places

Plan for 91 homes at Alston Grange, west of Preston Road at Longridge. Plans for over 90 new homes on land at Longridge have been approved by Ribble Valley Council, pending an agreement for the developer to provide funding towards extra school spaces […]

2 months ago
Former United Nations secretary-general to speak at Preston’s university

Ban Ki-moon held one of the world's highest political roles The former Secretary-General of the United Nations is going to be visiting Preston during October. Ban Ki-moon is due at the city’s University of Central Lancashire campus to give a […]

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