The latest news about schools and colleges in Preston and South Ribble

Penwortham Priory Academy to host football tournament to honour Sam Pegram

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family A local secondary school will host a charity football tournament later this month to raise funds for Sam’s Legacy. Sam Pegram, 25, from Penwortham, and fellow UK nationals Joanna Toole, […]

1 week ago
Preston pupils ‘earn their stripes’ during zookeeping course at Blackpool Zoo

Around 70 local students have attended Blackpool Zoo to join a course and learn about careers in wildlife conservation. Pupils from Corpus Christi Catholic High School in Fulwood and Cardinal […]

2 weeks ago
Cardinal Newman College plans to create Art Quarter

Artist's impression of the north west elevation of the proposed Cardinal Newman College Art Quarter Pic: Ellis Williams Architects Plans have been submitted by Cardinal Newman College for a new stand-alone teaching block to accommodate media and art departments. The aspiration is to combine the TV and digital media departments […]

3 weeks ago
Bamber Bridge pupils join geospatial work experience scheme

Year 10 pupils at a South Ribble high school have participated in a virtual work experience scheme. Students at Walton-Le-Dale High School in Bamber Bridge have participated in Ordnance Survey’s […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston military children join charity workshop to boost well-being

Over 100 local military children joined a free mindfulness workshop this week to discuss the unique challenges posed by having parents in the Armed Forces. Military children from Weeton Primary […]

4 weeks ago
Preston residents urged to volunteer as readers for primary school children

A children’s literacy charity is seeking volunteers to help children catch up on their reading after the disruption caused by the pandemic. National charity Schoolreaders matches volunteers to schools to […]

4 weeks ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 9 to 15

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall With The Met Office issuing an amber ‘extreme heat’ warning for next week and with most schools breaking up for the holidays yesterday, it’s safe to say that summer is […]

1 month ago
Preston residents urged to get MMR jabs for children before September

The county council has urged parents to get their children vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella before the new school year. Lancashire County Council said routine childhood immunisations are the […]

1 month ago
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