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

Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates reach new low as Chorley sees a rise and pupils will still need face masks during secondary school return

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped away considerably and is now well below 100 cases per 100,000 people. Latest cases for Tuesday (6 April) show the city recorded six new […]

1 month ago
Former Preston solicitor who lost job in the pandemic re-trains as primary school teacher

A former solicitor who lost her job due a pandemic related redundancy is training as a primary school teacher. Christina Grainger, 41 from Preston is part of the 2020/21 Transition to […]

1 month ago
Retired Penwortham GB Para athlete launches disability awareness programme for schools

Claire Buckle A former GB Para discus thrower and shot putter from Penwortham has launched a disability awareness programme for schools and youth providers in Lancashire. Claire Buckle shares her experiences of having […]

1 month ago
Queen’s Drive Primary School in Fulwood broken into as Easter holidays begin

Queen's Drive Primary School. Pic: Blog Preston Queen’s Drive Primary School was broken into during Monday (29 March) evening. The incident is thought to have occurred at around 11:30pm. Police responded to the incident due to a […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham retirement complex runs short story competition for local primary school

Sophie Pennington Students at Penwortham Primary School have taken part in a short story competition organised by the Hardwick Grange Retirement Living development in Cop Lane. Winner Sophie Pennington aged 10, and […]

2 months ago
Further 1,000 laptops donated to schools in Preston and Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has successfully secured a further 1,000 laptops for schools. This will ensure all students have the technology they need to be able to work remotely, should they […]

2 months ago
How a Catforth school is using 100 teddy bears to keep children and staff connected

Catforth Primary School teddies Catforth Primary School is using 100 teddy bears to help children and staff stay connected throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The wellbeing initiative was suggested by a parent on the Friends […]

2 months ago
Ribbleton school expanding support for children with special educational needs and disabilities

Sir Tom Finney Community High School Pic: Google Lancashire County Council‘s cabinet has approved proposals to expand Sir Tom Finney Community High School. The plans to open the top floor of the Ribbleton school will see an extra […]

2 months ago
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