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

Penwortham Girls’ High School encouraging more students to take on apprenticeships

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google Penwortham Girls’ High School is recognising that apprenticeships should be offered as openly as academic routes for young people. John Ramsdale, Senior Assistant Head at the school leads the careers […]

3 months ago
Problem parking in Broughton village sees parish council putting out traffic cones

Old Garstang Road pic: Facebook Concerns have been raised about parking within the restricted zone in Broughton’s old Garstang Road. There are no double yellow lines in the area, something Lancashire County Council says is […]

3 months ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School to host inaugural STEM festival

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google Penwortham Girls’ High School are hosting their very first STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) festival from Monday 28 February to Friday 11 March. It is set to be a […]

4 months ago
St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School sees Bishop open extension to building

St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Avenham has had a new extension blessed by the Bishop of Lancaster. The new entrance at the front of the school has been built […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire schools to receive air cleaning units under £150k council investment

Lancashire Council is providing county schools with air cleaning units under a £150k investment to help stop the spread of Omicron. On Monday, 24 January, the government announced it is […]

4 months ago
St Matthew’s primary school anti-academy strike reaches 13th day

Teaching union members protesting a decision to turn St Matthew’s CofE Primary School into an academy have today reached their 13th day of strike action. 42 members of the National […]

4 months ago
St Matthews primary school anti-academy campaign to lobby Bishop of Blackburn

Union members are today lobbying the Bishop of Blackburn to protest a decision to turn a Preston school into an academy. From today (Thursday 20 January) at 10.30am, National Education […]

4 months ago
Preston secondary school pupils to wear masks in class to tackle Omicron

School student wearing face mask in classroom Pic: Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Pupils in Preston’s secondary schools will join others across England in wearing face masks in classrooms to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. The government announced the temporary reintroduction […]

5 months ago
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