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

Families given access to free school meal vouchers during summer holidays

Free school meal voucher scheme for summer holidays welcomed by Lancashire County Council Some families in Preston will now receive free school meal vouchers during the school summer holidays. This follows the launch of the government’s Covid Summer Food Fund to support children […]

8 months ago
Preston schools to benefit from funding boost by Lancashire County Council

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay Lancashire County Council has welcomed news that schools in Preston and across the county will receive extra funding to help pupils catch up on teaching missed during the coronavirus lockdown. […]

8 months ago
Fulwood school pupil wins international art competition

Katie Williams A Fulwood school pupil has won first place in an international art competition. Katie Williams, who is in year 9 at Archbishop Temple School, placed first in her age category […]

8 months ago
Children in Preston get silly for summer reading challenge

Young girl reading at home Lancashire County Council’s libraries service, working in partnership with the Reading Agency, is inviting children in Preston aged from four to 11 to join the ‘Silly Squad’, and take part […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walton-le-Dale nursery launches new ‘River School’ facility

The refurbished former fishing vessel, Ardent A Walton-le-Dale nursery has launched a River School. Children at Ashbridge on Ribble Day Nursery will be able to learn through play inside a refurbished former fishing vessel, and outside […]

8 months ago
Preston and Lancashire primary schools and nurseries told they can reopen on Monday 22 June

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Advice to schools in Preston and Lancashire has been updated to begin welcoming more pupils back from Monday 22 June. Lancashire County Council has updated its guidance after the weekly […]

9 months ago
Fulwood school raising funds for outdoor learning project

Gardening at Longsands Longsands Community Primary School is fundraising for an outdoor learning project. The Fulwood school’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (PTFA) is aiming to raise £500 for a picnic bench as […]

9 months ago
Guidance to primary schools and nurseries in Preston and Lancashire remains unchanged

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay Schools and nurseries in Preston and Lancashire are continuing to be urged to remain closed. Primary schools in England are being urged by the government to reopen for early years, […]

9 months ago
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