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

Astley Park School ends summer term in a blaze of colour

Julie Banks with pupil JJ. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation Pupils and staff took part in a sponsored colour dash around the school’s playing field raising £200 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. It was the school’s second fundraising event for the charity, last year the […]

2 days ago
Eden Boys’ School given ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating

An all boys school in Preston has retained its ‘outstanding rating’ after impressing Ofsted with its “exceptionally high standards” Eden Boys’ School, in Adelaide Street, Fishwick, received the top rating […]

1 week ago
South Ribble and Chorley schools closed for day for general election

A polling station in Lancashire. Credit: Blog Preston Four schools across South Ribble and Chorley are closed today for the general election. The school buildings are being used as polling stations as the public heads to the polls […]

2 weeks ago
Archbishop Temple student sees winning bin lorry design in action

A Preston student has seen her winning bin lorry design in action. Danikah, a year 9 student at Archbishop Temple High School, won Preston City Council’s competition to design artwork […]

2 weeks ago
Anger at prospect of raised school bus fares in Preston

The satirical sign at a Preston bus stop The prospect of a rise in school bus fares in Preston appears to have sparked a scathing response at one of the city’s bus stops. The Local Democracy Reporting Service […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham school children and businesses unite on litter blitz

Students from St Teresa’s Primary School in Penwortham joined forces with the town’s Community Business Network (CBN) and local charities, Galloways and St Catherine’s Hospice, for the town’s third annual […]

3 weeks ago
Archbishop Temple High School’s 60th birthday celebration success

There were funfair rides and a raffle for families to enjoy. Archbishop Temple Church of England High School in Fulwood celebrated its 60th birthday over the weekend. On Saturday 15 June, a family fun day marked the special occasion on the […]

3 weeks ago
More than 1,000 children in Lancashire are without a school place

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston More than 1,100 children do not currently have a school place in Lancashire, it has emerged – and the problem is more acute in Preston than anywhere else in the […]

4 weeks ago
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