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Fulwood Academy is rated ‘inadequate’ in every area in stark Ofsted report

Entrance to Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane Pic: Google The scale of the challenge a new headteacher at a Preston Academy faces has been laid bare. Ofsted have downgraded Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane to being inadequate in […]

3 weeks ago
New Fulwood Academy headteacher pledges to bring change after damning Ofsted report

Philip Grant, started at Fulwood Academy on 25 February, a day before Ofsted came in to inspect it The newly appointed headteacher of a Fulwood school placed into special measures by education inspectors has vowed to turn things round. He has issued a warning to unruly pupils, and […]

3 weeks ago
School roof in Fulwood left trashed by attempted lead thieves

Some of the damage caused as tiles were stripped from the roof Pic: Kennington Primary School A Fulwood school needs thousands of pounds to help repair its roof. Kennington Primary School, in Kennington Road, was targeted during the Easter holidays. Would-be thieves tried to steal lead […]

4 weeks ago
Schools and police join forces to tackle domestic abuse

Schools in Preston have signed up to a new scheme with Lancashire Police to help children affected by domestic abuse. Operation Encompass has been set up to provide early reporting […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement College students help repaint classroom at Preston disabled school

Repainting the walls inside the Acorns Three schools across Preston and Chorley have been given a spruce up thanks to students at a city college. Painting and decorating learners from Preston’s College have been learning on […]

2 months ago
Preston pupils join worldwide climate change protest

Banner unfurled on the Flag Market by school strike action group in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Pupils from across schools in Preston have skipped class to protest about inaction on climate change. Dozens of pupils staged a sit-down protest on the Flag Market by Preston Cenotaph. […]

3 months ago
‘Good’ news for Bluebells Nursery in latest inspection

A nursery in Fulwood is celebrating some ‘Good’ news from Ofsted following its latest inspection in January. Bluebells Private Day Nursery and Pre-school, in Longsands Lane, was rated ‘Good in […]

3 months ago
This Preston special needs primary school needs a minibus driver

Daniel Murphy has launched the fundraising campaign A Preston man who appeared in Channel 4’s Hunted is helping a city primary school fund a new minibus driver. Daniel Murphy works as a special needs teacher at the […]

3 months ago
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