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School closures in lockdown 2 and ‘rotas’ call backed by Preston City Council leader

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Calls for schools and colleges to close as part of the second lockdown have been made – and resisted by the government. Preston City Council’s leader is among those backing […]

7 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 […]

12 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, […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council issue further statement about primary schools not taking more pupils

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has issued an additional statement after the news it was now not recommending primary schools accept more pupils from Monday 1 June. During Wednesday (27 May) afternoon […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents urged to take on teaching career

National-teacher-recruitment-events A national recruitment campaign is coming to Preston to encourage local people to consider joining a unique profession that shapes the lives of the next generation.  Anyone interested in finding out […]

1 year ago
Project to teach children to ‘live and let live’ is coming to Preston

Heartstone Project A project aimed at educating youngsters about prejudice, intolerance and hate crime is coming to Preston. Non-profit organisation Heartstone will implement their Heartstone Odyssey project across the city. Heartstone aims […]

2 years ago
Inadequate Deepdale school to be closed and new larger primary school to be created

Deepdale Infant School is to be expanded to take in pupils from the failing Junior School A Preston school judged as inadequate by teaching inspectors is to be closed. Deepdale Junior School on St Stephen’s Road, Deepdale, is to be shut by Lancashire County Council after […]

7 years ago
Ribbleton campus of Ashton School set to be made permanent and refurb to benefit Sir Tom Finney pupils

Some pupils at Sir Tom Finney will be taught at a refurbished Ribbleton campus of Ashton Community Science College if plans are approved The teaching of children at a Preston secondary school on opposite sides of the city is set to be made permanent. Lancashire County Council has published its intention to keep […]

8 years ago
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