Education

Education

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

News

When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Lancashire will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.
Education
AJ Hartley (left) collaborated with Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge last year for a sci-fi novel series.

City centre book singing sees bestselling author AJ Hartley return to Preston

One of the city’s bestselling authors is set to make a return to his old book shop for a signing of his new Preston-based Gothic thriller.

Business
Tracey Jones and Angela Livesey (middle) from Garstang Community Academy receive the award. Photo: Les Gibbon.

Garstang Community Academy says 'thank you' after £5,000 funding boost

Garstang’s flagship academy has received thousands of pounds of external funding thanks to the enormous support from the local community.

Lifestyle
Ann Turner is retiring after more than a decade as Principal of Myerscough College.

Myerscough College Principal Ann Turner bids farewell after 12 years

The long-standing chief of a top Lancashire college has retired after more than 12 years in the role.
Education
Blue moon photographed by Post reader Jim Martin at 10.10pm on March 31, 2018

Once in a blue moon moment caught on camera

Amateur astronomer Jim Martin’s passion for sky watching paid off when he captured this rare blue moon moment from his Lancashire garden.

News
St Francis Catholic Primary School in Goosnargh held a collective run as part of a week of Sports Relief actiivities

Playtime fun boosts charity fund

Tearing around the playground was definitely on the timetable for youngsters pupils from St Francis Catholic Primary in Goosnargh put their best feet forward to help keep fit and boost charity at the same time.

Education
Dyscalculia - number blindness-  is an under-estimated problem

Numbers can cause a host of problems for schoolchildren

Ask anyone if they’ve heard of dyslexia and the vast majority of people, if not all, will say they have.

Education
Today's meeting is at County Hall, Preston

County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s crisis hit children’s services.
News

Golden year for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society celebrates a golden milestone this year.

News

When it comes to Mother's Day, what are your kids really thinking?

If you're a mum who is looking forward to a surprise on Sunday, look away now.

Education
Generic exam pupils students

Education is a top class act

Lancashire schools are officially top class.

Education
Northern girls face a double disadvantage on pay and jobs, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned.

Thousands in Lancashire to find out if they have their first choice secondary school place

Thousands of anxious parents and youngsters are receiving their offers of secondary school places today.

Education
Nigel Evans MP (centre) is backing the campaign to get a defibrillator into every school by 2020.

Lancashire MP calls for a defibrillator to be placed in every school by the end of the decade

A Lancashire MP has thrown his support behind every school having a defibrillator on site by 2020.

Health
More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

Teachers’ leaders fear a classroom crisis as fewer people are entering the profession.

Education
Nursery manager Jane Priest with nursery goers (from left) Ella, Arthur, Jack and Nancy. Photo: Michelle Adamson.

Ofsted inspectors praise Longridge nursery

Children and staff at a Longridge nursery have been jumping for joy after being praised by top brass education inspectors.
Education
L-R: Chelsea Pickup, Nigel Haworth of Northcote, Paul Heathcote MBE and Anna Modrzejewska.

Goosnargh farmer Reg honoured in the search for the next batch of top Lancashire chefs

A competition to find the next generation of Michelin-starred chefs has been launched in conjunction with a Longridge chef in memory of much-loved Goosnargh farmer Reg Johnson.

Business
County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

News
County Coun Geoff Driver

Consultation on Council's new halal meat policy after school meals boycott threatened

A one month consultation has been launched on Lancashire County Council’s controversial plans to change its halal meat policy.

Education
Lancashire�"s Enterprise Adviser Network reaches a Key Milestone as Longridge High School partners with Motion Lab Marketing, becoming the one hundredth school twinned with local business volunteers to help bring careers advice and workplace insights into the classroom. Picture by Paul Heyes, Friday January 12, 2018.'l-r L-R Edwin Booth LEP, Sam Soper, Ben Compton,Dora Green, Headteacher Jane Green,Emma Field, Clare Hutchinson, C&E company

School becomes 100th twin link

A twinning project aimed at improving pupils’ career prospects has reached a new 
milestone.

Education
Load more