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Fylde coast headteacher welcomes crackdown on dodgy school parking

A headteacher has welcomed a crackdown on parents who flout parking rules outside a Fylde coast school.

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Police officers have been among the Blackpool Primary Futures volunteers

Cash boost to expand scheme which has inspired Blackpool pupils

A scheme pioneered in Blackpool aimed at broadening the horizons of primary school pupils has been handed a cash boost to aid its expansion.

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Celbrations Blackpool and The Fylde College mark receiving a gold rating in the first TEF Ratings

Gold mark for college

Blackpool and The Fylde College has been named among one of the nation’s “elite” education establishments.

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Carr Head Primary School celebrates its improved Ofsted rating - going up from 'requires improvement' to 'good'

Head’s pride after watchdog’s praise

A Poulton school once ordered to improve by Ofsted has regained its official ‘Good’ status.

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Phil Wood retires in December

Hunt on for new LSA High head

Interviews will take place next month for the post of next headteacher at Fylde’s biggest school.

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Staff and pupils from Christ The King School celebrate after being rated 'good' by Ofsted

Teachers at Blackpool primary school hailed as ‘amazing’

Teachers at one Blackpool primary school have been described as ‘amazing’ – by their own pupils.

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Ken Cridland

Fylde teaching union chiefs says voters listened

Fylde teaching union chiefs believe their campaign over school cuts helped influence voters at the General Election.

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Joe Little and Josh Chard at St Aidans

No scrap heap for these pieces

To most people, scrap metal is just that - scrap.

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Students from Saint Aidan's High School have been fundraising for Guide Dogs for the Blind

Wyre students’ Guide Dog fund-raising takes one paw further

Ruby Allison

Junior Gazette reporter

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Pupils from St Kentigern's Catholic Primary School in Blackpool dressed up for Inspirational People Day

Blackpool pupils’ dress-up day inspired by our history books

Grace Johny

Junior Gazette reporter

Education

Festival of Ping! comes to resort

Shoppers were urged to put down their purchases and pick up a bat as outdoor ping pong came to Blackpool.

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Cardinal Allen Catholic High School pupil Aliyah Rayner who is going to India as part of a Virgin Atlantic scholarship.

India trip beckons for Aliyah

A young volunteer is embarking on the trip of a lifetime to help build a new school in India.

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Blackpool and the Fylde College's summer fair

Summer fun at college fair

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of people who turned up to a college summer fair.

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Parents were sent this letter on Friday

Raw fish served at Blackpool school

Raw fish was served to infant age children at a Blackpool school.

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The winning students get their awards.  (L-R): Zanda Gould, Ethan Demar, Richard Wood (tournament organiser) Robert Lambert and Antonio Marmo.

Blackpool students fly high in BAE Systems competition

Students from Blackpool showed they could dig deep when it comes to using their know how by creating a “mole.”

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Some of the students involved in the career carousel at Fleetwood High School

Career event gives Fleetwood students extra options

Students from a high school in Fleetwood got a real insight into their career options thanks to an event staged on the site.

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One of the cars

Police target parents in school parking crackdown

Parents have been spoken to police after a crackdown on parking outside a Fylde coast school

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Andy Mellor has called on Theresa May's minority Government to engage with schools over funding issues

Headteacher's plea to 'work together' on school funding

A Fylde coast headteacher who has repeatedly warned against funding cuts has urged the new Government to engage with schools and work on a solution together.

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Manchester bombing victim Jane Tweddle

School could cancel trips after massacre

Roseacre Primary Academy said it could cancel school trips following last month’s terror attack in Manchester, which saw 22 people killed by a suicide bomber.

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Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool college staff job losses

Blackpool and The Fylde College has confirmed that 16 staff jobs are under threat of being lost.
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