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Autistic boy ‘much better’ after move

A youngster who vanished from school despite being under one-to-one supervision is doing ‘much better’ after moving, his dad said.

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Holy Family Catholic Primary School (Pic: Google)

Blackpool primary school is rated ‘good’ by inspectors

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, in Seacrest Avenue, North Shore, has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Gary Cumber with children Elliah, 3, Kyril, 2 and Harvee, 5.

Dads story-time to help children learn

Dads in Blackpool are being encouraged to pick up a book and enjoy story-time with their children.

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Coun Tony Williams

Call to co-ordinate Blackpool schools holiday dates

A Blackpool councillor is calling for school holiday dates to be co-ordinated across the town.

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Cat Smith speaking in Parliamant.

School funding worries raised

Fleetwood MP Cat Smith has echoed concerns that new Government proposals could leave schools out of pocket.

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Pupils from St Teresa's Primary School had the chance to Skype with wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan.  Pictured are Cara Pigott, Kira Knights and Codie Jones.

Are elephants destined to be the subject of history books?

Harrison Brice,

St Teresa’s Primary

Junior Gazette reporter

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Billie-Jo, pupil at Weeton Primary School

Weeton pupils move into new school

Billie Jo, aged nine

Junior Gazette reporter

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Free tennis lessons for youngsters at South Shore Tennis Club.  Coun Lily Henderson with Archie Dixon,  and Lydia Walker,

Free tennis set to return with new coach

Free children’s tennis sessions are set to re-start in Blackpool this month.

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Staff and children from Layton Hill Nursery in Cleveleys celebrate after being rated outstanding in an Ofsted report.  Manager Melanie Williams with Oliver Spencer, 3 and Thomas Armstrong, 1.

Nursery celebrates outstanding rating

Youngsters at a Cleveleys nursery are in good hands as Ofsted delivered across-the-board ‘outstanding’ ratings.

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Neon artwork by Tracey Emin which has been purchased for the Grundy Art Gallery

Gallery hails most popular art collection

The Grundy Art Gallery has had one of its most successful exhibitions to date with a neon inspired exhibition featuring work by top artists.

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Pupils at St Nicholas' School in Marton finished their week of 20th century history and geography by dressing in outfits from various decades during these 100 years.
The Day-Glo 80s.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
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Reliving the trends of decades gone by

Children at a Blackpool primary school got a glimpse into the past in a week-long history event.

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L-R: Keira Howarth, Elle McIver and Caitlin Hornsby

PICTURES: Kids become culture vultures

Youngsters at Anchorsholme Academy have been experiencing different aspects of Asian culture to celebrate Chinese New Year.

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Jimmy Armfield has spoken of his pride at the move

Jimmy Armfield’s pride as it’s revealed new school will bear his name

Blackpool’s new school, set to open on the former Arnold site next year, will be named after resort legend Jimmy Armfield, it can be revealed.

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Actress Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia from the classic film Star Wars

Tribute to Carrie Fisher in Star Wars review

By Alycia Potter, 9

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School

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Children from Christ the King Catholic Academy

Pupils' adventure to discover Ancient Egyptians

Junior Gazette

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Blackpool and The Fydle College staff at their annual Excellence in Business Innovation Awards

Fylde coast college awards hail innovation

Staff at Blackpool and The Fylde College were hailed for their efforts when the college held its Excellence in Business Innovation Awards.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Just 49 respond to sixth form consultation

Fewer than 50 people have contacted Lancashire County Council to offer their thoughts on proposals to end sixth form education at Fylde’s biggest school.

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England manager Gareth Southgate is backing Grow the Game

Groups urged to make pitch for footie cash

Fylde sports groups are being urged to apply for grassroots funding aimed at increasing participation in football.

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Children from St Cuthbert's Catholic Academy learning about slavery at a Liverpool museum

Pupils’ eyes are opened at Slavery Museum

Grace Larkin, Junior Gazette reporter

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Some Blackpool school buildings contain asbestos but there is no danger to pupils

Freedom of information request reveals Blackpool schools containing asbestos

Asbestos in Blackpool schools has not posed a danger to pupils.

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