'Serious' fire alarm fault fixed as Blackpool school set to reopen

Bosses at a Blackpool school say it will re-open on Monday after a 'serious technical failure' forced it to close on Thursday and Friday.

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Head at Revoe, Dayle Harrison

School 'confident' of reopening after fire alarm fault

Bosses at Revoe Learning Academy and Children's Centre are 'confident' of reopening on Monday, after a fault with the fire alarm system forced it to stay shut.

The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.

Revoe Primary School's headteacher Dayle Harrison

'Serious technical failure' forces resort school to stay shut tomorrow and Friday

A 'serious technical failure' at a Blackpool school will mean it stays shut tomorrow and Friday.
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Northfold lost out at the last minute

Northfold pipped at the post in competition to win a new playground

Northfold Community Primary School, in Cleveleys, was pipped at the post in a competition to win a new playground.
The sports complex planned for playing fields at Unity Academy in North Shore

Petition against new sports pitch at North Shore school

A petition opposing a ‘sports complex’ planned for playing fields at Unity Academy in North Shore has been lodged with planners at the town hall.

Garstang Community Aacdemy launched the Pitch In appeal for the new sports pitch

Great £100,000 victory for state-of-the-art Garstang sports facility

Garstang Community Academy will open the gates to the market town’s first state-of-the-art multi-sport, all weather facility next year after Sport England announced this week they would support their community bid for £100,000 of funding.

Pudsey Bear and Matt Baker stop off at John's Cross C of E School in Bilsborrow for the Rickshaw Challenge

Pudsey's Rickshaw Challenge visits pupils in Bilsborrow

Pupils at a Bilsborrow school were thrilled to meet Pudsey Bear as the famous charity mascot stopped off during The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge.
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Potentially life-saving advice showing schoolchildren what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack is being made available to be taught in UK schools for the first time.

What are the chances? Stalmine Primary School's reception class is all boys. Photo: ABC Photography

School has ‘unusual’ new class

A Stalmine primary school welcomed a most unusual set of new-starters this year - with a reception class full of boys.

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.

‘Tenacious’ headteacher at Bispham school is praised by Ofsted

The new headteacher at a Bispham primary school has brought a ‘clear sense of direction’, Ofsted said.

Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied, the Church of England has said.

Nigel Hollowell renewing his accreditation on the new Atlas
Copco rig at Lancashire Energy HQ

Offshore training link-up for Blackpool's energy college

A global engineering company has launched a new partnership with Blackpool and the Fylde College to save time and travel for offshore workers.

The plaque

Share your memories for Fylde school book

Photographs and memories are wanted for a planned new book on the history of a fondly-remembered Fylde school.

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Westcliff pupils celebrate

Praise for youngsters' achievements at Bispham school

The new headteacher at a Bispham primary school has brought a ‘clear sense of direction’, Ofsted said.
An artists impression showing an aerial view of Armfield Academy

Investment in school site for new generation of resort pupils

Work has begun to create a new school for Blackpool after plans for the Armfield Academy in South Shore were approved.

Pictured is headteacher Jonathan Clucas with pupils Rosie Loughlin, Teagan Felton, Alfy George, Adam Greenaway, Jack Burrill and Bailey Grove

Top marks for ‘outstanding’ Blackpool primary school

The headteacher at a primary school handed the best possible score after an Ofsted inspection said he believes it can improve even further.

Blackpool and the Fylde College

Grab yourself a new career at college

A careers event will be held at two Blackpool and The Fylde College campus’ tonight.

File photo dated of a person using a computer (Pic: Adam Peck/PA Wire)

Pupils told they may have to re-do 20 hours’ work after GCSE Computer Science blunder

Hundreds of schoolchildren are feared to have been affected by a ‘computer security error’, which one school said will see pupils’ GCSE coursework scrapped.

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