Hunt on for new LSA High head

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

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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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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South Shore Academy

New school to open in months

Pupils at South Shore Academy will be moving into new premises within at least three months.

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Pictured is Jane Crosland from the DWP with Elijah Croft, Ryan Pack and Danny Ward, aged 11

Blackpool students tell of inspirational school visits

Pupils have told in their own words how they were inspired by a week-long drive to raise aspirations in Blackpool schools.

Some of those attending

Exhibition and reunion dinner for ex-pupils

A new exhibition on the history of three Fylde coast schools will culminate in a reunion dinner for former students.

Children from Revoe Learning Academy 
enjoying their science week focussing on health

Sunny formula for healthy learning

Youngsters at a town centre school enjoyed a week of healthy fun in the sun – and learned all about science too!

Merlin staff looking at a special edition of The Blackpool Tower Eye guide

Fylde college has birthday bash at top of Tower

A Fylde coast college’s 125th anniversary celebrations continued with a birthday party at the top of the Tower.

Dr Bernadka Dubicka

Schools' support for pupils dealing with aftermath of Manchester Arena bomb

Pupils from across the Fylde coast who were at the Manchester Arena on Monday night have been offered help and support by their schools.

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Charlie Daniels cleans the blackboard as Summerfield Nursery in St Annes marked World Outdoor Classroom Day with activities centred around its newly-revamped outdoor classroom

School’s out for nursery youngsters

Youngsters at a Fylde nursery took to the open air to celebrate Global Outdoor Classroom Day with the launch of a newly-revamped outdoor classroom.

How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

Parents are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of £205 in gifts up for grabs if their child achieves good grades.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College headteacher Phil Wood

Head’s letter claims jobs and books blow

The headteacher of Fylde’s biggest school has spelled out the extent of the economies the school is facing in a strong letter to all parents.

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College headteacher Phil Wood

Headteacher to retire after 15 years

The headteacher of Fylde’s biggest school has announced his retirement.

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Wesham CofE Primary

Teens blamed for primary school damage

Teenagers who have been climbing onto the roof of a school have been warned by police the net is closing on them

Bradley Gosney

Sky’s the limit for high-flying Blackpool teenager Bradley

A Blackpool teenager is right on course to become the youngest airline pilot in the country with just a few tests to go.

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Former headteacher Stephen Tierney has criticised plans to remove free school buses

Blackpool Council bids to cancel free bus to ‘best’ school

Bosses at Blackpool’s top school today warned cost-cutting measures to axe school buses will damage children’s education.

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Jimmy Chen studied for an ESOL certificate at B and F college before going on to do A Levels at AKS. Now he's had offers from a string of universities including Cambridge

Extra lessons are paying off for Jimmy

AnAKS student who attended Blackpool and The Fylde College to improve his English has been awarded a place at Cambridge University.

Carr Hill pupils spent their Easter break ar Borwick Hall

Life lessons not on the school timetable

When school broke up for the Easter break one set of Kirkham students headed straight back to class.

Bispham Endowed Primary School (Pic: Google)

Parents fined by Bispham school for pupil absences

Bispham Endowed Primary School, in Bispham, said 53 school days were missed because of absences last term.

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Blackpool and The Fylde College students’ work down to a fine art

Art and photography students from Blackpool and The Fylde College put their creative skills on display for all to see.

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