Poetry lesson is a real hoot for juniors

Literacy classes got a whole lot more fun when a teacher-with-a-difference visited AKS .

Harvard Book Prize winner Natasha Godsiff receives her award from Cardinal Newman College principal Nick Burnham

Top Harvard prize for student Natasha

A Lytham student has scooped a top prize from one of the world’s leading universities.

Graeme Dow, headteacher at Anchorsholme Primary

Teachers work ‘in excess of 60 hour weeks’

Headteachers have called for a stop to excessive working hours for staff after a survey revealed teachers in England work some of the longest hours in the profession in the developed world.

Cuadrillas Preese Hall site when a test hole was drilled

Fylde residents vow to battle on

Fylde residents have vowed to battle on despite the Government backing the shale gas industry and allowing horizontal fracking to go-ahead at Preston New Road near Little Plumpton.

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Gordon Marsden

Blackpool MP’s fears for future college funding

Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden has warned higher education could face cuts as a result of the vote to leave the European Union.

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2016 winners Tarleton County Primary School

Calling all Lancashire school choirs!

We have teamed up with BIBAs double award winners, True Bearing, to bring you a fantastic competition.

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MP Gordon Marsden

Resort Labour MP’s lifelong learning battle

Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden has used Labour’s Party Conference in Liverpool to call on Theresa May’s new Government to radically rethink their approach to lifetime learning.

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GCSE Results Day

School sexual offence reports double

Police were called to deal with a report of a sexual offence in a Lancashire school almost every month last year.

Nine-year-old Oliver McGonigle outside the Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Was school right to refuse Oliver time off for filming?

Well, this got you talking...

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Montgomery principal Stephen Careless (second right) and predecessor Tony Nicholson (second left) celebrate the receipt of the letter from Sir Michael Wilshaw with deputy principals Mark Kilmurray and Clare Montgomery

Ofsted leader praises school for fightback

Montgomery School is celebrating after receiving a letter of congratulations from the chief inspector of schools.

Simon Jones, on the executive of the National Union of Teachers

Lancashire teaching union blasts grammar school return

Lancashire’s teachers’ leaders fear for the future of educational standards if rumoured plans to revert back to “segregation” at 11 go ahead.

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Marton nursery is ‘good’ after first Ofsted inspection

A children’s nursery has been given an Ofsted rating of ‘good’ following its first inspection.

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Road safety call as kids head back to school

Parents and teachers in Lancashire have been urged to make road and cycle safety and traffic awareness a priority as the new school term gets under way.

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Five things you need to know on your first day of school – as a teacher

As the new school year approaches, many newly qualified teachers will be eagerly preparing for their first proper teaching post – with nerves and lesson planning aplenty.

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Eliza Tiffen and Bethany Needham at Carr Hill

GCSE Results 2016: Result listings for the Fylde Coast

Here are the GCSE results for schools across the Fylde Coast.

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Millions of students will be receiving their GCSE results today

Life after GCSEs

With GCSE Results Day finally upon us, hundreds of thousands of teenagers across the country will be weighing up their options for the future.
Year 12 AS Students celebrate their results at Lytham College.  PIC BY DAVE NELSON

Memorable first year at college

The first A-level results delivered from the new Lytham Sixth Form College were memorable, with a pass rate of 99.4 per cent - and an outstanding set of AS-level results among Year 12 students has offered hope of more dazzling achievements next year.

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Kirkham Grammar School A Level students

A Level Results: Kirkham Grammar School on top form with a 99 per cent pass rate

Kirkham Grammar School once again recorded a strong set of A Level results with 70 per cent of all grades achieved being A*to C and most applicants securing places at their chosen university.

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Carr Hill A level students L-R Maiya Leeke, Chloe Roberts and Amy Betham

A Level Results: Girlpower at Carr Hill

Girl power was the order of the day at Carr Hill Sixth Form Centre, where a trio of female students produced the best A-Levels results.

A level students delighted with record breaking results at AKS Lytham

From Madrid to medicine at AKS Lytham

AKS Lytham Independent School is celebrating as one student heads off to the prestigious Cambridge University.

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