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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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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A campaign has been launched to stop people taking pebbles off rossall beach

Very important pebbles belong on the beach

These pebbles don’t belong in your garden...they live on the beach!

Education 5
Saint Aidan's High School has 'adopted' a guide dog pup

School 'adopts' guide dog pup

Some special guests popped into St Aidan’s CE Technology College in Preesall – including some of the four-legged variety.
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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Students scale the heights on a climbing wall.

Climbing confidence levels

Year 11 students from Fleetwood High School attended a residential weekend away in final preparation for their GCSE examinations.


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.

The remaining parts of Bispham High School which are awaiting demolition

Project Update The former Aspire Academy in Bispham Road

What’s been happening?

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Pupils learn all about nature in unique lesson

Year 4 pupils take their lessons outside and make their own bird houses to enhance and preserve nature

Pupils at Northfold Primary in Cleveleys welcomed former dinner lady Dorothy Thompson and husband Bill on a special school visit

Dinner lady Dorothy, 90, makes return to old school

Primary school pupils invited a former dinner lady on a very special visit after seeing her story in The Gazette.

89% of primary school starters are getting their first choice place.

Nine in ten get their choice of primary school

Almost all Lancashire’s new starters have been offered a place at a primary school of their choice from September.

Maurice Dowling, president of Fleetwood Rotary club, wth Cardinal Allen student Leah Pendlebury, winner of Rotary's senior writing competition.

Port youngsters showing talent in Rotary challenge

Youngsters from Fleetwood schools impressed when they took part in a Rotary International youth competition.

Scouting is enjoying a new lease of life across West Lancashire

Scouting is enjoying a new lease of life across West Lancashire

They may be the digital generation – but dib, dib, dibbing has never been more popular among today’s youth.

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Children learn about pollination

Children learn about pollination

Children learned about the importance of bees to the environment at a special event.

Lennie Lake, aged 12, has been the victim of bullying at Cardinal Allen High School in Fleetwood

You respond to recent online footage of pupil attack

Video footage of a schoolboy being punched and chased by bullies and posted online sparked a huge debate on our website.


VIDEO: Footage show the shocking moment bullies target schoolboy

A furious aunt has pulled her nephew out of school after video footage of him being punched and chased by bullies was posted online.

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Author Joseph Delaney meets pupils at Fleetwood High School

Author inspired by Tolkein

An author has inspired students to read more and get writing.

Headteacher Dave McPartlin outside Flakefleet Primary school

Fleetwood headteacher’s anger at school-run parkers

Irresponsible school run parkers are still endangering children’s lives, teachers have warned.

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Lord Goddard meets pupils from Cardinal Allen Catholic High School

Lord's visit promotes politics

Cardinal Allen Catholic High School hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords to encourage students to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process.
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