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.

Youngsters celebrated for their creative talents

There were smiles all round as some of the Fylde coast’s top young artists were recognised for their creative talents.


Youngsters brushing up their Shakespeare with a little help from stars

Friends, Sandgrown’uns, Countrymen... lend me your ears!

Stuck for a good read? There is so much choice for children and young people it can be confusing says books expert Jake Hope. But with the right guidance even the most reluctant of young readers can discover the joy of books.

How reluctant readers can discover the joy of books

Do you know a reluctant reader? Children’s book expert Jake Hope tells Fiona Finch why there will always be a book to captivate even the most unenthusiastic reader.


Take-off time as aviators are a soaraway success

Flying high!

Sex education is to be made compulsory

Sex education to be made compulsory in all secondary schools

Children are to learn about healthy relationships from age four, with sex education compulsory in all secondary schools, it has been confirmed.

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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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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Jon Platt, who successfully challenged a conviction for taking his daughter on an unauthorised holiday during school term time

Supreme Court reserve judgement in term-time holiday legal battle

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a landmark legal battle between education chiefs and a father who took his daughter on holiday in term-time without her headteacher's permission.

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Fleetwood High School headteacher Richard Barnes

Headteacher issues warning after man in van approaches pupil after school

A Fylde coast school has issued a warning to pupils after a man was seen behaving suspiciously in the area.

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Students at Blackpool Sixth Form College on results day in August

REVEALED: Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde school performance tables 2017

As secondary school and college performance tables are published today parents are provided with more information than before.

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