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Enrolment at Blackpool and The Fylde College extended until end of month

Blackpool and The Fylde College has made the unprecedented decision to extend its enrolment period after receiving thousands of applications.
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The lessons will help build "crucial life-skills for young people"

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Pupils aged 11 to 16 are to be given strategies for "coping with modern life" as part of a new programme in schools.

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When pantoland came to Anchorsholme Academy

As the clock struck 12, school children were whisked off into a world of make believe by the cast of this year’s Grand Theatre pantomime Cinderella.

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University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Lecturers at a leading university are to be balloted for strikes in a dispute over jobs.

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Do you know what your child is watching online?

Do you know what your child is watching online?

If true it is not a statistic that will make easy reading for parents of teenagers.

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Is your child properly prepared for the start of school?

Survey reveals many children lack basic skills

Is your child ready for school?

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The emails aim is to dupe students into giving up personal information

Rise in reports of student loan scam email

First-year and returning university students have been warned of a phishing scam where emails claim to be sent by the student loan provider.
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Are new school starters' vaccinations up to date?

Vaccination alert as figures reveal thousands of children not immunised in Lancashire

Parents and carers in Lancashire are being urged to check their children’s vaccinations are up to date as the new school term begins.
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Pupils lined up at Houghton Kepier

School pupils ‘lined up in the rain’ to colour-match trousers – with children sent home if clothes were from the wrong shop

Pupils at a Sunderland school were forced to “line up in the rain” while teachers colour-matched their trousers to make sure they had been bought from the right shop.

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80% of young people think social media companies should do more to tackle cyber bullying

Young people want social media companies to act on bullying, poll shows

Around 80% of young people think social media companies should do more to tackle cyber bullying, according to a study.
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Girls are more likely to have concerns about their appearance than boys

Looks among biggest worries for children going back to school, says survey

Many youngsters say one of their biggest worries about heading back to the classroom is how they look, a poll suggests.
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Nursery workers' wages could have to be slashed

Nursery workers' pay 'may have to fall to cover free childcare scheme'

Nursery workers' wages could have to be slashed to pay for the Government's 30 hours of free childcare scheme, according to new research.

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Emily Baulf (17), an editorial assistant at teen magazine, Future Mag and 2nd year student at a large 6th form college

A teenager's guide to surviving their first day at college

We’ve been there, don’t panic.

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GCSE RESULTS. St Mary's Catholic Academy. Blackpool

GCSE Results 2017: Your results guide for the Fylde

Here are the GCSE results from the schools across the Fylde coast.

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Rossall School students celebrate their GCSE results  - from left - Alfie Ellis, Harry Curwood, Daniel Andrews, Will Gair, Casey Smith and Kathryn Watson.

GCSE results: Rossall celebrates as key grades are on the rise

Staff and students at Rossall School are celebrating after the school saw a growth in A*-C grades achieved by its students.

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Celebrating their GCSE results are Cardinal Allen students (from left) Sam Davis, Tyler Birch, Sofia Raseta and Katharine Melling.

GCSE results: It’s not just about tables, says Cardinal Allen head

At Cardinal Allen Catholic High School in Fleetwood, staff are still gauging how the overall results have been affected by changes to GCSEs brought in this year.

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High performing students at Fleetwood High School, from left: Katie Shewan, Jordan Broomhead, Simon Stirzaker and Hannah Woodhouse.

GCSE results: Port high school’s on the up again

They were in celebratory mood at Fleetwood High School after this year’s GCSE results showed a consecutive upward turn on previous results.

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In England, the overhaul saw traditional A* to G grades replaced with a 9 to 1 system in both core subjects.

Sample questions from new higher-tier maths papers

The changes to GCSE English and maths are aimed at making the exams "more challenging", according to Government policy objectives.

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Here's how you can support your child today

Four ways in which you can support your child after GCSE results day

Results aren’t always as good as expected, so supporting your teen with emotional and practical support can really help them with the next steps in their academic career.

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