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Lancashire schools set for £14m maintenance boost

Councillors have signed off a list of school maintenance schemes in Lancashire totalling almost £14 million.

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School admission arrangements for 2024/2025 set to be approved by cabinet

The timetable for admissions for Lancashire's primary and secondary schools and academies for 2024/2025 will be discussed by councillors this week.

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Turf-cutting ceremony marks the start of Clitheroe school-building project

A turf-cutting ceremony has marked the official start of a new school-building project in Clitheroe.

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Lancashire parents encouraged to check eligibility for help with childcare costs

Working parents in Lancashire who are eligible for Universal Credit can claim back up to 85% of their childcare costs.

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Eden Project Morecambe awarded £50m from Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The Eden Project has been awarded £50m in the second round of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to build the new Eden Project Morecambe in Lancashire.

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Cabinet to consider latest proposals aimed at improving SEND provision in Lancashire

Further action is expected to be taken by councillors next week to improve provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Lancashire.

Primary school girl smiling. Primary school admissions 2023

Apply now for a primary school place in Lancashire ahead of January deadline

Parents who have not applied for a primary school place in Lancashire for their child for September 2023 have until this Sunday to make their application.

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Headteacher awarded OBE

Chris Upton, Headteacher of Tarleton Community Primary School, has been made an OBE in the King’s New Year’s Honours list for 2023.

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Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services awarded CBE in New Year Honours list

Lancashire County Council's Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services Jacqui Old has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

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Free courses to boost everyday skills for adults in Lancashire

A new national programme to help people become more confident with numbers has now been launched in Lancashire.

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New Preston schools consultation is live

A consultation that seeks the views of members of the public concerning the creation of a new primary and secondary school in Preston is now live.

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Cabinet to consider fresh proposal to boost SEND provision in Lancashire

Plans to create addition special school places at West Lancashire Community High School to meet increasing demand in the south of the county will be considered by councillors next week.