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Apply online now for a school place in Lancashire

Online applications for Lancashire school places go live today, Friday 1 September.

Lancashire County Council

Statement on today's GCSE results

Statement from County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for education and skills:

"Congratulations to all of Lancashire's GCSE students, who should be very proud of their achievements after many years of hard work and weeks of revision not to mention the long wait for results to be published.

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Youngsters enjoy HAF clubs during the summer holidays

HUNDREDS of children have been having fun at holiday activities and food (HAF) clubs taking place across Lancashire over the summer holidays.

Lancashire County Council

Statement on today's exam results

Statement from County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for education and skills:

"Congratulations to all Lancashire's students receiving results today who have shown incredible resilience during their studies. These are students who have endured long stints out of the classroom during the pandemic and come back ready to do their best. They should feel incredibly proud, regardless of their exam results. We are delighted for them and wish them every success.

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Lancashire tops table for training pupils to ride their bikes

Lancashire has topped a new cycling league table, with more primary school children in the county being trained to use their bikes last year than anywhere else in the North-West.

Teacher pointing at board in a primary school class.

Funding approved for new Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit in Padiham

Councillors have approved funding establish a new Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit for children with social, communication and interaction needs in the east of the county.

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Educational and creative projects across Burnley to benefit from £47,000 of grants

At the next Lancashire County Council Cabinet meeting on Thursday (6 July), grants will be awarded from the Edward Stocks Massey Bequest Fund.

Youngsters can become Reading Heroes

Children urged to become reading heroes!

YOUNGSTERS across Lancashire can take part in a new Reading Heroes challenge this summer to win prizes including superhero masks, medals and stickers.

Parliament Week Public Speaking Competition

Prestigious public speaking competition sees schoolchildren debate how to resolve Lancashire's important issues by 2050

An esteemed new public speaking competition is now running for primary and secondary school students across Lancashire.

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Have your say on plans to establish a new primary school in Goosnargh

A public consultation over plans to establish a new primary school on the former Whittingham Hospital site in Goosnargh has been launched.

Teacher pointing at board in a primary school class.

More school places to be created in Lancashire following cabinet approval

Several schemes that will create more primary and secondary school places in Preston and Longridge have been approved by councillors.

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Plans to expand 'Outstanding' Skelmersdale special school set for approval

Councillors are expected to approve plans to expand and increase the number of school places at Kingsbury Primary School in Skelmersdale next week.