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Proposals to increase places at ‘outstanding’ school

County council officials have agreed to publish a statutory notice regarding the proposal to expand Barrow Primary School.

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Come and celebrate

Diary date for Clitheroe school anniversary

Celebrations to mark the 85th anniversary of Ribblesdale High School Technology College will be held this weekend.

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This year's Fantastic Book Awards will be launched on Wednesday.

Fantastic Book Awards are launched

This year's Fantastic Book Awards will be launched by children's authors Guy Bass, Karen McCombie and Steven Webb at the Samlesbury Hotel on Wednesday.

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Headteacher of Stonyhurst College, Mr John Browne, with the Chief Minister of Penang, Mr Lim Guan Eng

Stonyhurst College to open new school abroad

A prestigious Ribble Valley boarding school is to open a new school in Malaysia.

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A glimpse of last night's traffic chaos.

Head promises a review after open evening traffic chaos

An open evening staged by Clitheroe Royal Grammar School has been described as a “shambles” after a large number of parents parked their cars outside the secondary school causing the road to be gridlocked.

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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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Ella Shaw performing at The Grand.

Ella’s new academy will nurture young talent

A brand new modern day arts academy to develop and nurture young talent from around the Ribble Valley is being launched.

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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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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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Quizzers in the North West got an average of 60% of the questions right.

North west passes quiz testing parents on core GCSE subjects with flying colours

Parents across the country have been put to the test to see if they can pass general knowledge questions on the core school subjects, with the North West's quizzers the second-best in the UK.

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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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Pupils return to school in September

Parents to get a reminder for kids Travelpass

Lancashire parents are being reminded to start thinking about school travel arrangements for the next academic year.

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Shuttleworth College pupils celebrate their GCSE results

Schools boss praises area’s GCSE results

Pupils in Lancashire have once again performed well and chalked up some impressive GCSE results.

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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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Bowland High School pupils celebrate their GCSE results.

Bowland pupils results are ‘testament to outstanding effort’

Bowland High School headteacher Mr John Tarbox praised this year’s students success in the face of the new GCSE grading system being introduced.

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Some of Ribblesdale High School's top performing students.

Ribblesdale pupils ‘excelled in all areas’

Ribblesdale pupils “incredible success” was largely down to their hard work as well as support from parents according to headteacher Mr Stephen Cox.
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