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Gambia unrest thwarts university research and conservation trip

Students and staff from the University of Cumbria preparing to travel to The Gambia to take part in vital research and conservation work have been forced to put the trip on hold just days before they were due to fly.

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Heysham High School.

Heysham High head speaks out over ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Heysham High School head John Shannon is confident the school is on the right path, despite Ofsted rating it ‘inadequate’ and placing it into special measures.

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LRGS pupils   who are taking part in the British Maths Olympiad final in London in February 2017.
Left to right: Timothy Ye, Matthew Chan, Cameron Peters and Riordan deVries.

Maths challenge adds up to success for Grammar boys

Bright sparks from Lancaster Royal Grammar School are heading to the capital n after putting on a top class performance in a national maths challenge.

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Bishop retires after 43 years in Ministry

A Lancashire bishop with more than 40 years in the Ministry has announced he will retire this summer.

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Pupils, parents, and supporters at the school who are fighting against the closure.

Parents appoint new head at threatened primary school

Parents at a threatened school have appointed a new interim headteacher despite it prompting a walk-out from teachers who they say have ‘quit en masse’.

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Heysham High.

Heysham High School lodges official complaint after being placed in special measures by Ofsted

Heysham High School has been placed into special measures after Ofsted inspectors found the school to be ‘inadequate’.

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Pupils, parents, and supporters at the school who are fighting against the closure.

New head appointed at threatened village primary school

Parents at a threatened school have appointed a new interim headteacher despite it prompting a walk-out from teachers who they say have ‘quit en masse’.

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MP Ben Wallace

Government minister visits Lancashire following complaints about county council’s library closures

Government Minister Rob Wilson will visit Lancashire on Tuesday (Jan 10) to investigate the county council’s decision to close 28 libraries.

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Wendy Haslam.

Petition launched to help save White Cross art rooms

A petition has been launched to save the art rooms at White Cross in Lancaster.

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Emily Guy (right) with her friend Alice, who also takes part in the film, at Giggleswick School

Starring role for Emily

A Giggleswick School pupil features alongside author, adventurer and TV presenter Levison Wood in a new short film promoting the work of charity Children of Heroes.

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Kids take a virtual trip around the world

Kids take a virtual trip around the world

Central Lancaster High School welcomed a team from Google into school to take students on innovative virtual field trips around the world –and beyond.

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Child seatbelt danger warning

Child seatbelt danger warning

Shock figures show hundreds of Lancashire parents are struggling to strap their children in cars safely.

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Andrea and Paula from Mini First Aid.

Mums joins forces to help save young lives

‘Mumpreneurs’ Paula Kopydlowski and Andrea Kyriakou are working together to launch a first aid class in Lancaster which aims to teach parents and carers how to save babies and toddlers’ lives.

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Trumacar Primary School take a whole school picture at the end of their joint jump-athon for charity.

Schools go head to head in festive jumper challenge

A Heysham primary school and a Milnthorpe high school came together for a festive jump-athon in aid of charity.

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Grammars bring festive cheer

Grammars bring festive cheer

Lancaster’s two grammar schools put on special events to mark the festive season, and raised money at the same time.

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The SATs results for Key Stage 2 pupils have been released.

SATs - how did your child’s school do?

Here are the SATs results for schools in the Lancaster and Morecambe district.

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David Morris.

School heads respond to Morecambe MP’s exam ‘underperformers’ pledge

Headteachers have hit back after the Morecambe MP said he’d help ‘underperformers’ in SATs exams get up to scratch.

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Pupils from Morecambe Community High School performing their play about female Polish students who dream about becoming footballers.

Morecambe school football play aims to kick out racism

Young thespians from a Morecambe school have been touring a new play which tackles discrimination against Polish people.

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Katie Banks and Barry Lees with Prof.  Zhang is Professor in Accounting and Finance at Dalian Nationalities University. She came to University of Cumbria for three months and was so impressed that she invited university colleagues to visit Dalian.

Pair head across to China as new partnership blossoms

TWO Lancaster academics have headed across the globe as part of a blossoming teaching initiative.

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