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  • 17/01/2018 Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

    THE MILLIONS of people killed in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur will be remembered in Leicester next week.

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  • 11/01/2018 Apply for school place before 15 Jan deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply before the deadline of 15 January.

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  • 14/12/2017 City secondary school celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

    A CITY secondary school with a ‘relentless focus on improving the quality of teaching’ has been given a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted.

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  • 06/12/2017 Nominations open for Lord-Lieutenant's Award

    People in Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to nominate inspiring young people for this year’s Lord-Lieutenant’s Award.

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    04/12/2017 Youth service wins another award for innovation

    LEICESTER City Council’s youth service has won another award for innovation from the British Youth Council (BYC).

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    01/12/2017 Schoolchildren turn rubbish into art for city centre exhibition

    CHILDREN from a city primary school have been turning their rubbish into artwork as part of an environmentally-themed homework competition.

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  • 13/11/2017 School invites parents to road safety information day

    A LEICESTER primary school is inviting parents back to the classroom to find out how to keep their children safe on the way to and from school.

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  • 01/11/2017 Leicester performs strongly in Progress 8 educational measure

    LEICESTER is in the top half of all local authorities for its Progress 8 measure, according to new figures.

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  • 23/10/2017 Lancaster Academy to become co-educational

    A CITY boys’ school is set to become co-educational.

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  • 05/10/2017 Two city schools celebrate good Ofsted reports

    TWO city schools are celebrating after being judged ‘good’ in their most recent Ofsted inspections.

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    28/09/2017 Pencil bollards put stop to dangerous driving

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school are hoping that new pencil-shaped bollards will help draw a line under dangerous driver behaviour outside their school.

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  • 07/09/2017 Time to apply for your child’s primary or secondary school place

    FAMILIES in Leicester who have children due to start primary, junior or secondary school next year can apply for school places from Monday (11 Sept).

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    18/08/2017 Young leader from Leicester on US trip in memory of Jo Cox

    A YOUNG leader from Leicester has been selected to take part in a US exchange programme set up in memory of the MP Jo Cox.

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  • 17/08/2017 City’s sixth-form students celebrate A-level results

    SIXTH-form students in city schools are celebrating their A-level results today.

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  • 27/06/2017 Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    FIFTEEN local schools will be competing to see who has got the ‘eco factor’ in a celebration event at City Hall later this week.

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  • 26/06/2017 Oven gloves off for primary school cooking contest

    YOUNGSTERS from six Leicester primary schools will be competing for the title of Primary Chef of the Year on Wednesday (28 June).

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  • 20/06/2017 Camera enforcement car visits city school

    A MOBILE camera car which could be used to catch motorists who park illegally and inconsiderately on zig-zag yellow lines is visiting a city school.

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  • 21/04/2017 City primary school unveils £3million extension

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its £3million extension project with an official opening event.

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  • 18/04/2017 More city children than ever get place at their preferred school

    THOUSANDS of children across Leicester will be offered places at a primary school today – with more children than ever who applied on-time being offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

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  • 23/03/2017 Connexions opens doors at new premises

    AN information, advice and support service for young people in Leicester has opened the doors of its new premises in the city centre.

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  • 01/03/2017 More children than ever get place at one of their preferred secondary schools

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered places at secondary schools today – with more children than ever who applied on-time being offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

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  • 27/02/2017 Pencil bollards draw line under dangerous parking

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school are hoping that new pencil-shaped bollards will help draw a line under dangerous pavement parking outside their school.

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  • 26/01/2017 Claudio Ranieri officially opens school

    LEICESTER City Manager Claudio Ranieri has unveiled a plaque at Forest Lodge Community Primary School to mark the official opening of the school’s new building.

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  • 13/01/2017 School run action plan targets 10 priority schools

    PLANS to address the ongoing issues around road safety, speeding, congestion and parking at 10 Leicester schools are being drawn up by the city council.

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  • 12/01/2017 Apply for a school place before January 15 deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply before the January 15 deadline.

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  • 11/11/2016 New 20mph zone in streets around primary school

    A 20MPH zone and traffic calming measures are due to be introduced in the streets around a city primary school.

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  • 11/11/2016 Improvements boost safety of school pelican crossing

    SAFETY improvements have been made to a pelican crossing used by hundreds of school children to cross a busy Leicester road.

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  • 29/09/2016 Reading festival returns to the city

    A NINE-DAY programme of events celebrating all things book-related will be launched on Saturday (Oct 1st) as Everybody's Reading returns to the city.

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  • 15/09/2016 New 20mph zone in North Evington

    New 20mph zone is to be introduced in streets near to Merrydale infant and junior schools. 

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  • 12/07/2016 School celebrates £1.9m extension to building

    A SCHOOL which has had a £1.9m extension built is celebrating with an official opening event.

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  • 04/07/2016 School praised for ‘determined’ work of leadership team

    THE ‘relentless and determined’ work of leaders at a city primary school has been singled out for praise in an Ofsted report.

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  • 17/06/2016 Glebelands recognised as a 'School of Sanctuary'

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school have been helping to welcome refugees and asylum seekers to the city – and now their kindness and understanding is to be recognised.

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  • 10/06/2016 Schools mark royal birthday with special lunch menu

    PRIMARY schools in Leicester will be celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a very special lunchtime menu today (Friday 10 June).

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  • 10/06/2016 Community primary school gets ‘good’ Ofsted rating

    PUPILS, teachers, governors and parents at Hazel Community Primary School are celebrating after the school was judged ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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  • 18/05/2016 More than 500 pupils to join schools’ bike ride

    MORE than 500 pupils from 10 schools across Leicester and Leicestershire will be taking part in an annual schools’ bike ride to show off their cycling skills.

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  • 18/04/2016 Children across city offered places at primary schools

    NINETY-FIVE per cent of children starting school this autumn will get a place at one of their preferred schools, according to data released today (18) by Leicester City Council.

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  • 12/04/2016 City school rated outstanding in every area of inspection

    A CITY school that helps boys with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties has been rated outstanding by Ofsted.

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  • 22/03/2016 Young People’s Council members to be sworn in

    NEWLY-ELECTED members of Leicester’s Young People’s Council will be sworn in at a special event later this week.

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  • 18/03/2016 Film for schools examines British values

    A FILM has been produced for schools exploring what makes up ‘fundamental British values.’

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  • 15/03/2016 Knighton Fields Primary gets ‘good’ Ofsted rating

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its ‘good’ rating after a recent Ofsted inspection.

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  • 03/03/2016 Leicester praised for special needs support

    LEICESTER is in the top 10 nationwide for supporting children with special educational needs, new figures have revealed.

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  • 01/03/2016 95% of city children get place at top three choice schools

    OVER 95 percent of children whose applications for secondary school places in Leicester were received on time have been offered at place at one of their three preferred schools.

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  • 08/02/2016 Celebrations at revamped school

    A CITY primary will be celebrating a major revamp this week, which sees places at the school more than double.

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  • 18/01/2016 Young People’s Council looking for candidates

    YOUNG people who want to have a say in how the city is run are being urged to consider joining Leicester’s Young People’s Council.

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  • 18/12/2015 New 20mph zone to be implemented

    A NEW 20mph zone is being introduced in streets around a city primary school.

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  • 18/12/2015 Cathedral Gardens wins national award

    LEICESTER'S Cathedral Gardens scheme has won a prestigious national award.

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  • 03/12/2015 Campaign highlights festive safety message

    LOCAL schoolchildren have designed Christmas cards with messages highlighting the importance of staying safe this Christmas.

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  • 30/11/2015 Connexions careers service wins quality award

    LEICESTER’S careers service, Connexions, has won an award for the quality of information it offers to young people.

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  • 06/11/2015 Schoolchildren tuck in to fresh fruit

    A CITY junior school is launching a new tuck shop with a focus on healthy eating.

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  • 22/09/2015 Scheme inspires looked-after children through football

    AN INNOVATIVE scheme that is tapping in to the appeal of football to help children in care prepare for adult life is now under way.

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