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.

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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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’.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lancaster University

Have your say on Lancaster University projects

Plans for the development of Lancaster University to 2020 and beyond, including exciting key projects such as the Health Innovation Campus, will be shared with the community in January.

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Scheme aim to bridge gap between school and work

Scheme aim to bridge gap between school and work

The business and enterprise department at Lancaster & Morecambe College hosted guest speakers as part of a programme which aims to bridge the gap between education and employment.

Professor Richard Harper, Lancaster University/

New roles for professors at Lancaster University

Key education leaders have been appointed to new roles at Lancaster University.

Lancaster University is at the forefront of research into a tool designed to spot new child porn online.

Tool helps spot new child porn online

Lancaster University is at the forefront of research detecting new child porn published online.

Gordon Robinson.

Former Lancaster Royal Grammar School Third Master Gordon Robinson dies at age of 91

A former Third Master at Lancaster Royal Grammar School has passed away at the age of 91.

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Ethan Holleley and Abbie Turner (both 10) from Sandylands with Hillcroft residents Edwina Barnes, Jean Dougherty and Joan North.

School panto goes ahead thanks to nursing home

A children’s panto has finally been given the go-ahead thanks to a £500 donation from a local nursing home.

Lessons from Auschwitz - Manchester 15th November 2016

Eerie silence as full horrors of Auschwitz are laid bare to Lancaster students

Reporter GEMMA SHERLOCK accompanies students from across Lancaster and Morecambe on an emotional trip to former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz.

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