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  • 22 July 2020 10:28 AM Access courses for adults offer fast track to university study

    APPLICATIONS are now open for Leicester Adult Education College’s popular Access to Higher Education courses.

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  • 9 July 2020 11:22 AM £8.1 million scheme will create hundreds of extra SEND school places

    MORE than £8.1 million is to be invested in a programme of creating new school places and provisions for children with additional educational needs.

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  • 2 July 2020 12:40 PM Council continues to invest in city’s secondary schools

    MORE than £20m of investment will ensure that eight of Leicester’s most popular secondary schools can continue to meet demand for pupil places over the next eight years.

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  • 22 May 2020 04:36 PM Free ideas to help keep young ones happy this half-term

    IT’S going to be challenging to make half-term feel like a break while Leicester’s in lockdown, but there are still plenty of things that families can do to help them enjoy their week off together.

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  • 24 April 2020 11:16 AM Council helps ensure those on free school meals don’t miss out

    CHILDREN in Leicester who would normally be entitled to a free school lunch are still being offered a free meal every day – even though most of them are currently not at school.

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  • 16 April 2020 06:59 AM 91% of children get their first choice of primary school

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered a place at a primary school today, with 91 per cent of children gaining a place at their first preference – the highest level in five years.

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  • 15 April 2020 01:19 PM Council thanks schools for staying open over Easter

    TEACHERS and school staff across the city have been helping children still at school to enjoy Easter with some fun activities.

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  • 20 March 2020 03:00 PM New £4.6m plan for more specialist pupil places to meet future demand

    PLANS have been announced to invest over £4.6million to expand to create more specialist places at a Leicester school.

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  • 2 March 2020 09:20 AM More children in city get their first choice of secondary school

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered places at secondary schools today (Monday 2 March) – with a substantial increase in those being offered their first choice.

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  • 24 February 2020 03:00 PM City school is finalist in national food award

    A LEICESTER primary school that works closely with the city council’s catering service has been named a runner-up in a national food standards award.

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  • 17 February 2020 01:38 PM Lots to do in Leicester this half-term

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester during the half-term break – with plenty of family-friendly activities on offer that are completely free of charge.

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  • 10 February 2020 11:37 AM Special school is rated outstanding

    A SPECIAL school that helps pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties has been rated outstanding by Ofsted.

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