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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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  • 27 January 2020 10:10 AM Local Offer Live event this week for children with special needs

    FAMILIES who have children with special educational needs and disabilities are being invited to the Leicester Riders’ Morningside arena later this week to find out more about services that could help them.

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  • 20 January 2020 11:18 AM Artists in residence come to two city libraries

    A NEW partnership project in two city libraries will see artists in residence working to promote language and literacy skills through creative learning.

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  • 17 January 2020 11:34 AM City infants’ school is outstanding

    A CITY infants’ school has been rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

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