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  • 20 April 2022 12:29 PM Nine new Tiny Forests in Leicester will help celebrate the Commonwealth Games

    HUNDREDS of local schoolchildren have helped to plant thousands of trees and create Tiny Forests at nine Leicester schools to celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • 19 April 2022 11:08 AM Record 96.3% 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 a record 96.3% of children gaining a place at their first preference – the highest level recorded.

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  • 6 April 2022 10:46 AM £4.8m scheme provides school places for 60 children with complex needs

    THE TRANSFORMATION of a former music and drama centre into a purpose-built school for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) is now complete.

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  • 1 April 2022 04:07 PM Staff in pre-school settings complete specialist training

    STAFF who work with children with special educational needs have completed training that will further develop their specialist skills and knowledge.

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  • 15 March 2022 03:13 PM Sign up now for holiday scheme for children on free school meals

    CHILDREN and young people in Leicester who receive benefit-related free school meals are being invited to sign up now for a free programme of activities over the Easter holidays.

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  • 10 March 2022 02:36 PM Advanced Autism Accreditation awarded to city school

    A PIONEERING Leicester special school has been awarded Advanced Autism Accreditation in recognition of its work to help children with a complex range of needs.

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  • 1 March 2022 09:27 AM Record number of pupils receive offers of a city secondary school

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered places at secondary schools today (Tuesday 1 March) – with a record number of children being offered a year 7 place at a city school.

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  • 2 February 2022 02:22 PM Women invited to sign up for free building skills sessions

    GIRLS and women who are interested in a career in carpentry, plumbing, tiling or painting & decorating can take part in free taster sessions this half-term.

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  • 21 January 2022 04:58 PM Pop-up community pantries will ensure youngsters don’t go hungry this half-term

    CHILDREN in Leicester who normally have a free school meal won’t miss out over the half-term break, thanks to a holiday food programme that’s supported by Company Shop and Leicester-based Samworth Brothers.

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  • 1 December 2021 10:19 AM New fashion academy launches in Leicester

    A NEW fashion academy has launched in Leicester to help train people in the skills they need to work in the textiles industry.

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  • 29 November 2021 03:55 PM City council invests £900,000 in special needs nursery

    YOUNG children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will benefit from a city council investment of nearly £900,000 in refurbishing their nursery.

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  • 25 November 2021 04:14 PM Sign up now for holiday scheme for children on free school meals

    CHILDREN in Leicester who receive benefit-related free school meals are being invited to sign up for free activities over the Christmas holidays.

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