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  • 10 July 2018 10:59 AM Festival season gets under way with city centre youth event

    LIVE music, games and a World Cup-inspired penalty shoot-out will form part of a city centre Youth Festival this weekend.

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  • 9 July 2018 11:03 AM Brahmpreet to speak at Strong Cities Summit in Melbourne

    A YOUNG person from Leicester who has been involved in projects to tackle extremism has been invited to Australia to talk about her experiences.

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  • 5 July 2018 01:23 PM Schoolchildren show off their cycling skills with mass schools’ bike ride

    AROUND 350 schoolchildren from 11 schools will take part in a mass ride into the city tomorrow.

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  • 29 June 2018 11:33 AM Families encouraged to get up and go this summer

    YOUNG people and families in Leicester are being encouraged to get moving this summer with a free programme of fun activities at their local children’s centre.

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  • 27 June 2018 01:50 PM Work to begin on primary school’s expansion

    WORK is set to begin on an expansion project at a popular city primary school. St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, in Clarendon Park, will get five new classrooms as part of a £1.7million expansion project being funded by the city council.

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  • 26 June 2018 02:43 PM School celebrates autism award

    A SPECIAL school in Leicester is celebrating after being awarded official autism accreditation from the National Autistic Society. Oaklands School, a special school for primary-age children, has just been awarded the standard, which shows it is committed to understanding autism and demonstrating best practice.

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  • 26 June 2018 10:51 AM Council announces £4.6m plans for more specialist pupil places

    PLANS have been announced to invest over £4.6million in creating more specialist school places for some of the city’s most vulnerable pupils.

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  • 25 June 2018 02:12 PM Work to begin on major revamp of Belgrave Gate

    WORK to transform a stretch of road linking Leicester’s Golden Mile to the city centre will get under way next month.

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  • 22 June 2018 05:51 PM Views sought on October half-term date change for city schools

    LEICESTER City Council is asking for views on whether the city’s half-term break in October 2019 should be changed to bring it in line with the half-term dates recently announced for schools in the county.

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  • 21 June 2018 01:25 PM Young chefs compete for primary school cooking prize

    YOUNGSTERS from three Leicester primary schools will be competing for the title of Primary Chef of the Year on Tuesday (26 June).

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  • 21 June 2018 01:11 PM School goes traffic-free for national Clean Air Day

    CHILDREN at a Leicester school were given a chance to enjoy a traffic-free street as part of national Clean Air Day.

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  • 21 June 2018 10:50 AM City school gets ‘good’ Ofsted rating for first time

    A CITY school praised for offering pupils and staff pioneering yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions has been given a glowing Ofsted report for the first time in its history.

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