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  • 26 June 2018 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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  • 25 June 2018 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 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 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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  • 21 June 2018 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 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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  • 20 June 2018 Apprentices celebrate achievements at graduation ceremony

    APPRENTICES from the city and county will get the chance to celebrate their achievements at a graduation ceremony later this month.

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  • 20 June 2018 Leicester pupil wins national writing prize

    A YEAR six pupil from Stokes Wood Primary School in Leicester has won a national award for his writing.

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  • 13 June 2018 Reading awards for secondary school students

    SECONDARY school students will meet authors and be presented with awards to recognise their commitment to reading at a celebration event tomorrow. The event – held at the Leicester Tigers’ ground – will celebrate the success of this year’s Reading Rampage campaign, which aims to inspire and motivate young people aged 11-13 to read for pleasure.

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  • 11 June 2018 Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    SCHOOLS in Leicester will be showcasing their environmental projects this week as they bid to see who has got the ‘eco factor’.

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  • 31 May 2018 Free books on offer to mark National Bookstart Week

    YOUNG children and their families who attend any of the city council’s Toddler Time reading events next week will get a free book to mark National Bookstart Week.

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  • 9 May 2018 Local Offer Live to be held at the Curve

    A free event for families who have a child with disabilities or special educational needs will take place in Leicester next week.

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