Bickerstaffe’s community spirit

Following their Harvest service at Holy Trinity Church, pupils from class four at Bickerstaffe CE School generously volunteered their time and efforts into benefitting the local community. They began with collecting the heaps of food donated by parents, local farmers and village parishioners, and then went on to divide it up ...

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Gallery: The District CE hosts second Reading Rocks event

The District CE Primary School hosted its second Reading Rocks event this weekend (Saturday 14 October), in association with Oxford University Press. After last year's phenomenal event, the Newton-le-Willows primary school hosted another sell-out day which brought like-minded, book-ish primary school staff and librarians together to discuss ways they can make reading rock for ...

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Ofsted delight for Eldon Primary School after Outstanding grade

A Preston primary school has secured an ‘Outstanding’ grade after its recent Ofsted inspection. Eldon Primary School in Preston received Outstanding in all areas during the inspection in September. The just released report praises Eldon’s “rapid pace of improvement”, quality of teaching and effective leadership from headteacher Azra Butt, senior leaders and ...

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