Leicestershire & Rutland: Latest News

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300 pupils in Leicester set to become ‘Rugby Reading Champions’

6th November 2018

The National Literacy Trust has teamed up with Leicester Tigers to launch Rugby Reading Champions– a brand new programme for primary schools in Leicester which uses the power of rugby to improve the reading skills of children aged 9-11 who are falling behind. The programme is funded by...

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Loogabarooga is back!

24th October 2018

  Now in its fourth year the Loogabarooga Festival of Incredible Illustrations and Brilliant Books Festival returns with a whole host of new friends and beloved classics in venues across Loughborough between 18th - 23rd October. Come and celebrate the Beano turn 80, with a free exhibition of...

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Beat the winter bugs!

11th October 2018

Beat the winter bugs! With children learning and playing in close proximity, schools can be a breeding ground for illnesses like colds, flu and the winter vomiting bug Norovirus. Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of your child becoming poorly, and of spreading infection...

Leicestershire School Admissions

11th October 2018

Primary School Admissions Parents and carers of children turning five from September 2019 can start to apply for a school place from 1st June 2018, to the closing date of 15th January 2019. In addition, if your child is transferring from Infant to Junior School you can start to apply for a school...

Primary Schools Cross Country 2018

31st August 2018

Join in with the UKs biggest mass participation event for primary schools children! 29TH SEPTEMBER 3RD NOVEMBER 1ST DECEMBER Now in its eighth year at Prestwold Hall the event has grown and grown with almost 150 schools taking part in 2017. If you haven't taken part as a school before,...

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360 Play is the one stop family entertainment venue for creative, active, stimulating fun whatever the weather.

9th April 2018

  Enjoy soft play on our huge play frames; giant wave slides, aerial gliders, interactive ball zone, assault race track, aerial swings, cargo nets and tunnels, carousel, dodgem track and much more. 360 Street Our original and UK renowned role play zone 360 Street, which hosts full...

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SPARKTON: New interactive online safety resource for KS2

21st March 2018

  Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is proud to announce the launch of our exciting new online resource for KS2 children. The resource is free to everybody and can be found on our website: http://www.leicestershire-fire.gov.uk/your-safety/kids-youth/   The virtual town of Sparkton...

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"Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You!" Gets Encore Screenings in UK Showings added for November 11th and 12th

8th November 2017

Watch the trailer https://www.youtube.com/embed/r12w4iRBLp4     Anyone who needs more time to catch Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You! this month is in luck, because encore screenings have officially been added to UK cinemas. In addition to the originally planned release...

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