June 21st, 2018Children at a Leicester school were given a chance to enjoy a traffic-free street as part of national Clean Air Day.
Glebelands Primary, in Beaumont Leys, worked with the city council and environmental charity Sustrans to close the road outside the school and take its classes into the street.
Chancel Road was closed from early...By June 21st, 20180 comments
June 9th, 2015Children from five schools in Leicester have been at the National Space Centre today to celebrate 100 days until the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Around 130 children took part in activities at the space centre where they learned about the world cup as well as had time to explore the centre. ...By June 9th, 20150 comments
February 28th, 2015The father of a boy who survived a Taliban attack on a Pakistani army school by pretending to be dead, speaks to Pukaar News about his son’s ordeal.
The Nawaz family are struggling to deal with the loss of one of their sons in the terrorist attack. 13 year old Haris Nawaz was shot through the head and Ahmad Nawaz, the...By February 28th, 20150 comments
December 19th, 2014People from across the Midlands have been remembering those killed in the Pakistan school attack.
141 people, mainly children lost their lives in the attack which took place on Tuesday at an army run school in Peshawar, a city in the north of Pakistan.
Vigils have been taking place across the...By December 19th, 20140 comments
December 16th, 2014Over 130 people, mostly children have been killed in Peshawar, Pakistan, when the Taliban attacked an Army run school say officials.
Around 500 students and teachers were thought to have been in the school at the time of the attack.
The attack is said to be Pakistan's worst so...By December 16th, 20140 comments
November 7th, 2014Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan paid a visit to Leicester's First Free Sikh School, Falcons Primary School today.
The school was opened two weeks ago, although it was originally due to open in September, but the school's funding was withdrawn by the Department for Education.
After looking around...By November 7th, 20140 comments
September 15th, 2014Leicester East MP Keith Vaz met with parents and children who were excited by the news that Leicester's first Sikh free school, Falcons Primary was set to open.
The school which has finally been given the go-ahead to open thanks partly to the support from Keith Vaz, was originally set to open four weeks ago,...By September 15th, 20140 comments
September 12th, 2014Leicester’s first free Sikh school - Falcons Primary has now been given the go-ahead to open after the funding was pulled days before it was originally due to open three weeks. The parents were hugely dejected when news that the school was not going to open. As many as 70 children were due to attend the new...By September 12th, 20140 comments
July 9th, 2014Leicester's Curve theatre announced that it is to stage the world première of The Secret Diary of Adrian mole Aged 13 and three quarters the Musical.
The Secret Diary of Adrian mole Aged 13 and three quarters was written by Leicester author Sue Townsend and has been adapted to the stage by...By July 9th, 20140 comments
March 19th, 2014St Mary’s Field Infant School, in Rowley Fields, will feel the benefit of £4 million worth of funding as they expand to become a primary school. The infant school currently has 236 pupils, but this will nearly double to 420 when the plans take effect from September 2014.
This expansion, which has just been approved by...By March 19th, 20140 comments
August 8th, 2013The creation of a new King Richard III visitor centre in the heart of Leicester's Old Town has now got the go ahead from councillors.
The stunning 150-year-old former Alderman Newton School building at St Martin’s Place will be transformed into a stunning new permanent exhibition and visitor experience telling the story of...By August 8th, 20130 comments
October 30th, 2012
Youngsters and staff were evacuated from a city primary school today after flames took hold of the roof at the Catherine Junior School, in Brandon Street, Leicester.
Pictures filmed just after 16:00...By October 30th, 20120 comments
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