Summer reads – Five novels to read for pleasure this summer

By Maria Bridges, Assistant Curriculum Leader of English at St Julie’s High School. I’m often asked by parents or carers to recommend engaging books to help supplement their child’s learning outside the classroom. This follows the government’s drive last summer for GCSE exam students to display accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar across ...

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The World of Work

By Emma Heywood Year 12 pupil, St Edward’s College This was my first time I had ever been into a work environment to actually do some real work. I was nervous at first, of course as anybody would be, but after the first few minutes when I was introduced to everyone I ...

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Chicks – Life cycles

Pupils from Farnborough Road Junior School, Birkdale have been celebrating their 'Life Cycles' topic in science this summer term by raising their own chicks. As part of the course the Year 5 pupils have incubated, hatched and raised the chicks. Pupils have also taken pictures of their progress. The pictures in our ...

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Revision tips from St John Bosco Arts College

As summer exams grow closer, the time has come for us to say goodbye to our lovely students and let them go home to continue their studies before the big days arrives. Some students dread the unsupervised break for studying as they are too easily swayed into procrastination and enjoying the ...

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