Pupils park planting is tree-riffic!

Green fingered children in Liverpool marked National Tree Week by launching a massive tree planting programme in the city’s major parks. Liverpool city council is piloting the project at seven primary schools with the aim of enabling every 10-year-old child in the city to plant a tree within the next three ...

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First class

A Southport primary school has celebrated being the first school in the country to receive the CAFOD livesimply award by holding a day of eco-friendly events. Staff and pupils at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary in Birkdale invited MPs, governors and local clergy to come and see their new accolade – ...

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Wargrave Primary School bags first prize

Wargrave CE Primary School were celebrating the announcement that it has bagged first prize from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every ...

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A school’s hidden gem

As Lancashire Wildlife Trust expands its Forest School project into Liverpool, a hidden gem of an outdoor learning paradise has been revealed within the school grounds of St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Junior School in Huyton. Headteacher Marcella Armstrong is a woman with a vision, and for the last two and a ...

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Liverpool at the forefront with food education

Liverpool primary schools are at the forefront of an innovative approach to healthy eating, as three edible playgrounds are launched across the city, to encourage outdoor learning, growing and engaging food education. The three primary schools - St Teresa of Lisieux  Catholic Primary and Monksdown Primary in Norris Green, and Holy ...

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