Supporting young minds

Representatives from NHS England, the Department for Education and national mental health charity, YoungMinds, will deliver keynote speeches at Liverpool’s education-related mental health conference in October. Sara Saunders, implementation lead (Green Paper), children and young people’s mental health team, NHS England will be joined by colleagues from the Department for Education ...

Interview with: Eva Carroll, student at Carmel College

Educate meets inspirational Carmel College student Eva Carroll and discovers her passion for politics, dedication to women’s rights and thrill at becoming a member of the UK Youth Parliament. By Lawrence Saunders Many 17-year-old girls might find the prospect of addressing packed benches in the House of Commons a nerve-racking one, but ...

Review – Ultimate Brick Safari at Knowsley Safari Park

As if families needed another reason to visit this summer, more than 80 life-size animals made entirely from LEGO bricks have landed at Knowsley Safari Park. Over 1 million LEGO blocks make up the Ultimate Brick Safari - fashioned into a Bengal tiger, an elephant, gorillas, lions, meerkats and many, many ...

Headteacher appointed to university’s new specialist maths school

The University of Liverpool Mathematics School, due to open in September 2020, has appointed Damian Haigh as its founding headteacher. Damian is from South Yorkshire and studied at Cambridge University before returning to Sheffield to take a PGCE at Sheffield Hallam University. For the last eleven years he has been a ...

Celebrating books

Schools and pupils are being offered the chance to celebrate the joys of reading at the Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading, which will run from June 24 to July 12. The festival is a celebration of books for children and young people throughout the city of Liverpool and is an initiative ...