Katarina Johnson-Thompson – Heptathlete

Halewood born heptathlete Katarina Mary Johnson-Thompson is an English track and field athlete specialising in the heptathlon. She represented Great Britain in the heptathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finishing 15th, then finished fifth at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. In the long jump, she is the ...

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A different degree

Practical on the job training or an academic achievement? Students no longer have to decide, as Christine Toner reports. It’s always been a choice students have faced when considering their next step - choose a vocational based training programme via an apprenticeship or gain a higher education qualification with a university ...

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All change for students

Every summer brings with it nerves and anticipation for those students sitting exams. This year however those nerves were heightened as A-levels and GCSEs were overhauled and students - and teachers - were facing the unknown, Christine Toner reports. Five years ago, then education secretary Michael Gove announced plans to overhaul ...

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