Tom secures apprenticeship with The Bank of England

At a time when few companies are recruiting, 17-year-old Winstanley College student, Tom Aspinall, has defied the odds to secure an apprenticeship with a national institution. The former Haydock High pupil will shortly be heading to the iconic Threadneedle Street in London to begin his degree apprenticeship in data analytics ...

Rainford High donates £2000 to worthy causes

Rainford High has been helping various local causes during this difficult time.

Over the past month, the school has sent out over £2000 worth of donations to causes which was fundraised prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Charities include the Salvation Army, a local church and Our Warm Welcome (OWW) - a charity that aims to offer friendship ...

Reflecting back on an unbeaten football season

Before Coronavirus lockdown took hold, Winstanley College’s ‘first’ football team had a magnificent unbeaten season, which saw them crowned league winners. Winstanley won 11 consecutive league games without dropping a single point. They also scored 48 goals and only conceded six goals in an invincible season. The team had also reached ...

Gateacre at the heart of the community

When staff found out that Gateacre School was due to close as part of the UK Lockdown, they jumped into action to make sure that their school and local community were as supported as possible. Staff and pupils created 150 ‘Hello Bundles’, which included a book, teabags, biscuits and a ...