Going the extra mile – Youth Award Programmes explored

By Hannah Fowler Whether it’s the arts, sport or STEM, many students take part in extra-curricular activities to gain new skills and stand out in their chosen career paths. Well-recognised youth award programmes are now common place and give young people the formal recognition and accreditation for their achievements. Educate ...

Careers explored – Green is the colour

As the UK strives to recover from the pandemic and with unemployment rising, there is the chance to create millions of new jobs which support the UK’s net-zero carbon targets. Recently, the UK government announced its ambition to create more ‘green jobs’ and launched a Green Jobs Taskforce in a ...

Ambition is all around at ASFA

The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) has appointed a new Student Leadership Team for the 2020/21 academic year. When the academy announced that applications for a place within the team were open, the response was overwhelming. Interested students were then tasked to prepare for an interview and give ...

Open days with a difference – the new normal

As we enter 2021 and with coronavirus still rife, life as we once knew it will not be returning back to ‘normal’ for a while. Instead, we must hit the ground running and accept these changes and make the most out of this bad situation. Last year saw the beginning of ...

Free children’s books given away for Christmas

The multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library gave away brand new children’s books the week before Christmas. The campaign was held in conjunction with the Belle Vale shopping centre in Liverpool and to celebrate the end to Liverpool’s Year of Reading. The BIG Little Library is the multi award-winning community ...