Frank Cottrell Boyce enthrals students at Alsop

International bestselling author Frank Cottrell Boyce visited an eager Year 7 gathering at Alsop High School, much to the delight of students. The students listened to Frank who read from a variety of his novels, entertaining and enthralling them throughout the morning. A book-signing event then followed with eager fans patiently queuing ...

Alsop students are published writers!

A number of Alsop High School students have had their creative writing published in a volume called Stranger Sagas. The students entered a contest from Young Writers, an organisation that works with schools across the UK to encourage young people to engage in creative writing. The challenge for students was to ...

Primary school results improve again

Provisional figures show Liverpool has made improvements in primary school standards over the last two years and is continuing to narrow the gap with the national average. Interim test and teacher assessment figures for 2018 released by the Department of Education  show that at Key Stage 2, the percentage of Year ...

Author launches book at St Hilda’s

Young adult fiction author Cathy Cassidy celebrated the launch of her book Sami’s Silver Lining at St Hilda's Church of England High School. The event was organised by two Year 10 pupils Holly Hughes and Isabel Blore. They organised a ‘wear your slippers to school’ day and sleepover themed bake sale ...

Writing competition seeks literary stars

A new 500-word short story competition - with entries judged by best-selling author Philip Pullman - is being launched ahead of the 2018 Liverpool Literary Festival. The China Stories competition is looking for submissions across a broad range of categories. Winners will see their work published in a special anthology and ...