Pupils remember the PALs

Alsop High School students have recently returned from a study tour of Belgium and France. The Year 9 students had the privilege of joining a coach of students from Merseyside as part of a First World War Battlefields Tour organised by The University of London Institute of Education. The students stayed ...

Students remember Walton Pals

Students from Alsop High School made a poignant pilgrimage to France to remember the local men who sacrificed their lives during World War One. The students laid a wreath at Thiepval to remember Percy Tucker and the 29 young men from Walton Church who gave their lives during the Battle of ...

A story of a local man and ex-pupil

Locals Dot Hawkes, from the Lathom History Society and Margaret Fairclough, a local ex-Bickerstaffe CE School teacher, visited the pupils at Bickerstaffe CE Primary School to share their knowledge of local history relating to World War One. Margaret, formerly Miss Alcock, who taught in school from 1960-1972, is a relative of ...

Moving speech by MP on horrors of genocide

An MP has visited students at Alsop High School as part of commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day. Stephen Twigg, MP for Liverpool West Derby, spoke about his time in Rwanada, as this year the country honour the 25th anniversary of the slaughter of over one million people in 1994. Stressing the importance ...

Marking 150 years

The Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, Councillor Pat Ireland and Lynn Glover, were guests of honour as Bleak Hill Primary School unveiled a special mosaic to mark the 150th anniversary of the borough of St Helens. Made up of a number of images the borough is famous for - including ...