Employability workshops at Ernst Young

Year 11 students from Alsop High School were recently invited to attend an employability workshop at the Ernst Young offices in Liverpool city centre where they met with members of the Government Central Functioning (GCF). History teacher, Ms Williams said: “This was a most productive day for our students. Students were ...

Andy Cooke QPM – Chief Constable of Merseyside Police

Andy Cooke joined Merseyside Police in 1985 with an Honours Degree in politics from Nottingham University and has served as a detective at every rank. He spent four years in Lancashire Constabulary as Assistant Chief Constable and in 2016, he was appointed Chief Constable of Merseyside Police. He is also the ...

Winstanley heads stateside

Politics and law students from Winstanley College recently visited New York and Washington on a (mostly!) educational trip, which saw them delve into the history of American politics. On the New York itinerary was a trip to Wall Street, The Stock Exchange and United Nations, whilst in Washington the highlight ...

Debating in the ‘House of Lords’

Each year the House of Lords opens its door to citizens from all walks of life, enabling them to engage in a lively debate about important social and political questions. The English Speaking Union (ESU) has partnered with the House of Lords to deliver the debate model and training for the ...

Alsop High receives special visit from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

A Liverpool secondary school received a special visit from Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England recently. The visit to Alsop High School was arranged through the Speakers for Schools Programme and provided a fantastic opportunity for students to learn about the workings of the Bank of England and the ...