De La Salle students have their say in mock EU referendum

Despite not being old enough to vote in the real deal, students at De La Salle voted in favour of staying in the EU after staging its very own mock referendum in school. Members of the Student Council arranged for all pupils and staff to vote in purpose built polling booths ...

British values debated at Broadgreen International School

A junior Question Time-style debate was held at Broadgreen International School today as part of a programme of events for Year 7 pupils to "promote fundamental British values". A panel of  guests including MP Luciana Berger, Human Rights lawyer Dominic McGoldrick and Cllr Nick Small faced a number of questions from ...

Liverpool student represents the North West at Parliament

A student from Liverpool represented the North West as she spoke at The UK Youth Parliament. Caitlin Cavanagh, a Year 12 student at Archbishop Blanch School, led a debate to mark the 750th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which discussed what the principles of the document mean to young people today. Caitlin, ...

Liverpool law firm advises schools on academy conversion

Schools looking to secure academy status should make sure they fully understand the implications involved in converting, a Liverpool law firm has warned. When a school achieves academy status, it must follow a strict procedure to ensure the conversion process is completed successfully. This process increases the workload of headteachers, governors and ...