Making a difference

Kensington Primary School have been celebrating the opening of their new school library. The school has championed reading for pleasure and wanted a new and exciting space for children to be able to go to spend time enjoying their favourite story or investigate what was new to read. The library was ...

Alsop High give the gift of reading

Christmas arrived early at Alsop High School as headteacher, Mr Chris Wilson, gifted every student and staff members a reading book as a Christmas present. As part of the ‘Reading the Alsop Way’ initiative, every student was invited to attend a session in the school library, to select a paperback from ...

Frank Cottrell Boyce becomes patron of reading at Alsop

Award winning children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce, visited Alsop High School to launch a new initiative “Reading the Alsop Way”. Frank has been appointed to the influential role as the patron of reading. He has agreed to be an ambassador for Alsop and promote reading within school, and the wider community. Reading ...

LJMU awarded additional funding for study

LJMU researchers have been awarded £168,000 funding from the Nuffield Foundation following the success of a two-year study which showed that parents discussing language at home could support early numeracy skills. The study, carried out by the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology’s Dr Fiona Simmons, Dr Anne-Marie Adams and Dr Elena ...

Making a difference

Primary schools in Knowsley continue to see increases in performance across all subjects at Key Stage 2. Results of this year’s SAT tests show that pupils in Knowsley Primary Schools are keeping pace with the rate of improvement nationally, and that many local schools are recording record results which far exceed ...