Top author virtually visits ASFA

Year 8 students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi virtually welcomed well-known author, Alex Wheatle, into the school recently. As traditional author visits in schools have been postponed until further noticed, the academy embraced the ‘new normal’ and virtually connected with Alex via video call. Students eagerly awaited the live call in the main hall ...

World Book Day at Melling Primary

The children, staff and parents of Melling Primary School made the most of the glorious Spring sunshine on World Book Day as they paraded through the streets of Melling on their sponsored book character walk. Passers-by, drivers and neighbours were delighted to see a whole host of book characters strolling ...

Times like these – lockdown through a child’s eyes

Missing friends, school and teachers, but enjoying spending more time with family; lockdown for children across the region has had both upsides and downsides. Educate finds out how children have been feeling.

Remote learning has been eye-opening to say the least. It has made me appreciate communication skills ...

Jolabokaflod!

Gateacre School staff and pupils from the multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library celebrated a traditional celebration by giving away brand new books for Christmas. The campaign was in conjunction with BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity and Belle Vale shopping centre in Liverpool. They also had 100’s ...