Students with autism embark on supported internships

Eight students from Abbot’s Lea School have recently begun a number of supported internships across Liverpool. The key stage 5 students, all aged between 16 and 19, have secured exciting roles with Aloft Hotels, Cadent Gas, The Regenda Group, and the Speke Hall Garden and Estate which is part of The ...

Continued success for Satis Education

Satis Education is celebrating a successful 2018/19 academic year with a 100% success rate for recruitment. The social enterprise which offers consultancy and support services to the education sector, has experienced a rapid period of growth and is now working with clients from across the country. Based in St Helens, Satis Education ...

A camouflaged condition

By Lawrence Saunders With more boys diagnosed as autistic than girls, it’s generally believed that females are simply less likely to have autism spectrum condition (ASC). However studies have increasingly highlighted the difficulties in identifying ASC in girls, which can mean many females are left undiagnosed. With help from Micah Grimshaw, one of ...

Seaforth school achieves special award

A Sefton school has become the first mainstream setting in England to achieve an ‘ADHD Friendly School’ quality mark. Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School in Seaforth is dedicated to meeting the needs of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, and has spent the last two years training staff as ...

Clarence Community Food Share project launched

Clarence High School in Formby welcomed guests from the local community as well as dignitaries from Tesco and FareShare to help launch the Clarence Community Food Share project. The launch event promoted a service that Clarence High School had been delivering for several weeks already, after receiving surplus food from the ...