PE students put through their paces at St George’s Park

Students studying PE at Rainford High Sixth Form recently got to visit St George’s Park as part of an exclusive educational experience with a renowned sport psychologist and a strength and conditioning coach.   St George's Park is the home of England’s national football teams. The day was tailored around students who

Oxbridge offers are in for Carmel’s high achievers

The application process to study at Oxford and Cambridge is a rigorous one. As well as stringent entry requirements, the process itself is tough, requiring lots of dedication and preparation.  At Carmel College they offer the High Achievers+ programme which encourages and supports students who are applying to Oxbridge and other

Royal Society funds LJMU partnership with schoolgirl ‘researchers’

Go-getting school girls hope to springboard into top science careers by undertaking their own research with Liverpool John Moores University.  The 13-year-olds from Liverpool's Holly Lodge Girls’ College want to investigate why fewer girls, when compared with boys, take part in PE and sport at a young age. By secondary school

Wirral Met helps bridge the skills gap for university students

Wirral Met College is helping university graduates secure real-world work experience through its apprenticeship programme, to help bridge the skills gap.  This week marks National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February) and Wirral Met College are highlighting that apprenticeships are not just for school leavers.  Wirral Met offers apprenticeships in partnership with over 500

Making choices post-16

For most Year 11 students, the beginning of 2022 will bring a period of serious contemplation and even some uncertainty making choices post-16 and about what road they should take if they are to stay in full-time education. After a lifetime of guidance from schools and parents, this time can be