Alsop students visit Auschwitz

Sixth form ambassadors from Alsop High School in Liverpool visited Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Poland last week.  They joined 150 other students from schools across Liverpool and the North West.  The visit took place during the 84th anniversary of The November Pogrom, ‘Kristallnacht’.  The November Pogrom marked the organised, state-sanctioned terror against

Winstanley student elected for Youth Parliament

A lower sixth student from Winstanley College in Wigan has been elected as a UK Youth Parliament Representative. At just 16 years old, Layan Hassan already has experience of leading a successful campaign. She has previously been elected as BAME leader by the British Youth Council. Layan entered her Youth Parliament campaign

Winstanley student joins netball Super League

A student from Winstanley College in Wigan has been selected for the Netball Super League team, Leeds Rhinos. Daisy Dixon, a former Standish High School student, has been chosen for the team’s U19 NPL squad. This squad trains twice a week in Leeds. Leeds Rhinos Netball delivers training hubs, camps and workshops across

‘Capturing Liverpool’ with Alsop sixth form

Recently, photography students from Alsop High School sixth form participated in a field trip to Liverpool City Centre.  The trip was for students to work on their photography skills, and to help boost their confidence of working in a public place.  The photographers visited a number of local landmarks around the city

Student scientists design lifesaving equipment

Student scientists from Winstanley College, Wigan, won a competition last week after designing a potentially lifesaving cardiac monitor. Year 13 students worked together to design the monitor and complete the project work, which was then entered into the competition and judged against other student teams across the UK. The competition was run by Imperial