All state schools in England to receive cash boost

Today, the Department for Education has announced that every state school in England is to receive a cash boost, as primary and secondary schools are allocated extra funding for the next academic year. The additional cash is part of a £2 billion injection announced in the autumn statement of new funding

Youth Sports Trust launches National School Sports Week

A new survey has revealed that almost half of all parents questioned believe children aged 5-18 should be active for 30 minutes or less a day, which is less than half of the UK Chief Medical Officer’s recommended guidance of 60 minutes a day. Research by YouGov commissioned by children’s charity

120 children take part in ‘poetry slam’

Over the past two weeks, 120 children across the Three Saints Academy Trust have worked with Shakespeare North’s resident poet, Charlie Staunton, to discover the poetry of Shakespeare through a selection of bespoke sessions aimed at exploring creativity and culture. Together, Edge Hill University, Shakespeare North Playhouse and the Three Saints

Cheshire opera star sings to hearing impaired children to boost learning

To encourage creative and intuitive thinking, opera singer Charlotte Hoather from Cheshire has been sponsored to share her love for opera with children across the hearing spectrum.  The award-winning soprano-turned-freelancer has dreamt of making her music accessible to children from all walks of life, including those that are deaf or experience