Embracing dyslexic thinking

Ten per cent of the population is said to be dyslexic. It is often known as a learning difficulty but Made By Dyslexia, a global charity which empowers dyslexic people, defines it as a “genetic difference in an individual’s ability to learn and process information”. The charity was set up by

Gabriella Margiotta, professional sous chef

Gabriella Margiotta was born and grew up in Southport. She is sous chef at her father’s award-winning South Liverpool restaurant Cucina Di Vincenzo and was a semi-finalist in the latest series of MasterChef: The Professionals. She also runs her own YouTube channel, Gabriella’s Kitchen, where she shares easy to follow tutorials

Guide to choosing a sixth form

It is that time of the academic year when Year 10 students will begin preparing for their GCSEs, before completing their studies and exams in Year 11. But what then? Many will go on to study at a sixth form or college, while others will start apprenticeships and post-16 training

Learning without walls: Feature

Did you know that learning outside the classroom has been recognised as a proven way to engage students to a greater extent? Studies have shown that there are a range of academic and mental health benefits for education that take place elsewhere; lessons are more memorable, pupils are more enthusiastic about

Interview with: Steve Jevons, executive headteacher of HFCMAT

The role of an executive headteacher is not officially defined in education law but essentially it describes any headteacher role that directly leads two or more schools in a multi academy trust or other partnership arrangement. With more and more schools joining multi academy trusts, the executive headteacher role is becoming