Making a splash for World Ocean Day

Incorporating topics related to the environment and sustainability in schools’ curriculums is a topic that is gaining more and more attention in the world of education – and rightfully so. It can be difficult to know where to begin; nearly one in five teachers in the USA say they have

Celebrations for Rainford High DofE students

Rainford High recently held a Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Celebration Week which included its inaugural DofE presentation evening.  The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a programme that invites young people to participate in a range of activities to develop essential skills. Through volunteer work, fundraising, expeditions, and more, students build confidence,

Lancashire school awarded by IKEA for sustainability project

A school in Lancashire has been announced as one of the four winners of an IKEA competition that focuses on sustainability. Saint Christopher’s C of E High School in Accrington would love to build a pre-loved uniform swap shop and refill station for cleaning products. Retail giant IKEA will provide products

Rainford High football teams have unforgettable time playing in Madrid 

Students from Rainford High School in St Helens recently embarked on an adventure of a lifetime in Madrid, Spain.  As part of a football-themed trip with the PE department, two Year 9 boys’ football teams and the Year 9/10 girls’ football team spent five days soaking up the sun in Madrid,