Widnes school first to achieve WSNAL award

St Gerard's Catholic Primary and Nursery School in Widnes has become the first school internationally to achieve the prestigious Whole School Nurturing Approach For Learning (WSNAL) award following an assessment by Nurture International.  CEOs Yvonne Maughan and Alison Grimshaw have worked extensively with the primary school over the past 12 months

BBC supports primary pupils’ mental health

On Friday 18 November, to celebrate the ‘Moodboosters’ launch on BBC Children in Need Appeal Day, children from around the UK are invited to a big mood-boosting activity at noon.    Led by broadcaster Gethin Jones, and with The Body Coach Joe Wicks joining as a special guest, the event will be

Government to boost language learning

The Department for Education has announced that thousands more students will benefit from high-quality language teaching as part of a programme to boost the number of pupils taking languages like Spanish, French and German at GCSE and A-level.  Leading schools in language teaching will form a new Centre of Excellence, comprised

Students can win £2,500 for their school in tech competition

Today, technology company Amazon have launched a challenge for students aged 13-18 to bridge the skills gap in tech careers. The ‘Alexa Young Innovator Challenge’ is designed to inspire young people about the potential of AI (artificial intelligence). Competitors will create an ‘Alexa Skill’ to promote social good in their community. Teachers and

Donate a Plate to Alsop High School

This week, Alsop High School in Liverpool is launching its ‘Donate a Plate’ Christmas appeal to help families struggling due to rising food and fuel costs. Staff at Alsop said they are looking for 100 donations of £10 to 'kick-start' the appeal. They also added that donations in multiples of £10 would