Rainford High take on the Three Peaks

Staff and students from Rainford High in Rainford recently set out to summit the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales - the 'Three Peaks' - in just one weekend, as part of a fundraising campaign by the school. Rainford High are hoping to raise £15,000 for improvements in key areas of the school which will further enhance

Wirral student wins competition with the BBFC

A student from St John Plessington Catholic College in Bebington, WIrral has won the ‘Create The Card’ competition by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), in collaboration with Universal Pictures. The competition involved a nationwide search for a talented young individual to design the official BBFC black card for the summer blockbuster, Jurassic

Liverpool school wins international award

Maricourt Catholic High School in Maghull, Liverpool, has been awarded Foundation level of the British Council’s International School Award in recognition of its work to ‘bring the world into the classroom’. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education.  The British Council say that

Annual Schools’ Dragon Boat Race a huge success

After a two-year break, eight Merseyside region schools took part in the Liverpool Confucius Institute’s CI Annual Schools’ Dragon Boat Race, hosted by University of Liverpool’s Confucius Institute (LCI) and 4 Dragons Ltd, at Liverpool Watersports Centre at Queens Dock, Liverpool.   Under bright blue sunny skies, to the sound of

Teaching mental health first aid in schools should be compulsory

As millions of teens up and down the country battle with crippling anxiety and nerves as they sit GCSE and A-levels, St John Ambulance reveals an overwhelming majority of 10–17-year-olds (75%) believe mental health first aid should be taught in schools and made compulsory alongside physical first aid.   Teaching physical