The Academy of St Nicholas students visit RICS HQ

This term, 12 female students from The Academy of St Nicholas in Garston were invited to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) HQ, to inspire the next generation of talent. Situated in Westminster, RICS is keen to attract the best and brightest talent to the surveying sector.  Like many industries, surveying

Connecting the generations through creativity

On Monday, a secondary school in Lancashire released their mini creativity documentary capturing their journey of an intergenerational arts project. The Hollins created ‘Let’s be Creatively Connected’, a project which uses creativity as a vehicle for connecting the generations, developing greater understanding and fostering a positive relationship between the two. Over the

Book vending machine inspires pupils

This week, children at Lydiate Primary School in Liverpool celebrated after being presented with a 'book vending machine' by Deyes High.  The new initiative was the result of a reading project between the two schools last term.  Lianne Greenall, executive director for school improvement, collaborated with the staff on ways to engage

Rainford High raise £1,000 in single day for Macmillan

The whole school community at Rainford High recently raised £1,000 in one day for a Macmillan Coffee Morning, to honour a staff member who passed away last year.  Helen Quinn, who was a senior learning assistant at the school, was loved by students and fellow members of staff.   She worked at

Alsop gives ‘taste of Spain’ at open evening

Alsop High School, Walton, recently held a successful open evening with a taste of Spain.  The Modern Languages faculty at the school re-created an authentic eating house called ‘Alsop Casa de Comidas’.  Students served a huge paella prepared by a local restaurant to prospective parents, carers and young people.  People were also served