Book bench project encourages Chorley’s children to read for enjoyment

Edge Hill University has supported the hugely successful book bench project in Chorley town centre by creating a book bench trail to inspire children and their parents to start reading for pleasure. The What’s Your Story, Chorley? Festival provides literary fun for all the family and includes the book bench trail,

Wellbeing at the heart of the school

Staff and pupils at Huyton with Roby CE Primary School are celebrating achieving their Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS) throughout lockdown. School award co-ordinator, Georgina Carr said: “Mental health and wellbeing has always been a priority for the school but more so than ever during the lockdowns. We knew we had

Bringing Hope in a time of trouble

St Aidan’s CE Primary School welcomed a special four-legged visitor onto the school premises earlier this week.  Pippa, a therapy dog, and her handler, Ali, received a very warm welcome from pupils and staff as they came into the school, with everyone keen to catch a glimpse of their furry friend again.  Pippa and Ali make up part of

Premier League launches Wellbeing Stars challenge

The Premier League has launched the Wellbeing Stars challenge, which encourages primary school-aged children across England and Wales to come up with and carry out five acts of kindness in a single week.  The challenge tasks five to 11-year-olds with creating a ‘Wellbeing Week’ plan of activity that will help boost