The Academy of St Nicholas inspires a future generation of engineers

The Academy of St Nicholas, Garston, recently partnered with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in a bid to encourage students to explore the different careers paths in engineering.  The Faraday Challenge, set by the IET, is an annual competition of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activity days for Year 8 students and sets them real-world challenges.  Students were given a challenge to support a world-class scientific, technology development and

Celebrating poetry at Alsop High School

Alsop High School has held a series of events to celebrate National Poetry Day with the school inviting leading poet Hilary Walker to speak to students about her poetry, as well as reading appropriate poems that directly link to their GCSE and A-level curriculum. Ms Walker also read and discussed new material linked

LJMU call on the knowledge and experiences of ASFA students

Students from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA), whose first language isn’t English, have helped student teachers from Liverpool John Moores University with their teacher training in how to support other EAL (English as an additional language) pupils. Sue Walker, who is a senior lecturer on the PGCE course

Inspirational schools and colleges recognised at the Educate Awards

Schools and colleges from all over the North West were honoured at the Educate Awards on Friday 19 November. The Educate Awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, took place at the Liverpool Cathedral. This year was particularly special as the event celebrated its 10 year anniversary and over 550 guests

Alsop supports proposal to include Hillsborough in the school curriculum

Alsop High School has welcomed a proposal by Ian Byrne MP that young people need to learn lessons from the Hillsborough disaster and the campaign for justice. Since 2015 Alsop has marked Hillsborough through both special assemblies and lessons about justice. Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall CBE has been a frequent visitor to