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

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

ASFA students, staff and parents celebrate Feast Day

On 4 October, The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) community celebrated the Feast Day of their patron saint, St Francis of Assisi. Patron of animals, merchants and ecology, St Francis of Assisi’s works and lessons are a source of inspiration for the students at the Kensington-based academy. A variety of

Alsop students mix art with ballet

Students from Alsop High School, Walton, recently participated in workshops in collaboration with the English National Ballet and Liverpool Empire Theatre.  The workshops focused on figure drawing, and were to contextualise the similarities between dynamic drawing and dance.  Students worked with visual artist Heidi Wigmore.  Heidi led the group in a series of