Alsop teacher runs the extra mile

Alsop High School maths teacher Mr Chris Blackburn has raised £6,351 in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society after completing both the Great North Run and the London Marathon. After 23 months of training and losing over four stone Chris managed to complete the marathon in less than four hours. Mr Blackburn said:

Liverpool schools go head-to-head in robot challenge

Two schools from All Saints Multi Academy Trust, The Academy of St Nicholas (ASN) and The Academy of St Francis Assisi (ASFA), went head-to-head against other Liverpool schools in a unique robot challenge. The schools each had a team of four students, made up of Year 10s from ASN and Year

Anthony takes to the road in national competition

An Alsop High School student has reached the final of a national driving competition – despite being more than three years away from holding a licence. Anthony Reeves, a 13-year-old Alsop High School student, has achieved a place in the final of the Young Driver Challenge 2021 having beaten off stiff

Tales from the Alsop library

Alsop High School has launched a parental engagement strategy held in the school library, in a bid to provide parents and carers with a wealth of information and advice about school life. Every Thursday a parents’ coffee morning is held in the school library. It is an opportunity for parents to get

Jamil’s journey from refugee to trainee teacher

A former student of the King’s Leadership Academy Liverpool, who came to Liverpool from Afghanistan 14 years’ ago, has returned to his academy school as a trainee maths teacher. Jamil Wali arrived as a seven-year-old in Liverpool from Afghanistan unable to speak English and never dreaming that one day he would be