No algorithms to decide GCSE and A level grades

Students will receive GCSE and A level grades awarded and determined by teachers, with pupils only assessed on what they have been taught and no algorithm whatsoever will be used, Gavin Williamson, the education secretary has announced. The government has said fairness and flexibility are at the heart of the plans

Students celebrate the end of an extraordinary year

Winstanley College students received their A-level results last Thursday, marking the end of the most unusual year. With A-level exams cancelled amid the pandemic, students had a nervous wait to find out the grades they had been calculated. Mohammed Ali, who only moved to England from Sudan two years ago is following

Schools and colleges to reopen in full in September

The Department for Education has unveiled detailed plans for all children and young people to return to full-time education from September. The current restrictions on group sizes will be lifted to allow schools, colleges and nurseries to fully reopen in September to all children and young people, as Covid-19 infection rates

Tom secures apprenticeship with The Bank of England

At a time when few companies are recruiting, 17-year-old Winstanley College student, Tom Aspinall, has defied the odds to secure an apprenticeship with a national institution. The former Haydock High pupil will shortly be heading to the iconic Threadneedle Street in London to begin his degree apprenticeship in data analytics and

Cheshire College continue success

Cheshire College South & West learners continue to be successful despite the difficult times schools and colleges face, with five learners, from the College’s Crewe Campus, celebrating after being offered places at two of the most prestigious universities in the UK: University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. The college