Book Review – Teenage Fiction

Here are three of our favourite teen fiction books:  The Conference of the Birds - Ransom Riggs £7.99 With his dying words, H - Jacob's final connection to his grandfather Abe's secret life - entrusts Jacob with a mission: Deliver newly contacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V.

Students help develop new reading project

Students across the Lydiate Learning Trust are developing a love of reading by participating in Project L – the Trust’s new reading initiative. Project L will see all students across the trust’s two secondary schools – Deyes High School in Maghull, and Childwall Sports and Science Academy - reading for pleasure

Rainford High sends gifts to Ghana

The good news has been few and far between this year with lots of cancelled overseas trips, including the Rainford High annual charity project in Ghana, West Africa. Every year, a group of sixth form students from the school fly over to work with the Ghanaian charity, Thrive Africa, helping to

Top author virtually visits ASFA

Year 8 students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi virtually welcomed well-known author, Alex Wheatle, into the school recently. As traditional author visits in schools have been postponed until further noticed, the academy embraced the ‘new normal’ and virtually connected with Alex via video call. Students eagerly awaited the live call in the main hall and

Well-read pupils launch 100 books scheme

Reading has always been a priority at Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Primary School in Netherton, but since March the school has become more mindful as many of their pupils were not able to access books and regularly reading. The school is in the middle of constructing a new library, which is