ASFA virtually welcomes its new Year 7 cohort

The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) has offered a warm welcome to its new Year 7 intake via video conferencing. As students who will be joining Year 7 in September can’t visit the school in the usual tradition, the academy set about organising welcome events with a difference. Taking inspiration from St Bede’s Catholic

A week in the life of: Paul Edwards – Cowley International College

Paul Edwards is a teacher at Cowley International College in St Helens. Last year, Paul was crowned the Teacher of the Year at the Educate Awards following a number of glowing nominations from colleagues and students. Educate caught up with Paul in March to find out more about his busy role

Interview with: Mrs Ania Hildrey, headteacher of Abbot’s Lea School

Educate recently had the opportunity to sit down with headteacher, Mrs Ania Hildrey, to discuss her vision to create an international centre of excellence in autism education, research and professional development. Abbot’s Lea is a specialist school in leafy Woolton, South Liverpool, that delivers high quality education for students, aged 3-19

A week in the life of … Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards is a teacher at Cowley International College in St Helens. Last year, Paul was crowned the Teacher of the Year at the Educate Awards following a number of glowing nominations from colleagues and students. Educate recently caught up with Paul to find out more about his busy role as a teacher and how

Local headteacher up for National Autism Award

Mrs Ania Hildrey, headteacher of Abbot’s Lea School in Woolton, has been shortlisted for the National Autistic Society's prestigious Autism Professionals Awards, in the Achievement by an Individual Education Professional category. The annual awards recognise people, services and schools across the UK who are making a difference to autistic people and