St Cuthbert’s rolls out rapid testing

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School in St Helens has started the new term with access to rapid COVID-19 testing, to help as many children of critical workers and vulnerable families as possible be able to attend school safely. The lateral flow testing facility was established from day three of the spring

Lydia’s pathway to success

Ever since Lydia joined College@Deyes it has been clear that she has been motivated and driven by her goal to study veterinary science and achieve her aspiration of becoming a vet. Head of school, Mrs Beaney said: “As head of Year 13, Lydia has flourished over the past two years. As

The Power of Portrait at Our Lady’s Primary

The reception children at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Nursery and Primary school in Birkdale always enjoy their creative learning in school. They have become very proficient in the art of observational drawings and paintings despite their age. Assistant head and early years lead Helen McMullan felt sure that their skills

Education figures react to the latest lockdown and impact on schools

Following the Government’s announcement on Monday 4 January 2021, Educate reached out to headteachers and senior leaders to find out how they are feeling about the new lockdown and some school closures.  Mr Stephen Brierley headteacher of St Margaret’s Church of England Academy in Aigburth, Liverpool. As I write, Gavin Williamson has

Ambition is all around at ASFA

The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) has appointed a new Student Leadership Team for the 2020/21 academic year. When the academy announced that applications for a place within the team were open, the response was overwhelming. Interested students were then tasked to prepare for an interview and give a