Work underway on Ashurst Primary School development

Work has started to build a new fit-for-purpose home for Ashurst Primary School in Blackbrook.     The £7.7m project - fully funded by St Helens Borough Council - will be built within the footprint of the existing school playground in accordance with planning permission granted in June 2021.      Replacing the current 1970s building,

The new Model Music Curriculum has real strengths

By Chris Cobb, CEO, ABRSM The Department for Education’s (DfE) launch last month of a new Model Music Curriculum was an important public acknowledgement of the vital contribution that arts subjects make to the education and prospects of children today. It is also a vital step towards stemming the very significant decline

Simple, stress-free steps for schools to prevent COVID-19 transmission

By Professor Neil Bacon, Medical Director and CEO of JVS Health, developers of protective sanitiser GermErase offers simple, stress-free steps for schools. For more information, visit When schools re-opened at the beginning of March, teachers and students, whilst apprehensive, were glad to be back in familiar territory. However, school leadership