Careers explored – Green is the colour

As the UK strives to recover from the pandemic and with unemployment rising, there is the chance to create millions of new jobs which support the UK’s net-zero carbon targets. Recently, the UK government announced its ambition to create more ‘green jobs’ and launched a Green Jobs Taskforce in a bid

Open days with a difference – the new normal

As we enter 2021 and with coronavirus still rife, life as we once knew it will not be returning back to ‘normal’ for a while. Instead, we must hit the ground running and accept these changes and make the most out of this bad situation. Last year saw the beginning of

Catch-up with School Improvement Liverpool

The Government recently announced a £1 billion COVID Catch-up package to help schools reinstate a broad and balanced curriculum across a wide range of subjects. This includes a ‘Universal Catch-up Premium’ of £80 per pupil which the Department for Education (DfE) guidelines state “schools should use this money for specific

Liverpool primary school puts pupil wellbeing first

A Liverpool primary school is leading the way in supporting pupils’ mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic, using digital technology. Broadgreen Primary School in Oakhill Road, Old Swan was one of the first schools in the country to sign up to Discovery Education Health and Relationships – a new digital

Interview with: Dr John Patterson, headteacher of St Vincent’s School

Bringing increased opportunities to young people with VI In this issue, Educate magazine speaks to Dr John Patterson, headteacher of St Vincent’s School in West Derby to find out more about his career and what inspired him to become a teacher, as well as how the specialist school for sensory impairment