Education

Education

Schools lead the way in helping young carers

Schools has been helping to make sure young carers don’t miss out on an education.

News
Seddys Teddy and Maggie Heap, community project manager for Seddon Construction, with some of the pupils

Pupils given special safety assembly

Pupils at a primary school have been learning all about safety on construction sites.

News

Picture gallery: St Helens remembers

Hundreds attended Remembrance Sunday in St Helens - here’s our round-up of a set of stunning images from last Sunday’s ceremony.

News
Eccleston Lane Ends Primary School pupils celebrate their win

Theme parks inspire youngsters

Creative schoolchildren used their imaginations when they designed a new theme park.

Education
New Wigan Athletic manager Warren Joyce grew up in St Helens

Spy in the enemy camp? New Latics manager is from St Helens

New Latics manager Warren Joyce has revealed his unrivalled sporting pedigree ... as a former pupil of Ray French at Cowley High.

Education
St Helens South MP Marie Rimmer

Fears over school budget cuts

Marie Rimmer MP has slammed the Government for failing local children as a report shows dozens of teachers in St Helens could be axed due to budget cuts.

News
Representatives from the employers at Mill Green School's job fair

School’s job fair gives pupils insight into working life

A school has teamed up with the Department for Work and Pensions to deliver a jobs fair.

News
l

New schools drive launched

Education bosses in Knowsley are launching an innovative education scheme designed to get the borough back into the classroom.

Education
Town hall’s democracy week

Town hall’s democracy week

Year six pupils from schools across St Helens recently gathered at the town hall to debate about how they could be involved in some of the town’s decision making.

Education
Classes to get youngsters moving

Classes to get youngsters moving

A new and unique exercise programme that enables young children to explore and enjoy different ways of getting fit is set to launch at Selwyn Jones Sports Centre later this month.

Education
St Helens South and Whiston MP Marie Rimmer

MP’s call to action on autism

St Helens South and Whiston MP Marie Rimmer has called for action to ensure children with autism are not left behind in the education system.

News
Hope Academy's principal Patrick Ferguson. The Newton school is one of a number of borough schools that have been nominated for a top education award

Borough schools up for top awards

St Helens’ inspiring teachers, projects and stand out schools have been named on the shortlist for the Educate Awards 2016.

News
Mayor backs discussion of British values

Mayor backs discussion of British values

Pupils and staff at Carr Mill Primary School were left delighted after the Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens attended a ‘British values' awards assembly at school.

News
Council considers slashing school uniform allowance

Council considers slashing school uniform allowance

Councillors in St Helens are considering a plan to stop offering low income families help with buying school uniforms.

News
Britain’s Got Talent dancers explore equality and diversity

Britain’s Got Talent dancers explore equality and diversity

Stars of Britain’s Got Talent took a break from the stage to visit a high school.

Education
Patrick Ferguson, principal at Hope Academy, Newton-Le-Willows.

Headteacher’s bid to be classroom hero

A headteacher is in the running to be named one of Britain’s classroom heroes when he attends a prestigious education awards ceremony.

News
Mayor celebrates bookworms

Mayor celebrates bookworms

The Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, Councillors Dave and Jeanette Banks, dropped by Newton Library to present certificates and medals to young bookworms who took part in a national reading challenge.

News
The class photograph that led to the reunion

Classmates reunited after 65 years

Former classmates have been reunited 65 years after starting primary school.

Education
Headteacher Catherine Twist with pupils

Ofsted praise transformation at once-failing St Helens secondary

A St Helens school which was handed an improvement notice by Ofsted two years ago has transformed its fortunes with a glowing review by the education watchdog.

News
Borough’s libraries social media campaign

Borough’s libraries social media campaign

Libraries across St Helens joined a global campaign to promote their work.

News
Load more