‘Disadvantaged students not supported enough’ – Gary Handforth

22 May, 2015

Bright Futures Educational Trust’s Director of Primary Education, Gary Handforth, has spoken out over the continued lack of support provided to children and parents from disadvantaged backgrounds. In an interview with Teach Primary, Gary said that the current levels of support from schools would only serve to maintain the attainment gap. “In our very best […]

Altrincham entrepreneurs secure Waitrose and Booths listings for unique melon drink Mello

22 May, 2015

 Two Altrincham entrepreneurs are celebrating after their unique melon juice drink secured a place on the shelves at both Waitrose and Booths. Rose Aldean and Sophie Lund, who have been friends since they attended Altrincham Grammar School for Girls together, will see their Mello drink stocked by 218 Waitrose stores – including the Broadheath one […]

Stanley Grove’s Manchester Art Wins International Prize

20 May, 2015

Stanley Grove Primary Academy has been named as a winner as part of this year’s The Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival. The international festival, which began in the UK in 2000, involved over 400,000 people across 1,800 events in 26 countries this year. Stanley Grove Primary Academy, in Longsight, was recognised in the […]

Classroom Sucess Brings Google Spotlight to Wigan UTC

19 May, 2015

Google for Education roadshow visits ‘Lighthouse School’ following transformation of teaching and learning through smart technology. Google’s Education Roadshow has been in residence at Wigan UTC Academy this week, as local educators had the opportunity to experience first-hand what Google technology has to offer classrooms and teachers. Wigan UTC is one of Google for Education’s […]

Melland and Cedar Mount Students Provide Heels 4 Hearts

18 May, 2015

Students and staff at schools from Melland High School and Cedar Mount Academy have taken part in Good Morning Britain’s ‘Heels 4 Hearts’ campaign, as part of a national effort to improve awareness of cardiovascular health. ‘Heels 4 Hearts’, supported by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), aims to provide every secondary school in the UK […]