Wigan students ‘Think UTC’ for British Science Week

18 March, 2016

Students and staff at Wigan UTC have been celebrating National UTC Day as part of British Science Week. Themed ‘Think UTC!’, on Friday 18th March colleges up and down the country promoted the work done by University Technical Colleges to inspire young people to become the scientists, engineers and innovators of the future. Think UTC […]

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls crowned North West champion

18 March, 2016

A team of young entrepreneurs from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has won the North West Regional Final of the 2016 Enterprise Challenge competition, a flagship education initiative driven by Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales’ mentoring charity. ‘Team Elevate’ from Altrincham Grammar School beat stiff competition from teams from Parrs Wood High School in […]

Budget 2016: government’s plans for education reform

18 March, 2016

The education sector responds to confirmed academy conversion plans and school funding formula Today’s budget confirmed expected plans for all schools in England to become, or be in the process of becoming, an academy by the end of this Parliament in 2020. While school leaders’ unions have expressed caution at using academisation as an answer to […]

Marton Pupils “Dream” comes true at Blackpool Grand Theatre at RSC Education

11 March, 2016

A proud Mr. Blood on the Main Stage at Blackpool Grand Theatre  with the Marton players Proud pupils and parents saw the culmination of hours of hard preparation for an amazing performance of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream“. Taking place at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool this week, Mr. Blood’s Shakespeare performers from Marton Primary Academy […]

Sports successes for Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

11 March, 2016

BADMINTON – UNBEATEN NW CHAMPIONS! Congratulations to the U14 AGGS badminton team for their success in the North West Final of the National Schools’ Competition last weekend. Five schools had qualified for this tournament from Lancashire (Hodgson School), Cheshire (Christleton School), Merseyside (Greenbank School), Cumbria (Queen Elizabeth School) and Greater Manchester (Altrincham Girls’). The girls played some excellent […]