Wigan UTC continues to achieve academic success

25 May, 2016

Wigan UTC student Douglas Jones has been commended by BTEC in the Outstanding student of the year awards in recognition of the excellent work he has completed as part of his combined A level and Engineering course. Doug is on track to achieve the top grade of D*D*D* for his Extended Diploma in Engineering along […]

Mock EU Referendum at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

24 May, 2016

PUPILS at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls have cast their votes on whether we should stay in the EU – weeks before the national referendum. The school held a mock referendum on April 27. The week before the school held its ballot, members of its politics society presented assemblies to all year groups. They gave […]

Manchester City Football Club’s Kicks Programme at Cedar Mount Academy

10 May, 2016

The Kicks Programme has been delivered by City in the Community (CITC) at Cedar Mount every Thursday evening and goes from strength to strength. On Saturday 7th May 2016 Raheem Sterling was interviewed by Henry Winters from The Times newspaper and the Kicks programme and Cedar Mount were mentioned in the interview. As if that […]

Develop teaching and learning to better support less able students

10 May, 2016

Sue Warner, Principal of Melland High School, an ‘Outstanding’ SEND specialist academy, explains how schools can develop teaching and learning to better support less able students. In my role as principal of a specialist SEND cademy and through partnership working, I’m regularly asked by other professionals how our provision differs from mainstream settings. Whilst I understand the interest in specialist facilities such as a sensory studio or hydrotherapy pool, I feel that in focussing on resources, equipment […]