Victoria from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is Queen of the Pole Vault

12 January, 2017

    ALTRINCHAM Grammar School for Girls student Victoria Barlow had a remarkable year of achievements in pole vaulting. The 15-year-old, who only took up the sport two years ago, has gone on to be ranked second in the under-17s’ women’s pole vault and represented England last year at her first international event at Ashford […]

Nurturing parental engagement in sports

05 January, 2017

Lisa Fathers, Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal, outlines the importance of parental engagement in sports The value of sport and wellbeing has been recognised for some time in the field of education. As an English/Drama teacher who is a Fitness Instructor in her spare time and a huge sports fan, I’m delighted: physical education has […]

South Shore Academy help to raise funds with a ‘Christmas Miracle’ song

01 December, 2016

What is the miracle? In the run-up to Christmas, students and staff at The Blackpool Sixth Form College are using their musical skills to send a powerful message about child poverty. A talented trio of teachers have composed and produced a song called  ‘A Christmas Miracle’ that aims to increase awareness throughout the country of […]

Olympic gold medal winners Laura Trott and Jason Kenny meet Altrincham students

14 November, 2016

CYCLING superstars Laura Trott and Jason Kenny called into an Altrincham school last Friday. Pupils from Altrincham Girls’ Grammar School got a chance to meet newly weds and multi Olympic gold medal winners Laura Trott and Jason Kenny. The couple, who have just returned from their honeymoon, were visiting the area to promote their new […]