Legal eagles at AGGS

30 November, 2019

A huge congratulations to the AGGS Year 12 Mock Trial Team. Last week, they took part in the Sir Rhys Davies School Mock Trial Competitions at Manchester Crown Court. This annual competition sees students from across the region compete in a series of mock trials, gaining a unique insight into the workings of the justice […]

Winning art at Marton

01 March, 2019

Arts and crafts created by Marton Primary Academy pupils are currently on display at Blackpool University, as part of the Young Seasiders exhibition and competition. The craft submission from Marton was a fantastic plasticine circus entitled ‘Marton’s Majestic Circus of Curiosities’ and a selection of individual art entries from all year groups were all mounted onto […]

Multi-language Manchester poetry event led by Stanley Grove

28 January, 2019

One of our primary academies, Stanley Grove, is leading a multi-language poetry performance this term, involving over 20 other schools across Manchester. ‘Manchester’s Multi-Language Mushaira’ is linked with Manchester Library Service, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester and the Whitworth Art Gallery – and follows the theme of food. A mushaira is a poetry […]

Black History Month

08 November, 2018

The walls of Cedar Mount Academy have some stunning artwork on display, thanks to recent events to mark Black History Month. Students created artwork, poems and raps to celebrate ‘Black Excellence’ and also took part in a competition to find out information about 20 black British icons.   In addition, students celebrated the launch of […]

Little Riddlers

07 November, 2018

Eight students from Marton Primary Academy are published authors, as their poems were chosen to be part of a book by Young Writers. The organisation published the Little Riddlers poetry books as part of a nationwide competition, and Marton’s bards were chosen to feature in the “Lancashire Verses” version of the book, which is now […]