Secondary schools

Young people in Greater Manchester to benefit from £500,000 investment in careers education

Tens of thousands of Greater Manchester’s young people are set to benefit from over £500,000 of investment aimed at improving careers education and helping them identify the best career opportunities. The city-region will become one of just 20 ‘Careers Hubs’ across England, designed to help young people develop relationships and …

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Volunteers transform Heaton School’s field

Volunteers have helped transform school grounds at the Heaton School to improve the learning environment for students. Heaton School in Heaton Moor is Stockport’s Secondary Special School for young people with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and complex medical needs. The school caters for students aged …

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Royal visit focuses attention on attracting young people into STEM

The major skills shortage facing manufacturing and technology businesses would be relieved by attracting more women into STEM sectors, according to the female head of Birmingham’s Millennium Point – which majors on access to STEM education in the Midlands. Millennium Point hosted HRH Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle …

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Historic England asks teachers to explore our prehistory with new resources

Historic England has created a new free online resource designed to help teachers explore the story of Britain’s prehistory with their pupils. Spanning the entire period from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, the interactive timeline gives teachers a vivid visual representation of how Britain’s landscape and inhabitants changed …

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‘Around the world in 10 days’ with world record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont for Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 school challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on schools to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’ as part of Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 – a UK-wide event to get more young people cycling and scooting to school. The Big Pedal 2018, which runs from …

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