Education

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Salford school looks after students mental health by becoming ’emotionally friendly’

St Luke’s primary school has become one of five schools in Salford to be recognised for looking after their pupils […]

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University of Salford and Leeds United announce ‘innovative’ football and business crossover course

The University of Salford and Leeds United Football Club have announced a new football and business hybrid course specifically designed […]

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“We’re trying to make sure kids aren’t on the streets as much.” Teachers target more exercise for Salford students

A recent report by Sport England has shown that almost half of the children in this country are doing an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day.

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“Our CEO refuses to agree with national wage for sixth form teachers” – Salford City College strikes continue

Salford City College employees have continued striking in protest of wages outside the Future Skills building on Langworthy Road. After […]

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New mental health service set to “change lives” of struggling students

Students struggling with mental health issues have been handed a boost thanks to a new initiative at Salford University. The […]

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Salford University encourages students to travel more sustainably

Salford University have teamed up with ‘Faxi’, an online platform and mobile app which helps people to arrange shared journeys, […]

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Salford City College staff strike following cuts to 16-19 education

Salford City College staff have been on strike this week to protest against further funding cuts to 16-19 education. The […]

University conducts news research on posture problems from the use of electronic devices

University conducts news research on posture problems from the use of electronic devices

New research being conducted at the University of Salford on how young people who spend time sitting at computers can […]

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New figures show over two thirds of pupils in Salford state secondaries are attending underperforming schools

Almost seven in 10 children in secondary state education in Salford are attending an underperforming school, new figures reveal. The latest school performance tables show that only three state-funded secondary schools in Salford have achieved progress scores above average, while nine showed scores “well below” England levels.

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‘Ready, Steady, Learn!’ – Salford cooking group aims to teach English through the power of food

A Salford primary school has teamed up with a cookery club to help teach English through a shared love of […]