Education

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 […]

Pupils at Walkden High School

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.

Volunteers Hanane, Dimitra and Naomi Credit: Charlie Mulholland

‘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 […]

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Parents in Irlam are asking for a school bus to end “nightmare” commute for children

Parents from Irlam and Cadishead are calling for a direct school bus service to bring their children to school “safely and on time”. A petition set up three days ago for a school bus to be routed from Irlam and Cadishead to Culcheth High School had already received 137 signatures at the time of writing.

Bats, newts, voles, swans and kingfisher can all be sighted at Salford’s Peel Park, experts say

Bats, newts, voles, swans and kingfisher can all be sighted at Salford’s Peel Park, experts say

What are the best things to see at Peel Park? Salford’s Wildlife Society and Peel Park rangers identify the highlights worth seeing.

Susan Crabb at the Welcome Centre.

Wai Yin Society offers free second-language English lessons in Salford

Salford residents wanting to learn English as a second language are being offered free lessons in Little Hulton and Pendleton. […]

“Doing nothing is not an option” – ‘£20 fine’ for idling cars outside schools

“Doing nothing is not an option” – ‘£20 fine’ for idling cars outside schools

Trafford Council are proposing to fine parents who keep their car engines running, in the hope it will reduce air pollution within the borough.

Faith leaders encourage Salford locals to take up 40-day Lent challenge

Faith leaders encourage Salford locals to take up 40-day Lent challenge

Faith leaders in Salford and Greater Manchester have been talking about how Christians can participate and celebrate the importance of Lent.