Tag: education

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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]

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“Using theatre to thrive” – The theatre-making programme offering Salford’s children a free creative workshop

Salford theatre-making programme ‘Stage Directions’ will host a free online creative classroom this Thursday, February 11. “Theatre Thursday” will be […]

A child taking part in one of the workshops. Image: Saira Franklin

“Kids can save lives” – Free First Aid Workshop for Salford Kids

Mini First Aid Salford, Bury and Bolton will be hosting a live first aid workshop tomorrow at 11am, to both […]

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“It’s for the local community to enjoy” – How a community garden in Salford is teaching children about the great outdoors

The group behind the restoration of a derelict patch of land into a thriving forest garden for children have reflected on a successful first year after waving goodbye to the final visiting group of 2020.

Mesne Lee Primary School (Image: Vicky Hurcomb)

Mesne Lea Primary School in Walkden gets ‘lifechanging’ new playground after renovation

Mesne Lea Primary School in Walkden has had its playground renovated after an £8,000 refurbishment.

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“Some Christmas cheer at this exceptionally difficult time” – Schools are getting involved in Salford charity’s ‘be kind’ campaign

Schools in Salford are getting involved with a campaign to spread kindness over the festival period. Caritas Salford’s #miracleofkindness campaign, […]

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As easy as riding a bike – Covid-friendly bike lessons in Salford and Greater Manchester

A cyclist is running Covid-friendly lessons teaching children and adults how to ride a bike. Emma Rose, from Bike With […]

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Salford learner drivers forced to cancel lessons and tests

Image credit: Morton Lin on Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Across Salford, thousands of learner drivers have had to halt their education as […]

“It was instilling ambition in everyone” How Salford students are breaking down barriers within the medical profession

“It was instilling ambition in everyone” How Salford students are breaking down barriers within the medical profession

The society GEMMS (Graduate entry Medicine Mentoring at Salford) set up by students aims to instil ambition into young people […]

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“This lockdown won’t do anything” – 64.9% of people think universities should close In lockdown II

In a recent social media poll, 64.9% of people believe that universities should close during this second lockdown. Currently, universities […]