Tag: Schools

Easter #SCArocks Credit: Salford City Academy

Salford City Academy relaunches #SCArocks campaign over the Easter holidays

Salford City Academy is relaunching it’s #SCArocks campaign for over the Easter holidays. The relaunch encourages people in the local […]

Springwood Primary School expansion plans move forwards

Springwood Primary School expansion plans move forwards

Plans to expand Springwood Primary School have moved forwards. Today, the City Mayor made a decision to move plans forward […]

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Salford City Academy students and staff wear red to show their support for Comic Relief

Salford City Academy students and staff are having a non-uniform day this Friday, March the 19th, to raise money for Comic […]

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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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Salford primary schools “brighten residents’ day” with personalised messages for care home residents

Primary schools around Salford have joined a national scheme to combat social isolation by writing personalised messages for care home […]

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Shopping vouchers replace free school meals in pandemic

Salford families are receiving weekly shopping vouchers amid schools closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. These vouchers are for children […]

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Salford schools can access free period products following new government scheme

Salford Schools will now be able to access free period products for all students, following the launch of a new […]

L to R - Chief Inspector Ben Ewart, Jon Ritchie from Salford City Academy, PS Simon Judd, PCSO Ian Moss and Dorota Itoya

Year-8 pupil at Salford City Academy design new knife crime logo for GMP

Officers from GMP Salford have been working with Salford City Academy to design a new knife crime logo. Sergeant Simon […]

Pupils at Walkden High School

New figures show more than 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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Salford children vote for their favourite book at the Children’s Book Awards

Pupils from 10 different schools across Salford voted for their favourite book at this years’ Salford Children’s Book Award. The winner, The 1,000 Year Old Boy by Ross Welford.