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Living the football dream achieves education goals

Above: Paul Leary (right) with senior tutor Dominic Saffman (centre) and teaching assistant Andrew Liggett Living the football dream is giving Merseyside youngsters a second chance of achieving their education goals. A groundbreaking partnership between specialist education provider Progress Schools and top football club Marine FC has this year produced a hat-trick of successes among … Continue reading Living the football dream achieves education goals

OFSTED shows upward movement of behaviour, motivation and attendance in Northampton

Behaviour, motivation and attendance is spiralling upwards among young people from Progress Schools in Northampton. In its first Ofsted report, the school – whose learners are disengaged from education or who are at risk of exclusion because of behavioural difficulties or non-attendance – has received ratings of Good in all its key inspection areas. Ofsted … Continue reading OFSTED shows upward movement of behaviour, motivation and attendance in Northampton

High Wycombe and Chesham OFSTED shows learners on road to employment

Official government recognition has been given to Progress Schools for its achievements in setting High Wycombe and Chesham learners on the road to employment or into further education. The vast majority of leavers, according to its latest Ofsted report, have gone to college or begun an apprenticeship. Contributory to this is the “very effective” and … Continue reading High Wycombe and Chesham OFSTED shows learners on road to employment

Learners and tutors run for the Hillsborough 96 for charity

Football rivalry was put aside when staff and students from Progress Schools in Liverpool joined the annual Run for the 96 charity event in memory of the Liverpool supporters who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Wearing either Liverpool-red or Everton-blue shirts, the team used the 5K run in Stanley Park, Anfield, as a way … Continue reading Learners and tutors run for the Hillsborough 96 for charity

Achieve new goals at the school that’s passionate about sport

Young people from the North West are being given a chance to reach new goals at one of Progress Schools’ newest initiatives. Marine AFC, a fan-owned community football club in Crosby on the outskirts of Liverpool, has become home to a school offering an extensive array of BTEC sports qualifications for learners who are passionate … Continue reading Achieve new goals at the school that’s passionate about sport

New recruit Sophie chooses apprenticeship over university

The newest recruit to Progress Schools is flying the flag for apprenticeships as a vital route to a successful career. Eighteen-year-old Sophie Jolley has just begun work at Progress Schools in Northampton as a social media and digital marketing apprentice, joining the growing number of young people choosing an apprenticeship rather than going to university. … Continue reading New recruit Sophie chooses apprenticeship over university

Progress Schools tackles cannabis problem among Carlisle youth

A new partnership with Progress Schools is tackling the major problem of Carlisle’s young people who are hooked on cannabis. Progress Schools, educating the town’s children who struggle in mainstream education, is getting across the hard-hitting message about the dangers of the drug in a series of workshops with the North West-based Stop Smoking Cannabis … Continue reading Progress Schools tackles cannabis problem among Carlisle youth