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A wonderful Christmas time at Progress Schools

As the term comes to a halt leading up to the Christmas break, it’s time to reflect on the amazing work both students and staff have been doing over the past month to get into the festive spirit. Here are our 5 g̶o̶l̶d̶e̶n̶ ̶r̶i̶n̶g̶s̶ favourite things… This Christmas, our Wirral school volunteered in The Hive … Continue reading A wonderful Christmas time at Progress Schools

Progress Schools opens in Greater Manchester

Wigan Youth Zone is a purpose built, state-of-the-art youth facility based in Wigan town centre. It offers young people from across greater Manchester the opportunity to learn new skills, experience new opportunities and access the support they need to achieve their full potential. With our main aim as an education provider to educate and guide those … Continue reading Progress Schools opens in Greater Manchester

A second chance to learn for Wirral youngsters

A second chance to learn for Wirral’s ‘problem’ youngsters Young people from Wirral are being given a second chance to learn through our new school initiative in the borough. In classrooms at The Hive Youth Zone in Birkenhead, vulnerable, disadvantaged and disengaged children are being given an alternative to conventional education along with opportunities to gain essential … Continue reading A second chance to learn for Wirral youngsters

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

Charlotte takes fundraising challenge to new heights

Fearless Charlotte Barton has taken Progress Schools’ fundraising challenge to new heights. Charlotte, the schools’ quality assurance manager, abseiled down the 127-metre Express Lift Tower in Northampton to raise money for The Children’s Society. After her experience, she said: “It was fantastic – and the views of Northampton were amazing. I’ve done abseiling and climbing … Continue reading Charlotte takes fundraising challenge to new heights

Progress Schools helped bring a summer of fun and fitness to young people

Hundreds of children have been having a summer of fun and fitness thanks to a new partnership with Progress Schools. Support for a ground-breaking school holiday project has ensured that the young people – many from families who would otherwise struggle to allow them to take part – can continue to enjoy sport, music and culture … Continue reading Progress Schools helped bring a summer of fun and fitness to young people