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‘A Better Internet Starts With You’ – Safer Internet Day

Safer internet day falls on the 6th February 2018, encouraging schools and learners alike to look at the possible implications being online can have from a safeguarding perspective. This day is a global awareness event to promote the positive use of digital technology for children and young people, inspiring a national conversation. The UK Safer … Continue reading ‘A Better Internet Starts With You’ – Safer Internet Day

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

Exclusion and it’s link to Mental Health

“Permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system” – IPPR Think Tank A recent news article from The Guardian covered exclusion of students and its ties to mental health issues in young people. ‘IPPR think tank says permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system’’. As alternative … Continue reading Exclusion and it’s link to Mental Health

Are our learners work ready?

The Princes Trust recently released a report regarding soft skills in comparison to academic success. 'The report gauges how much value is placed on soft skills and whether young people feel they have enough support to learn the skills back at school and in the workplace' One of the key findings within this research was that 43% of young … Continue reading Are our learners work ready?

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

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

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

Fired up and ready to learn

Young people are being given a unique opportunity for high scores in the education stakes with the opening of Progress Schools’ new centre in Liverpool. Operating from one of the city’s most exciting youth venues at the Fire Fit Hub Super Youth Zone, this latest venture is a major move in the Progress Schools’ mission … Continue reading Fired up and ready to learn

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