The Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama 2018

Published on 11-11-2017 The Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama started life in 1949 as the Bromborough Festival. At this time Wirral was home to a number of competitive performance festivals including the Wallasey Music Festival and the Pensby Festival but over time these others have faded into history, leaving Bromborough, as the lone survivor. Bromborough Festival adopted the mantle of the Wirral Festival in 2003 to better reflect .

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Playground Buddies to beat the Bullys

Published on 11-11-2017 During the recent Antibullying week it came to light that more schools are adopting ‘Playground Buddy Schemes’ to tackle the problem of bullying in school. A buddy scheme is usually launched in response to problems in the playground such as fighting, unruly behaviour or equipment being broken but can also be used as a proactive measure to prevent problems starting. The idea is to give some older children in the school a sense of responsibility and to involve them in helping to resolve conflict and prevent issues arrising.

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Daisy & Jake educate Indian Street Children

Published on 11-11-2017 For the last ten years, Chamber Member, Daisy & Jake Nurseries have sponsored a Day Centre in India via a charity called The Tender Heart Foundation. The foundation offers help and hope to street children, providing a basic Early Years education that could lead to a primary school place at the age of 6. These children would otherwise face a much bleaker future. The foundation builds relationships with local families to end the cycle of child poverty through education while also helping with basic essentials like food and shelter for children who would otherwise go without.

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Wirral's First Bi Lingual Nursery opens

Published on 11-11-2017 Jenny Birch from Wallasey has opened Habla, a Spanish-English dual language nursery on the site of the former Wendy House Nursery in Upton. Habla is the first Wirral nursery to provide fully bilingual early years provision and will cater for up to 30 children. Jenny, who studied Spanish at school and university, set up Habla with her mother, Lynne, who has worked in primary schools for over 25 years and will manage the nursery full time.

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Learning Plus Expo Online

Published on 02-10-2014 The brochure for the Learning Plus Expo is now available to view online and download to laptop, tablet or mobile. Learning Plus Expo brought together some of the UK's leading school workshop providers at an exclusive exhibition in Liverpool. The exhibition at The Cunard Building co incided with the International Festival For Business education week and was a celebration of independant education workshop providers working within schools. The brochure contains a full page profile of all of the exhibitors who attended on the day and will be distributed to all North West schools for the coming academic Year.

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