Press Releases

High school pupils say “We’ll have a go!”

Nov 26, 2015 14:06 GMT Bury Council More than 700 high school pupils from across Bury attended Bury Council’s Backing Young Bury career and skills event at St Gabriel's RC High School.

Nov 09, 2015 07:22 GMT Uppsala University Bilingual preschool children can use digital tablets as a special resource. They can listen to books in their language, use pedagogical applications, and communicate with children in other preschools using for example Skype - a new effort of importance to minority language speaking children in particular. This is illustrated in a new thesis from Uppsala University.

Aug 11, 2015 17:43 BST Talkworthy It’s emotional sending your little one off to school for the first time. Why not pack something familiar in their bag or lunchbox such as a favourite snack. Healthy snacks are an important part of the daily diet for growing, active little ones.

‘Green’ pupils show the quality of Mersey!

Jul 23, 2015 14:42 BST Bury Council Keen young ‘greens’ at a Whitefield primary school have vowed – we’ll keep the Green Flag flying here.

Primary school pupils give drivers a lesson in safety

May 12, 2015 13:49 BST Bury Council Pupils have been helping the police and council to enforce local speed limits near their school.

Simply outstanding – that’s Guardian Angels

Feb 09, 2015 13:19 GMT Bury Council Inspectors had just one word after a visit to Guardian Angels Primary School – outstanding.

Higher Lane gets higher Ofsted rating

Dec 11, 2014 15:55 GMT Bury Council Pupils and staff are celebrating after their school was given a higher rating by education watchdog Ofsted.

Ofsted’s green light for “good” Greenhill

Dec 04, 2014 10:03 GMT Bury Council Inspectors didn’t have to look far for words to describe Greenhill Primary School – it was simply “good”.

Kids’ school bags – a weighty issue

Nov 11, 2014 16:09 GMT AXA PPP healthcare A new study reveals the impact of heavy school bags on UK children’s back health and looks at ways to help alleviate the heavy school load

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.