All posts tagged "education"

  • Prescot Apprentices Celebrate at UK’s Largest Graduation

    Over 400 young people from across Merseyside took part in the UK’s largest formal graduation at Liverpool Cathedral last month. Several Prescot apprentices, including Laura Bell, graduated on 29 April, in what was the first event of...

    • Posted May 6, 2014
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  • Prescot Teen Supports Plain Packaging

    A 17-year-old from Prescot has spoken out against attractive cigarette packets, saying less glamorous packaging would deter teenagers from smoking. Olivia Vanden Bos (left), a member of Youth Action in Merseyside, gave her opinion at an event...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Evelyn Pupils Warm up for Storytelling Week

    Pupils of Evelyn Community Primary School are enjoying National Storytelling Week (Feb 1-8) in their newly heated caravan, thanks to a green energy firm and a Liverpool storyteller. Children at the Prescot school started reading in their...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Search Is on for Knowsley Apprentices

    Knowsley Council is looking for unemployed young people who want to learn a trade. No experience is necessary to become a Knowsley apprentice – just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new skills. According to the council,...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • Knowsley Primary School Deadline Nears

    Parents in the borough of Knowsley have till Wednesday 15 January to apply for a primary school place. Anyone who still wants a place for their child beginning in September 2014 can phone Knowsley’s admissions team on...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • Free Heritage Skills Training in Prescot

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Work is well underway on the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) – a £3.2million project which will see the repair and restoration of the town’s historic fabric.  The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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  • Knowsley Park Centre for Learning Open Evening 2013

    Knowsley Park Centre for Learning will be open to visitors on Wednesday 18 September. All Year 5 and 6 pupils and parents are welcome to come along between 4pm and 7pm to tour the building, chat to...

    • Posted September 12, 2013
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  • Strikes Affect Prescot and Whiston Schools Thursday

    Several schools in Prescot and Whiston will be affected by nationwide teachers’ strikes on Thursday 27 June. In Prescot, the following schools will be shut or partially shut:

    • Posted June 26, 2013
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