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Manchester Grammar School pupil awarded black belt aged just 10

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A pupil at The Manchester Grammar School has become the youngest black belt at his club at the age of just 10 . . . → Read More: Manchester Grammar School pupil awarded black belt aged just 10

Circus Funtasia Return to Wythenshawe this Half Term!

Circus Funtasia in Wythenshawe Park, February 2017

Roll up, roll up! After the success of last year’s show, Circus Funtasia have returned to Wythenshawe Park by popular demand with a brand new show. But expect to see plenty of new faces entertaining the crowds, as well as some old favourites. . . . → Read More: Circus Funtasia Return to Wythenshawe this Half Term!

What Makes a Good Children Lawyer?

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Sometimes court has to intervene in a child’s life. Then, who represents the children and what skills are required to represent a child? Find out in our article. . . . . . → Read More: What Makes a Good Children Lawyer?

Smiles All Round on Withington’s Gambia Trip

Withington Girls School’s Sixth Form Gambia volunteers under the shade of a baobab tree

Sixth Formers from Withington Girls’ School have enjoyed an action-packed trip to The Gambia where they immersed themselves in a mixture of thought-provoking volunteering work and fun sightseeing activities. . . . → Read More: Smiles All Round on Withington’s Gambia Trip

U Music TV Kapow’s Cartoons

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One dad’s view on music videos for kids and U Music TV, a new TV channel designed for for children to enjoy music videos. . . . → Read More: U Music TV Kapow’s Cartoons

Back to Play

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Claire Glennon, qualified educational practitioner, advocate of child-led play and founder of Mini Sparks Play Sessions for pre-school children, talks about the importance of immersive, child-led play. . . . → Read More: Back to Play

From Mamas Pie Kitchen to the homeless of Manchester

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Mamas Pie Kitchen is a small family company with the aim to give back to the community as much as they possibly can. On Saturdays they bake around 30 pies and donate them to the cause. They give out hot pies to people sleeping under bridges and on the roads to ensure that they have dinner that evening. . . . → Read More: From Mamas Pie Kitchen to the homeless of Manchester

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – 2017 Annual Buxton Opera House Pantomime

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What better place to watch a pantomime than the sparkling, fairytale setting of Buxton Opera House…
This year James Holmes is back by popular demand to play the role of the dame and Lucy Dixon will make her debut appearance as Snow White. . . . → Read More: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – 2017 Annual Buxton Opera House Pantomime

Young Designers Win Silver in Faraday Challenge

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Young design engineers from King’s Girls’ Division came a narrow second in a region-wide challenge to design sophisticated computer programmes to help former Maxonian Ben Ainslie win the America’s Cup. . . . → Read More: Young Designers Win Silver in Faraday Challenge

Tis the season… to be perfect?

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It’s that time of year again. The pressure to be perfect is never felt more acutely than at Christmas-time, when it seeps insidiously from the cover of every magazine and newspaper from November through to January, as we are all urged to make this year the ‘best ever’.

Of course, it is not just . . . → Read More: Tis the season… to be perfect?



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