With just 1 month to go to the 3rd ‘Just So Festival’ the organisers have announced that they are close to selling out. The organisers of Just So, which will welcome thousands of families for a weekend of creative adventures, say they are overwhelmed by how great the support for the festival has been in a year when many other festival and events have cancelled due to poor ticket sales. . . . → Read More: ‘Just So Festival’ moves to Rode Hall
Venture photography in Stockport is giving one lucky family the chance to enjoy a professional family photoshoot and 10 10 runners up to have Venture experience vouchers… Closing date: 25.7.12 . . . → Read More: Step into Summer with Venture Photography Stockport
To succeed in the entrance examinations for the majority of Grammar and Independent schools a child has to demonstrate a clear understanding of basic Maths, and an ability to handle an English paper which demands skills in both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Currently most primary schools do not teach with the specific aim of preparing a child for such an examination and “top-up” is essential. . . . → Read More: X-Factor for Entrance Exams
Wacky Woods offers fun, inspirational outdoor woodland activities during every school holiday; at its regular Saturday morning club and through its increasingly popular birthday parties for children of all ages. . . . → Read More: Welcome to Wacky Woods
Early Years teaching specialist Becky Thornton has been appointed to lead Greenbank Preparatory School and Day Nursery’s new Pre-School Unit. She will be teaching three and four year-olds both in the Day Nursery, which provides part and full-time options, and Greenbank’s Kindergarten . . . → Read More: It is a privilege to be around children
On the early morning of 1st of June, day 14 of the Olympic Torch Relay, starting just before 6.30, former Withington Girls’ school pupil Sasha Carter proudly carried the Olympic flame for 300 metres along Chorley New Road in Bolton.
“Happy birthday!” cheered the crowd who gathered there in spite of . . . → Read More: Sasha Carries the Torch
Kiddieswinks, the entertainment experts for babies and toddlers, is celebrating its 5th birthday this year. . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday, Kiddiewinks!
Wimbledon is in full flow and as tennis fever grips the nation, we pin our hopes on Andy Murray to bring about British success. Closer to home, across South Manchester and in Cheshire, champions of the future are starting to play tennis with the innovative Tennis Tykes coaching programme which introduces the game to children as young as 2 years old . . . → Read More: Tennis Tykes are getting ready for Wimbledon
Following on from our article about Claudia Thomas, here are some photos from Olympic Torch Relay . . . → Read More: Two Olympic Torch Honours for Stockport Grammar School
Richard Howarth of Oldham, a former pupil of Stockport Grammar School was chosen to be a torchbearer in Westhoughton, Bolton after being nominated for the honour by current Stockport Grammar Junior School teacher Mrs Debbie Flint. . . . → Read More: “Olympic torch bearer!! Go me!!..” says Richard Howarth