Hogwarts comes to Stockport Grammar School

Harry Potter Celebration at SGS Library - The Sorting Hat

Stockport Grammar School Library hosted their own Harry Potter Night for pupils across the school – joining in Bloomsbury Publishing’s first ever global event celebrating the hugely popular series. . . . → Read More: Hogwarts comes to Stockport Grammar School

Bodyguard Author Teaches Manchester Pupils

Chris Bradford Visits Manchester Grammar School

Manchester Grammar School pupils were treated to a thrilling and unusual English lesson, thanks to award winning author Chris Bradford. Chris, a qualified professional bodyguard and trained martial arts expert, has enjoyed international success with his popular series including ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Ninja’ books. . . . → Read More: Bodyguard Author Teaches Manchester Pupils

Pause for thought

School Children with a Globe

Having spent the morning at St. James, I was left with a wonderful impression of a small, happy school doing exceptional things. It’s a school with a distinct philosophy and ethos, backed by firm academic standards and a proven record of success for their children. It’s not a school for everyone, but I think it’s a school my son would be very happy in. . . . → Read More: Pause for thought

King’s Young Athletes Scoop Array of Sporting Trophies

U11 Netball Champions, March 2014 | The King’s School in Macclesfield

Youngsters at The King’s School in Macclesfield have swept the board in recent weeks when it comes to sporting achievements across a range of disciplines. . . . → Read More: King’s Young Athletes Scoop Array of Sporting Trophies

Cheadle Hulme School Goes for Go

Pupils Playing Go at Cheadle Hulme School with Go Expert, Martin Harvey

Confucius said people “should not waste their time on trivial games – they should play Go” and to welcome in the Chinese New Year, Cheadle Hulme School students have heeded his advice, learning to play one of the world’s oldest tactical board games. . . . → Read More: Cheadle Hulme School Goes for Go

Making Mistakes

Sportsday at Cheadle Hulme School | Running a Race

When we are prepared to make mistakes, we become more adventurous in the process, pushing the boundaries of our normal comfort zone and stretching our capacity for learning. If we always played it safe, we might always ‘get it right’ but once we reach those more momentous landmarks in our life – A Level results, the let-down after a job interview – our ability to deal with the unexpected becomes more difficult. . . . → Read More: Making Mistakes

Juniors Meet the Journos

Caroline Broster demonstrates shorthand note-taking to Samuel Bowker and Orla Fox-Partridge

The professional journalists and lecturers Paul and Caroline Broster visited Year 4 Cheadle Hulme School pupils to offer an insight into the life of a reporter, give tips on how to spot the best stories and explain the skills needed to turn a story into a news report. . . . → Read More: Juniors Meet the Journos

Record Results for Star Performers

Dramatic talents are in the spotlight at Cheadle Hulme School, where students have achieved record results in their London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art performance examinations. . . . → Read More: Record Results for Star Performers

Making the most of a school open day

Wilmslow Preparatory School | Day at Primary School

Independent school open day season is upon us, but how do you make the most of these occasions and find out if the school is the right one for you and your child? Here is a list of questions to help. . . . → Read More: Making the most of a school open day

School Open Days 2013-14 School Year

Most schools have their open days in autumn. If you are looking for a primary or secondary school for your child in Grater Manchester or Cheshire please check our listings for the open school days this year. Schools are welcome to add their information to the listings via contact form or through the comments box below. . . . → Read More: School Open Days 2013-14 School Year