EDUCATION NEWS

CUP FINAL
Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, Anna Phillips has helped Manchester City Academy girls’ team into the U16 FA Cup Final, which will be held at St George’s Park, the National Football centre and home of the England teams. As the competition is open to all regional academies across the country, it is an impressive achievement. The City girls will meet Reading Ladies in the final on 14th April.

HOCKEY CHAMPIONS
AKS 1st XI Hockey team are celebrating being crowned Lancashire U19 champions after a superb team performance saw them undefeated in the tournament. The team included five Y13 pupils who have had a perfect finish to their school hockey careers after seven years of commitment which saw them play on Saturday mornings, in Lancashire tournaments, the North of England finals and in a tour to Australia.

NATIONAL FINAL
The Moorland School boys recently put in another huge shift to progress to their third national at Brockhall, BRFC. Their opponents proved stubborn opposition however Moorland proved the better team. The determined and efficient performance made sure that the team can now look forward to representing Lancashire in another national final.

NEW HEAD
The Council of Rossall School are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Jeremy Quartermain as the school’s new head from 1st August 2018. Jeremy is currently deputy head (Academic) at Brentwood School. He was educated at Colchester Royal Grammar School before studying for a history degree at Peterhouse, Cambridge University. Rossall School is pleased to welcome him to the team.

CRICKET CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to Penwortham Girls’ High School U13 cricket team who were recently crowned Lancashire champions. The school beat Haslingdon High School by five runs in a nail biting final. Special mentions must go to Freya for her amazing long-range throws on target at the wicket, Katie’s six and formidable bowling, the amazing diving catch from Immy and the game changing bowling from Lily in the final game. Penwortham Girls look forward to the North of England final where the girls will represent Lancashire.

190th ANNIVERSARY
The University of Lancashire needs you and your memories. Former and current students and staff, or indeed anyone who has had a connection with the University, are being asked to come forward and share their stories for an online archive as it begins a year of celebration marking its 190th anniversary. The institution was established in 1828 and has undergone many changes throughout the years, in 1992 it was confirmed as the University of Central Lancashire.

WORLD HEALTH DAY
Education and health and social care industry partners have come together to launch a ground-breaking new career academy, to mark this year’s World Health Day. The strategic partnership brings together extensive industry expertise, led by NHS Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Blackpool Council and Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC). Programmes have been co-created by health and social care providers and educationalists to deliver the exact skills needed for new professionals or current staff wishing to advance their career.

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