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Salford students score in maths at Old Trafford
A group of Salford City Academy students visited Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium on Thursday 26th March, with their passion for football used to help boost their engagement in maths.The group of Year 9 students took part in a variety of motivational numeracy and literacy sessions, helping improve their abilities in maths, as well as their communication skills. The session included a data handling challenge using league table figures from 2013-2014, with the students keen to imp...
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Salford student game developers wow judges...
A team of student computer game developers from the University of Salford has impressed judges at the national final of a global s...
Salford student holds workshops to challenge...
Second year A-Level student Sophie Finnigan has put on a successful series of workshops at Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth For...
New Recovery Academy prospectus released
Young people and adults who would like to learn about mental health, wellbeing and recovery can find out more in Greater Mancheste...
Irlam and Cadishead College becomes Academy...
By Tom Rodgers Governors at the £25m Irlam and Cadishead College have confirmed the school will become an Academy sponsored by ...
Salford City College Media students film...
A group of Media students from Salford City College’s Walkden Sixth Form Centre and FutureSkills worked together last week to film...
A “pawsitively” perfect day at school...
Dogs Trust helps Salford pupils Be Dog Smart
Salford City College appoints new Chief...
Easter this year brings with it a change at the helm of Salford City College with the announcement from the Corporation that John ...
Lower Kersal Primary wins £5k for...
By Adam Higgins A Salford school has been awarded £5,000 in recognition of its success in improving the achievements of disadva...
Eccles students on a trip of...
Fourteen lucky second year Business Studies students from Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth Form Centre went on the trip of a li...
Salford academic and student head to...
A University of Salford academic and Masters student are heading to China this week to work as event physiotherapists for Team GB ...
Damning Ofsted report puts Irlam and...
By Tom Rodgers The £25m Irlam and Cadishead College has been placed into special measures after a highly critical Ofsted report...
Salford Professor attends Queen’s Reception at...
Professor Andrew Rowland, Honorary Professor at the University of Salford and Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at North...
Salford school is first ambassador to...
By Joe Saldado Albion Academy in Salford has become the first school in Greater Manchester to be awarded CSE Ambassador status ...
Row breaks out over Salford Space...
By Tony Flynn An after school club which meets at River View School in Lower Broughton, Salford, is to close on 22 May this yea...
Free computer courses at Salford libraries...
Libraries in Walkden, Eccles and Swinton are to hold free computer classes for women looking for work in Salford.
Politics needs new breed of businesspeople,...
Alastair Campbell believes there is a problem with the “gene pool” of politics, and that political parties need the expertise of b...
Royal physiotherapist to teach at University...
Australian physiotherapist Sarah Key, who counts Prince Charles as a former patient, is to travel to the UK to deliver a mastercla...
Salford City College hosts Apprenticeship Awards...
Last night Salford City College’s FutureSkills hosted a prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Evening to celebrate National Apprentice...
Bank collapse thriller wins Salford Children's...
By Mark Bright A dystopian survival thriller posing the end of Western civilisation has won the presitigious Salford Children's...
Salford students scoop impressive five wins...
Students and staff from Salford City College’s City Skills Sixth Form Centre are celebrating this week, after winning an outstandi...
Snow White comes to Swinton to...
Celebrating World Book Day on March 5th 2015, St. Mark’s R.C. Primary School in Swinton will welcome some real life traditional st...
Rojo and Mata stun Swinton High...
It was a very interesting day at The Swinton High School yesterday as they welcomed two new students for the afternoon, Juan Mata ...
Salford City College students need your...
A group of Media Production students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills have made it to the semi-finals of a competition bei...
Salford City College receives UK Quality...
Following a review in November 2014, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standar...
Six months to build classrooms for...
By Tom Rodgers A building firm has won a £3.9 million contract to construct 14 new classrooms at two primary schools as the cit...
New Eccles playgroup plan for parents...
By Josh Dyson Two local mums are planning new playgroup to bring together children with special needs and their parents.
Work starts on £3.9m Mesne Lea...
By Tom Rodgers Mesne Lea Primary School in Walkden hosted an official turf cutting ceremony on Thursday 12 February to mark the...
Former home turned into classroom for...
12 new primary school places for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are to be created to bring a former Salford childr...
South American coati lands in Salford
An inquisitive and playful mammal has taken up residence at her new home in Eccles.
Salford primaries win £1,000 in Pupil...
Two Salford primary schools have been praised as among the best in the country for using extra funding to help disadvantaged child...
Oxbridge offers for Pendleton students
Two students from Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre are celebrating after being offered places at two of the best...
Salford students cue up to see...
Six-time World Snooker Champion Steve Davis paid a visit to Salford City College’s Snooker Academy at the City Skills Sixth Form C...
St Paul's Peel school in Little...
The primary school on Stocksfield Drive has closed due to staff and parents being unable to access the school.
Salford grad's amazing race for Malawi...
A Salford Unversity graduate is set to run a gruelling 35-mile ultra marathon to help build new school classrooms for Malawian orp...
Apprenticeship vacancies almost doubled in Salford
The number of apprenticeship vacancies in Salford hits a high as the city’s employers back a new generation of workers.
Salford City Academy’s former student returns...
Former Salford City Academy student Nathan Dickson is back at his old school, only this time around as a teacher.
Salford University link with Glasgow to...
The University of Salford has held a cross-border workshop on how social enterprises can help tackle health inequalities.
Salford City College announces pioneering ‘Career...
Last week industry professionals from the media sector joined staff and students from Salford City College at the BBC’s Quay House...
Salford 'child tracker' app wins £10k...
A smartphone app developed by a Salford University academic has won a £10,000 prize from Research Councils UK.
Salford City College joins £22m...
Salford's hardest to reach pupils will be targeted in a new two-year outreach project to encourage more young people to go into hi...
Salford City College photography students to...
For the first time ever, photography students from Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth Form Centre will present their images exter...
Council to invest £283,000 in new...
Salford City Council has allocated over £280,000 to bring in new staff at New Park special needs high school in Eccles.
Watch: #itsnotokay - Salford pupils take...
Salford students have launched a video to highlight a growing concern over the sexual exploitation of children.
Salford City College students get to...
Hundreds of students at Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre were given an introduction to computer science last wee...
Murdered Salford aid worker honoured at...
A pioneering student who was murdered in Sri Lanka in 2011 has been honoured with a suite named after him at Salford University.
Salford City Academy overcomes 'serious weakness'...
By Tom Rodgers Ofsted inspectors have given a Salford high school a much needed boost in their latest monitoring visit.
Salford standards on the up but...
By Tom Rodgers School standards across the city are getting better but secondary schools remain a problem for educators, new fi...
Salford Media Make-Up students pamper pupils...
Media Make-Up students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills and Walkden Sixth Form Centre gave an extra special make-over to t...
Salford students gain work experience at...
Students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills and Walkden Sixth Form Centre were lucky enough to be offered work experience at...
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