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04/09/2014 - 13:30
Over the summer the NCS worked with 120 young people that were split into 8 different cohorts (each cohort is made of 15 young people from all different backgrounds and areas of the Wirral) and each one gives 60 hours back to their community over 2 weeks via a ‘social action project’ where they like to make a change within their community, and help organisations and meet with the beneficiaries. Within their group of 15 they plan, budget, fundraise, organise and evaluate their project. The...
03/09/2014 - 15:48
Over the summer the NCS worked with 120 young people that were split into 8 different cohorts (each cohort is made of 15 young people from all different backgrounds and areas of the Wirral) and each one gives 60 hours back to their community over 2 weeks via a ‘social action project’ where they like to make a change within their community, and help organisations and meet with the beneficiaries. Within their group of 15 they plan, budget, fundraise, organise and evaluate their project. The...
03/09/2014 - 09:47
Wirral Met College’s newest (and bravest?) member of staff pours bucket of ice water over the Principal in her first week! Not the expected behaviour of a new member of staff pouring freezing cold water over their boss in their first week at work, but this is what happened at Wirral Met College on Friday. Alex Power, who only started work at Wirral Met College on Tuesday last week, managed to make her mark by Friday. But it was all in a good cause and Alex will continue to work at Wirral Met...
27/08/2014 - 15:57
The 2014 Wirral Apprentice of the Year was awarded to Rebecca Hulse from McEwan Wallace Ltd whose training provider is BPP at the prestigious Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Awards in June. Rebecca was able to secure an apprenticeship as a Trainee Tax Advisor, a position, which at the time had only ever been offered to University Graduates. Rebecca had to work exceptionally hard to convince an employer to take her on and prove that she was capable. When asked about her journey from A...
19/08/2014 - 15:07
Today is GCSE results day for around 700,000 students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you're pleased with your results, well done - sounds like time to celebrate!! If you've not done as well as you'd hoped, you might be wondering what your options are. First of all, don’t panic. Many sixth-forms and colleges do expect at least C grades but some schools may take pupils with lower grades, so it's worth giving them a call to check. Other options include: Resitting your exams: Many...
19/08/2014 - 12:05
A family fun day is being held at Ilchester Park, Birkenhead, on Saturday 23 August from 12Noon-4pm. The Ilchester Festival will include activities for all of the family such as learning how to face paint, football and sports coaching, a climbing wall, jewellery-making and craft stalls. The event will also feature singing and dancing performances and a street parade organised by North Birkenhead Development Trust, to which many local organisations and members of the community have contributed....
15/08/2014 - 15:58
Sixty young people from across Wirral are taking part in the National Citizen Service, which is a fabulous opportunity to learn and gain new skills. The young people, who are split into groups of 4, are raising funds for charities close to their hearts. They delivered fantastic presentations about the projects and activities they will be doing, to a ‘Dragons Den’ type panel. The young people answered all questions confidently and gave great answers. Some of the questions were about risk...
15/08/2014 - 09:20
A-level pass rates at Wirral’s maintained schools, academies and sixth form colleges show the borough’s pupils achieved better than the national average this year. With just one local school still to report, the overall pass rate in 2014 in Wirral stands at 98.7%, which puts the borough above the national figure of 98%. The number of top grades (A*-B) reported in Wirral this year was 48.9%, which closely mirrors the national picture that shows a slight decrease in top grades. Last year’s Wirral...
06/08/2014 - 15:09
The Missing from Home service, provided by Catch 22, works with young people 10 to 18-years-old across the Wirral who are missing from home or care. The service works alongside young people, their families and the police to find out what has caused them to run away and prevent them from running away again in the future. Help is provided for young people who have run away who are at risk of: becoming involved in crime to survive, from stealing to criminal gang involvement sexual exploitation...
06/08/2014 - 09:52
Auditions are being held on Tuesday, September 9, for young people aged 16 plus who would like to join a new theatre group being set up by Wirral Creative Youth Development Team (WCYD). The new theatre group will be based at Pilgrim Street Arts Centre in Pilgrim Street, Birkenhead. The group has lots of exciting projects coming up including: Productions by in-house theatre-in-education company – Last Minute Theatre (LMT). LMT provides exciting theatre for young people exploring issues that...
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