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Your guide to schools and colleges in and around St Helens, Merseyside brought to you by the St Helens Star.

Working with the local schools and colleges in St Helens, Merseyside our education section brings contact details, and information on schools and colleges in the St Helens area. You can access email addreses, web site addresses, details on the facilities and courses the schools and colleges have on offer, and also download prospectuses, view school calendars and read their latest news.

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Cowley Girls footballers wear the Liverpool shirt with pride

St Helens Star: Members of the Cowley Girls’ football team receive their Liverpool FC playing kit for from Nicole Rolser

3:27pm Friday 13th June 2014

GIRLS from Cowley International College have proudly flown the football flag this season for the town and Liverpool FC.

Entrepreneur jets in to St Helens College to meet students

St Helens Star: Travel boss Daniel Reilly chats with travel and Tourism students at St Helens College

4:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A TRAVEL entrepreneur who is the brains behind a low-cost flight operator visited students to pass on hints and tips at making it in the industry.

Elocution and etiquette...former news presenter shows St Helens College students the way

St Helens Star: Role model: Diana Mather with St Helens College students

6:00pm Thursday 12th December 2013

FORMER breakfast time news presenter Diana Mather is educating college students to help improve their employment prospects in the world of travel and tourism.

Hope Academy students play the walking wounded

St Helens Star: Hope Academy students wore make-up to play accident casualties for the emergency services’ training exercise

6:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

A CREW of sixth formers spent a day ‘made up’ as casualties to help the emergency services prepare for crisis scenarios in road crashes and nightclubs.

Rainford High unveil new school badge

St Helens Star: Rainford High unveil new school badge

8:00am Friday 13th September 2013

RAINFORD High School has continued the rebranding of the newly-built school with the unveiling of a new uniform badge.

Hope Academy students visit Belgium and France on First World War history trip

4:11pm Thursday 12th September 2013

STUDENTS from Hope Academy boosted their history studies of The First World War on a study trip to Belgium and France this summer.

Top class pupils make the grade at Carmel College

St Helens Star: The icing on the cake for these successful A level students at Carmel Colleg

5:25pm Thursday 29th August 2013

A HOST of A-level students are heading to some of the country’s top universities and colleges after scoring superb grades in this year’s exams.

Fond farewell for playgroup's 'Aunty Sandra'

St Helens Star: Goodbye Aunty Sandra (at centre), youngsters and mums at the playgroup will miss her

4:36pm Thursday 29th August 2013

IT was the end of an era this summer when Garswood Pre-School Playgroup said their goodbyes to Sandra Walker, who has retired from the manager’s post she had held for 30 years.

Rainhill High School A-level students earn record results

4:33pm Thursday 29th August 2013

STUDENTS at Rainhill High School have increased their A-level results, with the 2013 contingent achieving record results at the school with 48 per cent at A*-B, 83 per cent A*-C and a 100 per cent pass rate on A- level courses.

Art...in the raw: St Helens College students showcase works

4:00pm Thursday 1st August 2013

ART fans packed in to view the work of St Helens’ young artists at the St Helens College Raw Arts Show earlier this month.

Cowboys and aliens star at primary school oscars

St Helens Star: Left, Lee Murad presents the best actor award to Owen Adams from St Ann’s C of E primary school and right, Ofsted Inspector Chris Maloney joins Lee to congratulate the Merton Bank team, winners of the best film award

2:18pm Thursday 1st August 2013

ALIEN invasions, wacky westerns and Gangnam Style renditions were but a few of the highlights at this year’s Primary School Film Awards, held at Cineworld Cinema.

Mayor of St Helens Andy Bowden joins swashbuckling crew

St Helens Star: Mayor of St Helens Andy Bowden joins swashbuckling crew

8:00am Friday 26th July 2013

AHOY there Mr Mayor!

Natalie lands an airline job

2:00pm Thursday 25th July 2013

AFTER receiving a record number of sixth rorm applications for classes starting this September, St Helens College is now encouraging school leavers to secure some of the few remaining places available.

Youngsters have their say on the big issues

7:00am Friday 5th July 2013

PUPILS from more than 46 local primary schools took part in this year’s Junior Democracy Debate at St Helens Town Hall They put forward their own ideas on how to help keep everyone safe in their schools and communities.

Teacher Peter makes his mark

St Helens Star: Peter Rutherford accepts his award from colleague Karen Pickthall

12:28pm Thursday 4th July 2013

THREE months is all one teacher needed to convince competition judges that he was one of the best in his field.

St Helens College students in with the IT crowd

St Helens Star: St Helens College students in with the IT crowd

12:25pm Thursday 4th July 2013

COMPUTER whizzes Simon Eddleston and John Nicholl (pictured) say that the IT courses provided at their local college have given them a second chance in the workplace.

Festival fever sweeps college

St Helens Star: Youngsters at Rainford High have been auditioning for the event

10:00am Friday 28th June 2013

THINGS are hotting up for the eagerly anticipated Rainford Summer Festival.

Volunteers needed for service to tackle child abuse

St Helens Star: Lessons in how to protect youngsters from abuse.

9:00am Friday 14th June 2013

CHILDLINE Schools Service in St Helens is calling for volunteers to help give younger children an understanding of abuse and how they can stay safe.

Carmel student named Merseyside Company Programme Student of the Year

St Helens Star: Top honour: Sean Kirk

1:00pm Thursday 13th June 2013

SEAN Kirk from Carmel College has been chosen from a host of nominees to be Merseyside Company Programme Student of the Year 2013.

Pupils paint a healthy picture of art landscape

St Helens Star: THE Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Geoff Almond, with some of the artists

12:37pm Thursday 25th April 2013

THE creativity of imaginative children has been praised after an exhibition of their work went on display at The World Of Glass.

Sparkling studies

St Helens Star: A real eye-opener as these pupils  are spellbound by the magic of glass

12:25pm Thursday 25th April 2013

STUDENTS have been enjoying some sparkling visits to a major tourist destination.

Young people extend the hand friendship to African students

St Helens Star: Rainford students who proved dab hands at sprucing up the school in Ghana. Now they will be developing new links between the two schools

4:11pm Thursday 11th April 2013

STUDENTS from a St Helens high school are aiming to extend the hand of friendship across continents once more.

Holocaust survivor tells tales of survival

St Helens Star: My story: Joanna with pupil Danielle Hazeldine

6:00pm Thursday 28th March 2013

THE horrors of the Holocaust were brought home to a group of students, by a woman who survived it.

Bouitque crew beams in Starship Enterprise

St Helens Star: De la Salle pupils celebrate their win

8:55am Tuesday 26th March 2013

BUDDING young entrepreneurs from De La Salle School scooped a business-boosting £1,000 bonus after wowing experts in a Dragons Den-style event.

Pupils go on their travels in the classroom

St Helens Star: Pupils go on their travels in the classroom

12:18pm Thursday 14th March 2013

YOUNGSTERS at a primary school have been able to go globetrotting... without any need for a passport.

Outstanding primary schools will set example

1:54pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

TWO outstanding primary schools have been given the power lead by example.

Oxbridge offers for seven Carmel College students

St Helens Star: The Carmel students who have received offers for places at Oxbridge

12:10pm Thursday 14th March 2013

SEVEN students from Carmel College could be heading for two of the world’s top universities later this year.

PICTURES: Everton footballer Bryan Oviedo drops in at Hope Academy

St Helens Star: PICTURES: Everton footballer Bryan Oviedo drops in at Hope Academy

8:00am Friday 8th March 2013

TAKING a break from his duties in the blue of Everton Football Club, Bryan Oviedo paid a visit to a group of students to help kick off their Spanish lesson.

PICTURES: Pupils' silent guard of honour for headteacher

St Helens Star: PICTURES: Pupils' silent guard of honour for headteacher

4:50pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

PUPILS formed a guard of honour as a funeral cortege took their widely respected headteacher on a final journey past the school she served with such devotion.

School's Technology Week lit up by robots with flashing eyes

9:00am Friday 15th February 2013

YOUNGSTERS at Queen’s Park Primary School tackled chariot design, Chinese dragons and Ted Hughes’ Iron Man as part of their Technology Week.

School to host summer festival

St Helens Star: Rainford’s principal Ian Young

1:57pm Wednesday 23rd January 2013

A SCHOOL is aiming to strengthen its community roots with the launch of a special summer event.

Judy Murray serves up ace training day

St Helens Star: Judy Murray serves up ace training day

9:45am Monday 14th January 2013

SCHOOL pupils tried their hand at games which kick-started tennis ace Andy Murray’s journey to becoming an Olympic champion and a Grand Slam winner.

Students learn the lessons of the Holocaust

9:42am Monday 14th January 2013

STUDENTS from St Cuthbert’s High School are putting together an exhibition as part of Holocaust Memorial commemorations.

Musical kids know the score

9:00am Friday 4th January 2013

STUDENTS from the Village Music School have excelled in the annual Rainhill Young Musician awards.

Interactive Christmas for Haydock pupils during visit to Christ Church United Reformed Church

St Helens Star: Interactive Christmas for Haydock pupils during visit to Christ Church United Reformed Church

12:51pm Thursday 27th December 2012

STUDENTS from Haydock High’s year seven and eight enjoyed an interactive Christmas experience.

Primary pupils follow up leads on police dogs

St Helens Star: Pupils meet police officers, above.

11:00am Friday 14th December 2012

THESE youngsters at Garswood Primary School got a first hand glimpse at the work of the police and prison service and how they track offenders when police dogs and specially trained sniffer dogs to hunt down drugs came to school for a special demonstration.

A golden salute for global pupils

St Helens Star: National problem: Alison Bacon fears the shortage of adopters is getting worse.

9:00am Friday 14th December 2012

YOUNGSTERS at St Helens school have just won a top international salute.

Push the button and beat bullies

St Helens Star: Push the button and beat bullies

8:00am Friday 30th November 2012

STUDENTS have been pressing the red button during the national Anti-Bullying Week as schools across St Helens bid to beat bullying.

Stub it out say students

7:00pm Thursday 29th November 2012

TWO short student films, highlighting the impact of smoking on youngsters are to feature in an anti-tobacco project.

Ashurst pupils go dotty for Children in Need

St Helens Star: Ashurst pupils go dotty for Children in Need

11:20am Thursday 29th November 2012

GOLDEN-HEARTED pupils from Ashurst Primary School in St Helens have raised nearly £270 for Children in Need.

Now that is a good read!

St Helens Star: Now that is a good read!

12:26pm Thursday 8th November 2012

THESE youngsters have been rewarded after taking up the challenge to get stuck into a good book.

African rhythms at Haydock High

St Helens Star: The River Niger Arts Company

11:00am Thursday 1st November 2012

HAYDOCK High School students enjoyed a trip to Africa without needing to set foot beyond the school gates.

Help school to trace its roots

10:13am Thursday 1st November 2012

COULD Star readers help a school to dig into its roots?

Satisfied customers at St Helens College

3:11pm Thursday 4th October 2012

ST HELENS College has achieved an outstanding result for the second year running in the National Student Survey (NSS) for higher education.

Self-portrait success

St Helens Star: Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Geoff Almond, congratulates winner Libby Alker.

10:45am Friday 28th September 2012

LIBBY Alker from Allanson Street Primary School is doing her bit to stamp out smoking in play areas around town.

Win a cool £250 for your school

10:40am Friday 28th September 2012

PRIMARY school pupils have the chance to win £250 for their school by designing art work for a jute shopping bag to celebrate the launch of a Click & Collect groceries service at the town’s Tesco Extra store.

Barcelona boys get the better of Billinge

St Helens Star: Barcelona boys get the better of Billinge

9:00am Saturday 14th July 2012

IT’S a city which boasts stellar players like Messi... but even though the mercurial Argentinian wasn’t in the line up, a team from Barcelona still came out tops in an international football tournament played...in Billinge.

Olympic flame burns bright at Haydock Sports College

St Helens Star: Olympic flame burns bright at Haydock Sports College

10:00am Friday 6th July 2012

THE Olympic spirit is burning brightly at Haydock Sports College.

Langtree Park to hosts reunion for Cowley pupils of 80s and 90s

St Helens Star: Shaun oversees a youth project in Tanzania

1:00pm Thursday 5th July 2012

PUPILS who attended Cowley in the 1980s and 1990s are being invited to gather for a reunion organised by an ex-schoolboy rugby player who now leads charity projects in Africa.

Bird cam wins a £300 green prize for bright pupils

12:00pm Friday 29th June 2012

PRIMARY school children watched the birdie and picked up a £300 prize for their green idea.



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