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The EU Erasmus Scheme

by Malcolm Allan on 20 September, 2016

Not everyone will know what this is or even have heard of it.  It’s certain that those who’ve participated in this scheme will never forget it though.  It’s a funded means of British students spending a year abroad studying in another University as a fully fledged student.  It adds another year to the UK degree […]

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Academies and your local council

by Geoff Abell on 10 April, 2016

Regular readers of these columns may realise that I don’t make things here take a too overtly politically bias.  Whilst good politics and good policies can achieve things,  this is more about local events. But I will mention politics now. In a rare show of solidarity, a motion in full council in Stockport had the broad support […]

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  Following concerns raised by parents, Shan is pleased to report that the pre-school provision offered by Marple Childcare Company (MCC) will continue until the end of the Summer term. After the Easter holiday, and for the Summer term only, MCC Pre-School will operate from 8.45am-3.00pm.  However, families who currently use, and will continue to […]

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Marple Hall School Diabetes Award

by sueingham on 5 February, 2016

Marple Hall School Diabetes Award  Marple Hall is one of the first schools in the country to win one of Diabetes UK’s Good Diabetes Care in School Awards which recognises schools across the UK who are providing good care and support to children and young people with Type 1 diabetes. The school was chosen by […]

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Marple and Stockport Schools shine!

by Geoff Abell on 26 January, 2016

Primary schools across Stockport at Key Stage 2 (the old “Juniors” level) are now the second best in Greater Manchester. And Ludworth Primary (pictured) came top in 2015 Performance Tables (as published on the Dept. for Education website) with a very remarkable 100% of pupils achieving Level 4 and 100% making “expected progress” in the […]

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