Manchester hosts a top level two-day summit that will bring together key business and education leaders to map out the city's digital future.
A new school in East Manchester has been given a government green light as funding is approved as part of the continuing plans to transform Beswick.
550 Manchester schoolchildren were given the chance to Have a Go at different careers, during a packed and varied day of bite-sized activities at the Etihad Stadium.
Big improvement in results at Manchester primary schools show local schools improving faster than others
The number of Manchester pupils who reached expected levels in English and maths went up by 7 per cent with 78 per cent of pupils at local schools achieving Level 4 or above in the two subjects.
A brand new Manchester Schools' Alliance and a Strategic Education Partnership are to be set up to help further improve education and skills in the city, and as a response to the nationally changing educational landscape.
“When I see my son dance I always remember how he was just six hours away from being born a on a leap day, when they say children will leap and bound through life,” says Sara Bullows.
Former pupils of Levenshulme High School for Girls were invited back to the school this week to join current pupils for the official opening of their brand new £18.4 million school.
Former Olympians Diane Modhal and Paula Dunn Thomas joined pupils and staff last week for the official opening of the brand new £7.3m Varna Community Primary School in Openshaw, Manchester.
A proposed masterplan for a ‘community campus' in East Manchester - creating sports and leisure facilities, educational opportunities and jobs – will be considered by senior councillors next week.
An apprentice who helped create a Manchester-wide publicity campaign is urging other young people to consider joining the Apprentice Revolution.
Citywide GCSE results have continued to rise in Manchester for another successive year as provisional results show that 53.5 per cent of students in the city achieved five or more good GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths (up from 51.8 per cent last year).
A Didsbury school is celebrating after outperforming the national average for the top A Level grades despite figures falling across the country for the first time.
Manchester City Council’s school meal provider Manchester Fayre has cooked up another success story, with figures showing an increase in school meal take-up across the city for the third year running.
Pupils and staff at Old Moat Primary School, Withington have celebrated the opening of their brand new £7.7m school building this week with a 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' themed ceremony.
A flagship facility for children with autism will be officially opened tomorrow (Thursday 12 July) by former Manchester City skipper Paul Lake.
45 pupils from Manchester schools have scooped top educational awards in recognition of their remarkable achievements in school and in their local communities.
A 1500-strong choir of school children from different Manchester schools joined forces last week to sing a medley of famous Manchester anthems through the years to celebrate the launch of the Manchester Music Hub.
Six schools in Manchester are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Artsmark Gold, in recognition of their high quality teaching and learning in the creative arts during the last year.
With only weeks to go now until the Olympics get under way, primary school pupils in Manchester have helped write a unique new book celebrating the achievements of Britain's Black Olympic heroes.
A masterclass in Shakespeare's Othello - hip hop style - will be the first class of the day on Monday morning (30 April) for pupils at Whalley Range High School next week.
Pupils at the Creative and Media Academies in north Manchester have mucked in to help roll out the living green roof of their brand new £38 million school building that is currently under construction
Pupils and staff from Pike Fold Primary School, Blackley, watched with wonder as the first steel that will shape their brand new school was put into place last week.
Young people from two schools in Manchester are creating a timeline of local women who inspire them to celebrate International Women's Day.
A high school in Chorlton has had a major refurbishment bringing it up to the same standard as a new-build school - with a saving of over a million pounds to boot.
High school children from Manchester will learn first hand about the experience of a holocaust survivor at a special event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2012.
A special school in Manchester is celebrating after being told its staff provide a gold plated service to pupils.
A Manchester primary school labelled as ‘Satisfactory’ six years ago has now been hailed as ‘Outstanding’ by government inspectors.
A Manchester primary school that gives its pupils special lessons about the city they live in has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted inspectors.
Applications can be made on-line by parents using the unique pin number that parents should by now have received.
Sporting icon Shanaze Reade told pupils she would feel honoured to step into Whalley Range High School each day, because their new facilities will help them achieve their dreams.
Manchester’s award winning Exceeding Expectations Anti-Homophobic Bullying initiative, is back in the city’s schools from Anti-Bullying Week until November 25th.
Life has gone full circle for a Moss Side youngster with a strong community conscience – as he takes up a new teaching role at the school he used to attend.
Young people across Manchester will celebrate university success this weekend at the graduation ceremony of the Children’s University.
It's been an outstanding start to the new school year for pupils, staff and parents at Beaver Road Primary School.
Parents across the city are reminded that the closing date for applications for admission into Manchester secondary schools next autumn must be made by Friday 14 October 2011.
A summer programme encouraging children to roll up for a circus-themed reading adventure has been hailed as a huge success after attracting even more youngsters than expected.
Manchester’s A Level pass rates have stayed above the national average as results announced today, Thursday 18 August, underlined continuing progress.
A recent open day at Lancasterian School in Didsbury revealed its remarkable transformation after a £2.5 million refurbishment project.
Cultural employers in Manchester have joined together to create a second wave of job opportunities for young people to 'earn while they learn' in the city's dynamic creative sector.
Governors at Parrs Wood High School in Didsbury, have announced the appointment of Mr Andy Shakos to the post of Headteacher.
Manchester Fayre, Manchester City Council’s school meal provider, is enjoying the sweet taste of success after figures show that the uptake in school meals has increased for a second year running.
A celebration and blessing marked the official handover of St Peter’s RC High School in Gorton this week - after a £3.1m project making it Manchester’s first secondary school to be built with timber.
Over 40 pupils from Manchester schools have scooped top educational awards in recognition of their remarkable achievements in school and in their local communities.
The nephew of one of the victims of the sinking of HMS Royal Oak in 1939 is today taking part in a unique History lesson for pupils at Newall Green High School in Manchester.
Students at Manchester Enterprise Academy have reaped the rewards of their work with the unveiling of their new garden – which has also won them references for their future CVs.
With a school population totalling more than 20 nationalities, lunchtime is always a feast of different cultures and tastes at Whalley Range High School.
Manchester City Council is inviting North Manchester residents to share their views about plans to build two new academies.
The sound of music is making itself heard across Manchester this week as pupils from the city's schools are tuning up ready for their performances in Manchester Music Service's annual Music Showcase.
Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine (aka Fiz Stape) gave a thumbs up to the top attenders at Lily Lane Junior School in Moston today, Friday 16 April.
Manchester City Council is celebrating the ongoing success of its £500m investment in secondary schools across the city, with the publication of a document showcasing all its achievements.
A recent truancy sweep in Wythenshawe caught 34 pupils who were out of school without a valid reason.
Pupils from schools across Manchester have been taking part in an inspirational event aimed at encouraging them to widen their career choices.
It was standing room only last week at the Irish World Heritage Centre in Cheetham Hill at an Irish extravaganza musical evening organised by Manchester Music Service.
Pupils from six schools will have the chance to show off their sporting spirit - on and off the pitch - during a special football tournament in Cheetham this week.
Secondary schools across Manchester are opening their doors to showcase what they have to offer to the city's ten and eleven year olds who will be starting secondary school next September 2010.
Manchester's newest primary school has opened its doors for the first time, kicking off a new chapter for education in Moss Side.
Education in Manchester is set to receive a boost with the opening of four innovative new academies across the city this month.
Young people across Manchester are celebrating today as schools report record provisional GCSE results.
Eleven year olds in Wythenshawe and Moss Side have given up part of their summer holidays to go back into the classroom in a bid to better prepare them for high school.
Students whose A-level results are better or worse than they expected can benefit from advice about their education and career options at centres across Manchester.
Parents looking for childcare and education in the city's early years settings can now be assured of a commitment to providing top quality care, support, and learning experiences for their children.
Pupils from Wythenshawe primary schools will take centre stage at the new Manchester Health Academy this week when they take part in a bolt tightening ceremony.
School pupils from Manchester received some special coaching from Australia’s Olympic swimming team at the Manchester Aquatics Centre last Friday.
Extra places are to be created at St Agnes CE Primary School, Longsight from this September to meet growing local demand for school places.
Manchester Fayre, the in-house school meal provider for Manchester City Council is savouring success after its impressive results in a nationwide survey by the School Food Trust.
Seven Wythenshawe teenagers have each scooped a top educational award in recognition of their remarkable achievements in school.
Following the level of interest in the consultation on city wide special school proposals for Lancasterian, Ewing and Grange schools, consultation on a new further option will now take place in Sept.
Youngsters at Medlock Primary School have been expressing their views of respect through art.
More than 40 pupils at North Manchester High School for Boys will have a taste of the tennis fever sweeping the country, when they act as ball boys at an international tournament.
Two North Manchester teenagers have scooped a top educational award for their inspirational and caring work with fellow pupils.
Pupils at Parklands High School in Wythenshawe are taking part in important sampling sessions for a new menu with Manchester Fayre, the catering arm of Manchester City Council.
Youngsters from a Fallowfield school helped turn their grounds into a wildlife haven which can be enjoyed by pupils in the future, with help from Manchester City Council.
Manchester City Council is leading the way with a unique and innovative apprenticeship scheme aimed at offering young people a start in the construction industry.
Two North Manchester academies could open a year early if proposals get the go ahead from councillors this week.
Manchester City Council is inviting Wythenshawe residents to share their views about an innovative new educational academy.
Manchester City Council is inviting Harpurhey residents to share their views about an innovative new educational academy.
As the new school term gets underway, pupils are being encouraged to stay on site at lunchtime with a new pre-order service in the school canteen.
Building work began this summer at the new site of St Thomas Community Primary School in Lower Crumpsall.
Exam results for pupils in east Manchester are up again thanks to hard work by local students and massive investment in schools.
Provisional GCSE results just in show continued improvements in achievement at schools across the city.
Six north west headteachers with almost 200 years of teaching experience between them have been appointed as the new leaders for Manchester’s innovative academies.
This summer Manchester children will get the chance for some adventurous fun during the school holidays.
An innovative scheme that teaches children with special educational needs to use public transport has been launched at Manchester Town Hall.
Staff and learners at Manchester Adult Education Service are celebrating after receiving an 'outstanding' award for Family Learning and 'good' award for the service, following their Ofsted inspection.
A colony of child friendly ants - known as the Attend Ants - have just arrived in Manchester on a mission to help improve attendance at the city's primary schools.
Parents in Cheetham have produced a unique book illustrating the diverse family activities children in the area are regularly involved in.
A major school catering partnership between the City Council, Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester Metropolitan University and Accrington and Rossendale College launched today at the Town Hall.
Pupils at St Anthony’s RC primary school in Wythenshawe have beaten off more than 20,000 children across the city to become Manchester Junior Schools Road Safety Quiz champions.
A Wythenshawe teacher has put her school on the map after winning two prestigious teaching awards.
Manchester City Council is inviting Blackley residents to share their views about an innovative new secondary school that will replace Plant Hill Arts College.
Inspirational pupils from Manchester high schools were invited to a special ceremony in the Town Hall last week to recognise their outstanding talents.
Lucky pupils at Parklands High School in Wythenshawe have been presented with the prizes that they won as part of a healthy eating promotion at their school canteen.
Wright Robinson College in East Manchester has become home to a top quality sports village with facilities available not only to pupils, but to the local community as well.
A Longsight school will make history when it becomes the first British primary school to be built with an innovative timber panel system.
England has swept to European football victory this month as a Manchester school wins top place in a five-a-side tournament.
A £6.7 million new primary school will be built on part of the site of Manchester City FC’s former Maine Road stadium in Moss Side if plans are endorsed by councillors on Wednesday 25 June.
The half-term holidays may now be a distant memory for most, but for pupils at Crabtree Primary school, the taste of the tropics was on the menu as they celebrated Caribbean Day.
A winning blog entry by Hulme's Trinity High School pupil, Olivia Hamandani has earned her £150 to spend at her favourite store.
An innovative new education village which will see three schools housed on one site in North Manchester, is one step nearer to conclusion with the completion of the highest point of the building.
Nine pupils from St Peter's RC High School in Gorton will soon be enjoying an all expenses paid foreign exchange trip to Spain thanks to their outstanding football skills.
A Wythenshawe teacher is well on the way to putting her school on the map after being nominated for two prestigious national teaching awards.
Pupils of a Manchester primary school got a taste of Russia yesterday as United prepared to do battle with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League Final.
Pupils of a dozen schools across Manchester are tucking into a special St George’s Day themed lunch today (Wednesday 23 April 2008).
GCSE students in North Manchester are being encouraged not to miss the bus when it comes to making the grade.
Pupils at Parklands High School in Wythenshawe are going back to basics by learning essential cooking skills with Manchester Fayre, the catering arm of Manchester City Council.
A pilot scheme offering primary school children in Manchester a wide variety of healthy and attractive lunchtime meals has launched in its second school.
Pupils at Sacred Heart RC Primary School in Gorton celebrated St Patrick’s Day on Monday with a special themed menu.
The oldest paired up with the youngest at Newall Green High School as phase three of the newly-built school was completed and handed over, the first in the Council’s massive school building programme.
Around 750 primary school children from 25 Manchester schools took part in a two-day Irish music, song and dance event organised by Manchester Music Service at Manchester Town Hall.
Twenty nine young people have been caught truanting in two multi-agency anti-crime sweeps on the Anson and Coverdale estates in Longsight.
Four Gorton primary schools are holding an awards ceremony for parents who have completed courses there.
In Manchester's continuing efforts to reduce truanting, 70 parents have been issued with heavy fines for failing to make sure their children attended school, according to figures just released.
Pupils of primary schools in Manchester can choose from a wide variety of healthy and attractive meals at lunchtime by using one of the food stations set up as part of a new Fresh Fayre menu.
Manchester Music Service teacher Gerry Smith, who died recently from cancer, will have two days of St. Patrick's Day celebrations by Manchester schoolchildren dedicated to her.
Two popular characters will deliver a powerful road safety message to Manchester school children on Monday 10 March.
Thirteen young people have been caught truanting in a two-day sweep in Benchill by Manchester City Council education officers.
Newall Green Primary School is living up to its name after its green-fingered pupils won a competition about how food is grown, in support of the year of food and farming.
Youngsters are being offered football training with Manchester City FC as an incentive to walk to school.
Students at Newall Green High School will get a hint of Eden following the first handover in Manchester's massive school rebuilding programme.
A two-day truancy sweep in Cheetham resulted in twenty young people being caught out of school without a valid reason.
The image of the dinner lady as a mere supervisor is a thing of the past now.
National awards announced for best practice in UK design and construction of new schools saw Manchester City Council come top in two categories.
Pupils from Temple primary school in Cheetham will be playing a full part in the Respect Action Week planned for the area from 18 to 25 February.
Two truancy sweeps carried out in Moss Side on 30 January and 1 February caught a total of seven pupils out of school without a valid reason.
A secondary school pupil from Manchester is the latest teenager to win a £150 voucher to a high street store of her choice thanks to a teen website.
Pupils of primary schools in Manchester are finding out about “the white stuff” in a fun way.
Children from St. Philip's CE Primary School in Hulme sang a specially adapted song to show mutual respect ahead of Sunday's derby game.
A Manchester primary school where children read by torchlight has been named as outstanding in all categories in its most recent Ofsted report.
Students from a Manchester school will realise a teacher's dream when they premier their own film on the topic of global warming.
Urban regeneration company New East Manchester is offering free support to east Manchester adults who think they may be dyslexic.
Twelve free places are available on a six-week welding course, organised by New East Manchester, with opportunities for permanent employment for students who successfully complete the training.
A two-day truancy sweep in Baguley during January caught 28 pupils out of school without a valid reason.
A positive Ofsted report for a Manchester primary school where special lighting helps learning has brought it out of the shadow of special measures.
Manchester is experiencing remarkable results in its efforts to help children from deprived backgrounds to read.
Barlow Hall primary school in Chorlton is celebrating the latest Government figures on its performance.
Manchester education officers apprehended 162 young people in three truancy sweeps in Manchester city centre.
Primary schools in Manchester have made good improvements in mathematics, according to the latest league tables issued by the Department of Children, Schools and Families (DCSF.)
Manchester City Council’s catering arm, Manchester Fayre, is delighted to announce it has been successful in becoming a member of the School FEAST (Food Excellence And Skills Training) network.
Members of the public are invited to go along to The Grange community centre on Tuesday 11 December to find out more information about plans to open a new Academy in east Manchester.
Parents whose children are due to start reception classes in Manchester primary schools next September 2008 or January 2009 are being urged to get their application forms in to the Council on time.
We think of the simple recorder as just that – the basic instrumenton which generations of children have learned to play music.
Manchester Girls Choir will raise their voices in celebration this Christmas at a concert to mark the 40 years that Delia Maunder has been associated with them.
Teenage boys took on the roles of family members of both sexes for a drama about domestic abuse.
In Manchester, they believe in holding Christmas concerts with a difference.
Manchester City Council is supporting this year’s anti-bullying week, which has the theme of ‘Safety in School and the Wider Community’.
Members of the public are invited to come along to Wythenshawe Forum on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December to find out more information about plans to open two new Academies in Wythenshawe.
More than 150 singers from local school choirs will gather together at Manchester Cathedral on 22 November for a St Cecilia's Day Concert which begins at 7pm and is open to the public.
Martenscroft Nursery School and Sure Start Children's Centre in Hulme has been rated as outstanding after an OFSTED inspection.
A hundred and fifty young Manchester achievers will get a starring role - in their own awards ceremonies.
A new education project in Manchester will help vulnerable girls with their development.
Statutory consultation has begun this week on Manchester’s plans to radically transform education in the city.
Children at Old Moat Children's Centre in Withington are benefiting from a project aimed at cleaning up the world.
Temple Primary School in Cheetham Hill believes in the three R’s: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle.
Two schools - All Saints in Gorton and Mauldeth Road in Withington - have been awarded the Quality Mark of the National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE) for the second time.
An Ofsted inspection has confirmed that St Paul's C of E Primary School, Withington, South Manchester "fully achieves the aims of its mission statement, caring about learning, learning about caring."
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes joined pupils and staff at Haveley Hey Primary School today to kickstart a new beginning for the school in its brand new state-of-the-art building.
A dozen Manchester schools have won the coveted International School Award 2007, funded by the Department for Children, School and Families (DCSF) and managed by the British Council.
Former students of inspirational Manchester Music Service teacher Gerry Smith, who has terminal cancer, are organising a tribute and fund-raising concert for her on Monday, October 15.
Plans to completely transform education and learning in Manchester with the establishment of seven brand new industry-linked Academies are now moving forwards at a fast pace.
Two celebrity chefs went head to head with east Manchester students and teachers to cook up a two course lunch from secret ingredients at MANCAT in Openshaw.
Pupils from three Manchester schools were invited to have a cracking time on Friday, October 5, at a key stage in one of the city’s biggest school developments.
The assignment: investigate what is on offer for parents and families in and around the Manchester area during the summer.
Manchester City Council is preparing to consult on new proposals to create a single campus to replace the existing King David schools.
Manchester parents with a child in their final year of primary school are reminded that they must send their high school preferences back to the Council by October 19.
City of Manchester73, Manchester City FC 14. No, not a result. It's the minimum number of main languages spoken in Manchester and within the premier league club.
Ten 15-year-old students from three Manchester schools have completed work experience placements with Manchester City Council as part of the drive to interest youngsters in social care as a career.
Six school children from Beswick have won a painting competition organised by east Manchester’s New Deal for Communities.
Manchester City Council celebrated the induction of nearly 200 new teachers at a ceremony at the Midland Hotel on Friday, 21 September.
Manchester City Council has awarded Ramesys Limited a multi-million pound computer contract as part of its £500 million re-building and refurbishment of more than 30 schools in the city.
Provisional results just in show that achievement in Manchester schools at GCSE is continuing to rise at a faster rate than at other schools nationally.
Following the success of last year’s stand-up comedy course, east Manchester’s New Deal for Communities is offering twelve east Manchester residents another chance to learn how to become a comedian.
Manchester City Council has appointed John Edwards to the position of Deputy Director Children’s Services for the city.