Latest figures show that Manchester is working hard to get ahead of the game nationally in terms of getting youngsters 'school ready' before they start primary school.
Secondary schools across the city are throwing open their doors over the next couple of weeks to prospective pupils and their parents to give a flavour of what life in their school is like.
BookBenches painted with literary designs by Manchester schools and community groups will pop up across Manchester this summer, helping to spark a love of reading across the city.
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A civic reception was held at Manchester town hall today for two women directly affected by the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings.
On Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), Manchester youngsters learnt about the horrific atrocities suffered by victims during World War II and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
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Businesses from across the city have pledged their support for the Read Manchestercampaign at a breakfast event hosted by Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.
Central Library is to host a national flagship event to celebrate books and reading.
Members of the Council’s Executive have published their priorities for the period up to 2020 to help support the Our Manchester strategy for the city.
Open evenings are now underway at schools across the city in a bid to help parents and children who are in their last year of primary school decide which secondary schools to apply for.
Students across the city are celebrating success after overall A level pass grades saw another increase in the city this year, with even more students gaining top grades.
Pictures held in Manchester, that were painted by pupils of a school destroyed in the atomic attack in the Second World War, are set to be returned to Hiroshima.
Children from a Manchester primary school had a special visit from Manchester’s Lord Mayor to congratulate them on their achievements.
A brand new campaign to improve literacy levels and get Manchester reading has attracted millionaire backing - twenty millionaires to be precise - all pupils at Plymouth Grove Primary School.
A star of children's fiction has helped Manchester to launch its World Book Day celebrations.
Parents of children due to start primary school this September need to apply NOW for their child's school place if they haven't already done so, and must do so before this week's strict deadline of 5 pm this Friday 15 January.
Manchester City Council has appointed a new Director of Children's Services to take over from the current interim Director, Gladys Rhodes White.
A Beswick school is set to double its number of students with the completion of a £3.15M building project that has just opened its doors to pupils.
Students across Manchester are celebrating success after overall A-level pass grades saw an increase in the city this year.
Learners and inspectors alike have praised Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES), which is successfully giving local people the skills and confidence they need to secure sustainable employment.
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.
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