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2008-10-04 18:00:20

By LAURA SHARPE SEVEN special needs schools are set to close and move to the same site as mainstream schools. Consultation has begun on the plans by Liverpool City Council which will see the transformation of secondary special education in Liverpool.

2008-09-23 18:00:00

By BEN SCHOFIELD MERSEYSIDE and Cheshire's roll call of pupils has dropped dramatically, with almost 9,000 fewer children being admitted to schools across the region. Headteachers have reported rapidly dwindling classes, leaving them with less cash in their budgets and fewer teachers.

2008-06-27 18:02:45

FORMER Liverpool council leader Mike Storey is under investigation over claims he leaked a colleague's health problems to the press.

2008-06-17 18:00:00

By LAURA SHARPE TWENTY-SIX years after they tried to shut down Croxteth Comprehensive, parents have once again vowed to fight to save the school from closure. More than 300 parents have attended a briefing about plans to close the school in 2010.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.