September 12, 2019

Home celebrates the end of summer by hosting party

The young people and staff from The Birches Children’s Home marked the end of the summer by hosting a Hawaiian themed party. Everyone got involved in helping to prepare for the event, with one young person hitting the decks as the DJ – watch out Calvin Harris! As we all know a themed party is not…

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September 6, 2019

Schools achieve the first ‘ADHD Advanced Practitioner’ educations settings in the UK

We are delighted to announce that a selection of schools from across Witherslack Group have been acknowledged as the first ‘ADHD Advanced Practitioner’ education settings in the UK. The schools, including Cumberland School, Hall Cliffe Primary School, Lakeside School, Meadow View Learning Centre and Pontville School, had representatives embark on the advanced practitioner programme, where they took part…

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August 30, 2019

Homes unite for sports day

Young people and staff from Ashby House, The Spires, Vine Lodge and Vine Grove children’s homes all came together recently for a super sports day. The four homes competed for the much-coveted regional sports trophy. Mel Dougil, Regional Manager (Care) has let us in on the action: Every young person attended the event and enthusiastically took…

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August 29, 2019

Westmorland School is recognised with a Silver Award

Westmorland School is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Silver level of the National SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural) Quality Mark.  The SMSC Quality Mark has been developed by a working group comprised of educational consultants, staff from the Citizenship Foundation, Headteachers and Teachers. The report was in praise of pupils Hannah, Aaron,…

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Young people give a helping hand to local charity

Young people at The Birches Children’s Home recently sorted through their clothes and belongings to kindly donate items they no longer use to the Southport Lifeboat charity shop. Opened in 2006, the shop has become one of the biggest sources of income for the Southport Lifeboat which helps to save lives along the coastline. They…

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