Extra mental health support announced for schools and colleges in Liverpool

Liverpool has secured funding for children and young people’s mental health, as part of the next wave of funding from a national trailblazer programme. This follows the announcement in December 2018 that Liverpool would be one of 25 national trailblazer sites for children and young people’s mental health support. In total, the programme will see an extra £1.1m invested into children and young people’s mental health across the city during 2019-2020. This will be used Read more…

Summer Reading Challenge

Every year the Challenge has a new theme. The Summer Reading Challenge 2019 theme is Space Chase, an out-of-this-world adventure inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Children taking part in the Challenge will join the super space family, The Rockets, for a thrilling mission to track down books nabbed by mischievous aliens! Space Chase will feature bespoke artwork from top children’s illustrator, Adam Stower, and will celebrate adventure, exploration, reading and Read more…

Free EYFS Maths Story Sacks for LLP members

As part of the LLP’s Maths Party Day, we are offering children’s centres, nursery schools, primary schools and special schools the chance to receive a free maths-related story sack based on Baby Goes To Market by Atinuke and Angela Brooksbank. When Baby and Mama go to market, baby is so adorable that the banana seller gives him six bananas. Baby eats one and puts five in the basket, but Mama doesn’t notice. As Mama and Read more…

Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading School Events

Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading is a celebration of books for children and young people throughout the city of Liverpool.  All members of Liverpool Learning Partnership are able to book onto free author/poet/illustrator sessions and to access a set of free books for their libraries and a pack of activity/discussion resources. We’ve organised a wonderful set of events including picture book based sessions for KS1 with Atinuke, a chance to learn to illustrate with Shoo Read more…

Dragon’s Den 2019: Year of the Environment

This year, to celebrate and promote the Liverpool City Region’s Year of the Environment, the Dragons are inviting schools to present a game or app with a Maths focus. This year’s Dragons’ Den competition aims to celebrate and promote the Liverpool City Region’s Year of the Environment.  The Dragons want to see a game or an app that can be used to support Maths in the classroom. The design/context of this game/app must tie in Read more…

Myth, Movies and Storytelling

Myth, Movies and Storytelling – strengthening KS2 children’s writing skills through Classics – a workshop for teachers with author Caroline Lawrence   Thursday 27th June 11am-3.30pm Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Conference Centre, Taggart Avenue Liverpool L16 9JD   What do Paddington and Aeneas have in common? Or Luke Skywalker and Theseus? In a fun illustrated talk, million-selling author Caroline Lawrence shares how she teaches children about story structure, archetypes and tropes using ancient Greek Read more…

Winner of our logo design competition announced!

The Liverpool Learning Partnership is delighted to announce the winning logo design for our new Culturepool website which will go live later this summer term. Sean Webster in Year 11 at Liverpool College has won first prize of £50.00 worth of Love2Shop vouchers and a certificate; and we will use his design (featured above) as the official logo on the website. The judges in the graphic design team at Surface Impression, the company building our Read more…

Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading: School Events

Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading is a celebration of books for children and young people throughout the city of Liverpool.  We have organised over 40 different author sessions for LLP member schools to access.  These range from sessions based around picture books for Key Stage 1 pupils to sessions on the relationship between STEM subjects and fiction for secondary pupils or sessions on representation in fairytales for Y10 or sixth form students. Here’s a guide Read more…