1 July – Join us for our Opportunity Area Celebration Event at the Catalyst Building, Staffs University

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting a celebration event showcasing the work of Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area. Sharing learning, developing networks, and informing next steps for education improvement across our city are our key messages for the day. Featuring a range of project-led workshops from Early Years to Post-16 alongside community-based initiatives such […]

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PORT VALE FOUNDATION: SUCCESSFUL FOOTBALL MENTORING PROJECT NOW IN SECOND YEAR

Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area has funded a second year of the successful football mentoring project at the Port Vale Foundation, working with local secondary schools to offer support to pupils. Watch this amazing video to find out more about the project and meet Callum, who after having been through the mentoring programme himself, is now a […]

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Half-time reflections at the scfc community trust

At the half-way mark of the academic year, SCFC Community Trust took some time to reflect on the successful football mentoring project ‘RISE’ with two participating schools – Haywood Academy and St Margaret Ward. The project, which is funded by Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area, helps secondary pupils to re-engage with their learning. Click on the link […]

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Sharing Learning: Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form & Stoke College’s Emotional Wellbeing Service features in DfE Insight Guide

We are absolutely delighted to share with you the DfE’s latest Opportunity Areas Insight Guide, with the theme of Health and Education. This is the third in a thematic series of national publications showcasing projects from across the Opportunity Area programme. The Health and Education Insight Guide features our very own Emotional Wellbeing Service project […]

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