With the new football season underway, Tranmere Rovers FC Community Team and local education recruitment and training firm New Directions have joined forces for a third successive year to deliver a football tournament for schools across the Wirral. In what is set to be an action packed competition for primary and secondary teams from the region, Steve Williams, Community Manager says ‘every year we see more and more schools taking part in this tournament. We want to encourage the schools across the Wirral to drive the competitive (but friendly) spirit of their pupils. As a club, we recognise […]
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New Directions Education will be holding a seminar in Cardiff aimed at Newly Qualified Teachers in 2015. The aim of the event is to support those entering the sector with specialist information. From protecting your professional reputation online to answering questions about the application process, our specialist panel of presenters will be on hand to help. We are delighted to offer the following guest speakers at our upcoming event: Introduction from our National Sales Director, Howard Burge Peter Cornelious, Business Development Officer, New Directions Education 'NQT Tips' Ed Berry, […]
We are holding a Welsh Language Open Day on Wednesday 2nd September 2015 at Bodelwyddan Castle, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 5YA between 11am - 4pm. No booking required, however for further information please contact Mary Corcoran on 01978 884290.
Mark Belli, the Head Teacher of the Bishop of Llandaff High School in Cardiff is celebrating the school’s best ever GCSE results. These match the record-breaking results achieved at A Level last week. Mr Belli has been at school all day today whilst pupils collected their results and celebrated their successes. Speaking of the Year 11’s accomplishments he told us, “We are very proud of the performance of our Year 11 students who have excelled themselves in GCSE examinations. Our Students and staff have broken records and produced the best GCSE outcomes in the school’s history”. Under […]
New Directions were the proud sponsors of Wrexham Primary Athletics Festival held at Queesnway Sports Centre on Wednesday 17th June 2015. It was a wonderful event and the rain just about held off for the day. The event was well supported by the local schools in Wrexham and many parents came along to support their children competing. New Directions were delighted to be a part of the day and supported the event by sponsoring, and giving out the trophies and medals. Photograph: (left - right) Mr Robert Ratcliffe; Shelley Nicholls; Wrexhams fastest boy and Wrexham's fastest girl (100 metre sprint […]
Denbigh High have staged an extremely successful production of “The Lion King” selling out tickets over an impressive 4 dates in July! Carol Fielden, one of the members of staff at Denbigh High went on to say “it was the best production that the school has ever put on and I feel incredibly proud to have been part of it.” To support this production the school required some donations and prizes to raise funds for the show to go ahead. This included a non uniform day and a raffle in which New Directions Education Wrexham branch donated a £25 Argos voucher.
On Thursday 16th July 2015, Laura Jeffreys and Gemma Hill from New Directions Education met with Mr Peter Jenkins to bid him farewell as he retired from Libanus Primary School in Blackwood. On arrival at the school, Mr Jenkins thanked the team for his recent invite to the New Directions Inspirational Teacher Awards, held at the Mercure Holland House in Cardiff in June. He remarked how he was overwhelmed by how much of a 'big deal' the event was and how many people were present. Mr Jenkins took a particular interest in the 'The Choir Factor' winners, Treorchy Comprehensive, adding that he […]
[caption id="attachment_50040" align="alignleft" width="320"] Front: 2nd & 3rd from the right are best boy athletes Dominic (Golfty) and Jack (Mountain Lane). 4th from the right is best girl athlete Holly (St Winefride's)[/caption] New Directions were the proud sponsors of the Flintshire Primary Games Association 2015. The presentation was held at Gwynedd Primary School in Flint on Monday 6th July 2015 and Mrs Kate Fox-Parry from Caer Nant was the Chairperson. The Main Award Winners on the day were: Outstanding Contribution to Sport in Flintshire = Mr Neil Owen (Class Teacher at Ysgol […]
Paralympic hero John Harris this week visited a school in South Wales to talk to students about his journey through sport after a life-changing accident rendered him paralysed. Students heard from John about how he achieved sporting success as a Paralympian and how he has gone on to raise thousands of pounds for charities dedicated to sport for children with disabilities. Having been paralysed at the age of 18 after falling almost 20 metres from a fairground ride, John Harris was encouraged to start training again. He had been a keen sportsman before his accident and was recognised as having […]
New Directions Education will be holding an open day for Primary Teaching staff on the 5th August 2015. Details as follows: