Author: Sarah Gregg

Message from Deyes High School’s Lydiate Learning Trust

Deyes High School is proud to have developed Lydiate Learning Trust—a group of schools that includes Studio@Deyes. Deyes High School is Maghull’s highest performing and most popular secondary school, having been oversubscribed with first choice place applications and providing quality education for many, many years. Studio@Deyes is overseen by the leadership of Deyes High School who have selected Mr James Kerfoot as Executive Leader and Mr John Parry as Head of School to ensure that this brand of quality education is continued throughout Studio @ Deyes.
Studio@Deyes offers you a small environment in which every student is well known and valued, similar to a Primary school setting. We provide an orderly environment with a structured day, just like any school, but we also provide a revolutionary curriculum that prepares the students better for their futures in the world of work. Our students enjoy their learning because they know it is real.
The businesses that support us know this too. It is the work set by the businesses, the challenges they pose, the problem solving that occurs, the genuine real link between school and work that makes this way of learning the VERY BEST WAY TO PREPARE FOR A POSITIVE FUTURE.

Christmas Quiz

The Lydiate Learning Trust Maths Competition

Complete the questions and submit to the head of department before 21st December 2017.

A winner from Deyes High, Childwall SSA and Studio@Deyes will then be announced in the New Year.

View the quiz by clicking here.

Making a difference with Studio@Deyes

Making a difference with Studio@Deyes – School Governors

Are you passionate about the importance of delivering an education which enables all young people to achieve their full potential?

Do you want to help deliver the best possible education for pupils of Studio@Deyes?

Can you see yourself acting as a ‘Critical Friend’ to the School Senior Management Team, helping to create positive solutions for school improvement?

Are you able to attend 2-4 meetings per term (usually Weds mornings)?

In return you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a real difference to the lives of the students at Studio@Deyes. You will have the opportunity to use and improve a range of highly transferable skills, work with new people and apply your knowledge and experience to benefit the local community.

What do governors actually do?

School governors represent the largest volunteer force in the country. They work alongside the Headteacher and the school’s senior leadership team to set strategic direction, monitor school performance and ensure the school’s budget is well spent. Governors do not manage the day to day running of the school but they do set the framework which should ensure the school is operating effectively.

Who can be a governor?

Anyone from any background who is aged 18 or over and has around 20 hours per term to spare is welcome to apply. Governors are ordinary people drawn from all areas of society. The most effective governing bodies are those that have a mix of experiences from different cultures and age groups, and a range of everyday skills from personal life as well as work settings. The most important things which any volunteer can bring to the role of governor are time, commitment and enthusiasm. No previous experience of being a School Governor is necessary – training on the role is available.

Further information and expressions of interest

If this sounds interesting, please get in touch to discuss whether volunteering as a school governor is right for you.


Mrs Deborah Moss, Senior Clerk to Lydiate Learning Trust


Phone: 0785 314 0551

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