• A Very Special School Visit

    A Very Special School Visit

    Year 1 Undergraduate Students spent a very worthwhile afternoon in a local school for children with Special Educational Needs.  Rowan Park School is an Outstanding School, meeting the needs of up to 126 pupils aged 3 to 19 years, with severe, complex, profound and multiple learning difficulties, ASC and sensory impairments. Students studying to be […]

  • One Last Trip

    One Last Trip

    Final Year Undergraduates completed their visits to places of worship with a trip to the Guru Sri Harkrishan Sahib Ji  Gurdwara in Manchester.  As always our hosts were excellent, explaining the tenets of their faith and dealing with students’ questions before offering us a generous Langar.  Pictures from the day are on flickr and below.

  • Real Life Islam

    Real Life Islam

    Two former PGCE students, now serving teachers, returned to Edge Hill to talk about life as a Muslim in 21st Century England. Sabrina Hussain completed her PGCE RE in 2008 and teaches RE at Oasis Academy in Oldham.  Arsalan Aslam completed his PGCE RE in 2009 and now leads the teaching of RE at Al […]

  • Mayer Visits Edge Hill Again

    Mayer Visits Edge Hill Again

    Once again this year we were delighted to Welcome Holocaust Survivor Mayer to speak to our Final Year Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and invited pupils from a number of Partnership schools. Mayer’s story beginning with the outbreak of war on his 13th birthday is both harrowing and moving.  Mayer seems to get more frail each […]