Sports Students Cookery Lesson

We often expect sport students to design in depth diet plans for athletes as part of an assessment on nutrition modules.  These assessments normally require the learner to list meal suggestions and advise on the best way to prepare food to ensure it retains all its vital nutrients.  Considering, however, that the majority of our 16-19 year old learners have never cracked an egg, let alone made a nutritious egg


5 A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

The government’s public health message is to eat 5 portions of fruit and veg per day.  But what does this look like and what constitutes a portion?  This was the topic of conversation for the Educate Me level 3 personal trainer students as they experimented with locally sourced fruit and veg as part of their nutrition module.

Learners researched what the government recommends as a portion size and then weighed an


Educate Me Students At HOST Restaurants

Year 13 Educate Me and St Margaret’s students enjoyed a fantastic day out today. HOST restaurant owner Gary Manning and Educate Me Director of Teaching & Learning, Brian McGorry, arranged the event.

The students were given fantastic food to taste at the restaurant but not before they applied their nutritional knowledge they have acquired on the BTEC Extended Sport and Exercise Diploma to different q…


Educate Me Graduation Ceremony

Educate Me and St Margaret’s Year 13 students celebrated their graduation with some of the best results in the country. The graduation ceremony took place at the fantastic Liverpool city centre restaurant 60 Hope Street. Students and their parents enjoyed a three course meal before the presentation of certificates.

The students have gone into Higher Education to study various subjects such as Sport and Ex


Edge Hill University Interactive Day

Level 3 Personal Trainer students from Educate Me and Cardinal Heenan sixth form enjoyed an interactive day at Edge Hill University.  Learners participated in a number of fitness tests and assisted in the subject preparation for muscular electromyography (EMG).  The results of the EMG test showed when the quadriceps and hamstrings where activated most during the different phases of running, which has implic…