Check your piggy bank for £1 coins


Your old pound coins will soon be useless, as the current £1 coin will be gradually phased out later this year – making way for a new, more secure coin.

Woooo-hoo! It’s the charity Spooky Welly Walk – at the double!


Keeping the kids happy in the run-up to Hallowe’en this year is just a walk in the park. The leaves are falling, the spooky season is almost upon us, and one of Merseyside’s most successful family charity events is set to return. Thousands of kids – and mums and dads, aunties and uncles – are set to join the fang-tastic fun of the annual Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation ‘Spooky Welly Walk’.

Wirral Grammar School for Girls has outstanding GCSE Results and best A Level results in Wirral


The pupils of Wirral Grammar School for Girls are again celebrating the most wonderful GCSE results. 100% of the girls attained at least 5 A* – C grades and 59% of all grades were awarded at the very highest grades of A*/A.

Internet security as important as road safety


The NSPCC have launched a campaign to highlight the potential dangers associated with the internet and social media. Only 20% of parents said they regularly speak to their children about the dangers associated with the internet and the importance of enhanced security settings.

How to raise a sociable child


If you refer to your child as quiet or shy, they’re more likely to take on that persona. Instead, say encouraging things about your child when they’re in earshot.

Free Childcare is being doubled


From September this year, the amount of free childcare is being doubled from 15 to 30 hours a week for working parents of three and four year olds.

Walk to School Week 2017


Join thousands of children across the country celebrating the benefits walking brings. Walking to school makes children feel healthier and happier, while reducing road congestion and pollution outside the school gates. Yet less than half of primary school children currently walk to school. Walk to School week wants to reverse this decline and see every child that can, walk to school.

Fussy Eater Strategies


Research shows that about 20% of parents say their 2 to 5 year-olds are fussy eaters. Most will eventually outgrow it, but what can we do in the meantime to encourage them to eat more? These strategies should work well for most picky eaters, regardless of what stage they are in.

Forest School


Forest school is a type of outdoor education in which children visit forests or woodlands to learn personal, social and technical skills.

Horrible Histories at the Floral Pavilion

Horrible Histories, The Garrick Theatre, London, UK.

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for a special one-hour production of Horrible Histories!

‘Create an Ad’ competition proves a huge success for 2017


Let’s Go! magazine is once again celebrating the success of our school competition ‘Create and Ad.’ The annual competition which turns Wirral primary schools into Advertising Agencies and pairs them with local businesses was as popular as ever. We challenged year 6 students at 11 primary schools to create an advert for their sponsoring company.

Voting Opens To Find Cheshire’s Young X Factor Artists

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An online public vote to find Cheshire’s best young artists opens Monday 3rd April. More than 300 pupils from 20 Cheshire schools have entered the dot-art Schools competition and are hoping for your votes to see their artwork on display in a public exhibition later this spring. dot-art Schools is already a well-established fixture in the academic calendar for many Merseyside schools; since its inception over 3000 students from almost 170 schools have taken part.

Happy Birthday to …….Rugby Tots


To help celebrate our 10th anniversary we took the opportunity to catch up with some of Wirral’s best loved children’s service providers. Will and Colin from Rugby Tots are celebrating their own 5th birthday this year and have been regular advertisers in Lets Go magazine since they first started. We asked them to share some of their experiences of running a family business in Wirral

Safe Snacking for Healthy Teeth

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Over 9,000 tooth extractions were carried out on children under 5 in the year April 2015 to March 2016. In almost all cases this is due to consumption of too much sugar and poor tooth care. We’ve teamed up with local Wirral dentists to produce a safe snacking guide to help limit the damage caused by sugar. Sugary snacks may taste good, but they’re not good for our teeth and can cause tooth decay. Some starchy snacks can also break down into sugar once they’re in the mouth.

Birkenhead School girls get out of this world with NASA trip


Girls from Birkenhead School, in Wirral enjoyed the experience of a lifetime when they travelled to NASA in Texas over the February half term.