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Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was one of the guests of honour at the launch of the IFFDC Liverpool Football College.
Formerly the Liverpool Foundation college, it will now run independently of the charity.
Gerrard says the idea of a football-based higher education facility was born seven years ago after meeting with one of the directors David Rowe.
Liverpool's Under 18s head coach discussed youth development and the different pathways open to young footballers through the college comparing the changes in coaching development from when he was a youth player at Anfield.
The ups and downs of life at a school in Salford are being featured in a new TV documentary series which begins later.
''Educating Manchester'' features life at Harrop Fold School in Little Hulton.
Issues tackled include teenage pregnancy and mental health.
A 10-year-old boy from Leigh has passed his A-Level maths exam with an A*.
Vicky Grimes went to his home in Leigh for a quick lesson:
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Almost a quarter of students in the North West received top A-level results today.
But for pupils at one school in Manchester, it's not all about the grades.
A group of youngsters from Parrs Wood High School were among those caught up in the terror attack on the Manchester Arena, which came right in the middle of exam season.
- Adam McClean has this report:
The number of students receiving top A-level results in the North West has risen by 0.3%.
Just under a quarter of North West students have been awarded A* and A grades.
Students receiving grades A* - E in the region has fallen by 0.1 percentage points to 98.2%
We went along to Winstanley College in Wigan as students arrived this morning.
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