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Prime numbers

Prime numbers

Maths proved to be a particular strength for a group of children from St Leonards CE Primary School in Bridgnorth in November – and they’re…
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Derwen poppies

Derwen poppies

Students from a specialist college in Craven Arms created a poignant poppy display outside their building to remember those who fought and died during WWI.…
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Colleges merge

Colleges merge

North Shropshire College (NSC) merged with Herefordshire and Ludlow College (HLC) at the start of November, supported by a government funding package. The transition funding…
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Parent power!

Parent power!

Parents at Christ Church Primary in Cressage have been bringing a taste of their workplaces into school. They visited Yellow Class – the oldest children…
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Birchfield duo shine

Birchfield duo shine

Two Birchfield pupils have been enjoying the limelight recently. Grace Seedhouse, 13, was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Rachael Heyhoe Flint Cricket…
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County cricket success

County cricket success

Bridgnorth Endowed School is celebrating the news that three of its Y11 students have been selected to join Shropshire County Cricket’s prestigious Emerging Player Programme.…
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Café for the community

Café for the community

A brand-new community café, which is a collaborative project between Bridgnorth Endowed School and the school caterers, Aspens, was opened at the town’s Leisure Centre…
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Moor Park performs

Moor Park performs

A new dance and drama facility opened at Moor Park in September, providing updated spaces for Speech and Dramas students at the school. At this…
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Former pupil returns

Former pupil returns

Nicholas Jones, author and former BBC political correspondent, returned to Wolverhampton and his old school Tettenhall College in September to speak to a crowd about…
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Simran speaks up

Simran speaks up

Moreton Hall student Simran Sajan has been recognised as one of 12 Young Speakers of the Year. Thousands of candidates take part in the annual…
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A rich harvest

A rich harvest

On Thursday 27 September, St John’s Catholic Primary School in Bridgnorth invited parents and local parishioners to join them to celebrate a Harvest Mass. The…
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Winning smiles

Winning smiles

Year 6 children from a Bridgnorth primary were overjoyed to be named as award winners at a ceremony at the end of last term. Pupils…
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High’s new head

High’s new head

Shrewsbury High School (SHS) is set to welcome a new head when the autumn term begins this September. Ms Jo Sharrock (pictured) has been appointed…
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Bats stop play

Bats stop play

A Much Wenlock school has withdrawn its application to install floodlights to facilitate evening sports in order to safeguard the welfare of a group of…
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Prestfelde shines

Prestfelde shines

A fantastic opening partnership helped Prestfelde School get the better of Packwood Haugh to claim the Shropshire Schools Under 12s Bunbury Cup Final trophy. Steve…
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Write on!

Write on!

Theatre Severn was packed to the rafters one morning last April as children, teachers, and authors gathered to celebrate work inspired by a shortlist of…
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Up for the challenge!

Up for the challenge!

Class 2 at Brockton Primary recently completed two practise walks in preparation for their upcoming Snowdon challenge. The children, who were aged seven to nine…
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Sunday best

Sunday best

On a recent Sunday in Cressage, over 40 members of the community forfeited their day of rest to assist the local primary with a building…
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Dillon’s return

Dillon’s return

Shropshire bowler Dillon Pennington visited his old school after his stand-out performance for England in New Zealand. The visit to Wrekin College in Wellington also…
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Show business

Show business

North Shropshire College (NSC) Commercial Services students recently held their annual skills show at the Oswestry Campus. This year the event raised £430 for the…
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Top of the table

A group of students from Shrewsbury College’s Severndale Specialist Academy’s Futures Campus are set to compete in the finals of the Lord’s Taverners Table Cricket…
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Wee wedding bells

Wee wedding bells

Little princes and princesses from Telford celebrated the royal wedding in May. As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepared for the wedding of the year,…
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