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Keep calm, Telford!

Keep calm, Telford!

More traffic-calming schemes will be coming to Telford’s schools this summer after parents raised concerns about safety outside schools. The new schemes, funded through Telford…
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Kids on air!

Kids on air!

Following their departure from Free Radio, Jo Jesmond and Ed Nell have set up Radio Active, which uses their radio skills to help schoolchildren improve…
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A matter of course

A matter of course

Shrewsbury Colleges Group Business students recently raised a whopping £1,500 for local charities by organising multiple fundraising events. Each year, teams of Level 3 Extended…
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Time for a rest!

Time for a rest!

Homework will take on a whole new meaning for a couple who are both retiring this month after almost 80 years of teaching between them.…
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College’s new head

College’s new head

The governors of Tettenhall College have announced the appointment of Christopher McAllister as the new head of Tettenhall College. Chris will take up his post…
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Hats off to Holly

Hats off to Holly

Keen sewer Holly Paget came to Herefordshire and Ludlow College initially for a textiles short course, before completing her Levels 2 and 3 in Millinery…
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Two become one

Two become one

Two education trusts have combined to become one for the new school year. The South Shropshire Academy Trust and Bridgnorth Area Schools’ Trust have joined…
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Prom parade

Prom parade

Blakelands Country House in Bobbington was the place to be as Bridgnorth Endowed School students turned out for their end of year prom. The Year…
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National success

National success

Six students from Oldbury Wells School competed earlier this year in the British School’s Modern Biathlon Championships at Crystal Palace. Competing in five age categories,…
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Marvellous Montana

Marvellous Montana

Y6 children from St Leonard’s CE Primary in Bridgnorth were among those who entered this year’s Shrewsbury Bookfest Creative Writing competition. Each entrant wrote a…
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Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends

Pupils at The Royal School have become Dementia Friends as part of a pilot scheme to raise awareness with children and young people in Wolverhampton.…
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Calendar kids

Calendar kids

Children at Much Wenlock Primary School are very excited to be working with Cuan Wildlife Rescue Centre and the Wenlock Poetry Society on a very…
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Young gardeners

Young gardeners

The team at St Leonard’s Primary in Bridgnorth are planning ahead – they are working on converting their existing bungalow garden into a kitchen garden.…
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A cut above

A cut above

Hairdressing students of Shrewsbury Colleges Group revealed their formidable talents at the college’s Annual Hair Competition which took place in May. The competition was judged…
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Golden awards!

Golden awards!

A level students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group recently collected their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Buckingham Palace. Eight former students from SCG received their…
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Sporting success

Sporting success

Tettenhall College recently hosted its inaugural sports awards evening. The school welcomed special guest Joao Moutinho – the Wolves midfielder and Portuguese international footballer –…
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Freya strikes gold

Freya strikes gold

Ellesmere College’s Freya Anderson struck gold at this year’s British Swimming Championships winning the Women’s 200m Freestyle in a thrilling first night of competition. Adding…
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All the world’s a stage

All the world’s a stage

For the first time, Moreton Hall hosted the regional final of the prestigious English-Speaking Union’s Performing Shakespeare Competition. The school welcomed students from across the…
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Netball superstars

Netball superstars

Wolverhampton Girls’ High School U16 netball team participated in the National Schools Netball competition for the first time in the school’s history on Saturday 16…
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Hamilton heights

Hamilton heights

A former Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) student is hitting all the right notes in the multiple award-winning musical ‘Hamilton’. Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, who completed A Levels…
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In the swim

In the swim

The Primary School Swimming Gala was held at William Brookes School on Thursday 28 March. There was a close-run competition between Castlefields and St John’s,…
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Wenlock goes live

Wenlock goes live

Much Wenlock Primary School had a fantastic fortnight at the Live Arts Festival in March. Entering the Choral Speaking and Choir competitions, they managed to…
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Hospice’s helpers

Hospice’s helpers

Telford College apprentices are playing a key role in supporting the day-to-day operations of the Severn Hospice. Latest recruits include Liss Evans from Wellington and…
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Success for Shrewsbury

Success for Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury’s primary schools are celebrating after regaining their area title at the end of another successful Shropshire Homes School Games Festival, coordinated by Energize.  More…
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Greatest night out

Greatest night out

A local school is tying its summer ball theme to a performance given by its children. The school’s adaption of The Greatest Showman took place…
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Young adventurers

Young adventurers

Pupils at Christ Church Primary in Cressage recently had an outdoor experience to treasure. Almost half the school went to Arthog Outdoor Education Centre in…
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In the pink!

In the pink!

Students at Old Swinford Hospital school in Stourbridge have been dyeing their hair pink in support of Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Cancer Research UK.…
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VR suite for Telford

VR suite for Telford

A local college has taken a huge step into the future. Telford College officially opened its new £750,000 virtual and augmented reality suite in December.…
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