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Castlefield remembers

Castlefield remembers

Children from Years 5 and 6 at Bridgnorth’s Castlefields Primary School visited the town’s cemetery on Remembrance Day to pay their respects to soldiers who…
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MRI simulators

MRI simulators

A Design Technology teacher at Prestfelde School has tasked his pupils with building an imitation MRI scanner to help young patients overcome fears of undergoing…
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Back in time for NSC

Back in time for NSC

GCSE English students from North Shropshire College (NSC) recently experienced life as Victorians at Blists Hill Victorian Village as part of their study programme. The…
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Dragon in Cressage!

Dragon in Cressage!

Reception children in Red Class at Christ Church Primary, Cressage came to school to find evidence of a dragon disturbance! Scorched paper and material, magical…
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Wenlock blasts off!

Wenlock blasts off!

Children at Much Wenlock Primary School took part in a range of activities to celebrate international space week. Children in Class 2 designed and built…
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Harvest home

Harvest home

Bridgnorth’s St John’s School held a harvest mass, with pupils collecting fruit, vegetables and tinned food which were then distributed by the school’s ‘mini Vinnies’…
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Sporting stars

Sporting stars

William Brookes School in Much Wenlock boasts not one but three students who have represented their country this year. In athletics Elle Humphries and Louix…
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Wrekin up the Wrekin!

Wrekin up the Wrekin!

 Hundreds of pupils from Wrekin College tackled its landmark namesake as they completed the annual start-of-year challenge to ascend the Wrekin. The youngsters were joined…
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All new at Buildwas

All new at Buildwas

Buildwas Academy started the autumn term having been completely refurbished over the past 18 months, with an overhaul of its IT provision and a brand…
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Air-mazing trip

Air-mazing trip  

Pre-prep children at Birchfield School in Albrighton had an exciting and informative visit to Cosford. The topic they were exploring was ‘role models’, and on…
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Guides at camp

Guides at camp

Sixteen girls from a variety of Bridgnorth schools had an action-packed week trying out canoeing, rifle shooting, raft building and sailing as well as a…
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Science fun at farm

Science fun at farm

Fordhall Organic Farm near Market Drayton is England’s first community-owned farm, and the team are constantly trying new things. Recently a free educational event was…
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Royal in the swim

Royal in the swim

Royal School swimmers Alicia Dingle and Niamh Hofland were selected to represent Team GB and the Netherlands respectively at the Gyor 2017 European Youth Olympic…
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Reflective writers

Reflective writers

Writing on the theme of ‘Reflection’, the winners in the Intermediate and Senior sections of the Rotary Young Writer competition were both from Oswestry School.…
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Fun for the family

Fun for the family

North Shropshire College (NSC) recently held its annual Family Fun Day at the Oswestry Campus in aid of Hope House and Severn Hospice. NSC schools…
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Summer fair success

Summer fair success

Much Wenlock Primary School’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (PTFA) held a successful summer fair back in July, featuring the school choir, a bakery contest,…
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Forest fun

Forest fun

Outback2basics are offering a six-week block of fun-packed forest school sessions for children aged three and four in their woodland base at Blymhill, Weston Under…
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Fishy Gala fun

Fishy Gala fun

Children at Kidderminster’s Little Trinity Nursery were delighted when they received swimming certificates and medals after taking part in their first Nursery Swimming Gala. Competing…
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Singing finalist

Singing finalist

Annabel Rocket, a music scholar at Wolverhampton Grammar School, was a recent finalist in the Rotary Young Musician of the Year vocal category. Annabel won…
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Special visitor

Special visitor

Pupils at Church Preen Primary enjoyed a visit from one of the school’s former pupils. Mary Beard, Professor of Classics at Cambridge University, TV presenter…
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