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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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Banner for Thiers

Banner for Thiers

Children from St Leonard’s Primary School in Bridgnorth have designed and created a banner as part of the Bridgnorth and District Twinning Association banner project…
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Programming the future

Programming the future

Students from Brockton Primary school spent an exciting morning exploring tiny computers called Microbits. The students were set 10 different computing challenges on the machines,…
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Brightening the way

Brightening the way

Year 6 pupils from the Old Hall School in Wellington spent five days in France, participating in a variety of activities including visiting the significant…
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Prestfelde celebrates

Prestfelde celebrates

Pupils from Prestfelde Prep School in Shrewsbury are celebrating having claimed the Shropshire U11 Cricket crown with a convincing display that saw them go through…
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School tackles theme

School tackles theme

For this year’s annual drama production, the drama department at Shrewsbury High School made the decision to tackle the difficult but extremely topical storyline of…
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Olympiad glory

Olympiad glory

Bright young physicists from Oswestry School have achieved some outstanding results in the British Physics Olympiad Challenge. These highly demanding tests, set by Oxford University,…
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Noah rocks!

Noah rocks!

Wolverhampton Grammar School student Noah Key bagged a prestigious Olivier Award as one of the cast members of the West End production of ‘School of…
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Star bakers

Star bakers

Castlefields School in Bridgnorth set its pupils a half-term learning challenge to bake cakes or biscuits using at least one Fair Trade product. A boy and…
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Moffats science

Moffats science

Science, science and more science was the theme at Moffats School recently, as pupils found out about discoveries and experiences in its many fields. Two…
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Moving forward

Moving forward

Work is about to start on a £3 million redevelopment project at Tettenhall College. The plans for the independent school will include a new sixth-form…
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Winning at sport

Winning at sport

A school in Shrewsbury has been presented with a special award for its commitment to encouraging youngsters to play sport, both within school and in…
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Adventures in words

Adventures in words

Oldbury Wells School (OWS) launched the Get Creative literacy competition earlier this year, with Kindle electronic readers as prizes for the six main winners. The…
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African adventure

African adventure

A group of 16 staff and students from Bridgnorth Endowed School (BES) visited Umonga Secondary School in Tanzania earlier this year as part of an…
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