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Staff at ABC Day Nursery in Telford are celebrating after Ofsted inspectors rated their Lightmoor site ‘outstanding’. It is the second time they have received…
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A full house

A full house

Students have gained a 100% pass rate in a new leadership and management course launched last September at Ellesmere College. The 10 pupils all finished…
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Planting firm roots

Planting firm roots

Firm roots are being established by Reception children at Moreton First as they marked the start of their autumn term by planting trees. The annual…
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Miles ahead

Wrockwardine Wood Church of England Junior School has become the second school to officially open their new Daily Mile track funded in part by Telford…
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Bottle tops off!

Bottle tops off!

British Ironwork Centre near Oswestry recently announced a new project – the National Schools Bottle Top Recycling Challenge. Schools from across the UK, including from…
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New head roles

New head roles

Pupil numbers are up for the fourth year running at Wellington’s Wrekin College as it unveils a new staff line-up in key academic roles. The…
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Shrewsbury down under

Shrewsbury down under

Prof Simon Maddocks of Charles Darwin University (CDU) in Darwin, Australia, visited University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to learn more about the origins of his university’s…
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Key Stage visit

Key Stage visit

Preschoolers will be invited to be musicians, scientists, investigators, gymnasts and artists as teachers host a discovery morning at a Shropshire school on Saturday 25…
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Graduate celebrations

Graduate celebrations

Telford College’s higher education (HE) students had their achievements recognised at the annual graduation ceremony. The class of 2019 donned traditional caps and gowns for…
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Winning design

Winning design

Last year, the team from AGA Rangemaster Group set Shrewsbury College Art & Design students a challenge to create a design to be used on…
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Economics insights

Economics insights

The third annual Old Tettenhallian Lecture was held at Tettenhall College in September. The speaker this year was Dr Andy Mottershead, a leading economics writer…
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Festive frolics

Festive frolics

Bridgnorth will embrace their ‘inner elf’ when Bridgnorth Stage Academy presents their production of Elf the Musical JR this Christmas. The production will feature 40…
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New faces

New faces

With another school year well underway, Birchfield School near Albrighton has warmly welcomed new pupils and also several new teachers to join their team. Among…
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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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