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The great outdoors  We shouldn’t underestimate the importance of child development from 0-5 years. There is scientific evidence that brain development in pre-school is as

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Time for a rhyme

Favourite nursery rhymes have helped a Shropshire school to create a child-friendly virtual welcome for children who missed out on taster days as they prepared

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Lockdown learning

The national lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic presented the country’s education system with its biggest challenge for generations. Just how schools and colleges have

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Computer challenge

A Much Wenlock student was this January invited to the finals of a prestigious computing competition. William Brookes student Ted Ibberson qualified for the University

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Help for Heroes

A former Ellesmere College student has succeeded in his challenge to raise £30,000 for Help for Heroes. Ex-Royal Marine Stephen Bannister set himself the fundraising

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Breaktime clubs

A local schoolgirl received an award at the Houses of Parliament for implementing a new school club. Darcey Phillips from John Wilkinson Primary School and

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