John Willmott’s Year 11s beat sixth formers in historic first for annual debating competition 

Year 11s beat sixth formers - John Willmott School made history in the Royal Town’s annual Sixth Form Parliamentary Debating Competition for...

BCU workshops at Fairfax teach students about life at university

BCU workshops at Fairfax - Young students at had an insight into life beyond school when they took part in a day...

Mayor praises Stockland Green School as he launches careers pledge

Mayor praises Stockland Green School - Andy Street lauded Stockland Green School for its impressive Careers programme when he visited to unveil...

Erdington students visit Fairfax for innovative sixth form taster day

Erdington students visit Fairfax - Pupils who have applied to join Fairfax Academy sixth form in September had the opportunity to visit...

Osborne Primary Ofsted 2024: School hailed as a ‘harmonious and happy place to be’

Osborne Primary Ofsted 2024 - Staff and pupils are celebrating after an Ofsted report saw the school given an overall rating of...

Fairfax Has Got Talent! Piano maestro Mindy wins annual contest

Fairfax Has Got Talent: Talented students at Fairfax Academy took to the stage to entertain their classmates in a colourful competition of...

arts

Some Kinda Wonderful! Arthur Terry’s Rosie O’Sullivan debuts new NHS charity single

Arthur Terry singing star and Sutton Coldfield school vocal coach, Rosie O’Sullivan, has released a new charity single ‘Some Kinda Wonderful’ in...

Fairfax Has Got Talent! Piano maestro Mindy wins annual contest

Fairfax Has Got Talent: Talented students at Fairfax Academy took to the stage to entertain their classmates in a colourful competition of...

Star visits Stockland Green – rapper takes the stage at her old school

It's not often that an international rap star visits Stockland Green - but the former pupil Lady Sanity surprised students of her...

Some Kinda Wonderful! Arthur Terry’s Rosie O’Sullivan debuts new NHS charity single

Arthur Terry singing star and Sutton Coldfield school vocal coach, Rosie O’Sullivan, has released a new charity single ‘Some Kinda Wonderful’ in...

HELP SOLVE THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING PROGRAMMES

Can you help find the missing Fairfax School Eisteddfod programmes? Fairfax, which has been holding a popular annual arts festival for more...

NATIONAL ORCHESTRA SPOTLIGHT FALLS ON TALENTED KYNAN

Plantsbrook School's Kynan Walker - a budding violin virtuoso - is set to take centre stage after being named leader of the...

Fairfax Academy Eisteddfod 2023: It’s ‘Hooray for Hollywood’ as arts festival goes to the movies

Fairfax Academy Eisteddfod 2023: Fairfax Academy’s annual Eisteddfod brought the stars of the silver screen to Sutton Coldfield, as the legendary school...

Arthur Terry alumni Jessika returns to inspire students

Arthur Terry alumni Jessika goes back to school: An up-an-coming pop star inspired students at her old school when she took to...

community

Perryfields Academy gala production – students take the stage at town hall

Perryfields Academy gala production: Talented youngsters from an Oldbury School took to the stage to perform their first public show since the...

Vesey shares moving virtual service for Remembrance Day

A Bishop Vesey Remembrance Service saw students, staff, parents, alumni and partners of the school take part in a moving virtual event...

GREEN-FINGERED STUDENTS’ ALLOTMENT AMBITIONS ARE GROWING

Nether Stowe School allotments - A Lichfield school’s community-backed allotment project is reaping real results – and is set to grow even...

Students write to King about John Willmott’s Royal plans

Students write to King – His Majesty King Charles will have a little light reading to do this Christmas, after hundreds of...

Sport

Fairfax water polo star Emily wins the Burt Noone Trophy

Fairfax water polo star: A talented Fairfax Academy water polo player has made a splash after winning a coveted trophy – which...

Coleshill School Games Award: Staff at The Coleshill School who work hard to inspire students to excel in sports are celebrating a...

Town Junior swimming pool gives pupils’ a summer to remember

Town Junior swimming pool: Excited pupils at a junior school will be making a real splash this summer, thanks to a ‘pop-up’...

ofsted/results

Osborne Primary Ofsted 2024: School hailed as a ‘harmonious and happy place to be’

Osborne Primary Ofsted 2024 - Staff and pupils are celebrating after an Ofsted report saw the school given an overall rating of...

John Willmott Ofsted report is ‘pivotal moment’ in school’s reinvention

John Willmott Ofsted report - John Willmott’s headteacher has described their first-ever Good Ofsted report as a ‘pivotal moment’ on its journey...

West Coventry Academy Ofsted – inspectors praise standards at new £38 million school

West Coventry Academy Ofsted: Staff and students at a newly rebuilt Coventry school have another reason to celebrate after impressed Ofsted inspectors...

sixth form

John Willmott’s Year 11s beat sixth formers in historic first for annual debating competition 

Year 11s beat sixth formers - John Willmott School made history in the Royal Town’s annual Sixth Form Parliamentary Debating Competition for...

Plantsbrook School Apprenticeship Week sees businesses step forward to support students

Plantsbrook School Apprenticeship Week - Leaders from local businesses gave up their time to help students understand the benefits of apprenticeships.

Plantsbrook School Christmas collection delivers for Food Bank

Plantsbrook School Christmas collection: A trio of caring students at Plantsbrook School have helped struggling families this Christmas by organising a collection...

Coleshill School A-levels 2023: Students celebrate results

Coleshill School A-levels 2023 - The Coleshill School, part of the respected Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) has welcomed back its Year...

VIdeo

Hill West bee girls Isla and Emilie create a buzz with smoothie stall

Two enterprising Hill West bee girls created a buzz when they set up a stand selling refreshing smoothies to raise cash for...

Perryfields Academy free uniform offer to help struggling families

Perryfields Academy free uniform scheme: A Black Country secondary school is set to help families during the cost of living crisis –...

SIGNING SHRUBBERY SCHOOL PUPILS LET THEIR HANDS DO THE TALKING

Signing Shrubbery School pupils have been taught a handy new skill – by learning sign language. Pupils at the...

THE ORIGINAL SHRUBBERY SCHOOL HEADTEACHER TRIBUTE UNVEILED BY MP

The original Shrubbery School headteacher who founded the independent school has been remembered with a newly-refurbished building...