Schools leader awarded CBE for outstanding commitment to education

A dynamic and dedicated education leader has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List after dedicating more than 25...

Lockdown hero Carol scoops national education award

A ‘remarkable’ Erdington teaching assistant who is described as the ‘keystone of her school’ has scooped a national award for her heroic...

NEW BLOCK NAMED AFTER WAR HERO WILL ‘FUTURE PROOF’ COLESHILL SCHOOL

The headteacher of the Coleshill School has hailed the opening of a state-of-the-art new teaching block as ‘the next step in the...

Best-selling writer and Olympian delivers inspirational message to John Willmott children

Year 7 students at John Willmott School, enjoyed an ‘awesome’ start to secondary school last week. They each received...

Busy bee Sophie walks 127 miles to raise cash for her favourite insects

A Curdworth school pupil has been busy as a bee this summer – by walking more than a hundred miles to raise...

WE ARE SO PROUD OF OUR GCSE STUDENTS, SAYS PLANTSBROOK HEAD

Students at Plantsbrook School in Sutton Coldfield have been told they should be proud of their efforts...

arts

House Music – Erdington teacher forms ‘supergroup’ with neighbours to support NHS

A talented Stockland Green School music teacher has been raising roofs – and community spirit – after forming a street band with...

TOWN JUNIOR PUPILS REVEAL STORY BEHIND CLASSIC CHRISTMAS CAROL

Youngsters at a Sutton school were transported back in time to the 18th century and a snow-bound Austrian village for an unusual...

He will rock you! Alfie makes a grand entrance in Birmingham

Musical Sutton Coldfield school boy Alfie Bennett has been a big hit at Birmingham’s New Street Station this week, showing the world...

Picture perfect as Children’s Art Week is unveiled at Hill West

Talented Hill West Primary School pupils are brushing up on their artistic skills this summer. Budding artists will be able to view...

TOWN JUNIOR PUPILS REVEAL STORY BEHIND CLASSIC CHRISTMAS CAROL

Youngsters at a Sutton school were transported back in time to the 18th century and a snow-bound Austrian village for an unusual...

FAIRFAX STUDENTS CELEBRATE THE BEST OF BRITISH

Students at a Sutton school celebrated all things British in a colourful and patriotic two-night festival of arts and culture.

Artist Izabela’s portrait will ensure Fairfax’s first headteacher takes centre stage at school’s 60th anniversary

A highly-regarded Sutton Coldfield-based artist is helping a local school celebrate a landmark anniversary – by creating a new portrait of the...

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

International recording artist and Sutton Coldfield school vocal coach, Rosie O’Sullivan, has released a new charity single ‘Some Kinda Wonderful’ in aid...

community

PERFECT RECORD FOR PUPILS WHO NEVER MISSED A DAY OF SCHOOL

A handful of determined pupils at a Sutton school have proved they are a class act – after making it through their...

SUTTON’S LONGEST SERVING HEADTEACHER POSTPONES HER RETIREMENT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

A Sutton Coldfield headteacher who was set to retire this summer after 19 years in charge at Plantsbrook School has decided to...

BUDDING LEGAL EAGLES GET A GLIMPSE OF LIFE IN LAW

Students got a glimpse of life as a lawyer when solicitors from a Birmingham law firm returned to their old schools to...

Curdworth Primary School joins the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) has welcomed Curdworth Primary School to its growing family of academies.  This is...

Sport

PLANTSBROOK GIRLS ARE THE QUEENS OF SUTTON’S NETBALL COURTS

Young sports stars at a Sutton school are having a ball after being crowned champions at four different netball tournaments.

ELECTRIC DREAMS DRIVING ARTHUR TERRY RACERS TO SUCCESS

In a busy, tech-filled classroom at Arthur Terry School, an industrious little 3D printer is beavering away, its nozzle whizzing back and...

TRIP TO ‘THEATRE OF DREAMS’ INSPIRES SCHOOL’S FOOTBALL STARS

Football-mad students from John Willmott School were in soccer heaven recently – when they paid an inspirational visit to the ‘Theatre of...

ofsted/results

WE ARE SO PROUD OF OUR GCSE STUDENTS, SAYS PLANTSBROOK HEAD

Students at Plantsbrook School in Sutton Coldfield have been told they should be proud of their efforts...

‘Smiles all round’ at John Willmott School

There were smiles all round today at John Willmott School when after five years of hard work the students collected their GCSE...

Fairfax GCSE students praised for hard work

Fairfax's Year 11 students returned to the academy for the first time since March to collect their GCSE results.

sixth form

Partnership of schools celebrates A Level and BTEC success

Students and staff at secondary schools across the respected Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) are celebrating yet again, after impressive A Level...

‘Brilliant’ A level results at Arthur Terry

The Arthur Terry School has paid tribute to the dedication of its students after they achieved 'brilliant' A level results.

Bishop Vesey sixth formers grill political leaders

Sixth-formers at Sutton Coldfield’s oldest school put two local leaders on the spot over everything from devolution of powers to green issues...

ELECTRIC DREAMS DRIVING ARTHUR TERRY RACERS TO SUCCESS

In a busy, tech-filled classroom at Arthur Terry School, an industrious little 3D printer is beavering away, its nozzle whizzing back and...

VIdeo

‘FANTASTIC’ GCSE RESULTS AT PLANTSBROOK SCHOOL

Students and staff at Plantsbrook School in Sutton Coldfield are today celebrating excellent GCSE results. 80% of students achieved...

Fairfax pupils blast off to Forbidden Planet

Fairfax pupils blasted off for an out-of-this-world school production which took audiences on a trip to outer space. More...

Paralympic volleyball serves up more fun at Fairfax

An award-winning Sutton school which is renowned for serving up sporting opportunities for pupils of all abilities is introducing another Paralympic game...

NATIONAL ORCHESTRA SPOTLIGHT FALLS ON TALENTED KYNAN

A budding violin virtuoso from Sutton is set to take centre stage after being named leader of the National Youth Orchestra.