Plantsbrook celebrates as star student Dan gets Cambridge offer

A Plantsbrook School student is celebrating after his hard work was rewarded with an offer to study at Cambridge University.

Huge Sutton-based partnership is chosen to be a Teaching School Hub

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is delighted to announce that it has been appointed a Teaching School Hub for North Birmingham.

Sports stars flock to go on Spike and Will’s lockdown podcast

Two teenage pals who launched a YouTube podcast in lockdown are bowled over by the number of high...

Our top story tonight: Prime time pupils present the TV news

Move aside Bob Warman and Sameena Ali-Khan, because some plucky new presenters from Sutton Coldfield have been taking over the evening news.

LIBBY CUTS HER LOCKS TO THANK POORLY DAD’S CARING MEDICS

A caring Coleshill schoolgirl has braved the shave to raise cash to thank the medical staff who have been treating her poorly...

ATLP boss Richard is ‘humbled’ by Chamber of Commerce award

A national education leader who runs a partnership of academies in Birmingham, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, has been recognised by the Chambers of...

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...

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...

MUSICAL PRODIGY ALFIE BECOMES A LOCKDOWN YOUTUBE STAR

A 13-year-old musical prodigy from Erdington who stunned commuters at Birmingham’s Grand Central with his piano skills has become a lockdown YouTube...

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.

UNITED NATIONS OF CHRISTMAS FOR PUPILS’ FESTIVE SHOW

PUPILS at a Sutton school discovered how youngsters around the world celebrate Christmas in a globe-trotting festive production. All...

TOWN JUNIOR PUPILS STEP BACK IN TIME TO WAR YEARS

Pupils at Town Junior School learned how to ‘keep calm and carry on’ when they stepped back in time to World War...

DON’T STOP US NOW! PUPILS GO GA-GA FOR QUEEN ROCK MUSICAL

YOUNGSTERS at a Sutton school are going Ga-Ga for the music of rock legends Queen after months preparing for their latest production.

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...

community

SCHOOL’S BLANKET BOOK CHALLENGE HAS READING COVERED

READING has never been more fun for youngsters at a Sutton junior school, after staff created a pioneering new scheme to help...

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...

Food for thought – ‘Magic Breakfast’ fuels learning at John Willmott School

Hundreds of Sutton Coldfield students are enjoying a healthy start to their school day – thanks to a national breakfast scheme designed...

CARING PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS COLLECT GIFTS FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS

Residents at a Coleshill nursing home are set to get some extra special Christmas presents, thanks to the festive generosity of pupils,...

Sport

Sports stars flock to go on Spike and Will’s lockdown podcast

Two teenage pals who launched a YouTube podcast in lockdown are bowled over by the number of high...

Martha’s on the ball! Sutton student selected to train with England Lionesses

A rising Sutton Coldfield football star who dreams of representing England is putting her best boot forward this half term by training...

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.

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

Plantsbrook celebrates as star student Dan gets Cambridge offer

A Plantsbrook School student is celebrating after his hard work was rewarded with an offer to study at Cambridge University.

MP praises caring Sutton schools for making thousands of donations to good causes over winter

Sutton Coldfield’s MP has praised the Royal Town’s schools for their ‘remarkable efforts and generosity’, after students, parents and staff collected thousands...

Bishop Vesey students ready to wrap gifts as ‘Giving Tree’ returns to Gracechurch

Caring students from Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School took hours to lovingly bedeck the Christmas Tree that stands in the Gracechurch Shopping Centre...

Ben and friends deliver Christmas cheer with care parcel appeal

Homeless people and struggling families will have a little more Christmas cheer this year thanks to the efforts of a caring Plantsbrook...

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.