SUTTON MP UNVEILS TRIBUTE TO PIONEERING HEADTEACHER

A Sutton school has paid a moving tribute to its founder by naming a newly-refurbished building aftger...

NEW EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO HELP SCHOOLS SHARE EXPERTISE

An ambitious new education trust which includes Sutton Coldfield schools is promising to further raise standards through collaboration and shared expertise.

Workshops help John Willmott students plot their futures

John Willmott students were given the chance to ‘write their own success stories’ in workshops with a top motivational speaker.

Fresh air and fresh ideas at Shrubbery’s forest school

Mother Nature is providing a new classroom for pupils at a Sutton independent school – after it opened the town’s first ‘forest...

TALENTED QUARTET FILL THE AIRWAVES FOR RADIO STAR’S VISIT

A talented quartet from a Sutton school provided the musical accompaniment when radio star Jeremy Vine appeared at the Town Hall.

ARTHUR TERRY CYCLISTS HELP RAISE THOUSANDS

Pedal-powered sixth formers and staff at a Sutton school climbed into the saddle to cycle nearly 200...

arts

BISHOP VESEY MUSICIANS PUT ON THREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS TO MARK END OF TERM

Determined staff and students at Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School overcame the challenges of the pandemic to round off their academic year by...

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...

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...

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.

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.

HELP SOLVE THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING PROGRAMMES

A Sutton School which has been holding a popular annual arts festival for more than half a century wants former pupils and...

A Dickens of a musical launches Plantsbrook School’s new theatre

“I am immensely proud of all of the fantastic students and staff who have worked tirelessly to put this brilliant production together. In our first whole school show performed in our lovely new theatre, everyone rose to the challenge magnificently.”

COLESHILL STUDENTS GET ARTY TO WIN LOCKDOWN POINTS

Students from The Coleshill School are keeping their spirits up during lockdown with a series of weekly competitions – which have encouraged...

community

SUTTON SCHOOLS UNITE TO MAKE 1,200 PIECES OF PPE FOR FRONTLINE HEALTH STAFF

Sutton Coldfield’s secondary schools have joined forces during the coronavirus crisis - to make more than 1,200 pieces of vital PPE equipment...

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...

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...

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...

Sport

TALENTED MADDY AND MAYA NET A PLACE IN COUNTY SQUAD

Two talented young Sutton sports stars have netted places in the Birmingham County netball squad – as well as inspirational zoom calls...

PLANTSBROOK CRICKETING STAR FELIX BOWLS OVER THE SELECTORS

A promising young cricketer from Sutton has bowled over selectors to be chosen for a summer international squad – and has even...

PLANTSBROOK SOCCER STARS ARE SHOOTING FOR THE TOP

Two budding soccer stars at Plantsbrook School are hoping to kick on and net careers in the Beautiful Game.

ofsted/results

‘Marvellous achievements’ of Plantsbrook GCSE students

Plantsbrook School is celebrating the ‘marvellous achievements' of Year 11 students as they collect their GCSE results and equivalent qualifications. 

Bishop Vesey’s students achieve outstanding GCSE results

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is celebrating the successes of students in their GCSE examination results.

Fairfax ‘hugely proud’ of GCSE students’ results

Fairfax Academy is very pleased to report some excellent achievements by its Year 11 students in their GCSEs and other qualifications this...

sixth form

PLANTSBROOK HEAD SALUTES THE ‘STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE’ OF A LEVEL STUDENTS

Students at Plantsbrook School have been praised for their A level achievements in ‘unprecedented and turbulent times’. Headteacher Jason...

Coleshill students have shown ‘hard work and dedication’ to achieve results

Students at the Coleshill School have been praised for their 'determination, resilience and perseverance' after picking up their A Level, Level 3...

Outstanding Bishop Vesey A Level students praised for ‘impressive levels of maturity’

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is celebrating outstanding achievements by its students in their A level examinations this summer.

Excellent A Level results at John Willmott School

John Willmott School is extremely pleased to report that their Year 13 students have today received an excellent set of A Level...

VIdeo

John Willmott School launches remote learning video

The headteacher of a Sutton school has spoken about the learning journey staff and students have been through during the pandemic –...

‘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...