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SCHOOL’S GREEN-FINGERED TRIBUTE TO JOSHUA ATTRACTS NATIONWIDE SUPPORT

Staff and pupils at an Erdington school who wanted to revitalise a corner of their playground dedicated to a much-missed pupil have...

Fun run gets a reboot as families give their personal best for Hill West

Support is gathering pace for a popular Sutton Park fun run, which is taking place ‘virtually’ this year thanks to the team...

TAMWORTH STORE’S GREEN-FINGERED LOCKDOWN GIFT TO SUTTON SCHOOL

The children of keyworkers being looked after at a Sutton Coldfield school have been getting green-fingered during lockdown thanks to the generosity...

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...

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...

TEACHER’S MOVING MESSAGE TO COLLEAGUES AS SON RECOVERS FROM TRANSPLANT SHIELDED FROM CORONAVIRUS

An inspirational Sutton Coldfield teacher whose young son underwent a life-saving liver transplant as the coronavirus hit has sent a heartfelt message...

SCHOOLS UNITE TO CREATE THE TEACHERS OF TOMORROW

A Sutton-based alliance of schools are bucking the trend in recruiting new staff – thanks to a ground-breaking on-site training programme that...

SCHOOLMATES TO SUPPORT ANNABELLA’S CHERISHED CHARITY

A caring Sutton Coldfield sixth-former has enlisted the help of her school mates in a bid to raise £3,000 for a small...

HUNDREDS RETURN TO SCHOOL FOR 60TH REUNION

Former pupils from all across the world returned to Fairfax School for a huge 60th anniversary reunion – and to see a...

Mere Green pupils and staff celebrate Black History Month

Children and staff at Mere Green Primary School, part of the respected Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) have been celebrating Black History...

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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...

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...