Primary/Junior Schools

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...

Brookvale Book Trail – new lease of life for school library and pre-loved children’s books

An Erdington primary school’s new library is one chapter nearer to opening, thanks to a novel idea from one dedicated school leader.

TOWN JUNIOR SCHOOL IS PRAISED FOR ‘AMBITIOUS’ APPROACH WHICH ACHIEVES RESULTS FOR PUPILS

A Sutton Coldfield primary school has been praised for boosting pupils’ expectations resulting in improved progress and results. Town...

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...

A beacon of excellence – Slade’s open morning shines a spotlight on Maths

Erdington’s Slade Primary School showcased its ‘Maths Mastery’ last week at a specialist open morning attended by teaching professionals from the Midlands...

Mere Green Screen – digital leaders are over the moon at Apple Regional training centre launch

Tech-savvy Mere Green pupils have been showcasing their digital skills by helping teachers from the region to create space themed movies at...

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...

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...

Hill West excels as Ofsted praises school’s ‘strong practice’

Dedicated staff and pupils at Hill West Primary School, part of the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP), are celebrating the results of...

Slade Primary School Ofsted rated as ‘Good’ with ‘outstanding features’

Staff and pupils at Erdington’s Slade Primary School are celebrating the New Year in style. The popular academy has achieved its “best...

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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...