Kidderminster school's PTA boosts hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS, parents and staff at a Kidderminster school have rallied to donate £875 to a local charity that helps families of children with life-limiting illnesses.

Bewdley pupils want slice of pizza action

9:20am Friday 11th July 2014

TWO teams of students working towards a competitive event will challenge their business and culinary skills tomorrow at 11am outside Bewdley Guildhall.

Mock interviews boost Kidderminster students' career prospects

6:10am Friday 11th July 2014

NINETY students of King Charles Sixth Form in Kidderminster got the opportunity to take part in mock interviews with Midlands employers.

Kidderminster students perform Aladdin

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:20am Tuesday 8th July 2014

STUDENTS of Kidderminster’s Holy Trinity School performed Aladdin to a packed theatre audience for their matinee and evening performances.

Teachers to join parents group

Kidderminster Shuttle: GETTING READY: Members of the new PTA, from left, vice-chairman Susan Marlow, secretary Cheryl Blakeway, Holy Trinity headteacher Pamela Leek-Wright, PTA chairman Michelle Howles and treasurer Kate Wilkinson.

7:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

MORE teachers will be able to participate in a new Kidderminster free school’s activities and events after a vote took place to form a new group.

Stourport school workshop a big success

Kidderminster Shuttle: GETTING ARTY: Pupils Jasmine Smith, Zach Ethan Savage, Leah Haymes, Ella Tunley and Ellie Atkinson. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 211433M.

8:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

CREATIVE pupils at a Stourport school have been put through their paces at a two-day music, drama and movement workshop and performance.

Kidderminster school preparing for summer fun

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

7:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

PREPERATIONS are being stepped up at a Kidderminster school for an annual summer fair.

Commercial litigator returns to Stourport ex-school as guest speaker

Kidderminster Shuttle: AWARD-WINNING FIRM: Marcus Hayes.

6:20am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A FORMER pupil is set to return to The Stourport High School and VIth Form College, 33 years after completing his own secondary education there.

Hartlebury communications agency giving students tech experience

Kidderminster Shuttle: SKILLS INSIGHT: Stuart Lee, left and Dan Brown.

6:20am Monday 19th May 2014

THE Academy in Kidderminster has teamed up with Hartlebury-based communications agency, Drpgroup, to give local school pupils an insight into careers in the digital industry.

Heronswood pupils get close to nature

Kidderminster Shuttle: ANIMAL ANTICS: From left, Animal Man Steffan Pearson, Heronswood year two pupils Hannah Philpotts, 7 and Thomas Simms, 7.

7:00am Sunday 18th May 2014

CHILDREN at a Kidderminster school experienced an exotic day when they were visited by the Animal Man.

Princess Anne gives royal approval to Abberley pupils' garden

Kidderminster Shuttle: THUMBS UP: Abberley Parochial Primary School pupil Josh Cook makes Princess Anne laugh at RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

7:10am Wednesday 14th May 2014

PUPILS at an Abberley primary school got the royal seal of approval for their entry to the Royal Horticultural Society's Malvern Spring Festival.

Global outlook earns award for Wolverley school

6:40am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A WOLVERLEY school's world view has been recognised in the form of an award.

Great Witley students enjoy African adventure

Kidderminster Shuttle: OUT OF AFRICA: Abberley Hall rugby and hockey players who went on a two-week trip to South Africa.

6:30am Friday 9th May 2014

THIRTY-four sporty students embarked on an African adventure to play hockey and rugby on a two-week school trip.

Enterprising Wolverley pupils clinch trophy

Kidderminster Shuttle: THEY MEAN BUSINESS: From left, Hannah Uphoff , 14, Clara Fallows, 16 and Katie Glover, Fergal Ransom and Ben Cookson, all 15.

6:10am Friday 9th May 2014

THERE was no limit to what enterprising pupils could achieve as they won a prize.

Kidderminster pupils get creative to design school carpet

Kidderminster Shuttle: BETTER BY DESIGN: From left, back, Ian Barton, Val Weddell-Hall, teacher Amanda Fassnidge and Brintons' senior designer Jane Bradley-Bain. Front, Tara Field, Poppy Britton-Gray, Josh Hughes and Thomas Schofield.

6:40am Tuesday 6th May 2014

CARPET-maker Brintons has turned its attention to the designers of tomorrow.

Stourport school given £5k for garden project

Kidderminster Shuttle: GREEN-FINGERED: Rachel Cockayne of Worcestershire County Council and outdoor learning manager Mick Lees with St Bartholomew's children cutting the sod using their new tools.

7:30am Sunday 4th May 2014

A STOURPORT primary school has been given £5,000 to develop a community garden including equipment, plants and raised beds.

New-born lambs visit Stourport primary school

Kidderminster Shuttle: SMILES ALL ROUND: Charlotte Webb with one of the lambs.

6:40am Saturday 3rd May 2014

TWO new-born lambs visited a Stourport primary school to teach pupils about Spring and new life.

Knitted chicks help raise vital cash for Easter

Kidderminster Shuttle: RAISING MONEY: Chris Dale with Grace Bradbury, 7, left, and Maya Hipkiss, 6. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 151404M.

8:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

KNITTED chicks containing Easter surprises have been sold to help raise money for a cancer charity.

Holy Trinity free school funding plan confirmed

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

8:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AFTER a gruelling two-year application process, funding for a Kidderminster independent school to become a free school has been given the go-ahead.

Kidderminster pupils kick out at discrimination

Kidderminster Shuttle: ALL IN: From left, back, George Groves of Tesco, Dale Evans, Harriers community trainer Nick Griffiths and Vanessa Halford with, front, St Mary's pupils Kirstie Gill, Mollie Wilkinson and Leah Mae.

7:00am Monday 7th April 2014

GIRLS from two Kidderminster schools kicked discrimination in football into touch as part of a campaign to encourage more females to try the sport.

Students create forest garden for school Kidderminster pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: IN THE GARDEN: Holy Trinity Pupils, front, thank students from Worcester College of Technology for the work done in the woodland play area.

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

COLLEGE students have braved all weather conditions to create a woodland garden for youngsters at a Kidderminster school.

Pupils to be affected by teacher strike

11:35am Tuesday 25th March 2014

HUNDREDS of Wyre Forest pupils will miss out on school tomorrow as teachers go on strike in a dispute over pensions, pay and working conditions.

Wyre Forest going that extra mile for Sport Relief fundraising

Kidderminster Shuttle: READY, SET: Runners start the three and six-mile Sport Relief Mile runs in Stourport.

10:58am Tuesday 25th March 2014

SPORTY Wyre Forest residents have gone the extra mile to raise cash for good causes in the UK and abroad by taking part in Sport Relief events.

Cookley school enjoys £3m revamp

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEW LOOK: Headteacher Martin de Vine with year seven pupils, from left, Lottie Davies, Amy Wright, Alex Reeve and Jamie Griffin in the refurbished library. Picture: 121407L

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

STAFF and pupils at a Cookley school are celebrating following the completion of £3 million project to improve their learning facilities.

MPs welcome shake-up in funding for schools

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

MEMBERS of Parliament for Wyre Forest and Hartlebury have welcomed a £5 million fairer funding boost to Worcestershire's schools - saying it will help correct an "historical injustice".

Wyre Forest ready for action for Sport Relief

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAKING A SPLASH: From left, Vanessa Babbington, Jenny Evans and Shannon Holloway will host a swimathon at the Glades for Sport Relief.

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

SPORTY Wyre Forest residents will be lacing up their running shoes and taking their marks to run and raise cash for Sport Relief.

Star-struck Kidderminster pupils observe night sky

6:10am Wednesday 19th March 2014

WYRE Forest’s expert astronomers joined pupils and parents from Franche Community Primary School in Kidderminster at a special night-time event observing the planets and constellations.

Tag rugby event in Kidderminster

3:20pm Monday 17th March 2014

MORE than 200 Wyre Forest youngsters will be taking part in a tag rugby tournament in Kidderminster on Wednesday in a bid to win a place in the national final.

Bringing literature to life for book day

Kidderminster Shuttle: BOOKWORMS: Clockwise from front left, Brooke Ashdown, Demi Hudson, Kirsty Shutts, William Dunn, Charlie Stanley and Gareth Evans, with the donated books at Birchen Coppice Primary School.

10:10am Sunday 16th March 2014

BOOKWORMS turned new chapters at their Wyre Forest schools when they dressed to impress as their favourite characters for World Book Day.

Kidderminster school pupils collecting bottles to go green

Kidderminster Shuttle: GOING GREEN: Pupils from left, top, Samuel Timney, Gracie Lane, Maddison Andrews, Tiffany Bayram, Kacey-Jo Knowles and Sienna James, bottom, Alfie Dobson, Marley Danks, Amelia Roberts, Freddie Powell and Jasmine Machin.

7:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

YOUNGSTERS at in Kidderminster have given their school's aim to achieve "eco green flag" status a boost by creating a recycling project.

Concern at Kidderminster free school 'value for taxpayers' money'

Kidderminster Shuttle: Concern at Kidderminster free school 'value for taxpayers' money'

7:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

THE headteacher of an independent school insists its free school move will provide value for public money amid concerns that taxpayers’ cash could be used to pay off existing loans.

Wyre Forest pupils will battle it out in court - at mock trials

Kidderminster Shuttle: Driver lied about insurance

6:30am Thursday 27th February 2014

PUPILS from Kidderminster and Bewdley schools will be fighting it out in court to decide a "bike theft" case - during the 20th anniversary of a mock trial contest.

School's facelift is completed at last

Kidderminster Shuttle: COMPLETE: Pupils, Jack Pennington-Treanor, Niah Butler, Ruby Smith, Alex Harvey, with phase leaders Rachel Meredith and Amy Allardice.

5:50am Tuesday 25th February 2014

A £3.4m building project to spruce up a Cookley school has finally been completed.

Wolverley students promote internet safety

Kidderminster Shuttle: SAFETY FIRST: Michael Harrison, year 8, left and Jordan Neill, year 9 with their posters.

6:20am Monday 24th February 2014

STUDENTS at Wolverley CE Secondary School took part in Safer Internet Day by creating posters that will be displayed around the school.

Wyre Forest MP put on spot as pupils give him a grilling

Kidderminster Shuttle: QUESTION TIME: At St George's/ Picture: Louise Adey. 051410LA.

6:30am Tuesday 18th February 2014

HE is used to being grilled by politicians in the House of Commons and the press, but Wyre Forest’s MP was given a tough time by a group of schoolchildren at a question time-style event.

Royal show for growing kids

7:30am Sunday 16th February 2014

ASPIRING young gardeners preparing for a Royal Horticultural Society show were treated to a masterclass led by the Blue Peter gardener.

Charity to assist young musicians and artists

Kidderminster Shuttle: Inspiring others: Helen Mackaness with her dog, Poppy.

7:20am Monday 3rd February 2014

A CHARITY named after a Bewdley woman has been set up in her memory to inspire talented young musicians and artists across Wyre Forest and Worcestershire .

Kids flourish by nurturing

7:10am Sunday 2nd February 2014

VULNERABLE children from stressful or disruptive backgrounds have been given the chance to flourish through a nurture group at a Kidderminster school.

Water adventures a hit with pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: Making a splash: Alolfo de la Fuente, Josh White, Hugo Charny, Alexandra Ingram , Eliza Corrie, Elwyn Harper, and William Hope.

7:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Great Witley school have been taking to their new after-school activity like ducks to water .

Kidderminster primary school's success increases

7:00am Friday 31st January 2014

THE acting headteacher at previously struggling Kidderminster school has praised the "hard work" of staff and pupils following a marked improvement in last year's results.

Model Stourport pupil’s dad calls for auditions leave

Kidderminster Shuttle: Modelling dream: Paul Pulling and his son Callum, who has been signed up by an agency for photographic assignments. Picture: Phil Loach. 051425L.

6:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

A FATHER fears his son could miss out on launching a dream modelling career if teachers at his school do not authorise time off for auditions.

Ex-Stourport school pupil set for university fellowship

Kidderminster Shuttle: Charitable trust: Marcus Hayes.

6:20am Wednesday 29th January 2014

A FORMER Stourport High School pupil who heads up a law firm with bases in Manchester and London is to be awarded a university fellowship.

GCSE and A level league tables announced

12:39pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

LEAGUE tables showing how Wyre Forest schools performed in their GCSEs and A levels have been announced today.

Schoolchildren get on famously for project

Kidderminster Shuttle: All shook up: Teaching assistant teaching assistant John Stokes as Elvis, with pupil Dainton Penn, as Elvis junior.

6:40am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

ELVIS was alive and kicking at a Stourport school when youngsters became the rock ’n’ roll legend as part of a project to dress up as famous people.

School partnership earns award

Kidderminster Shuttle: Winners: Roger Black, Lawrence Gittins , St John’s Primary School, Mick Russel l, Wyre Forest Special School and Dave Seddon.

6:00am Friday 17th January 2014

THREE schools which have joined forces to be part of a new multi-million pound learning campus in Kidderminster have been rewarded for work ing together .

Top marks for Wolverley pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: Top marks: The Heathfield School pupils who sat their maths GCSE.

6:00am Tuesday 14th January 2014

BRIGHT pupils at a Wolverley school have got their GCSES summed up after achieving top marks in their maths exams.

Deadline approaching to apply for school places

Kidderminster Shuttle: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

7:00am Monday 6th January 2014

PARENTS are being reminded that the deadline to apply for their child's reception school place is approaching.

High-visibility bands for Stourport pupils walking to school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Standing out: Lickhill Primary School teacher Kelly Lewis, front, centre, with pupils try on the new bands.

8:57am Friday 3rd January 2014

HIGH-visibility wrist bands have been given to Stourport pupils to help keep them safe during their walk to school.

Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

7:00am Friday 3rd January 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL free school due to open in Kidderminster will create about 200 new pupil places, its headteacher has said.

'Inspiring' Kidderminster youngster loses battle with illness

Kidderminster Shuttle: Inspiring: Danny Sanders whose mother said “Danny has taught me so much and made me the person I am today.”

6:30am Thursday 2nd January 2014

A BRAVE boy whose determined fight against a severe muscle-wasting disease brought hundreds of Wyre Forest residents together to help him, has lost his battle with the condition.


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