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Joshua heads for the bright lights
An 18-year-old Birmingham pupil is set to tread the boards with the help of an Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation scholarship. Joshua Gannon, a pupil at Birmingham Ormiston Academy...
In a flash: Priory Witham students show off their love of books
A Lincoln academy turned its students into a live flash mob to mark the opening of a new £8,000 library last week. The opening ceremony of the new reading...
The Weald switches on the power to take chequered flag
Pupils from The Weald School in West Sussex sped to glory in an international car racing competition last week. The school’s two teams in this year’s Greenpower Car...
Pupils go wild with new playground
Pupils at a central London primary had a big say in the design of their new playground, opened recently by newscaster Jon Snow. Christopher Hatton School welcomed the...
Sir Ian meets Chew Valley pupils
Veteran actor and gay activist Sir Ian McKellen discussed gay rights with a group of pupils at a Bristol school in a day that headteacher Mark Mallet said...
Soap star heads acting masterclass
Aspiring actors at an Essex academy were last week treated to a day’s masterclass by EastEnders actress Gillian Wright. The actress, who plays Jean Slater in the BBC...
Storytelling becomes a core skill
A Wellingborough primary is one of the first to be awarded accreditation as a storytelling school. In an attempt to increase progress in writing, Warwick Primary vice-principals Sandra...
Local author helps to open library
Primary pupils at a Bristol academy welcomed a local author as the star guest at the launch of its new library. Author Jack Challoner, who has written more...
‘We wanted to show it doesn’t matter what kind of person you are’
Students from a Nottinghamshire special school have been crowned winners of a national artwork competition judged by fashion consultant and TV presenter Gok Wan (pictured below). A class...
Cornwall’s geothermal warders on show
A group of South Korean students visited a Cornish academy last week as part of an international programme. Camborne Science and International Academy (CSIA) hosted guests from The...
Keen gardeners take top prize
Green-fingered pupils at a Cumbrian school have scooped first place at this summer’s Royal Horticultural Society’s Tatton Park Show — about 18 months after their gardening club got...

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