New nursery opens in Worcester run by mum affected by St Mary's closure

Worcester News: OPEN: Battenhall Nursery has been opened by Samantha Ashfield and staff members from The Stables, which shut down after the closure of St Mary's School.

3:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MUM affected by the closure of St Mary's School has taken matters into her own hands to help other parents.

Students will travel in style

Worcester News: Principal Sean Devlin picks up the keys to the new minibuses (s)

5:55pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

STUDENTS will be able to travel in style after Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College replaced their minibuses.

Good rating from Ofsted for Magic Moments Out of School Care in Kempsey

12:04pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DAY nursery and after school club in Kempsey has been rated good by Ofsted.

Future criminal justice workers start on new degree at University of Worcester

11:39am Wednesday 29th October 2014

STUDENTS hoping to work in the criminal justice sector are studying on a brand new course at the University of Worcester.

Rushwick Pre-School ranked good by Ofsted

10:37am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PRE-SCHOOL in Rushwick has had its good rating reaffirmed by Ofsted in its latest inspection.

Planetarium visit enthrals pupils at Dines Green Primary in Worcester

10:22am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PLANETARIUM visited a primary school in Worcester to help youngsters learn about space.

Planetarium visit enthrals pupils at Dines Green Primary in Worcester

10:19am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PLANETARIUM visited a primary school in Worcester to help youngsters learn about space.

University of Worcester welcomes Commonwealth Scholarship students from Ghana and India

Worcester News: SCHOLARS: University of Worcester Commonwealth Scholarship students Divya Madhusudhan and James Abrokwah with Vice Chancellor Professor David Green.

9:32am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE University of Worcester has welcomed its two latest Commonwealth Scholarship students.

Moving tribute to mark First World War will be installed at Worcester school

9:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MOVING and atmospheric tribute to the fallen will be installed at Worcester’s Bishop Perowne CofE College next week.

Domino's Pizza visit helps Worcester youngsters learn fractions

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Perry Wood Primary in Worcester were given a novel take on maths - when they were visited by Domino's Pizza.

Pupils from RGS The Grange win competition to name bridges in Worcester's Gheluvelt Park

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8:50am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIVE pupils from RGS The Grange won a competition to name a quintet of previously unnamed bridges in Worcester's Gheluvelt Park.

Wolverley CE Secondary School teacher wins national award

Worcester News: TOP TEACHER: Kerry Poole, left, receiving her Pearson Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School award from actress Jessica Hynes.

8:26am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A TEACHER from Wolverley CE Secondary School has been named as one of Britain's classroom heroes.

Oasis Academy Warndon opens new sport and play space

Worcester News: 4314736701. 22/10/14. Mayor of Worcester opens the new Sport England play area at Oasis Academy, Warndon. Left to right - head of sport at the academy Dean Salisbury, pupils Drew Evans and Megan Bridgewater both aged 10 and Mayor Alan Amos. Picture by Nic

5:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW sport facility at a school in Worcester has been officially opened.

Football programme to promote fair play

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWELVE teenagers will learn about using sport as a tool for resolving conflicts.

Youngsters enjoy day as mascots at Worcester City FC

Worcester News: LINEUP: Youngsters from Fort Royal Community Primary School were mascots at Worcester City FC.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GROUP of students from Fort Royal Community Primary School spent a "fabulous" day as mascots at Worcester City FC.

Pupils at Bowbrook House School to wear pink in support of breast cancer campaign

2:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EVERY student at Bowbrook House School will be modifying their uniform with a touch of pink tomorrow (Thursday, October 23).

Archway Academy opens campus in Worcester

Worcester News: 4314736201 Paul Jackson 22.10.14 Worcester - Opening of Archway Academy. From left - Alan Amos, mayor of Worcester, Paul Hodgett, brick laying tutor, Andrew Whitehouse, head of Worcester Archway Academy and Daniel Lloyd diploma construction student. (1181

2:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SCHOOL that offers an alternative curriculum for children who have struggled in mainstream education has opened a campus in Worcester.

Abberley’s amazing forest school

Worcester News: GREAT OUTDOORS: Nine-year-old pupils Rory Harrison and Oliver Beer in one of the outdoor classrooms.

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHIDLREN at Abberley Hall School can enjoy learning in the open air, thanks to the launch of an array of outdoor classrooms.

Pupils design dresses for disadvantaged girls

Worcester News: DESIGNS: Students from Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College have designed garments for girls living in poverty.

10:42am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TEXTILE students from Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College have designed garments for charity Dress a Girl Around the World.

Preparation begins for Red Hill Primary School's firework spectacular

10:35am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PREPARATIONS for a spectacular firework display are currently under way at Red Hill Primary School in Worcester.

Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter is Nunnery Wood High School's charity of the year

10:31am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Animal Rescue Shelter (WARS) has been chosen as charity of the year by Nunnery Wood High School.

Welland Pre-School youngsters learning about autumn

10:24am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Welland Pre-School have been learning about autumn in the past few weeks.

Direct bus service for parents wanting to tour RSA Academy Arrow Vale

10:20am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DIRECT bus service to RSA Academy Arrow Vale has been organised for parents wanting to tour the school.

Mayor praises work of University of Worcester graphic design students

Worcester News: PRIZE: Graphic design student Jess Matthews.

10:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DESIGN students from the University of Worcester have come up with new signs for a town in the county.

Droitwich Spa High School students raise cash for charity.

10:02am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STUDENTS at Droitwich Spa High School have been raising cash for three charities this week.

Students from Bishop Perowne CofE College enjoy arts and culture trip

Worcester News: TRIP: Katie Leary, left, and Katie Moore during Bishope Perowne CofE College's visit to Dudley Canal Tunnel.

8:51am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BISHOP Perowne CofE College students visited sites of artistic and cultural interest along a route between their school and one in Birmingham.

Former students return to speak at Bishop Perowne careers fair

Worcester News: RETURN: Former students Ollie Roberts, Oliver Hunt, and Amy Ledgerwood spoke at Bishop Perowne CofE College's careers fair.

3:31pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed into Bishop Perowne CofE College, Worcester, for the school's careers fair.

Ecologist Dr Rachael Carrie joins University of Worcester

Worcester News: NEW RECRUIT: Ecologist Dr Rachael Carrie has joined the University of Worcester to take forward a research project in Africa.

3:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN ECOLOGIST who discovered a new species of insect has joined the University of Worcester to take forward a research project in Africa.

Olympic Legacy Day to take place at Bishop Perowne CofE College

1:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

MORE than 400 youngsters are expected to take part in Bishop Perowne CofE College's Olympic Legacy Day.

Spooky fun at St John's Library

9:16am Friday 17th October 2014

MAGIC and mayhem come to St John's Library at a special Halloween event.

University of Worcester students awarded academic scholarships

Worcester News:

11:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

STUDENTS from in and around Worcester have been awarded £1,000 scholarships for outstanding academic achievement from the University of Worcester.

Primary school youngsters encouraged to walk to school

Worcester News:

11:22am Thursday 16th October 2014

PUPILS from a primary school near Kidderminster have joined thousands of other from across the world in celebrating International Walk to School Month.

Students perform version of King Lear

Worcester News: Georgia Surridge as Cordelia, Imogen Fraser Clark as Goneril, Anoushka Clark Newell as Leah and Jessica Sheridan as Regan (s)

3:17pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

STUDENTS from Bishop Perowne CofE College performed a version of Shakespearean tragedy King Lear at the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford.

Pupils from Malvern St James make a trip to the vet

Worcester News: VISIT: Pupils from Malvern St James Girls' School paid a trip to the vet with their guinea pigs Lola and Pigley.

11:45am Wednesday 15th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Malvern St James Girls' School were given lessons in how to look after their guinea pigs.

Worcester primary school named a Centre of Excellence

Worcester News: CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE: From left, deputy headteacher Kate Wilcock, Special Educational Needs co-ordinator Emily Powell and chair of governors Rachel Barrell.

11:29am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A PRIMARY school in Worcester is one of just 52 nationwide to have been named a Centre of Excellence, for its work with pupils with Special Educational Needs and disabilities.

Worcester Sixth Form College's new science centre officially opened

Worcester News: OPENING CEREMONY: Principal Michael Kitcatt, student Jessica Tobin, aged 16, Dr Lucie Green and 16-year-old Georgina Donowho at the official opening of Worcester Sixth Form College's science centre. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4114725702.

10:54am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW £2.5 million science centre at Worcester Sixth Form College has been officially opened.

Worcester Sixth Form College students visit museum

10:36am Wednesday 15th October 2014

STUDENTS from Worcester Sixth Form College visited a museum as part of their course.

Pupils at primary school design their own Willy Wonka inspired hats

Worcester News: HAT'S THE WAY TO DO IT: Five-year-olds Rosa Marks, Harvey Bishop-Webb and Sophie Sanders show off their Willy Wonka-inspired headwear.

10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CHILDREN at a primary school designed and wore their own Willy Wonka-inspired hats as part of a fundraiser.

Droitwich Spa High School sets up school lottery to raise cash

9:49am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DROITWICH Spa High School has set up its own lottery to raise funds for school projects.

Bishop Perowne students involved in arts project

Worcester News: INSPIRATION: Students from Bishop Perowne CofE College at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

9:49am Wednesday 15th October 2014

STUDENTS from Bishop Perowne CofE College are involved in a project designed to make them aware of arts and cultural opportunities.

Careers fair to be held at Bishop Perowne CofE College

11:28am Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS at Bishop Perowne CofE College will get the chance to check out what they would like to do when they leave the school, at a Careers Fair on Monday, October 20.

Teens to start school at 10am in Oxford University experiment

1:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

TENS of thousands of children will start school at 10am in a groundbreaking experiment to see if later start times improve exam results.

University application deadline approaches for aspiring doctors, dentists and vets

1:10pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE deadline for students hoping to become doctors, dentists or vets is approaching.

Call for widespread Ofsted changes wide of the mark

3:33pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A TRADE union's call for an overhaul of Ofsted has been queried by a headteacher.

University of Worcester psychology expert co-authors bestseller

Worcester News: BESTSELLER: Dr Dean Wilkinson from the University of Worcester with a copy of Forensic Psychology.

2:43pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A TEXTBOOK co-written by a University of Worcester expert has topped a bestseller list.

Nunnery Wood headteacher leaving school at end of term

Worcester News: FULL: Alun Williams, head at Nunnery Wood High.

8:52am Thursday 9th October 2014

A HEADTEACHER who has worked at a Worcester school for 16 years is heading to pastures new.

Hanley Castle High School wins Artsmark Gold award

Worcester News: SUCCESS: Hanley Castle High School has been awarded Artsmark Gold. Picture by David Cosgrove.

4:06pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A SECONDARY school has earned a prestigious national award.

New College Worcester collecting Morrisons vouchers

9:51am Wednesday 8th October 2014

NEW College Worcester has signed up to Morrisons' Let's Grow voucher scheme.

Worcester school at cutting edge of teaching in UK

Worcester News: DIGITAL FUTURE: The Royal Grammar School in Worcester has introduced iPads as a key classroom tool.

9:47am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A SCHOOL in Worcester is at the cutting edge of education in the UK - after making iPads a key part of its learning experience.

New book launched as part of storytelling festival

5:27pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A STORYTELLING festival that runs throughout October will be held at The Hive in Worcester.

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