Times Table Test for Primary School Children

Children in primary schools across the UK are to take a new times tables tests which will begin from next month as part of trials ahead of a full roll-out over the next two years to check whether eight-and...

Coventry University to tackle the UK’s digital skills gap through leading role in new...

Coventry University is playing a major part in a new government backed national initiative to grow and develop digital skills for the current and future needs of industry. The newly established Institute of Coding  - announced by Prime Minister Theresa...

Failed Academy owes £480,00 to the Education & Skills Funding Agency

Department for Education figures have revealed that three schools in the Perry Beeches academy, Birmingham owed £480,000 to the Education and Skills Funding Agency. The Times Educational Supplement (TES), revealed the debt, said the schools had over-estimated how many pupils...

Punch Record’s Bass2017 brings Fuse ODG to Birmingham school

On Wednesday 15th November 2017, as part of ‘This Is Africa’ The 12th edition of Punch Records annual BASS festival, Global Afrobeats superstar FUSE ODG visited City Academy, a free school in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre to...

Jeremy Corbyn meets students from across the region at South and City College Birmingham

Students from across the region met Labour leader Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP in a short meet and greet this afternoon (14th Nov). The event, hosted by South and City College Birmingham in conjunction with the Association of Colleges, saw...

WORLD MUSIC CONFERENCE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

‘The festival is unique in its aim of bringing together artists, academics and music educators from across Africa, Europe, the USA and India’ – Andy Street CBE, Mayor for West Midlands Dignitaries from all across England and far beyond came together...

BIRMINGHAM CATERER OPENS BRAND NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Cityserve, the organisation behind 70,000 school meals across Birmingham each day, is marking National School Meals Week with the official launch of a brand new state-of-the-art learning and development centre at its headquarters in the city. The centre, based at...

Saluting Apprenticeships

MORE than 500 people have celebrated the best of apprentices from the British Asian community and the companies and organisations that employ them. The second annual Asian Apprenticeship Awards took place at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham on Thursday,...

Girl Tells Heart-breaking Story Of Dealing With Suicidal Thoughts And Self-Harm

"To get to my school I had to cross a railway bridge and I would just stand there and think 'I could just jump off’”, says Calleigh, now 18, who was self-harming when she was 11 and first thought...

Court Rules Birmingham Al-Hijrah School Segregation To Be ‘Unlawful’

Birmingham’s Al-Hijrah school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful sex discrimination, leading judges have ruled. Three Court of Appeal judges in London overturned the finding by a High Court judge last year that Ofsted inspectors were wrong to...