Star Comment: Rebranded schools are not the answer

Lakeside Academy, Sutherland Co-operative Academy, Wrockwardine Wood Arts Academy and Phoenix Academy

Over the coming months the big cheeses behind the academies in Telford which have been branded as failing institutions will need the confidence and support of parents as they strive to turn things around.

Telford schools crisis: ‘It is the greatest fiasco of my career'

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As jobs are shed at four failing Telford schools, a leaked letter by David Gumsley, the Telford Co-operative Multi Academy Trust's outgoing finance chief, talks of a “fiasco” of the like he has never witnessed and of “angry, humiliated and hurt” staff looking to jump before they are pushed.

Hidden heroines of the farming world

Anne Davies on the family farm in Frodesley

The sterotypical image of a farmer – dressed in wellies, tweed and a cap with a stick in one hand and a dog at their feet – has always been that of a man. But that image is changing according to agricultural colleges across the county.

Your school proms photos (30)

"Amelia Wesley and Eshan Greer! What a gentleman ❤️ Charlton School " - taken at Whitehouse Telford , by Kim Wesley from Bratton

Will you be getting dressed up to the nines, donning the glitz and glamour, or getting suited and booted to celebrate the end of school or college?