One in five schools need improvement


Shropshire has the lowest percentage of outstanding schools in the West Midlands, according to school inspectors, with just nine per cent falling into the top category.

Political reporter visits old school

James Landale with pupils Hamish-James Anderson, George Salwey, Rachel Ellis, Mark Ellis and Arabella Williams

He is more used to asking the questions, but  the tables were turned on one of the county’s top journalists, when he was grilled by budding young reporters during a visit to his old school.

Police in ‘sexting’ warning at schools

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New lessons warning children of the dangers of “sexting” have been introduced to secondary schools in Mid Wales, while police in West Mercia Police are also urging children to be aware of the dangers.