Education

Star comment: Teachers must not be at risk

Will Cornick murdered Ann Maguire

He was a model pupil who scored pretty hard marks. His teacher thought he could do better, so encouraged him to excel. And then he murdered her, by stabbing her repeatedly in the back before a full classroom of horrified children.

Parents struggling to meet schooling cost

Children across Shropshire are arriving at school having not eaten breakfast and are missing out on extracurricular activities because of their family’s finances and transport problems.