Education

Telford headteacher plans digital detox week

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Parents who feel their offspring spend all of their time glued to telephone screens and tablet computers have found an ally in a Shropshire headteacher who feels exactly the same way.

Pastures new for Shrewsbury school head

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He taught at the renowned fee-paying Shrewsbury School, whose alumni include Michael Heseltine, Lord Hutton and Nick Owen. He was head of the respected Adams’ Grammar School in Newport. And now, for his latest challenge, Michael Barratt has decided to take the helm at a state comprehensive in the county.