The first group of teachers have become "autism leaders" by completing a new postgraduate qualification designed to help raise awareness of the developmental disorder within mainstream schools.
The Autism Leaders Award, delivered by the City of Wolverhampton Council's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Outreach Service in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton and led by Service Coordinator Dr Eve Griffiths, is aimed at SEND co-ordinators and enables mainstream schools to have...
A Wolverhampton school which was judged Good for the first time ever last year is showing continued improvement according to the latest performance data.
SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Academy has been ranked among the top 1% of schools in England for the progress its pupils make between the start and end of Key Stage 2 in figures released by the government recently.
Overall, SS Peter and Paul was ranked 14th nationally for the progress made by pupils from the start to end of Key Stage 2 in maths,...
A school has received lottery funding for its support group for parents who adopt or foster children.
The group, set up by St Michael’s Church of England Primary School in Tettenhall last year, meets every half-term, giving parents and carers the chance to discuss issues or problems with one another and to receive training and help in their parenting role.
A grant of £9,650 from Awards4All will enable the group to continue meeting and expand its support to other parents and carers living in the local a...
A city primary school is among the very best in the country, according to a prestigious schools guide.
St Bartholomew's C of E Primary School, in Penn, was ranked 282nd out of 16,000 schools nationally in this year's Sunday Times Parent Power 2020 guide.
The ranking is based on Key Stage 2 performance, with the Outstanding-rated school significantly above average attainment, both in pupils meeting the expected standard and achieving greater depth across all subjects.
A record number of young people have joined the City of Wolverhampton Youth Council this year.
The 54 successful candidates – who attend schools across the city – were officially announced at a special event in the Council Chamber recently which also celebrated the Youth Council's many achievements over the last 12 months.
Mayor Councillor Claire Darke was joined by Cabinet Member for Children and Young People Councillor John Reynolds, City of Wolverhampton Council's Director of Children’s Services Emm...
People are being invited to enjoy a festive concert and help raise funds for an arson-hit primary school at the same time.
The concert, featuring Christmas carols performed by the City of Wolverhampton Council Choir and Wolverhampton Music Service, will take place on the ground floor of the Civic Centre, by the cafe, on Wednesday (18 December) between noon and 1pm.
All are welcome and entry is free, but a collection will also be held in aid of Merridale Primary School, with all donations gratefully acc...