Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Star Academies has recently launched a series of exciting new reading initiatives to promote the joys and benefits of reading. Pupils will take part in a series of creative and engaging activities designed to foster and celebrate their love of reading, whilst...
Pupils in charity drive for Birmingham’s vulnerable

Pupils in charity drive for Birmingham’s vulnerable

Pupils have been on a charity drive for Birmingham’s most vulnerable communities. Caring pupils and staff at the school created 20 hampers for the Birmingham City Mission to help provide comfort to young and old this winter. The mission was established in 1966 and has...
GCSE results improve again by 10%

GCSE results improve again by 10%

Celebrations are underway at Small Heath Leadership Academy with the number of pupils achieving the top GCSE passes increasing by 10%. The academy saw a 10% increase in the number of students achieving GCSE English and Maths at grades 9 to 5 (a ‘strong pass’), and an...
Hearing impaired pupils welcome deaf charity to school

Hearing impaired pupils welcome deaf charity to school

Hearing impaired pupils enjoyed a visit from the National Deaf Children’s Society’s (NDSC) ‘hearing bus’ roadshow. Charity representatives led workshops on developing life skills as a deaf individual by exploring the themes of ‘Who am I?’ and ‘My Future’. The aim of...