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Wirral has a school population of approaching 50,000 pupils who attend the borough's 22 secondary schools, 91 primary school and 13 special schools. Most recent inspections indicate 80% of Wirral Schools are rated good or very good by government inspectors, compared to a national average of 73%.The borough is home to Wirral Metropolitan College, with thousands of students, taking courses up to degree level.

Enterprise Day at Aintree Racecourse

Stanley School will be participating in annual Enterprise Showcase

West Kirby Grammar School Year 11 students Caitlin Carter, Sophie Gee and Ryam Al-Rawi, all 16, prepare some of the schools Chinese New Year decorations

Celebration marking 20 years of helping victims

Chinese New Year marks 20th year of fundraising by West Kirby Grammar School

Bebington High Sports College has become 1 of 26 schools in the country to become an Excedel Regional Mathematics Hub School

Bebington High Sports College at ‘The Hub’ of Maths

Bebington High Sports College has becom an Excedel Regional Mathematics Hub School 

Kids enjoy Beast of a production

Pupils at The Kingsway Academy, Moreton stage a performance of Beauty and the Beast

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for Children and Families

MP column 24/02/15: Alison McGovern

The latest dispatch from Wirral South's MP

Glyndwr University’s OpTIC Centre in North Wales – formerly Technium OpTIC – is celebrating its 10th birthday

OpTIC centre marks a special milestone

A pioneering centre for research, optoelectronics and technology employing more than 150 people from across the North West is celebrating its 10th birthday

@wuthnhs column: Offering the support when you need it most

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A new stillbirth networking group is being introducing at Wirral Women and Children's Hospital

(Left-Right) Jane King, Gill Roberts, Richard Mawdsley of Peel, Sue Higginson of Wirral Met College, Barry Roberts and Mark Harrison on site at Wirral Waters

Wirral Met: Students involved at every stage of new campus

Take a look at the latest news from Wirral Met

Avro 504 similar to the two aircraft in the collision

Mid-air Wirral tragedy killed three brave men

Colin Schroeder takes a look at a 1918 mid-air collision, killing three brave men

Headteacher of Neston High School Steve Dool and students look at plans for the new school buildings on the site where construction will start later this year

High School looks to future as new building gets green light

New school building for Neston High School

Teachers trek from Woodchurch to Nepal

Three Woodchurch Primary School teachers head to Everest to learn more about Classrooms in the Clouds

West Kirby students Aiofe Blanchard, Miriam Gordon, Merlyn Thomas and Rosa Barnard, get tips on Oxbridge University life from graduates Lucy Dixon, seated left, and Maddy Lawrence-Jones

Learning about life at 'elite' universities

West Kirby students lead ‘state school’ charge to elite university places

A Grove Street pupil with one of the new goats

Pupils get the goat

Grove Street School are appealing to anyone who may have unwanted materials to build an enclosure for their goats

Kristina Thompson, a former student at Wirral Met College has started her own swimming academy in Cumbria

Wirral Met: Making a splash

Take a look at the latest news from Wirral Met College

Liscard Primary staff and pupils after an enjoyable story session in the Oldershaw teepee, with Mrs Daly from Oldershaw, second from left

Oldershaw teachers tell children some tales in a teepee

Oldershaw celebrates National Storytelling Week

Glyndwr University's Wrexham campus is launching a new business innovation centre

Centre offers support for aspiring new businesses

Start-up businesses set to flourish at new university facility

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 04/02/15: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

MP column 04/02/15: Frank Field

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

Mayor column: 04/02/15

The latest dispatch from Cllr Steve Foulkes

The Rethinking Child Development module was developed by the Childhood Studies team at Glyndŵr University

Addressing all aspects of child development

A free online course will challenge the “children’s workforce” in Wirral to explore new ways of understanding child development