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Education

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.

Elderly given festive treat by Weatherhead students

Wirral school's Year Seven deliver Chirstmas surprise

Higher Apprentice of the Year finalist Devon Sumner, Airbus in the UK, Broughton

Success is in the air for talented Devon

The career of a talented engineering graduate has taken flight with victory in prestigious national competitions

Paul Wright and Fiona Williams

University smashes its green target

A Welsh university has the energy to go even greener in 2015

Defence Secretary praises college’s ‘excellent’ work

Michael Fallon MP met public service students at Wirral Met College

Finsa celebrates Euro conference

Birkenhead firm welcome delegates from around Europe

Teachers take on Santa Dash

The Prenton primary school teachers ran in memory of one of their late pupils

Vic Grout with students

World leader Vic's just rewards

Professor of computing futures awarded certificate of recognition by the British Computer Society

Students preparing the facility

New ‘body farm’ for forensics students

Forensic scientists at Glyndŵr University have created a ‘body farm’ to explore the ways in which animal remains decompose

Wirral couple helping improve lives of kids in Cambodia

Nocturum couple Ann and Tony Courtnell inspired by their new home

Melfyn Williams from All Wales Auction

Radio giant switches on to help university

Glyndŵr University teams up with Capital to collaborate on fundraising events

Sponsored abseil ropes in over £3500 towards cost of visits for local children

Children from Roscoe Primary School and Wirral Women and Children’s Aid now have approximately 50 places already paid for

Applications open for Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2015

Wirral's poetry event is back in 2015

Julie Cowley, Head of Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

New structure to welcome learners at Glyndŵr University

New computers, better infrastructure and an energized approach to the student experience were the immediate targets of a revamped university

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

MP column 12/11/14: Alison McGovern

The latest dispatch from Wirral South's MP

New Head of Business Development and Funding, Mick Card

'Exciting' research projects for Glyndwr

University makes huge strides in business, technology and research thanks to a new-look operational line-up

Well Lane celebrates Wirral’s 50th Green Flag

Birkenhead primary school wins the latest Eco School award

Barnstondale’s sponsored abseil ropes in support of high street bank

Heswall bank brave the 2014 Barnie Owl Challenge

Sue Grave with lecturer Gill Truscott.

Sue is on shortlist for best student

  • NHS

An Elton student who helped a patient with cancer discover new avenues of support for coping with the illness is bidding to be named nursing student of the year

Wirral charity appoint new fundraiser

  • NHS

Matt Meaney joins the team at Stick 'n' Step

Neston High students celebrate fundraising success with Kenny and Marina Dalglish

King Kenny and Marina received cheque for £8100