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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.

Viv Dykstra, Founder of The Artemis Network

Workshop provides career development and skills training for students

Workshop provides free career development and skills training for 300 Upton girls

Community hero receives Your Champions award from Wirral Mayor

New Ferry volunteer Margaret Price unable to attend November's official ceremony

Student makes waves as the youngest Commodore

Weatherhead student awarded title of 'Commodore' at Runcorn club

New traineeships coming soon

Wirral Met College: New traineeships coming soon

Take a look at the latest from Wirral Met College

Members of the arts community from across Wirral will be able to attend free talks and events at Creative Futures in March

Film, music, and TV pros offer insight

Film, music, art and TV professionals will provide an insight into working in the UK’s £71 billion creative industries at Glyndwr University in March

Minister of State for Employment and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

MP column 21/01/15: Esther McVey

The latest dispatch from Wirral West's MP

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

MP column 21/01/14: Alison McGovern

The lastest dispatch from Wirral South's MP

TRFC: Rover to you 21/01/15

Our weekly look at our local team at work in the community

Cooks and cleaners from West Kirby Grammar School have been named the best in the UK

School cooks clean up in national awards

Cooks and cleaners from West Kirby Grammar School voted Team of the Year in 2014's Sodexo Achievement Awards

Call at Wirral Met for impartial advice on your future choices

It’s never too late to change direction – support is available

Take a look at the latest news from Wirral Met College

Kirby Holsgrove is headed for the 2015 IAIGC Junior World Championships in America to represent UK Gymnastics

World finals for elite gymnast

Weatherhead student, Kirby Holsgrove is headed for the 2015 IAIGC Junior World Championships in America to represent the UK

Young baker Ethan crowned Best Biscuit Maker by top celebrity chef

Ethan White, from Greasby, received the award from Dai Chef at the Cookery School at Bodnant Welsh Food

Alan McCall (second left) with dignitaries including Lesley Griffiths AM, Ken Skates AM and Ian Lucas MP

Gift of instruments to tune of £500, 000

Students at a North Wales university will have access to some of the world’s most advanced technology at a state-of-the art scientific facility

Some of the Wirral students and politicians who took part in the Politics Day event at West Kirby Grammar School. Back, left to right are: Becky Wright, 18, West Kirby; Jessica Vallance-Owen, 17, West Kirby; Will Sara-Kelly, 16, Calday Grange; Craig Ashman, 18, Wirral Boys Grammar; Isla Straiton, 18, Wirral Girls Grammar; Ellen Oxton, 18, Caitlin Sullivan, 17 and Annie Walsh, 17, all West Kirby. Seated are Lesley Rennie, Matthew Daniel, Anna Turner, Phil Griffiths, Peter Reisdorf and Pat Cleary

Politicians are given a grilling by Wirral's future voters

Sixthformers from Wirral schools take part in debates and question and answer sessions with local politicians

Former Wirral Met student Laura Heath now owns her own business

Wirral Met: Our new courses starting in January

The latest from Wirral Metropolitan College

Used with permission of Methodist Modern Art Collection. Annunciation by Eric Gill (1882-1940).

Wonderful art haul is on its way here

Glyndŵr University is to host what has been described as ‘the best denominational collection of modern art outside the Vatican

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