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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.

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

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

Deon Ashley Aston, third-year BSc Psychology student at Glyndwr University, is researching boredom

Never a dull moment for student Deon

There is never a dull moment for a university student aiming to produce a world-first in boring research

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

MP column 29/10/14: Frank Field

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

17 year old Wirral singer wins American Idol stars worldwide contest

Bronnie Hughes wins the Ryan Seacrest Cover Song Contest

Professor Michael Scott talks to students from Glyndwr University, which is celebrating its best ever student numbers

Glyndwr draws more than ever to study

Glyndwr celebrates its best-ever student numbers

Mike Miles of Glyndwr University is celebrating the publication of his latest book, An Uncommon Attorney

Author Mike aims to make crime pay

Author goes the extra mile with crime thriller

Wirral Student climbs Killimanjaro

Sian Kelly climbs African peak in aid of St John's Hospice

@wuthnhs column: 15/10/14

  • NHS

The latest news from Wirral University Teaching Hospital

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

MP column 15/10/14: Esther McVey

The latest dispatch from West Wirral's MP

Lucy Jones, from Glyndwr University’s careers centre, with one of the college’s students

Students' prospects improving - survey

Job prospects for students leaving a North Wales university are on the up, a new survey of its graduates has revealed

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column: Angela Eagle 08/10/14

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Wirral Met students on supported internships with their managers

Students take up positions as college link with hospital Trust launches

Students take up positions as Wirral Metropolitan College link with hospital Trust launches

Some of the 'V Creationers' involved in the project

Young creative talent get close-knit advice

Talented young filmmakers, musicians and artists have united to form a community focused on breaking new ground in the creative industries