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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.

Pupils get the goat

Parents and children from Grove Street School start to build the enclosure in time for the arrival of their two pygmy goats

New report shows that 93% of children improve their reading ability through support of Beanstalk reading helpers

Report shows children improve their reading ability through Beanstalk support

New report shows that 93% of children improve their reading ability through support of Beanstalk reading helpers

Students from Wirral Met's Motor Vehicle department visit the Lotus Formula 1 team headquarters in Enstone, Oxfordshire

Wirral Met: Motor engineering students get taste of life in the fast lane

Take a look at the latest news from Wirral Met College

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 04/04/15: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Tranmere v BHSC Fifa Challenge

Pupils organise Fifa challenge to raise money for charity

Author opens new library at school

Local author opens new school library

Boxes of food Emslie Morgan Alternative donated to their local foodbank in Leasowe

Pupils donate to Foodbank

Kind-hearted pupils from Emslie Morgan Alternative School donate food items to local foodbank

An electro-etching workshop hosted by Don Braisby

New centre looks at how art affects life

The launch of Glyndwr University's Research Centre for Media, Art and Design will highlight two projects

The University Academy Birkenhead are inviting new students to an Introduction Evening next week

Students receive red carpet treatment

University Academy Birkenhead are doing all that they can to give new students a helping hand

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