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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.

The Big Idea: students' chance of exploring enterprise skills

The Big Idea: Students' chance of exploring enterprise skills

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Bebington High Sports College has been awarded Gold Partner School status

Gold Partner School status

Bebington High Sports College awarded Youth Sport Trust Gold Partner School status

Sooty, one of the pygmy goats that will be delivered to Grove Street School from Bebington High School

Grove Street School to take goat delivery

Grove Street School will be getting a delivery of two pygmy goats

Criminology students Connor Freel and Daniel Paddock with Sophie Harrison, psychology lab technician

New technology and modern facilities

Innovative new technology and modern facilities will further enhance the student experience at a North Wales university

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 28/01/15: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Tranmere Rovers in the community 28/01/15

All the latest from the Super Whites work in the community, featuring Poulton Lancelyn Primary School

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

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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

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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