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Headteacher of Solihull School with students.

Solihull School students say hola to new language

Students at Solihull School are saying au revoir to French and hola to the Spanish word after more than 450 years.

Leticia Salmon with two children who will be benefiting from the new classroom built in central Kenya

Solihull student Leticia Salmon is a real lifesaver

Sixteen-year-old Leticia Salmon potentially saved the life of her water rafting instructor after he suffered a stroke while she was completing a charity challenge in Kenya.

Young tennis player Alex Griffiths

Tennis ace Alex has the right climate to succeed

Alex Griffiths has been given a boost in his tennis career after securing a sponsorship package with a local company.

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Michael going back to school for Big Debate

News presenter and former Solihull School pupil Michael Buerk is returning to his roots to chair a debate between pupils.

Solihull School's recent reunion day attendees included Janet Leek, Ronald Leek (1947-1952), Freddie Collins, Roger Langstone (1942-1951) and Derek V Williams (1943-1948).

Former England ace at reunion

Former England cricketer Darren Maddy was among the 500 former classmates, teachers and parents to attend a reunion day at Solihull School.

Leticia Salmon with Solihull Mayor Joe Tildesley and his wife and Lady Mayoress Joan Tildesley at the fundraising tea party.

Leticia's in peak condition for trip to Africa

Solihull School Army cadet Leticia Salmon is off to Africa – after planning her mountaineering and charity challenge with military precision.

Grace Academy students celebrate top A level results

Students celebrate A level success

It has been exam success across the board this year for schools in Solihull, with students north and south of the borough achieving record results in their A levels and Post 16 examinations

Pupils sleep out to raise money for homeless

SOLIHULL School pupils were so concerned by the plight of homeless people that they swapped the comfort of their bedrooms for sleeping rough.

Solihull School on top note for international music festival

A PRESTIGIOUS international choral collaboration to celebrate the centenary of a great British composer has reached a climax at Solihull School.

Young musicians to play fund raising concert for Solihull hospice

YOUNG musicians will be hitting the high notes in a few weeks time to raise money for Solihull’s Marie Curie Hospice.

Stars from Birmingham Hippodrome's Phantom of the Opera have been helping Solihull students prepare to stage their own

STARS of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera visited Solihull School as pupils prepared to stage their own version of the hit musical.

Top team offers hockey coaching to local youngsters

YOUNGSTERS inspired by Britain’s Olympic hockey success are being offered coaching by England’s top women’s club at Solihull School.

Author visits Solihull School.

CREATIVE pupils at Solihull Junior School have been showing off their literary skills when children’s author Adam Guillain dropped by to lead a workshop.

Borough students elected as youth members of Parliament.

A PARK Hall Academy student has been elected as the new member of the UK Youth Parliament for Solihull.

Delight as Solihull duo elected to Youth Parliament

A PARK Hall Academy student has been elected as the new member of the UK Youth Parliament for Solihull.

Ice hockey star Cameron wins his England colours

ALL round sportsman Cameron Pound is ending 2012 on high after being selected to represent England Under 14s at an ice hockey tournament in Budapest from December 27-30.

Rebecca Took is appointed Solihull School's first Poet Laureate

A TALENTED borough pupil has been appointed as Solihull School’s first Poet Laureate.

Solihull 17 year-old leads debate in House of Commons

  • BBC

THE UK Youth Parliament member for Solihull is leading a debate in the House of Commons today (Friday).

Team GB inspires asthmatic Tom to run for Children in Need

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SEVEN-year-old schoolboy Thomas Giddings was inspired by our Olympic heroes to run 4km in aid of Children in Need.

The designer of Brueton Gates has sadly passed away

THE CELEBRATED architect who designed the Malvern Park gates, has passed away aged 77.


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