Arthur Terry In The News

The Arthur Terry School and the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership have been hitting the headlines. From BBC Midlands Today to the Birmingham Mail, we’ve been celebrating success in the media. For a selection of our print media coverage from the Sutton Coldfield Observer please see the cuttings below: Teen from Sutton Coldfield makes no mistake to pass driving test first time without a single error A TEENAGER from Sutton Coldfield has proved he’s on the road to success after passing his driving test for the first time without making a single mistake. Ross Gregory, aged 18, couldn’t believe his luck when the examiner delivered the news at Sutton’s test centre in Boldmere Road last Saturday (April 26) that he had passed without making an error – not even a minor one. The rare feat stunned driving instructor James Murray, who has been teaching new learners in Sutton at his Licence 4 Life driving school for the past eight years. Read more: Teenager Ross Gregory celebrates passing his driving test for the first time with no mistakes with instructor James Murray Air cadet from Sutton Coldfield is flying high after landing top role A dedicated Sutton Coldfield student and air cadet has been selected for a prestigious role to attend high profile events in the West Midlands. The Arthur Terry School sixth former, Bethany Edmonds, has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant’s Air Cadet for the West Midlands and will attend key events in the region alongside the Lord Lieutenant Paul Sabapathy CBE. Read more…. Bethany Edmonds was formerly appointed by Lord Lieutenant Paul Sabapathy CBE (pictured) Teenager from Sutton Coldfield battling rare illness cuts hair off for children’s cancer charity the Little Princess Trust A KIND-hearted teenager from Sutton Coldfield was the ‘mane’ attraction at a local salon this week as she went to new lengths to help children with cancer. Brave Amy Shah, 14, from Four Oaks, who had been growing her lovely long locks since she was a little girl decided to have her hair cut off so she could donate it – and sponsorship money – to the Little Princess Trust, which provides real-hair wigs to youngsters who have lost their own hair following cancer treatment. Read more…. ‘Hair’ today, gone tomorrow… Brave Amy Shah, 14, holds up her ponytail which she had cut off to raise money for the Little Princess Trust. Sutton Coldfield secondary school receives history lessons from Professor Carl Chinn A WELL-KNOWN Birmingham historian has been helping to bring the past to life for youngsters at an Erdington secondary school. Pupils from Stockland Green School have been enjoying extra history lessons from none other than famous academic Professor Carl Chinn. Prof Chinn was invited to the school in Slade Road as part of its recent alternative curriculum education day to give a lecture about the importance of history and why it matters today. Read more…. CLASS ACT: Birmingham historian Professor Carl Chinn meets Stockland Green School pupils (clockwise from top left) Marsela Qazimi, Chloe Mahon, Elliot Wilkes and Reece Arnold during his recent visit. Mum-of-two fulfils lifelong dream to become a teacher as she talks about life at Mere Green Primary School in Sutton Coldfield A determined mother-of-two has successfully balanced family commitments and full-time study to achieve her lifelong ambition of becoming a teacher. The Observer talks to Suzy Glasgow about her inspirational journey as she embraces a “dream role” at Mere Green Primary School, and learns why it’s never too late to re-train. TO look at Suzy Glasgow preparing vegetable muffin pizzas with a group of excitable nine and 10-year-olds, it’s hard to imagine that this energetic primary school teacher was destined for any other career. Read more….