Rugby kit boost from school uniform shop

Kingsbury School rugby team were given a brand new new kit for the new season by Wylde Green school uniform suppliers Clive Mark.

“The students were delighted and it has spurred them on during training!” said Kingsbury teacher Mrs Barnicle.

Clive Mark Schoolwear is offering a 20% discount on all uniform items purchased between Friday 24 October to Monday 3 November 2014, at all their shops or online. The nearest shop is in Birmingham Road, Wylde Green.

PS4 for perfectly punctual pupil Lauren

Lauren Jarvis-Lanchester who won a PS4 in Kingsburyy School's ‘H82BL8’ punctuality campaign! Lauren is pictured being given her prize by staff governor Mrs Winkless.

Lauren Jarvis-Lanchester who won a PS4 in Kingsburyy School’s ‘H82BL8’ punctuality campaign! Lauren is pictured being given her prize by staff governor Mrs Winkless.

Kingsbury School pupil Lauren Jarvis-Lanchester won a PS4 (play Station 4)  in the school’s  ‘H82BL8’ punctuality campaign.

All students with 100% attendance over the summer term were entered into the draw.

Mr Halstead, from the Kingsbury staff, said: “Lauren perfectly demonstrates our Kingsbury values with her commitment to her education. Well done to all our students who have excellent punctuality to school and lessons.”

Greenwood still on track for new site

Plans for the new Greenwood Academy building on the paddocks in Farnborough Road will be drawn up in early 2015.

During the next two months, contractors to develop the building are being chosen. The selection process is being supervised by the Education Funding Agency.

The intention is to start construction in 2015 if planning permission and legal agreements are completed.

Jobs Show with 400 jobs at St Andrews (Lee Clark’s is not one of them)

St Andrews, the home of Birmingham City Football Club, is the venue for The Jobs Show tomorrow (Thursday 23rd October) between 10 am and 4pm.

Birmingham City Football Club sacked their manager Lee Clark earlier this week, but his job is not one of the 400 on offer at the Show.

The job roles on offer include Bedroom Fitters, Care Assistants, Foster Carers, Administration, Nurses, Project management, Customer Services, Claim handlers, Kitchen & Bedroom Designers, HR, Sales

Exhibitors include: Hammonds Furniture, Jaguar Landrover, Sports Direct, Bupa Care Services, Allianz,  Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, Coral Racing, Capita Care Services, National Fostering Agency , Connaught Media and also apprenticeships from  Jaguar Landrover, 3AAA’s Apprenticeships, Lema, Swift and LMPQ.

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr. Shafique Shah and Lady Mayoress  Mrs Sadia Shafique will officially launch the event.

Bookmaker thief avoids jail against the odds

A man who entered William Hill Bookmakers in Castle Vale as a trespasser and stole £200 has avoided jail.

Steven Joseph Kinsella, aged 31, of Stoneyhurst Road  was given a 16 week prison sentence suspended for 12 months  by Birmingham magistrates last Friday.

Kinsella had pleaded guilty to stealing the money on 27th August. Magistrates heard that he has a string of previous convictions, and committed this latest offence while on licence.

He has been ordered to pay £200 in compensation, and to carry out 100 hours of unpaid community work in the next 12 months.

Plans for Free School for 90 referred pupils in Tyburn

A local education organisation is planning to set up a free school for 90 pupils who have  behavioural or emotional difficulties and have been referred by other schools.

The free school is planned to open in September 2015.

Tyburn Mail understands that a proposed site for the school is the former Saab Garage on Eachelhurst Road near Pype Hayes Park.

The EBN (East Birmingham Network) is holding a public  meeting to discuss the proposals and the site, at 6pm on Wednesday 5th November, at Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Rd, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1QT.

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