Is your child starting school in September? Education Correspondent Peter Bearne reports on the scramble for primary places in the region.
Teachers across the West Midlands will be out on strike tomorrow forcing the closure of many schools.
Teachers across the East Midlands will be out on strike tomorrow forcing the closure of many schools.
Guy Shears, Principal of Arrow Vale Academy in Redditch, speaks to ITV Central about how the school has turned around.
The head teacher of an inner city school in Nottingham, under pressure from the Government to improve, says he is delighted after achieving their best ever GCSE results.
The Department for Education (DfE) sent Djanogly City Academy a pre-warning letter earlier this year. The school was told to do better or face the possibility of the Government imposing a new sponsor.
This year, 43% of students attained five A*-C GCSEs, up from 34% last year, and above the 40% benchmark set by the Government.
Head teacher Andy Kilpatrick said it was still too early to say how the DfE would respond, but denied the warning had put extra pressure on staff and pupils.
A school in Leicester is celebrating after two sets of twins achieved no fewer than 39 A* and A grades between them.
Identical twins, Shreeya and Shivani Rayarel, achieved nine and ten A*-As respectively.
Ravi and Reena Seta, who are also twins, were both awarded six A*s and four As.
This comes in a year when many had predicted a fall in GCSE results.
Djanogly City Academy in Nottingham has bucked the national trend and achieved a big rise in the proportion of pupils getting top GCSE marks.
It is a big relief to the inner city school which was under pressure from the Government to improve.
In February the Department for Education sent the Academy a pre-warning letter following years of poor performance. It threatened the school with the possibility of the Government stepping in and imposing a new sponsor to take charge.
This morning however the school achieved its best ever set of results with 43% of students gaining 5 A-C grades including English and Maths - up from 34% last year.
Head teacher Andy Kilpatrick said he was delighted in what had been an exceptionally tough year, with harsher marking and shifted grade boundaries.
Students at Arrow Vale Academy in Redditch are opening their GCSE results this morning.
The Academy was threatened with closure in 2011 for poor performance, but have turned things around.
Four brave pupils from from Trinity High School in Redditch opened their GCSE results live on Daybreak.
Thousands of young people across the Midlands will be finding out their GCSE results this morning.
The grades could have a big impact on the futures of school leavers, who will have to decide what to do next.
A survey by the Edge Foundation, an independent education charity, has revealed that almost a quarter of GCSE students will not go on to do A-levels, whilst one in ten will decide based on their results.
Mashed, roasted, chipped or boiled, potatoes have long been a part of our staple diet, but rising costs mean this could be about to change.
The price of spuds has soared in the last 12 months leaving one county council in our region to decide it can no longer afford to serve them as often in schools, as Gail Mellors reports.