• Ban mobile phones in schools, says former OFSTED chief

    Ban mobile phones in schools, says former OFSTED chief0

    By Alison Kershaw, Press Association Education Correspondent A new law should be brought in banning mobile phones in schools, according to the former head of Ofsted. Sir Michael Wilshaw said the devices are distracting and disrupt lessons, arguing that children can use a school phone in an emergency. He suggested that the UK should follow

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  • Governor’s Meadow raise £300 for charities from football fun day

    Governor’s Meadow raise £300 for charities from football fun day0

    Governor’s Meadow First School pupils have presented cheques for a total of £300 to be equally shared between Pathway Through Pain and Cancer Relief Gibraltar. These were the two charities chosen in memory of the school’s “dear friend and colleague”, the late Alan Mason, a Tottenham Hotspur Fan and Headteacher at St Paul’s First School.

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  • St Bernard’s drops plastic water bottles

    St Bernard’s drops plastic water bottles0

    Further to the first ever plastic free school event earlier this year for Pancake Day, St Bernard’s Middle School has decided to continue the initiative for more than just one day. The school is encouraging students to move away from single use plastic bottles and replace them with more sustainable options, which can be refilled

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  • Enthusiastic opening to Westside’s art exhibition

    Enthusiastic opening to Westside’s art exhibition0

    Westside School’s annual art exhibition was opened this week by a very enthusiastic Education Minister who was both impressed at the volume and quality of the work on show at the Fine Arts Gallery. For some years now the schools have presented to the community the work carried out and produced at examination level –

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  • Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says

    Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says0

    The GSD has slammed the Gibraltar Government for “refusing to listen” to the concerns of teachers over its schools project as it “rams through” its agenda ahead of the next general election. In doing so the party insisted that it would have taken a different attitude to consultation had it had the opportunity to implement

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  • Designs approved for new St Anne’s

    Designs approved for new St Anne’s0

    The designs for the new St Anne’s School were signed off on Friday, the Gibraltar Government said. The new school, designed by Orfila Architects following extensive consultation with school staff, will be built on the site of the present Notre Dame school, and next to the new Notre Dame. The designs were signed off by

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