Schools & Colleges

Eight South Cheshire College students make Oxford University scheme

Eight South Cheshire College students make Oxford University scheme

A record number of South Cheshire College A-Level students gained a place on the “Access Week Programme” to experience life as a University of Oxford undergraduate.

The partnership aims to inspire students from the North West to make applications to study at Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich parents urged to air views on CEC school transport plans

Nantwich parents urged to air views on CEC school transport plans

Nantwich parents are being urged to air their views on Cheshire East Council’s plans to change the way it funds school transport for those who need it.

Plans could include direct payments to eligible parents, only offering transport to pupils more than three miles from school, and changing its free transport policy for those with disabled parents.

October 17, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Millfields Cubs and Beavers launches new Scout troop for Nantwich

Millfields Cubs and Beavers launches new Scout troop for Nantwich

A new Scout troop has been launched in Nantwich thanks to the success of the 7th Millfields Cubs and Beavers.

It means Nantwich now has two Scout troops to help it cope with demand for places.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Successful graduates from University Centre Reaseheath celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Watched by families and employers, graduates marked the completion of degrees in adventure sports, agriculture, business, countryside, equine, food science and horticulture.

October 14, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to 250 pupils from years 5 and 6 throughout Crewe and Nantwich for its annual ‘Activity Day’.

Youngsters opted for a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to ceramic animals, to developing CSI skills in the laboratory, to designing, making and launching their own rockets.

October 12, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Pupils, staff, governors and visitors at Nantwich Primary Academy have celebrated the opening of a new Early Years outdoor area.

They were joined by Cllr Penny Butterill, Mayor of Nantwich, who cut the ribbon at the grand opening at the school.

October 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire College’s Academy restaurant scoops national award

South Cheshire College’s Academy restaurant scoops national award

South Cheshire College’s AA Rosette deli and restaurant, the Academy, has won the prestigious AA College Restaurant of the Year Award 2017-18.

The training restaurant received the accolade during the AA Hospitality Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich college student helps film Bentley Motors spec advert

Nantwich college student helps film Bentley Motors spec advert

Two South Cheshire College students were in the driving seat when they helped a production team working on a Bentley Motors spec advert.

Felicity Davies, 18, from Nantwich, and Amelia Sanlon, from Northwich, worked with professional company David Ellison Films for their work experience.

September 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Headteachers and council chiefs ‘cautious’ over latest Government schools funding plan

Headteachers and council chiefs ‘cautious’ over latest Government schools funding plan

Council chiefs and headteachers in South Cheshire have given a cautious welcome to latest Government plans for schools funding.

Education Secretary Justine Greening unveiled the latest national funding formula plan this week.

September 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich business students on right track with Virgin Trains

Crewe and Nantwich business students on right track with Virgin Trains

Three talented business students made the most of their summer holidays by completing a six-week paid internship with Virgin Trains.

Oliver Brady, 17, from Nantwich, Daria Bialynska, 18, from Crewe, and Georgia Owen, 18, from Woore, are studying a BTEC in Business Studies at South Cheshire College.

September 4, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Malbank School joy in Nantwich at ‘superb’ GCSE results

Malbank School joy in Nantwich at ‘superb’ GCSE results

GCSE students and staff at Malbank School and Sixth Form College celebrate “superb” results.

As well as receiving grades A* – G in most subjects, they received a grade from 9 – 1 in English and Maths.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas celebrates GCSE success under new grading system

Brine Leas celebrates GCSE success under new grading system

Students and staff at Brine Leas in Nantwich are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results.

It’s the first set of results under the new style 9 to 1 grades.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College in Nantwich will not merge with North Shropshire College after they failed to secure Government funding for the move.

The colleges have been working together for over a year, sharing best practice and quality improvement projects.