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Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

School staff and pupils in Nantwich are celebrating after another strong performance in A level results by Malbank and Brine Leas.

Many students are now lining up places at top universities around the country after picking their results today.

August 17, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

A Nantwich business has launched an initiative to put extra cash in the coffers of South Cheshire schools.

Watts Mortgage and Wealth Management has introduced a referral scheme which pays schools £150 on the successful completion of a product taken out by parents or family members.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich schools benefit from £1 million Cheshire East grant boost

Nantwich schools benefit from £1 million Cheshire East grant boost

Schools in and around Nantwich will benefit from an extra £1 million buildings grant awarded to Cheshire East Council.

Nineteen schools and children centres have been successful in securing extra funding, including Millfields Primary, Audlem St James, Malbank High and Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre.

August 8, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Talented Nantwich students’ special needs garden finds Lake District home

Talented Nantwich students’ special needs garden finds Lake District home

A special educational needs garden designed and built by Reaseheath College students in Nantwich has found a new home in the Lake District.

The ‘From a Different Angle’ garden, which wowed visitors at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park and won a silver medal, will be relocated to Sandside Lodge, in Ulverston as part of a new school being built.

Reaseheath College staff celebrate Nantwich Show awards

Reaseheath College staff celebrate Nantwich Show awards

Reaseheath College celebrated a number of awards at Nantwich Show – and brought a bit of romance to the event too!

The college’s stand was judged the best professional trade stand at the Show on Dorfold Park, ahead of scores of others.

Nantwich student hopes to build on national recognition in bricklaying contest

Nantwich student hopes to build on national recognition in bricklaying contest

Nantwich student Jack Shakeshaft will be hoping to build on his bricklaying success – after scooping second place in a national competition.

Jake, 20, a student at South Cheshire College, put his skills to the test in the Bricklaying category at the SkillBuild competition in Birmingham.

Malbank School students show kitchen skills in Ready Steady Cook contest

Malbank School students show kitchen skills in Ready Steady Cook contest

Students at Malbank School and Sixth Form College in Nantwich showed off their culinary skills when they hosted a Ready, Steady, Cook fun food event.

The group worked with the school’s caterers Chartwells, who are part of the Compass Group and who have won a number of school catering contracts in Cheshire East.

Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

A show garden created by Nantwich students to support a charity appeal for Leighton Hospital has won a silver gilt medal at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The ‘Remember Me Garden’ is part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

A Nantwich college student has been killed in a car accident in Poland – just days after picking up an end of year award.

Lukas Radomski, 18, was studying a bricklaying course at Reaseheath College in Nantwich, and had just received an accolade as best student alongside two others.

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has accused the Government of “smoke and mirrors” tactics over its latest schools funding pledge.

Education Secretary Justine Greening announced yesterday that a revised National ‘Fair Funding Formula’ would pump an extra £1.3 billion into schools.

July 18, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire College students celebrate at annual awards event

South Cheshire College students celebrate at annual awards event

Top Crewe and Nantwich students celebrated honours at the South and West Cheshire College annual awards night.

There were 34 individual awards presented to students studying a range of academic and vocational courses from A Levels to Access courses at the newly formed college.

Cheshire East primary schools celebrate impressive KS2 results

Cheshire East primary schools celebrate impressive KS2 results

Nantwich and Crewe primary pupils have achieved an impressive set of Key Stage 2 SATs results across core subjects.

Cheshire East Council says provisional figures show 64% of pupils achieved the expected standard or higher for combined reading, writing and maths at the end of school year, which is the key measure used nationally.

July 12, 2017 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges