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Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Students at Cheshire College – South & West have been competing with scholars across the UK to earn prestigious awards during a residential programme at Pembroke College, the University of Oxford.

Second Year A Level student Nariah Majid was recognised by the University of Oxford as a Pembroke Scholar and will take part in an additional event linked to the Pembroke North Programme.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

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

Watched by families and employers and applauded by passers-by, the graduates marked the completion of degrees in agriculture, business and events management, countryside conservation, equine science, food science and horticulture.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 230 primary school pupils for its annual Activity Day.

The youngsters were actively involved in a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to designing and building Lego robots.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich has appointed Marcus Clinton as its new Principal.

Mr Clinton, who has replaced the retiring Meredydd David OBE, has been appointed Principal and Chief Executive of the leading land-based college.

October 2, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich gamekeeping student named as one of best in UK

Nantwich gamekeeping student named as one of best in UK

A Reaseheath College student in Nantwich has been recognised as the top gamekeeping student in the country.

Connah Baker, 18, was presented with the coveted Frank Jenkins Memorial Trophy at the Midland Game Fair at Weston Park, Shropshire.

September 26, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Headteacher of Brine Leas Andrew Cliffe is to retire in December after 24 years at the Nantwich school.

He revealed his decision to parents and staff as pupils returned to the Audlem Road academy this week.

September 5, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Excited students gathered at Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich today to collect their GCSE results.

And under a new 9 to 1 grading system and more challenging exams, both schools are celebrating excellent results

August 23, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Youngsters bury time capsule at new Nantwich care home

Youngsters bury time capsule at new Nantwich care home

Nantwich school children produced futuristic artwork to bury in a time capsule on the site of a new residential care home.

From cars built like rockets, to drones delivering our shopping, pupils from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School let their imaginations run wild.

August 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

A Reaseheath College trained veterinary care assistant has been awarded a prestigious City & Guilds Medal for Excellence.

Katie Ford, 33, now works at the Alsager Vet Centre, part of The Willows Veterinary Group, where she completed her work placement as part of her course.

August 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire College South & West celebrates 99.7% A Level pass rate

Cheshire College South & West celebrates 99.7% A Level pass rate

Staff and students at Cheshire College – South & West have celebrated A Level and AS Level results with an overall pass rate of 99.7% – more than 2% above the national pass rate.

Top results were achieved across a range of subjects, especially in Archaeology, Geology and German with 100% of students achieving A*, A, or B grades.

August 17, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas Sixth Form students celebrate “impressive” A Level results

Brine Leas Sixth Form students celebrate “impressive” A Level results

Brine Leas BL6 students in Nantwich have continued to gain very impressive A Level results, the school confirmed today.

The school’s sixth form saw 76% of the cohort gain A* to C grades with 22% of entries at A* or A.

August 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Malbank Sixth Form in Nantwich celebrates top A level results

Malbank Sixth Form in Nantwich celebrates top A level results

Staff and students at Malbank Sixth Form in Nantwich are celebrating another strong set of A Level results today (August 16).

Most subjects achieved 100% pass rate, with Maths outstanding as 93% of all entries gained A* – B.

August 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges