Schools & Colleges

Cheshire East primary schools show improvement in SATs results

Cheshire East primary schools show improvement in SATs results

Primary pupils in Crewe and Nantwich have helped Cheshire East achieve improved end of key stage results in 2018.

From the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage through to the end of Key Stage 2, schools across the borough have produced outcomes where 18 out of the 21 national indicators have improved in 2018 compared to last year.

Nantwich college serves up scholarships for global farming adventures

Nantwich college serves up scholarships for global farming adventures

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has helped two Cheshire farm workers embark on global adventures after awarding scholarships.

Lizzy Andow and Sam Walton have earned John Platt Travel Scholarships from the college and Cheshire Agricultural Society worth £2,000 to fund international research which will benefit Cheshire’s farming community.

Hundreds of South Cheshire youngsters enjoy Primary College event

Hundreds of South Cheshire youngsters enjoy Primary College event

More than 1,300 pupils from 32 Cheshire primary schools enjoyed a fun packed week at the 24th Primary College event at Cheshire College – South & West.

The event is designed to provide Primary School children with a chance to see a range of learning and career opportunities available to them beyond the school curriculum.

Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Horticulture and floristry students from Nantwich added a splash of colour to the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The Reaseheath College students pooled their talents to design “A Path to the Future” – awarded a silver medal in the Back to Back show garden category.

One of oldest pre-school groups in Nantwich celebrates anniversary in new base

One of oldest pre-school groups in Nantwich celebrates anniversary in new base

One of the oldest pre-school groups in South Cheshire is celebrating a milestone anniversary at its new base in Nantwich.

Little Crickets, previously known as Nantwich Pre-School Playgroup, has marked a first birthday in its purpose-built base at Highfields Academy on Cumberland Avenue.

Nantwich schools raise more than £800 for hospital dementia appeal

Nantwich schools raise more than £800 for hospital dementia appeal

Primary schools across Nantwich have raised more than £800 for a hospital dementia appeal as part of a school project.

Ten primary schools were involved in a Business Enterprise project organised by the Nantwich Education Partnership.

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over a charity’s plan to open a home for “challenging children” next to Malbank School.

Safe Places for Children (UK) wants to turn a residential property on Lambert Crescent in Nantwich to a “residential institution” to care for youngsters who have a “known history of challenging and complex behaviours”.

Reaseheath College celebrates success of more than 1,100 FE students

Reaseheath College celebrates success of more than 1,100 FE students

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has celebrated the achievements of more than 1,100 FE students at its annual awards ceremony.

Students, from across the UK and abroad, are now preparing for careers in a range of industries after completing their studies in Nantwich.

Reaseheath students in Nantwich raise record-breaking £24,000

Reaseheath students in Nantwich raise record-breaking £24,000

Big-hearted students and staff at Reaseheath College in Nantwich have raised a record-breaking £24,000 for local charities this year.

An impressive £19,175 has been handed over by members of Reaseheath’s Student Association to Visyon – a Cheshire charity which supports the emotional health of children, young people and their families.

Cheshire College – South & West students celebrate annual awards night

Cheshire College – South & West students celebrate annual awards night

Students at Cheshire College – South & West have celebrated their annual awards at the college’s Crewe campus.

Celebrating the achievements of learners over the past 12 months, 33 individual awards were presented in front of parents, family, friends, college colleagues and employers.

Reaseheath College to launch new fleet of free coach services for students

Reaseheath College to launch new fleet of free coach services for students

Reaseheath College has contracted a new fleet of coaches to transport students between its Nantwich campus and their homes across Cheshire and surrounding counties.

The network of 24 coach services will provide students with free home to college transport from September from as far away as the Wirral, Macclesfield, Stockport, Telford, Uttoxeter Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Ruthin.

July 11, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Councillors agree £1 million expansion of South Cheshire special needs school

Councillors agree £1 million expansion of South Cheshire special needs school

Cheshire East councillors have backed a £1 million expansion of a school in South Cheshire for children with special educational needs.

Springfield Special School, in Crewe, is to increase from 132 pupils places to 156 under proposals backed by the council’s cabinet.

Packed crowds enjoy Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018 in town square

Packed crowds enjoy Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018 in town square

Nantwich was filled with the sound of children’s voices for a record-breaking Schoolsfest 2018.

Families flocked to the town centre to enjoy a packed programme of music, art, dance and drama involving more than 500 youngsters.