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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.

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 1 comment 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.