Schools & Colleges

College plea to Nantwich families to host international visitors

College plea to Nantwich families to host international visitors

A college is calling on Nantwich families to help provide a temporary home for visiting international students. South Cheshire College will be hosting 12 students from Thailand in April for six weeks.

January 18, 2012 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire College library launches fine-free book amnesty

South Cheshire College library launches fine-free book amnesty

Former college students from Nantwich are being given the chance to return borrowed books in a fine-free month campaign. The library at South Cheshire College is waiving all fines on any items which are returned late until February half term.

January 12, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Ex Reaseheath College manager reveals “thrill” at MBE award

Ex Reaseheath College manager reveals “thrill” at MBE award

A Reaseheath College manager spoke of his “thrill” at being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list. Geoff Oakes, who retired last year after working for the Nantwich college for 35 years, received the tribute for services to Further Education.

January 10, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College students given Stoke City pitch tips

Reaseheath College students given Stoke City pitch tips

College students from Nantwich made a close inspection of a Premier League football pitch as part of their diploma course. The Reaseheath horticulture students were given a guided tour of Stoke City’s new multi-million pound training ground and 28,400 capacity Britannia Stadium.

January 9, 2012 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges, Sport
Brine Leas School in Nantwich plans new teaching block

Brine Leas School in Nantwich plans new teaching block

Brine Leas School in Nantwich is hoping to finally ditch its old mobile classrooms with plans for a new teaching block. The proposals will see a new two-storey block containing eight classrooms built next to the sports hall at the academy’s Audlem Road site.

January 2, 2012 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High School pupils were given some expert help in their archaeology studies. Experts from University of Manchester shared their knowledge with the students studying the subject for A-level.

December 23, 2011 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Homeless dogs will enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to kind-hearted Nantwich students. The animal management students at Reaseheath College were so touched by the plight of the 350 unwanted dogs and puppies they organised a collection.

December 21, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

A Nantwich youngster won an Olympics Christmas card competition which saw one of his creations posted to Prime Minister David Cameron. Sam Ridout, a pupil at Weaver Primary School, was the overall winner of the competition hosted by local MP Edward Timpson.

December 21, 2011 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

A college boss from Nantwich has highlighed the increasing challenges facing the dairy industry at a major conference.  Meredydd David, Principal at Reaseheath College, urged everyone from farmers to retailers to work together to ensure the industry remained viable in the face of tough demands.

Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Equine students at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College enjoyed a Christmas show as a reward for their work at the Horse of the Year Show. Thirty six students and two staff provided the arena party for HOYS, which is the biggest indoor show in the British Isles and attracts thousands of competitors and spectators.

December 19, 2011 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Music and performing arts students at a Crewe and Nantwich college staged a spectacular Christmas music concert. The South Cheshire College students performed a double header of festive hits and popular songs.

December 18, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

A plea for help to keep popular Willaston Pre-School in Nantwich open has been a success. The group has now appointed a new chairperson in Pat Harborth, a local Soroptimist member.

December 13, 2011 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents were given the chance to discuss plans by Reaseheath College to sell off land for a 1,100-home estate, shops and new school. The proposals for the 64-acre plot between the A51 and Welshman’s Lane could net the college up to £20 milllion.

December 13, 2011 1 comment Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges