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Nantwich schools face axing one in four teachers under new funding plan

Nantwich schools face axing one in four teachers under new funding plan

Primary schools in Nantwich may have to cut teaching staff by 25% if the Government’s national funding formula plan goes ahead.

And some may be forced to cut back to a four-day week.

Brine Leas School to hold ‘extraordinary’ meeting over funding crisis

Brine Leas School to hold ‘extraordinary’ meeting over funding crisis

The headteacher of Brine Leas School in Nantwich has called an extraordinary meeting to outline the funding crisis it faces under the new National Funding Formula.

Andrew Cliffe has invited parents and community members to attend the “Future Funding of Brine Leas School” meeting on Monday February 13.

February 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Pupils from Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley are celebrating after winning a trophy for the Nantwich Education Partnership Business Enterprise competition.

Youngsters from Year 4, who won through the initial school-based heats, headed to Brine Leas to face one last challenge.

February 5, 2017 0 comments Schools & Colleges, Stapeley, Village News
Nantwich grandfather earns MBE for services to Wrenbury Wingate Centre

Nantwich grandfather earns MBE for services to Wrenbury Wingate Centre

A grandfather of four is celebrating after receiving the MBE for services to a children’s charity and the Nantwich community.

Geoff Parsons received the honour for his long service to the Wingate Special Children’s Trust, as well as Nantwich Rotary and Guy Harvey Youth Centre.

Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

A Nantwich headteacher has blasted the Government after it emerged the new National Funding Formula could lead to big funding cuts for Nantwich schools.

Andrew Cliffe, headteacher at Brine Leas School, fears the NFF could see his school thousands of pounds worse off.

December 22, 2016 2 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich officers join pupils on outward bound trips

Nantwich officers join pupils on outward bound trips

Two Nantwich police officers set school pupils a fine example when they joined the teenagers on their outward bound trips.

PCs Matt Stonier and Marc Harley got stuck in to a range of challenges with year 7 students from Malbank and Brine Leas High schools.

December 5, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Wainhomes loses appeal over 104 houses plan in Stapeley

Wainhomes loses appeal over 104 houses plan in Stapeley

Housing developer Wainhomes has lost an appeal to build 104 homes on green land off Audlem Road in Nantwich.

The developer, who already have permission for around 40 houses on a field behind Brine Leas School, had the initial larger proposal rejected by Cheshire East Council in November last year.

October 28, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Stapeley
Brine Leas youngsters enjoy musical instruments day

Brine Leas youngsters enjoy musical instruments day

Youngsters at Brine Leas in Nantwich tuned up nicely for a musical instruments day.

The school’s music department staged the day to introduce Year 7 students to the joys of singing and playing instruments.

October 8, 2016 3 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Stapeley youngsters enjoy Biggest Coffee Morning at school

Stapeley youngsters enjoy Biggest Coffee Morning at school

Pupils at a Stapeley school enjoyed brewing up when they took part in the fundraising Biggest Coffee Morning.

Parents, staff and pupils at Pear Tree Primary enjoyed the event, held to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer.

October 2, 2016 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Brine Leas School staff ‘proud’ of headline GCSE grades

Brine Leas School staff ‘proud’ of headline GCSE grades

Brine Leas School staff and students in Nantwich are celebrating another headline-grabbing set of GCSE grades.

This year, 78% achieved at least five A* to C grades at GCSE, and 70% of students achieved A* to C including English and Maths.

August 25, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School students celebrate “incredible’ A level results

Brine Leas School students celebrate “incredible’ A level results

Students at Brine Leas School sixth form are celebrating A level results – and matched last year’s best ever performance.

The BL6 target grades were set high and many students have surpassed their expected grades.

August 18, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich trampoline star Bryony Page wins silver at Rio Olympics

Nantwich trampoline star Bryony Page wins silver at Rio Olympics

Nantwich trampolinist Bryony Page has scooped an amazing silver medal at the Rio Olympics.

The former Brine Leas School and Malbank Sixth Form student performed an incredible routine in the women’s final to finish second.

August 12, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Wrenbury mum battles to afford son’s life-changing operation

Wrenbury mum battles to afford son’s life-changing operation

A Nantwich woman is battling to provide her young son a life-changing operation so he can fulfil his dream of playing football.

Charlene Harris’s nine-year-old son Zac has Cerebral Palsy and walking is a real struggle.