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14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

All 14 Nantwich primary schools are participating in the Rotary Club of Nantwich Primary School Art and Handwriting Competition.

For the fourth year running, Edward Timpson MP will present £850 worth of prizes at Nantwich Museum on May 13.

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners fighting new school funding plans in South Cheshire have hit out at MP Edward Timpson for failing to attend a public meeting.

The protest against the proposed National Funding Formula, which could leave Crewe and Nantwich schools at the bottom of the UK funding table, is gathering momentum.

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families across Cheshire East took part in a protest march in Sandbach against school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

The march was led by campaign organiser and Nantwich mum and teacher Laura Smith.

Laura Smith, organiser, with protestors

Second South Cheshire protest against NFF school funding cuts planned

Campaigners in South Cheshire are planning a second protest against the proposed National Funding Formula which could see budget cuts in schools.

Hundreds of families gathered in Nantwich town square a week ago to voice their anger at the NFF which could see local schools more than 3% worse off.

March 6, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Angry Nantwich parents plan protest over school funding cuts

Angry Nantwich parents plan protest over school funding cuts

Angry parents in Nantwich are planning to protest in the town centre over proposed Government cuts to school funding.

Plans by Schools Minister Nick Gibb to introduce a new National Funding Formula could see Nantwich schools hundreds of thousands of pounds worse off.

February 15, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
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.

Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has earned national recognition for its 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

Latest statistics show the school is in the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for high average grades achieved by students.

Dozens of schools in Nantwich and villages hit by teachers strike

Dozens of schools in Nantwich and villages hit by teachers strike

A number of schools in and around Nantwich will be hit by the national teachers strike tomorrow (March 26). The latest list issued by Cheshire East Council shows several schools will either be closed or partially closed because staff will be involved in strike action.

Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Rundown primary school buildings in Nantwich have been given a cash boost under new Government funding. Cheshire East Council is receiving more than £10 million to improve school buildings and create new school places.

March 5, 2013 0 comments Latest, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich schools and pool to close in national strike

Nantwich schools and pool to close in national strike

Most schools across Nantwich will be closed tomorrow (November 30) along with public venues like Nantwich Baths as part of national strike action. All major teaching unions, including the headteacher’s NAHT, are involved in the strike which leaves thousands of youngsters in South Cheshire at home for the day.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Latest, News