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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
Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has accused the Government of “smoke and mirrors” tactics over its latest schools funding pledge.

Education Secretary Justine Greening announced yesterday that a revised National ‘Fair Funding Formula’ would pump an extra £1.3 billion into schools.

July 18, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

To say the last month has been a whirlwind for new Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith would be an under-statement.

Thrust into the limelight by her amazing election victory, the 32-year-old’s life has been turned upside down. But she still had time to chat to Nantwichnews over coffee.

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