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Nantwich pupils stage Bake Off contest in aid of charity

Nantwich pupils stage Bake Off contest in aid of charity

Pupils in Nantwich cooked up a great idea to raise funds for charity when they staged their own Great British Bake Off contest!

Young bakers at Highfields Academy wowed judges with a stunning array of painstakingly decorated cakes and biscuits.

December 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges
Deal struck to take over MMU campus in South Cheshire

Deal struck to take over MMU campus in South Cheshire

A landmark international deal has been signed to open a new health science campus on the Manchester Metropolitan University site in Crewe.

The facility on the 40-acre Crewe campus currently used by MMU will host UK and international students from September 2019, offering degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Podiatry.

Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Pupils from Brine Leas in Nantwich and Shavington Academy cashed in after winning out in a schools stock market challenge.

More than 150 youngsters across Cheshire East took part in the trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock exchange.

December 1, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
St Anne’s Primary in Nantwich run Odd Socks Day in anti-bullying week

St Anne’s Primary in Nantwich run Odd Socks Day in anti-bullying week

Pupils at St Anne’s Primary School in Nantwich put their best feet forward during anti-bullying week!

The youngsters took part in a week-long series of activities to celebrate being different – including a colourful “Off Socks Day”.

November 25, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfelds School in Nantwich has earned top marks for helping to raise awareness of NHS Self Care options among local families.

It is the first school in Nantwich town centre to achieve a Bronze Self Care Award from the NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

November 19, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Students at Reaseheath College in Nantwich have launched a year of activities to raise funds for Diabetes UK and increasing awareness of the condition.

Members of Reaseheath’s Student Association chose World Diabetes Day to announce that Diabetes UK would be their charity of the year.

November 18, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich schools and firms raise for Children in Need

Crewe and Nantwich schools and firms raise for Children in Need

Schools and organisations across Crewe and Nantwich have been raising money for the annual Children in Need appeal this week.

Malbank Sixth Form College students have been raising money for Children in Need this week.

November 16, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich commemorated the 100th anniversary of the World War One Armistice with poignant displays of what the significant anniversary means to them.

Activities across college culminated with a display of 1,400 crosses made by construction students and laid out by countryside students on the college’s main lawn to spell the words ‘Thank You’.

Cheshire College – South & West to stage Open Evening

Cheshire College – South & West to stage Open Evening

Cheshire College – South & West will hold an Open Evening on Monday November 19.

They will welcome prospective learners and parents into all three campuses, at Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

November 8, 2018 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The best and worst performing schools in Cheshire East based on GCSE results have been revealed.

Schools across England have been ranked by the Government according to its Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measurements.

October 31, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Rise in students seeking mental health support at regional universities

Rise in students seeking mental health support at regional universities

The number of university students seeking mental health support has risen dramatically in the last four years, latest statistics show.

A Freedom of Information request returned by most of the universities in the UK shows a major rise, and many institutions struggling to keep pace with funding for mental health staffing.

Nantwich students’ key role at Horse of the Year Show

Nantwich students’ key role at Horse of the Year Show

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich have provided a key service to the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS), the world’s most famous horse show.

A team of 38 Level 3 Diploma students supported the international show jumping course designers and other displays for the eighth consecutive year at a five day action-packed programme.

October 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highfields Academy in Nantwich unveils £1 million facelift

Highfields Academy in Nantwich unveils £1 million facelift

Highfields Academy in Nantwich has unveiled its new-look after a £1 million facelift bringing its much-needed facilities into the 21st century.

Parents joined Nantwich Mayor Cllr David Marren in touring Highfields following a lengthy scheme to redevelop the building and boost safety and security.

October 22, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges