Schools & Colleges

Nantwich youngsters collect essential items for Foodbank

Nantwich youngsters collect essential items for Foodbank

A non-uniform day organised by pupils at a Nantwich school left staff overwhelmed with Foodbank donations!

Year 6 “Mini Vinnies” St Anne’s Catholic Primary School hosted the event to receive donations.

March 27, 2021
School bus collides with van outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich

School bus collides with van outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich

A school bus collided with a van parked outside Brine Leas School in Nantwich today.

No pupils were on board the bus at the time of the crash, and it’s believed no one was injured.

March 24, 2021
Nantwich college praised for Covid measures allowing students return

Nantwich college praised for Covid measures allowing students return

Students and essential visitors to Reaseheath College have praised measures in place to ensure a safe return to the Nantwich campus following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.

The college’s rapid lateral flow test centre has been hailed for its operation, which has enabled face to face teaching to resume.

March 21, 2021
New community podcast launched for young people in Nantwich

New community podcast launched for young people in Nantwich

Young people in Nantwich will be exploring a range of topics as part of a new podcast project.

Students from Malbank and Brine Leas High school will work with RedShift Radio, an online community radio station, and will be taught new podcasting skills around research, productions, presentation and promotion.

March 20, 2021
“Vertical Farming” training centre unveiled at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

“Vertical Farming” training centre unveiled at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

The UK’s largest training and research centre for vertical farming has been completed at Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich.

Vertical farming is the practice of growing plants indoors under fully controlled and sterile conditions in stacked layers.

March 20, 2021
Reaseheath College apprentices backed by Morrisons scheme

Reaseheath College apprentices backed by Morrisons scheme

Two Reaseheath College agriculture apprentices in Nantwich are being supported by supermarket chain Morrisons through its Apprenticeship Transfer Levy funding.

Chloe Cooper and Nick Hartland work on Cheshire farms and are studying for their Level 2 Stock Person’s Apprenticeship at the Nantwich college.

March 16, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich laptops campaign reaches 100 milestone

Crewe and Nantwich laptops campaign reaches 100 milestone

A Crewe and Nantwich campaign to provide free laptops for schoolchildren during home learning has smashed through the target of 100 devices.

People across the area have donated old devices and a team of volunteers have been collected, repairing, upgrading and preparing them to be handed out to families who need them.

March 6, 2021
More than 90% offered first choice secondary school in Cheshire East

More than 90% offered first choice secondary school in Cheshire East

More than 90% of Nantwich parents have been offered their first choice of secondary school, says Cheshire East Council.

Parents across the borough have received offers of secondary school places from Cheshire East Council this week for children starting in September 2021.

March 5, 2021
Cheshire College students send art creations to care homes

Cheshire College students send art creations to care homes

Visual Arts learners at Cheshire College have been reaching out to local communities through their art to make supportive connections during lockdown.

The College’s “Create, Share, Collect” project has seen postcards of student artwork based on local architecture sent to care homes in alongside personalised messages.

February 25, 2021
South Cheshire special school moves to permanent new home

South Cheshire special school moves to permanent new home

A South Cheshire school which supports children with educational needs has now moved to a permanent location.

Axis Academy is for pupils with an Education Health Care Plan for Social Emotional and Mental Health.

February 21, 2021
Cheshire College apprentices celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Cheshire College apprentices celebrated at annual awards ceremony

More than 40 of South Cheshire’s most accomplished apprentices came together virtually for Cheshire College’s Apprenticeship Awards 2021.

They recognise learners who have exceeded expectations and made significant contributions to their workplaces.

February 21, 2021
Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Children in South Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic, say police.

Officers in Cheshire are working alongside partners to raise awareness of child criminal exploitation – and how to spot the signs.

February 10, 2021
Cheshire College students join virtual mission to Moon

Cheshire College students join virtual mission to Moon

Crewe and Nantwich college students are on a mission to virtually reach the moon during lockdown by running, walking and cycling.

Cheshire College has joined forces with Association of Colleges Sport in their latest Lunar Challenge to collectively travel 238,855 miles with other member colleges.

February 9, 2021