Schools & Colleges

Five Cheshire College – South and West students earn Oxbridge offers

Five Cheshire College – South and West students earn Oxbridge offers

Five A Level students at Cheshire College – South & West have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

The five learners, from the college’s Crewe Campus, have been offered places to study at the two most prestigious universities in the UK.

July 26, 2020
Cheshire College young entrepreneurs scoop national accolade

Cheshire College young entrepreneurs scoop national accolade

A team of budding entrepreneurs at Cheshire College – South & West beat off many strong challengers at this year’s Young Enterprise Competition.

They won the “Best Presentation” category as well as being awarded runner up in the “Company of the Year” category.

July 21, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council wants parents’ views on how their children travel to school ahead of plans for pupils’ safe return to school in September.

Recent government guidance has asked councils to work with schools, parents, carers and transport providers to put in place measures.

July 19, 2020
Cheshire East Council continues with phased return of schools

Cheshire East Council continues with phased return of schools

Cheshire East Council is continuing with a phased return of school pupils from June 15, the authority confirmed today.

It follows fears that the “R value” of the coronavirus was rising in the region and some authorities further delaying schools re-opening to wider pupil population.

June 11, 2020
Big-hearted Nantwich youngsters fundraise for Chester Zoo

Big-hearted Nantwich youngsters fundraise for Chester Zoo

Big-hearted youngsters in Nantwich are putting their best feet forward to raise funds for threatened Chester Zoo.

Many pupils who love to visit the nearby attraction were moved by its plight and fears over its future due to lockdown.

June 11, 2020
Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Schools across Nantwich and Crewe will undergo a “phased” re-opening in June, Cheshire East Council has announced.

But parents will not be “pressured” or face non-attendance fines if they do not wish to send children to school.

May 20, 2020
Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

A Nantwich headteacher was stunned when she became the star of the BBC’s One Show.

Pear Tree Primary head Boo Edleston was surprised as she was in the middle of a story-telling session with key worker pupils attending the school.

May 19, 2020
Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

A Brine Leas School student is one of the top ten finalists in the national song academy 2020 Young Songwriters Competition.

Cathy Jain, from Wistaston, has made it through from hundreds entries in her category across the UK in the contest run by The Song Academy.

May 7, 2020
Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff have been making a difference to the working lives of frontline NHS staff in the region.

Lecturers at the Nantwich college have designed and produced attachments which make surgical face-masks more comfortable to wear.

May 4, 2020
98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

Cheshire East Council says 98% of parents have been offered the primary school place of their choice for youngsters set to start school in September.

Offer letters have been sent to families with 98.1% of Cheshire East residents offered a preference school and 91.4% offered their first choice.

April 23, 2020
Nantwich girl, 7, earns national praise for poem about life in lockdown

Nantwich girl, 7, earns national praise for poem about life in lockdown

A seven-year-old Nantwich girl has received national recognition after penning a brilliant poem about life in lockdown in her home town!

Marley Sharp was reading Michael Rosen’s “A to Z: The Best Children’s Poetry” and was inspired to reply to the “Laughter Rap in Plastic Town” poem by John Agard.

April 16, 2020
John Platt Travel Scholarship up for grabs at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

John Platt Travel Scholarship up for grabs at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Applications are open for this year’s John Platt Travel Scholarship run by Reaseheath College in Nantwich in partnership with Cheshire Agricultural Society.

April 13, 2020
Equine students in Nantwich hail local vet’s online lectures

Equine students in Nantwich hail local vet’s online lectures

Equine science undergraduates Reaseheath in Nantwich have praised a local vet for helping them keep on track with their final year degree studies during the pandemic.

April 10, 2020