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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
Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Students at Cheshire College – South & West have been competing with scholars across the UK to earn prestigious awards during a residential programme at Pembroke College, the University of Oxford.

Second Year A Level student Nariah Majid was recognised by the University of Oxford as a Pembroke Scholar and will take part in an additional event linked to the Pembroke North Programme.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

Successful graduates from University Centre Reaseheath have celebrated gaining their degrees at a graduation ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Watched by families and employers and applauded by passers-by, the graduates marked the completion of degrees in agriculture, business and events management, countryside conservation, equine science, food science and horticulture.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 230 primary school pupils for its annual Activity Day.

The youngsters were actively involved in a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to designing and building Lego robots.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich has appointed Marcus Clinton as its new Principal.

Mr Clinton, who has replaced the retiring Meredydd David OBE, has been appointed Principal and Chief Executive of the leading land-based college.

October 2, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich gamekeeping student named as one of best in UK

Nantwich gamekeeping student named as one of best in UK

A Reaseheath College student in Nantwich has been recognised as the top gamekeeping student in the country.

Connah Baker, 18, was presented with the coveted Frank Jenkins Memorial Trophy at the Midland Game Fair at Weston Park, Shropshire.

September 26, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Headteacher of Brine Leas Andrew Cliffe is to retire in December after 24 years at the Nantwich school.

He revealed his decision to parents and staff as pupils returned to the Audlem Road academy this week.

September 5, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Excited students gathered at Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich today to collect their GCSE results.

And under a new 9 to 1 grading system and more challenging exams, both schools are celebrating excellent results

August 23, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges