Schools & Colleges

Weaver Primary youngsters fly the flag for Nantwich allotments

Weaver Primary youngsters fly the flag for Nantwich allotments

A Nantwich youngster and his friends are flying their flag high this week – after winning an allotment flag design competition!

Young designer Jack Best, 10, a pupil at Weaver Primary, and his classmates entered the contest to design a logo for the Brookfield Allotments Association last winter.

School warnings after man attempts to lure Malbank pupil into his car

School warnings after man attempts to lure Malbank pupil into his car

Schools across Nantwich have issued a warning to parents after a man tried to lure a pupil into his car.

The incident involved a year 10 Malbank School pupil as she was walking home in the Burland area near Nantwich after school.

South Cheshire motor apprentices get hands on Bentley’s top hybrid car

South Cheshire motor apprentices get hands on Bentley’s top hybrid car

Students at Cheshire College – South & West will be getting their hands on Bentley’s first ever high voltage vehicle, the Bentayga Hybrid.

The vehicle will be based at the college’s dedicated training facility in Crewe, which supports existing Bentley colleagues and new apprentices.

Reaseheath College scoops top honours at Royal Cheshire Show

Reaseheath College scoops top honours at Royal Cheshire Show

Reaseheath College celebrated its greatest victory at the Royal Cheshire Show when its stand was awarded the Overall Championship in the Trade Stand section.

It was the Nantwich college’s second accolade of the day, after also winning the title of Best Speciality Trade Stand in the Cheshire East Rural Life Area.

Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Dozens of young swimmers enjoyed another competitive annual Nantwich School Swimming Gala.

And Stapeley Broad Lane and Sound & District primary cam away with the trophies from Nantwich Pool this year.

School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

Nantwich schoolchildren are on song as they prepare for a massive celebration of music and art in the town’s annual Schoolsfest event.

And this year family-owned milling business Mornflake is throwing its weight behind the celebration which will involve more than 500 youngsters from schools across the town on July 7.

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

A history teacher from Nantwich turned back the clock to take part in a vintage scooter ride for charity.

Sarah Vaughan, Malbank School and Sixth Form College Head of History, let her hair down and rode her scooter from Nantwich to Tenby and back to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

Worm charmers from around the globe will descend on Willaston Primary Academy near Nantwich later this month for the annual World Worm Charming Championships.

The quirky competition is known around the world and hundreds are expected to compete for the Best Worm Charmer trophy.

Cheshire College – South & West launches Microsoft Academy

Cheshire College – South & West launches Microsoft Academy

Employers, staff and industry professionals attended the launch of Cheshire College – South & West’s risual Microsoft Academy.

The initiative will provide Microsoft accredited digital training for learners and local employers to equip them with skills and knowledge for the workplace.

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Big-hearted staff and friends of a school in Crewe will be attempting the National 3 Peaks Challenge this month in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

The team from Adelaide School will attempt to complete the challenge on June 29-30.

Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Brine Leas pupils in Nantwich were given a Royal seal of approval for their efforts in the Duke of York’s iDEA scheme.

For the Duke himself flew in to the Audlem Road school to present bronze certificates to around 50 students completing the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award.

Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Floristry students from Reaseheath College in Nantwich proved they are among the nation’s best by winning bronze in the finals of the RHS Chelsea Future Florists with a display inspired by the Royal wedding.

The students, competing at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show, were challenged to create a floral arch for a Spring wedding just days after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Elle’s Stars girls raise more than £1,200 at Nantwich Duathlon event

Elle’s Stars girls raise more than £1,200 at Nantwich Duathlon event

A group of Brine Leas girls called Elle’s Stars, have raised more than £1,200 from their exploits in the Nantwich Duathlon.

Competing in memory of their friend Elle Morris, who died earlier this year, they completed the Kids FUN Duathlon at Barony Park in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust.