Schools & Colleges

Brine Leas School in Nantwich plans new teaching block

Brine Leas School in Nantwich plans new teaching block

Brine Leas School in Nantwich is hoping to finally ditch its old mobile classrooms with plans for a new teaching block. The proposals will see a new two-storey block containing eight classrooms built next to the sports hall at the academy’s Audlem Road site.

January 2, 2012
Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High School pupils were given some expert help in their archaeology studies. Experts from University of Manchester shared their knowledge with the students studying the subject for A-level.

December 23, 2011
Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Homeless dogs will enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to kind-hearted Nantwich students. The animal management students at Reaseheath College were so touched by the plight of the 350 unwanted dogs and puppies they organised a collection.

December 21, 2011
Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

A Nantwich youngster won an Olympics Christmas card competition which saw one of his creations posted to Prime Minister David Cameron. Sam Ridout, a pupil at Weaver Primary School, was the overall winner of the competition hosted by local MP Edward Timpson.

December 21, 2011
Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

A college boss from Nantwich has highlighed the increasing challenges facing the dairy industry at a major conference.  Meredydd David, Principal at Reaseheath College, urged everyone from farmers to retailers to work together to ensure the industry remained viable in the face of tough demands.

December 20, 2011
Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Equine students at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College enjoyed a Christmas show as a reward for their work at the Horse of the Year Show. Thirty six students and two staff provided the arena party for HOYS, which is the biggest indoor show in the British Isles and attracts thousands of competitors and spectators.

December 19, 2011
Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Music and performing arts students at a Crewe and Nantwich college staged a spectacular Christmas music concert. The South Cheshire College students performed a double header of festive hits and popular songs.

December 18, 2011
Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

A plea for help to keep popular Willaston Pre-School in Nantwich open has been a success. The group has now appointed a new chairperson in Pat Harborth, a local Soroptimist member.

December 13, 2011
Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents were given the chance to discuss plans by Reaseheath College to sell off land for a 1,100-home estate, shops and new school. The proposals for the 64-acre plot between the A51 and Welshman’s Lane could net the college up to £20 milllion.

December 13, 2011
Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

An education and innovation centre has been officially opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The John Platt Centre for Agriculture was named by Jim Paice, Minister for Food and Agriculture.

December 12, 2011
Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students are hoping their garden will bloom next spring after selling their home grown plants. Entry Level students at South Cheshire College staged a hyacinth pot sale in their Independent Living Flat.

December 9, 2011
Bulgarian student commutes thousands of miles to Nantwich college

Bulgarian student commutes thousands of miles to Nantwich college

A Bulgarian student has been travelling thousands of miles between home and his Nantwich college in a bid to achieve his dream qualification. And trainee greenkeeper Hristo Iliev’s monthly commute to Reaseheath College is paying dividends.

December 5, 2011
Reaseheath College sheep flock earn Cheshire Farms prize

Reaseheath College sheep flock earn Cheshire Farms prize

Reaseheath College’s commercial sheep flock has won a county-wide accolade for the second year running. The Nantwich college was awarded best entry in the sheep flock category in the Cheshire Farms Competition, a repeat of last year’s success.

November 30, 2011