Schools & Colleges

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
Reaseheath College celebrates new Weaver Centre opening

Reaseheath College celebrates new Weaver Centre opening

A custom built centre for young people and adults who need help has been opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The Weaver Centre, which caters for 160 students, was described by Cheshire East Council as a blueprint for the future.

November 26, 2011
Santa to visit Stapeley Broad Lane School Christmas Fair

Santa to visit Stapeley Broad Lane School Christmas Fair

A Nantwich primary school will be hosting Santa and a ‘Secrets Room’ at their Christmas Fair on December 9. Stapeley Broad Lane school’s fair will feature a range of games and stalls during the event between 5pm and 7pm.

November 24, 2011
Cheshire food producers wowed by new Reaseheath College centre

Cheshire food producers wowed by new Reaseheath College centre

Food producers were given a flavour of how Reaseheath College in Nantwich can help them expand their businesses. Businesses in Cheshire and surrounding counties were on the first public tour of the new Food Innovation Centre.

November 23, 2011
Nantwich boss helps pupils succeed in business enterprise

Nantwich boss helps pupils succeed in business enterprise

The boss of a Nantwich firm helped youngsters have their cake and eat it at a business enterprise day. Martyn Kinch, Vice President International Sales for the ILX Group based in Nantwich, was invited in to bid for cakes produced by school pupils during the day.

November 22, 2011
Nantwich pupils take part in college’s Sports Inclusion Day

Nantwich pupils take part in college’s Sports Inclusion Day

School children from Nantwich joined forces to take part in a multi-sport inclusion day at South Cheshire College. The event was co-ordinated by the Crewe and Nantwich School Sport Partnership and gave youngsters a chance to try activities and learn new skills.

November 21, 2011
Crewe and Nantwich schools and colleges raise Children in Need funds

Crewe and Nantwich schools and colleges raise Children in Need funds

Kind-hearted fundraisers across Nantwich and Crewe have raised bucket-loads of cash for the BBC Children in Need. The annual event, which has a “Show Your Spots, Let’s Raise Lots” theme this year, has kept hundreds busy collecting vital donations.

November 18, 2011