Schools & Colleges

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
Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Staff and students at South Cheshire College were given a glimpse of life as a police dog at a special talk. PC Jason Lennox and dog Will, of the Cheshire Police Dog Unit, gave students from the Humanities and Applied Social Science (HASS) faculty an insight into their work.

November 17, 2011
Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Eight puppies dumped and left for dead in a cemetery have been hand-reared back to health by a team of Nantwich staff and students. The newborn pups were less than a day old when they were found abandoned in a cardboard box in Stoke-on-Trent.

November 16, 2011
Reaseheath College scoops national food award

Reaseheath College scoops national food award

Reaseheath College has scooped a major industry award in the face of competition from multi-national businesses. The Nantwich college’s contribution towards a degree level qualification in dairy technology was recognised at the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) Food Industry Awards in London.

November 14, 2011
Reaseheath College horse students learn the bare bones!

Reaseheath College horse students learn the bare bones!

Reaseheath College equine students got down to the bare bones of the horse’s skeleton thanks to a pot of paint and a bit of expert help. Gillian Higgins, of ‘Horses Inside Out’, showed how the horse’s body dictates its movement by drawing bones, muscles and tendons in luminous, washable paint on chestnut mare Montana and showjumper Bing.

November 10, 2011