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Brine Leas headteacher calls for Network Rail apology over image of pupils

Brine Leas headteacher calls for Network Rail apology over image of pupils

A Nantwich school headteacher has demanded an apology from Network Rail for using an image of its pupils taken more than two years ago to highlight rail safety.

The image, which we have chosen not to publish but has been shared widely, shows two former Brine Leas pupils in school uniform posing on a section of rail tracks between Nantwich station and London Road level crossing.

September 10, 2020
Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents have scored a major victory in a battle to restore bus services for sixth form students in Audlem travelling to schools in Nantwich.

Our story earlier this week and parental pressure on Cheshire East Council has prompted swift action after we revealed up to 30 post-16 students were left stranded with no way to get to school.

September 10, 2020
Audlem sixth form pupils “stranded” as Cheshire East pulls transport

Audlem sixth form pupils “stranded” as Cheshire East pulls transport

Angry parents say sixth form students in Audlem have been left “stranded” and unable to get to school in Nantwich after public transport was pulled by Cheshire East Council.

It’s feared up to 30 students could be affected by Cheshire East’s decision not to provide school transport for Brine Leas year 12 and 13 students.

September 8, 2020
FEATURE: How school students cope in lockdown as ‘work’ piles up?

FEATURE: How school students cope in lockdown as ‘work’ piles up?

With school doors shut to many and classrooms out of reach, how are students coping with the masses of school content yet to be taught?
Here, Brine Leas student Zack Sharp offers an insight into the impact lockdown has had on pupils like him.

June 23, 2020
Generous Nantwich residents donate 210 bags in Foodbank drop

Generous Nantwich residents donate 210 bags in Foodbank drop

Generous Nantwich residents have donated a staggering 210 bags of food for the town’s Foodbank in just two hours.

Nantwich Food festival volunteers organised its third “drop and go” collection event at Brine Leas School earlier today (June 22).

June 22, 2020
Nantwich Foodbank volunteers announce next collection day

Nantwich Foodbank volunteers announce next collection day

Nantwich Foodbank volunteers are arranging another vital collection at Brine Leas School.

Previous collections at the school on Audlem Road – organised with social distancing – have helped collect more than a ton of food.

June 17, 2020
Food Festival organisers arrange Nantwich Foodbank collection

Food Festival organisers arrange Nantwich Foodbank collection

A second “drop off and go” food collection in aid of Nantwich Foodbank will be held on Monday May 11.

The initiative, organised by Nantwich Food Festival, will be staged for a second time at Brine Leas School in Nantwich.

May 8, 2020
Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

A Brine Leas School student is one of the top ten finalists in the national song academy 2020 Young Songwriters Competition.

Cathy Jain, from Wistaston, has made it through from hundreds entries in her category across the UK in the contest run by The Song Academy.

May 7, 2020
Nantwich mum to run 10k every day in April for NHS Charities

Nantwich mum to run 10k every day in April for NHS Charities

Nantwich mum Isabel Cundy is hitting the treadmill hard this month – to raise vital funds for NHS during the Coronavirus crisis.

Isabel will be running 10k every day in April as part of her fund-raising efforts to “give a little back”.

April 1, 2020
Nantwich secondary schools scale back as staffing hit by Coronavirus crisis

Nantwich secondary schools scale back as staffing hit by Coronavirus crisis

Secondary schools in Nantwich are being forced to scale back teaching and ask pupils to study at home as they are hit by staffing problems caused by the Coronavirus crisis.

March 17, 2020
Pupils and staff to return to Brine Leas amid latest Coronavirus guidance

Pupils and staff to return to Brine Leas amid latest Coronavirus guidance

Pupils and staff from Brine Leas School in Nantwich showing no flu-like symptoms after a ski trip to Northern Italy can return to school, latest guidance has said.

A number of teachers and around 95 students were sent home today by headteacher David Cole as a precaution against potential Coronavirus after they had spent a week on their ski trip in Northern Italy.

February 25, 2020
Brine Leas closes Sixth Form over Coronavirus fears after Italy ski trip

Brine Leas closes Sixth Form over Coronavirus fears after Italy ski trip

A Nantiwch sixth form has been closed due to staff shortages after teachers who returned from ski trip in Italy were told to self-quarantine over Coronavirus fears.

It’s believed up to 12 teachers and 100 students who were on the week-long trip to Folgaria in Northern Italy have been told to stay at home for 14 days.

February 25, 2020
Businesses help Brine Leas students at Careers Convention

Businesses help Brine Leas students at Careers Convention

Scores of Brine Leas students in Nantwich were given a helping hand with their future job aspirations at a Careers Convention.

Local businesses attended the event as Brine Leas opened its doors to national employers, training and apprenticeship providers, and Further and Higher Education organisations.

February 16, 2020