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Headteacher slams CEC finance system after £10,000 error

Headteacher slams CEC finance system after £10,000 error

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Ten thousand pounds was taken from a South Cheshire school’s budget to pay staff it doesn’t employ and teachers’ pensions haven’t been paid because of failures in the council’s new finance system.

Headteacher Carl Leech told of the shambles and lack of support his school has faced since the Best4Business HR and finance IT system was introduced by Cheshire East Council.

May 28, 2022
New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

It was a case of love at first sight for new Calveley Primary Academy headteacher Ray Rudd.

Ms Rudd has an impressive career in education, specialising in helping children with additional needs.

November 28, 2021
Nantwich heads praise community response to volunteer plea

Nantwich heads praise community response to volunteer plea

Nantwich headteachers have praised the response of the community after appealing for help to deliver mass Covid testing of pupils on site.

David Cole, head of Brine Leas Academy, and John Harrison at Malbank have been working over Christmas to plan for the testing after the Government announced new return dates and mass testing requirements.

January 4, 2021
Nantwich headteacher hits out at Government plans over staggered January return

Nantwich headteacher hits out at Government plans over staggered January return

A Nantwich headteacher has hit out at Government announcements to “stagger” the return of secondary schools in January. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the plans today – on the day schools break up for a two-week Christmas holiday. Mr Williamson said secondary schools and colleges will “operate a staggered return, offering all non-exam year groups full-time remote education, as close[Read More…]

December 17, 2020
Tributes paid after death of former headteacher from Wistaston

Tributes paid after death of former headteacher from Wistaston

Tributes have been paid to a former headteacher and key community leader in Wistaston who has died.

John Charles White, who was born in Suffolk in 1939, played a major role in many of Wistaston’s community events.

August 9, 2020
Norovirus bug forces Brine Leas school in Nantwich to close

Norovirus bug forces Brine Leas school in Nantwich to close

The norovirus winter sickness bug is sweeping through a Nantwich school, forcing it to close.

Brine Leas Academy headteacher David Cole made the rare decision to shut the school tomorrow (December 13) after consulting with health chiefs.

December 12, 2019
Social media “threats” against Brine Leas in Nantwich are hoax, say police

Social media “threats” against Brine Leas in Nantwich are hoax, say police

Alleged “threats” made against Brine Leas School in Nantwich are hoax, police have said.

Officers were called in after the “threats” were reported as being posted on social media sites including Instagram and Snapchat.

May 17, 2019
Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

A Nantwich secondary headteacher has called on parents to sign a national petition to help schools like his secure better funding.

David Cole, head of Brine Leas Academy, says his school is one of the worst off in Cheshire East.

February 7, 2019
Wrenbury Primary School celebrates “Good” Ofsted rating inspection

Wrenbury Primary School celebrates “Good” Ofsted rating inspection

Wrenbury Primary School near Nantwich is a ‘Good’ school, according to the latest Ofsted inspection.

Staff, pupils and parents at Wrenbury are celebrating the outcome of the recent inspection.

March 22, 2018
Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

A Nantwich headteacher has blasted the Government after it emerged the new National Funding Formula could lead to big funding cuts for Nantwich schools.

Andrew Cliffe, headteacher at Brine Leas School, fears the NFF could see his school thousands of pounds worse off.

December 22, 2016
College headteacher from Nantwich steps down after 18 years

College headteacher from Nantwich steps down after 18 years

College pupils paid tribute to their headteacher from Nantwich who is stepping down after 18 years.

Roisin Maguire has produced amazing results during her time leading St Joseph’s College in Stoke-on-Trent.

December 19, 2016
Brine Leas head hails “strong partnership” amid latest performance tables

Brine Leas head hails “strong partnership” amid latest performance tables

The headteacher of Brine Leas School in Nantwich has hailed a “really strong partnership” amid latest performance tables published by the Government.

Andrew Cliffe said staff, students and families working together has helped to achieve strong results for the Audlem Road school.

January 25, 2016
Nantwich headteacher issues feeder school warning over intake numbers

Nantwich headteacher issues feeder school warning over intake numbers

A headteacher in Nantwich has warned that feeder school pupils may not be guaranteed a place in future because of pressure on admission numbers.

Andrew Cliffe, who runs Brine Leas Academy, is having to raise their normal year 7 entry figure of 215 to 240 – resulting in two extra classes.

January 29, 2015