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98% parents given primary place of choice in Cheshire East

98% parents given primary place of choice in Cheshire East

More than 98% of Cheshire East parents have been given a primary school place of their choice, says the authority.

Figures show 92.8% of Cheshire East families received their first choice – an increase from 91.4% in 2020.

April 19, 2021
New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A new shared vision “for children and young people in Cheshire East” has been formally endorsed by the borough’s cabinet.

The vision includes aims such as making “families and communities strong, welcoming and supportive, where differences are celebrated”.

January 15, 2021
Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary school has been rated as “good” by Ofsted in its first inspection since becoming part of the Rural Church Schools Academy Trust in 2017.

The school, inspected in January under the new Ofsted framework, was rated outstanding in three out of the five categories.

February 11, 2020
Reaseheath College praised by Ofsted and rated “Good” overall

Reaseheath College praised by Ofsted and rated “Good” overall

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for the way it prepares students and apprentices for the world of work.

The latest Ofsted report, which rated the college “Good” overall, highlights its practical facilities and “ambitious and enthusiastic lecturers and instructors”.

January 27, 2020
Cheshire East children’s services faces budget cut despite “requiring improvement”

Cheshire East children’s services faces budget cut despite “requiring improvement”

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council children’s services could face a £167,000 budget cut – despite a recent Ofsted report saying it “requires improvement to be good”.

The proposed budget cut for “early help” children’s support in 2021-22 will not affect front-line services, councillors have been told.

January 14, 2020
Cheshire College – South & West rated “Good” by Ofsted

Cheshire College – South & West rated “Good” by Ofsted

Cheshire College – South & West has been rated “Good” in its latest Ofsted inspection.

It was the first full inspection since South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College merged in March 2017.

December 10, 2019
Shavington nursery is “outstanding” say Ofsted inspectors

Shavington nursery is “outstanding” say Ofsted inspectors

Staff at a Shavington nursery are celebrating after being awarded “outstanding” status by Ofsted.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery, on Rope Lane, earned the top honour after inspectors visited the facility in the summer.

September 23, 2019
Malbank headteacher “disappointed” at critical Ofsted inspection

Malbank headteacher “disappointed” at critical Ofsted inspection

The headteacher of Malbank School in Nantwich said she is “disappointed” with the latest Ofsted report which says the school “requires improvement” overall.

Inspectors say the school on Welsh Row requires improvement in all categories, including leadership/management, quality of teaching, outcomes for pupils, and personal development/behaviour.

January 21, 2019
Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates turnaround amid Ofsted Good rating

Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates turnaround amid Ofsted Good rating

Nantwich Primary Academy and Nursery has been rated as “Good” by Ofsted inspectors following its latest visit.

The report marks an amazing transformation over the last three years after it was placed in special measures in 2014 under its old name, Wyche Primary School.

January 9, 2019
Staff and pupils at Weaver School in Nantwich celebrate new building

Staff and pupils at Weaver School in Nantwich celebrate new building

Staff and children at Weaver Primary in Nantwich are celebrating the completion of their new look school building.

The work, completed just before Christmas and seven weeks ahead of schedule, means all pupils can now be accommodated in the maim building and not in mobile classrooms.

December 27, 2018
Councillors welcome Ofsted report of Cheshire East child social care service

Councillors welcome Ofsted report of Cheshire East child social care service

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have welcomed an Ofsted report which has praised Cheshire East’s children’s social care service, writes Stephen Topping.

Inspectors highlighted the way social workers knew the children they were helping and how frequently they visited them, following a visit to the local authority on October 30 and 31.

November 27, 2018
Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

By Stephen Topping
Urgent measures to improve support for youngsters in Cheshire East with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) have been drawn up following a damning inspection.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found “serious weaknesses” when they assessed Cheshire East Council and NHS bodies in the borough on their provision for SEND support in March.

July 17, 2018
Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

By Stephen Topping
Ofsted inspectors have criticised Cheshire East Council for “serious weaknesses” in its services for youngsters with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

Now the authority has to provide a ‘Written Statement’ to Ofsted to outline how it intends to improve.

May 14, 2018