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South Cheshire primary schools stage “Harvest Festival” for Foodbanks

South Cheshire primary schools stage “Harvest Festival” for Foodbanks

Five South Cheshire schools are keeping the “Harvest Festival” tradition alive and helping to collect items for local Foodbanks in the process.

Primary schools in Shavington, Wistaston, Wheelock, Leighton and Congleton are part of the Learning for Life Partnership Academy Trust.

October 7, 2021
New Nantwich free primary school plans move step closer

New Nantwich free primary school plans move step closer

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new primary school in Nantwich moved a step closer when councillors agreed to go out to consultation over the proposals and look for potential sponsors to run it.

As revealed by Nantwich News, the £3.5m free school is earmarked for land close to Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium and is needed to cope with rising pupils numbers created by a new housing development.

July 13, 2021
New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

A proposal for a new “free” primary school in Nantwich has been unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The school would be built as part of the new Kingsbourne housing development near Nantwich Town’s stadium between Waterlode, the A51 at Reaseheath, and River Weaver.

July 7, 2021
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
More than 90% offered first choice secondary school in Cheshire East

More than 90% offered first choice secondary school in Cheshire East

More than 90% of Nantwich parents have been offered their first choice of secondary school, says Cheshire East Council.

Parents across the borough have received offers of secondary school places from Cheshire East Council this week for children starting in September 2021.

March 5, 2021
“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
There is “no evidence” primary school children are “silent spreaders” of Covid-19, says Cheshire East Council’s leader.

Cllr Sam Corcoran, who made the comment, has also repeated criticism of the government’s NHS Test & Trace service.

January 20, 2021
Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

A primary school near Nantwich has waited almost a year to have a speed warning device on a busy road repaired by Cheshire East highways.

Now staff and parents at Bridgemere CE Primary School have finally received a reply – to be told the SID (speed indicator device) on Bridgemere Lane won’t be repaired at all!

November 24, 2020
School application process opens for 2021 in Cheshire East

School application process opens for 2021 in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has opened school applications for primary and secondary places in September 2021.

Parents are being urged to complete their applications before the deadlines of October 31 for secondary and January 15 for primary.

October 14, 2020
Cheshire East Council continues with phased return of schools

Cheshire East Council continues with phased return of schools

Cheshire East Council is continuing with a phased return of school pupils from June 15, the authority confirmed today.

It follows fears that the “R value” of the coronavirus was rising in the region and some authorities further delaying schools re-opening to wider pupil population.

June 11, 2020
98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

Cheshire East Council says 98% of parents have been offered the primary school place of their choice for youngsters set to start school in September.

Offer letters have been sent to families with 98.1% of Cheshire East residents offered a preference school and 91.4% offered their first choice.

April 23, 2020
97% of Cheshire East parents secure preference school places

97% of Cheshire East parents secure preference school places

Cheshire East Council says 97% of parents have secured preferential secondary school places for their children for September 2020.

March 9, 2020
Brine Leas in Nantwich opens doors for primary pupil “Activity Day”

Brine Leas in Nantwich opens doors for primary pupil “Activity Day”

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to 200 primary school pupils across Crewe and Nantwich for its annual ‘Activity Day’.

Year 5 and 6 youngsters opted to become actively involved in a wide range of practical activities.

October 13, 2019
Hot work for hundreds at World Worm Charming Championships

Hot work for hundreds at World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Hundreds took part in this year’s World Worm Charming Championship in Willaston as it wiggled its way to four decades of success.

The 40th World Worm Charming Championships took place in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy yesterday (June 29).

June 30, 2019