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Crewe and Nantwich laptops campaign reaches 100 milestone

Crewe and Nantwich laptops campaign reaches 100 milestone

A Crewe and Nantwich campaign to provide free laptops for schoolchildren during home learning has smashed through the target of 100 devices.

People across the area have donated old devices and a team of volunteers have been collected, repairing, upgrading and preparing them to be handed out to families who need them.

March 6, 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
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
Big-hearted Nantwich pupils raise funds for Foodbank and Georgy’s Fight

Big-hearted Nantwich pupils raise funds for Foodbank and Georgy’s Fight

Big-hearted pupils at Millfields Primary School in Nantwich have been hard at work raising funds for two great causes this term!

Pupils and their families have held a series of fundraising activities in aid of the Nantwich Foodbank and Georgy’s Fight.

November 11, 2020
Stapeley pupils harvesting for Nantwich Foodbank

Stapeley pupils harvesting for Nantwich Foodbank

Pupils at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley have been collecting food to support Nantwich Foodbank as part of their annual Harvest celebrations.

October 20, 2020
39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

There have been 39 positive Covid cases in schools across Cheshire East, latest figures show.

And it has resulted in as many as 2,960 pupils and 123 staff having to self-isolate, says Cheshire East Council.

October 19, 2020
Wistaston school sends home year group amid pupil’s positive Covid test

Wistaston school sends home year group amid pupil’s positive Covid test

A primary school in Wistaston has had to send a whole year group home to isolate after one pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

Staff at Wistaston Church Lane Academy acted swiftly and all pupils in Year One are now having to isolate at home for 14 days.

October 7, 2020
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
Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Pupils, parents and staff in Cheshire East have been praised by education chiefs after figures showed attendance at fully open schools was more than 92%.

There were fears that many parents would continue to keep children off school amid the Coronavirus pandemic when classes restarted this week.

September 5, 2020
Willaston pupils complete reading challenge in aid of Chester Zoo

Willaston pupils complete reading challenge in aid of Chester Zoo

Pupils at Willaston Primary School have been reading to others in the community to raise funds for Chester Zoo.

Local mum-of-three Jennifer Hynes set up the reading challenge to support the community to stay connected during lockdown while keeping children motivated with reading.

July 7, 2020
Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Schools across Nantwich and Crewe will undergo a “phased” re-opening in June, Cheshire East Council has announced.

But parents will not be “pressured” or face non-attendance fines if they do not wish to send children to school.

May 20, 2020
Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

A Nantwich headteacher was stunned when she became the star of the BBC’s One Show.

Pear Tree Primary head Boo Edleston was surprised as she was in the middle of a story-telling session with key worker pupils attending the school.

May 19, 2020
Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

More than 50 pupils at Pear Tree School in Stapeley celebrated World Thinking Day in style.

A quarter of the school’s pupils are members of a local Scouting group, which was the theme of the day.

March 7, 2020