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CEC warns of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Crewe and Sandbach

CEC warns of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Crewe and Sandbach

There has been a significant increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Crewe and Sandbach areas, say council health chiefs.

Crewe accounts for one in five of all COVID-19 cases in the borough with 697 cases per 100,000.

October 1, 2021
57,000 Cheshire East pupils prepare for return amid easing of Covid rules

57,000 Cheshire East pupils prepare for return amid easing of Covid rules

Up to 57,000 pupils will be returning to schools and colleges across Cheshire East in the next week under fewer Covid safety measures.

Almost 180 schools and colleges have been working with Cheshire East staff to agree arrangements following the recent lifting of national restrictions.

August 28, 2021
Cheshire East and Storengy UK launch school solar panel competition

Cheshire East and Storengy UK launch school solar panel competition

Nantwich pupils could scoop £10,000 worth of solar panels for their school in a competition run by Cheshire East Council and energy firm Storengy.

The competition for Cheshire East primary schools is to come up with ideas to combat the climate emergency.

April 27, 2021
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
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
Councillors help Crewe and Nantwich headteachers to acquire devices

Councillors help Crewe and Nantwich headteachers to acquire devices

Labour councillors have offered to support Crewe and Nantwich school headteachers in the fight to secure adequate equipment for home learning during lockdown.

They have created a Facebook Group “Lockdown Laptops for Home Learning in Crewe & Nantwich”, asking local residents to donate unused or unwanted laptops and tablets directly to schools to be distributed to children who require them.

January 13, 2021
Cheshire East Council and schools adapt to latest Government return plans

Cheshire East Council and schools adapt to latest Government return plans

Cheshire East Council says it is helping schools and colleges to put arrangements in place for the return of pupils to school in the New Year.

It follows latest Government guidance issued yesterday, which will see many students not back in the classroom until January 18.

December 31, 2020
Youth Parliament reps call for mental health support in CEC schools

Youth Parliament reps call for mental health support in CEC schools

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Youth parliament representatives for Cheshire East have called for more decision-making power when it comes to mental health support in schools.

Ruben Barrow, 15, from Crewe, and Millie Oldroyd, 16, from Middlewich, made the plea following the online “Taboo” conference, which aimed to highlight the mental health challenges faced by young people.

November 27, 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
Cheshire East councillor tells parents to switch off engines outside schools

Cheshire East councillor tells parents to switch off engines outside schools

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Parents collecting their children from school should switch their engines off to help improve air quality, says a Cheshire East Councillor.

Cllr Mick Warren, CEC cabinet member for communities, said “idling engines” is adding pollution and impacting on health.

September 23, 2020
Two new special schools for Cheshire East set to open

Two new special schools for Cheshire East set to open

Two new special schools catering for children aged between four and 18 across Cheshire East are set to open.

The schools, Axis Academy and Lavender Field School, aim to cater for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), such as those with social, emotional and mental health needs.

August 27, 2020
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MP Edward Timpson welcomes funding for Eddisbury schools

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson said schools in Calveley and Tarporley will benefit from Government funding to improve school facilities.

The constituency has been allocated a share of £434 million investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve education across the UK.

July 15, 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