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  • Great British Heroes competition for primary school children

    An MP is encouraging school children to get involved in a competition to celebrate inspirational British figures. Tatton MP Esther McVey’s Great British Heroes competition invites primary school children across the constituency to draw or write about...

    • Posted March 18, 2019
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  • Cheshire schools funding discussion to take place

    Treasury ministers will meet with Tatton MP Esther McVey to discuss school funding across Cheshire. The meeting was secured during an exchange in Parliament where Ms McVey demanded more cash for local schools. Speaking in Treasury Questions...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cheshire schools funding call from local MP

    An MP has called for fairer funding for Cheshire schools and demanded answers as to why the area misses out to areas such as London. Tatton MP Esther McVey said it is vital schools get the money...

    • Posted February 17, 2019
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  • Education Secretary to face tough questioning over school funding

    Education Secretary Damian Hinds will face tough questioning from local head teachers over school funding after Tatton MP Esther McVey secured a top level meeting. Ms McVey has repeatedly called for action to close the funding gap...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Schools rise to a stock market challenge

    More than 150 youngsters from across Cheshire East took part in a trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock exchange. Congleton Town Hall was transformed into a fictional...

    • Posted November 29, 2018
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  • Children’s mental health and well-being initiative up for award

    An initiative to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people in schools has been shortlisted for a national award. The scheme encourages young people to talk to trained school staff about their troubles and anxieties,...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Knutsford pupil celebrates outstanding GCSE results

    A Knutsford pupil from The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) is celebrating a perfect set of GCSE examination results. Harrison Kaye, 16, arrived at MGS today to discovered he had been awarded eight A*s and four 9 grades...

    • Posted August 24, 2018
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  • Cheshire East A-level students chalk up higher successes and beat national average

    A-Level students in Cheshire East have once again chalked up impressive results that are above the national average. This is the second year of the new A-level and AS level qualifications being taken following the phasing in...

    • Posted August 21, 2018
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  • Manchester Airport and St Thomas’ Infant School commemorate the life of pilot Sir John Alcock

    A commemorative plaque has been unveiled in memory of the Manchester man who piloted the first ever non-stop transatlantic flight. Captain Sir John Alcock, born in Stretford, completed the feat in June 1919, along with Arthur Whitten...

    • Posted August 7, 2018
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  • New initiative to promote ‘safer parking’ near to schools

    Designated ‘hotspot’ primary schools across Cheshire East are to benefit from a partnership initiative called ‘Safer Parking at the School Gates’. Since 2010, official figures have revealed roadside accidents near to schools have increased by almost six...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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