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  • Cheshire East pupils achieve excellent GCSE results again

    Cheshire East has continued to buck the national trend with an excellent set of GCSE results. Provisional GCSE figures released today show that 71 per cent of Cheshire East pupils achieved a ‘standard pass’ or better in...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • Call for Cheshire education funding from teachers and politicians

    Teachers and politicians came together to demand Education Secretary Damian Hinds plough more money into Cheshire schools during a meeting organised by Tatton MP Esther McVey. Ms McVey has repeatedly called for action to close the funding...

    • Posted May 23, 2019
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  • Cheshire East Council says 93% parents offered first choice primary school

    Nearly 93% of parents have secured their first choice primary school for September 2019 admission, according to Cheshire East Council. Admissions figures show local schools offered 98.4% of Cheshire East residents a place at a school of...

    • Posted May 9, 2019
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  • Cheshire Constabulary team up with students to showcase crime prevention at RHS Tatton Flower Show

    Cheshire Constabulary has teamed up with students and staff from University College Reaseheath to create a showcase crime prevention garden at the 2019 Tatton RHS Flower Show taking place between 17-21 July. The students visited police headquarters...

    • Posted May 2, 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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  • Employers supported to recruit more apprentices

    Cheshire East Council is helping employers across the borough to promote apprenticeships. The council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company has published a new directory to promote businesses’ apprentice schemes – to help boost opportunities for school leavers....

    • Posted December 7, 2018
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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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  • Further improvements to SEND provision in Cheshire East planned

    A set of recommendations to improve services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities has been welcomed by Cheshire East Council’s cabinet. A report, written by the authority’s children and families overview and...

    • Posted September 17, 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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