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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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  • Winners of Cheshire Schools Book Awards announced

    The winners of the Cheshire Schools Book Awards 2019 have been announced at a ceremony organised by Cheshire Education Library Service. An audience of more than 160 secondary pupils, teachers and librarians from 14 secondary schools across...

    • Posted July 7, 2019
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  • Chester Zoo gives 42,000 free tickets to school children

    Chester Zoo are giving away more than 42,000 free tickets for school children across the UK. It means thousands of children will be able to connect with wildlife thanks to the region’s most popular zoo. More than 42,000...

    • Posted May 26, 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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  • 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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