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Aria Beheshtaein is one of the students to celebrate success on the IFP at Abbey College Manchester

Academic success for Abbey College Manchester’s international students

Students and staff at Abbey College Manchester are celebrating an exceptional 100% pass rate in four out of five International Foundation Programme (IFP) Pathways. Engineering, Humanities, Science and Medicine were highly-excelled in at the city-centre based college, while the Business pathway achieved an impressive pass rate of 98%. As an alternative to A-levels, the IFP courses offer international students the opportunity to gain a thorough grounding ...

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Project 53 arrives in Knutsford

Mobberley Brewhouse will be taking up residence in Knutsford with the opening of its second Tap Room, Project 53 Knutsford. Following the successful launch of its sister Tap Room in Stockport earlier this year, Project 53 Knutsford launches at 12noon on Friday 26th October. The newly developed Tap Room spans 2 plots on Minshull Street where the former ‘Tap & Bottle’ ...

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Abbey College Manchester expands pioneering programme

Abbey College Manchester is expanding its highly innovative Combined Studies Programme, following its resounding success. Offering a unique and exciting pathway to a university degree, the city centre-based college has extended the number of partnerships with leading establishments across the UK by 50% since the programme’s launch. Much-coveted places are now offered at six universities, Aston, Chester, Keele, Teesside, Plymouth and ...

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Altrincham nursery's award for effective parent partnerships

Elmscot Day Nursery & Nursery School, Altrincham has been awarded the highly-acclaimed Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA). After much hard work from the team, Elmscot (Altrincham) has gained the award which aims to provide education settings with a framework to deliver effective parent engagement. Having already achieved an “Outstanding” Ofsted rating, this latest accolade is set to solidify the commitment to best practice, ...

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100 Young Ballet Dancers required for a production of GISELLE

English Youth Ballet is auditioning for roles in a production of GISELLE on Monday 26 November at The Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent.  At the audition, 100 young male and female dancers, aged 8-18, from across the region will be offered the chance to rehearse with and then dance alongside international professional principal dancers in the production for 3 performances which will be presented ...

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King's Macc.2jpgStellar set of GCSE results at King’s School Macclesfield

The King’s School’s students produced a stellar set of GCSE results, with pupils and staff celebrating a steep rise in the very best grades. This year, 27% of all grades were at 9 or 8, formerly the A* grade, up from 20% last year. A huge 47% of all grades are at 9 – 7, or A*/A. Some three quarters of all grades […]

Artistic student, Chen Zhu, celebrates GCSE success.Abbey College Manchester students’ exceptional GCSE success

Abbey College Manchester is celebrating its students’ exceptional GCSE results today (23 August). The city centre-based college is delighted to announce that 20% of all examinations taken were graded at 9-8; 32% at 9-7; 57% at 9-6 and 85% at 9-4. Principal, Liz Elam, commented: “This year’s GCSE results are excellent and we are very […]

Former head girl, Rowdah Charbak, pictured all smiles with headmistress, Helen JeysAlderley Edge School for Girls celebrates best ever results at ‘A’ level

Alderley Edge School for Girls is celebrating its best ever results at ‘A’ level, with well over three quarters of all results having been awarded at the highest A*- B grade. Despite the national picture of the number of A* grades declining this year, more A* grades have been awarded this year than ever before […]

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DSC00682 (002)Project 53 arrives in Knutsford

Mobberley Brewhouse will be taking up residence in Knutsford with the opening of its second Tap Room, Project 53 Knutsford. Following the successful launch of its sister Tap Room in Stockport earlier this year, Project 53 Knutsford launches at 12noon on Friday 26th October. The newly developed Tap Room spans 2 plots on Minshull Street […]

final EYB Giselle 498100 Young Ballet Dancers required for a production of GISELLE

English Youth Ballet is auditioning for roles in a production of GISELLE on Monday 26 November at The Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent.  At the audition, 100 young male and female dancers, aged 8-18, from across the region will be offered the chance to rehearse with and then dance alongside international professional principal dancers in the production for 3 […]

M&S check coatCoat tales

After almost three whole months of consistently warm weather, and then some, I’m slowly getting over the shock of having to dig out an extra layer for those crisp mornings and bordering-on-chilly autumnal evenings. Luckily the British High Street has come up trumps and from essential puffers to luxurious leather, there’s a wonderfully warm layer […]

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Cheshire squad at DrapersBest of the best

Some of our wonderful Cheshire boutiques celebrated their ‘best of the best’ nomination at the Drapers Independents Awards 2018 at the Brewery in London on Wednesday 12 September, including Black White Denim in Wilmslow, Cocaranti in Knutsford, Pixie Childrenswear and See-Saw Lingerie in Hale, and The Edit in Knutsford. The awards celebrate innovation and talent […]

holiday-suitcaseOver the limit!

Q. I always pack WAY more clothes than I need for a holiday. How do I create a capsule wardrobe that will see me through 2-weeks? A. These eight essential items will get you through every holiday: Maxi dress, shirt-dress or playsuit. From 5 star cruises and exotic beach holidaysto European city breaks, maxi dresses are relevant […]

North Wets Charity awards 2Runway on the Runway cruises to victory

Runway on the Runway, one of the most exciting and innovative charity fashion events of recent years, scooped the award for Best Fundraising Event at the North-West Charity Awards held at the prestigious Midlands Hotel in Manchester earlier this month. The inaugural awards celebrated and recognised North West charities and not-for-profit organisations for their outstanding […]