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Withington Girls’ School celebrates record A-level results

Withington Girls’ School, consistently one of the top performing schools in public exams in the North of England, is celebrating a set of exceptional A Level results by its Class of 2018, recording an all-time high of 41% of subject grades passed at A*. With 19 students, or one in four, achieving a clean sweep […]

International Olympiad accolades for two Withington students

Sasha Geim, a Withington Girls’ School A-Level student, has earned a gold medal and contributed to a record-breaking achievement by the UK team at the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad, held in Prague and Bratislava over the summer. As part of the four-strong team of the UK’s top student chemists, Sasha was required to solve challenging […]

Alderley 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 […]

A-level success for Abbey College Manchester

Students and staff at leading independent college, Abbey College Manchester are triumphant this morning (16 August), following another year of outstanding A-Level results. The talented cohort collected their results from the city-centre based college, celebrating an impressive 100% pass rate, (up on last year’s 99%) Each year the college continues to obtain excellent results, with this year being […]

Cricket club’s marquee week a huge success

Rugby World Cup winning star Will Greenwood helped to kick off this year’s popular Sporting Lunch at Neston Cricket’s Club’s annual Marquee Week. Greenwood was guest speaker at the Sporting Lunch, which was packed with business people from companies across the region. The event was sponsored by IP company Forresters plus associate sponsors Macbryde Homes […]

King’s breaks ground on £60m new build

Governors of the King’s School have approved a build contract and finance agreement to deliver the School’s 2020 Vision. The transformative £60m development is the most ambitious in the school’s 516-year history and will number amongst the largest educational projects in the country. It is designed to deliver some of the finest day school facilities […]

Charities working together to benefit wildlife and people

Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s health and wellbeing volunteer group have been working at the NeuroMuscular Centre in Winsford to help improve the Centre’s grounds for wildlife. The volunteer group have been using the traditional meadow cutting method of scything to cut a wildflower meadow at the Centre. By cutting the meadow this way, the budding ‘Poldarks’ […]

Cheshire girls are rocking all the way to a national golf final

Three Cheshire girls who got together through Girls Golf Rocks are heading to the final of a national competition – representing the very female-friendly Lymm Golf Club. It’s a fairytale success story for the club and for Freya Jackson, Sophie Mullarkey and McKenzie Gourlay, who met up as beginners and next week will be off […]

Editor’s Choice: “University not the best route for all” – tell the class of 2018.

It is that time of the year again – nervous teenagers awaiting ‘O’ and ‘A’ level results and, for some, no doubt, initial disappointment at missing out on that anticipated university place. Call me old fashioned, but I think it is important we remind the class of 2018 that other, exciting, further education / training […]

Hillcrest Homes to purchase The King’s School’s Cumberland Street Site

Award winning luxury house builder, Hillcrest Homes, has agreed to purchase a landmark site on Cumberland Street in Macclesfield Town Centre from The King’s School. The site currently occupies the oldest of the 500-year-old independent school’s buildings: a 19th century Grade II listed building, formerly the main school and now a library, and an early […]

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