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Success in STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts and Mathematics) at Alderley Edge School for Girls

Alderley Edge School for Girls continues its celebrations this week, after reporting huge success at GCSE – particularly in the light of uncertainty over the newly reformed GCSE examinations and with the majority of subjects now reporting numerical rather than letter grades. The percentage of equivalent A/A* grades achieved by students this year has increased, […]

Superb GCSE results are celebrated at Manchester High

Pupils at Manchester High School for girls had plenty to celebrate today, with superb results across a broad range of subjects and a third of students attaining grades 7-9 (A-A*) in all their GCSEs. Headmistress, Claire Hewitt, said: “Our students have proved themselves to be determined and hardworking. They have been supported by their dedicated teachers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Golf takes new direction at Mottram Hall

Jason Davies is preparing to embrace a new challenge in his burgeoning career after being appointed as director of golf at Mottram Hall in Prestbury, Cheshire. Davies has taken up his new post at the four-star QHotels resort having worked in a succession of key golf roles at golf clubs and resorts across north-west England […]

Sports scholar Josh gears up for first Team GB weightlifting appearance

A sports scholar at Rydal Penrhos Boarding School is in the final stages of training ahead of his first appearance for Team GB later this month. Josh Lynch, a year-9 pupil at the school, will be part of the British contingent that competes at the European Youth Weightlifting Championships, which takes place at the stunning […]

High Legh Park Golf Club Captains’ Charity Golf Day

High Legh Park Golf Club is holding its Captains’ Charity Golf Day on Thursday 2nd August to raise money for Sale disability charity, Stockdales. Captains Trevor Pathak and Kath Davies are encouraging players from the local community and beyond to join them at what promises to be a thoroughly enjoyable day. Trevor said; “Both Kath […]

Seven year-old pianist charms hearts at top festival

The creative keyboard skills of seven-year-old King’s pupil and star pianist Harriet Bright charmed hearts at the Alderley Edge Festival finale. Harriet, who is in Year 3 and from Prestbury, says “I practise every day and twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays.” She gave a virtuoso performance with her own choice of music, Mozart’s […]

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