Private Schools

Private Schools:- Cheshire families can choose from some of the country’s top performing private schools. Here we offer information and advice designed to assist you in selecting the private schools offering the best options to match your child’s needs and expectations.

King’s is Recognised as a top UK Sports School

The King’s School has been recognised as one of the United Kingdom’s very best sporting schools. From over 6,000 state and independent secondary schools, ‘School Sports Magazine’ has placed the Macclesfield school in the nation’s Top 25. King’s Director of Sport Chris Thomson was delighted with the honour and was happy to admit that learning […]

King’s says a massive thankyou to two ground-breaking leaders

The King’s School has paid a huge vote of thanks to two governors who played a key role in developing their new £60 million campus. The Chair of Governors during the ground-breaking development John Kennerley and the Vice Chair John Sugden, are both stepping down after 15 years unpaid and often unseen service. To many […]

Young Maxonan actor to recite at The Globe Theatre

An aspiring Macclesfield actor, Raph Sherry, has reached the finals of Poetry by Heart’s national recital competition. The 13-year-old King’s School Year-9 pupil won both the Cheshire final and the North West regional event to reach the last 200 contestants nationwide from an original entry of many thousands. A talented young writer and performer and […]


The old grey matter was the thought-provoking subject of The King’s School’s special ‘Brain Day,’ as A-level students got a glimpse of the future. Psychology and Biology A Level students spent the day with renowned international neuroscience expert Dr Guy Sutton who said  “we have as yet only scratched the surface of understanding the complexity […]

Early years’ manager paints great future for prep school pupils

  As Wilmslow Preparatory School has appointed an award-winning reception teacher as its new early years’ manager. Heaton Chapel resident, and mother of two boys, Rebecca Milne, began her teaching career at Wilmslow Prep in 2011, and has since taken great pleasure in teaching pupils in kindergarten, reception and prep-1. As a lover of all […]

Abbey Manchester Students Showcase Their Soccer Skills

Students from Abbey College Manchester, who are enrolled on the college’s unique Academic Studies with Football Training Programme, demonstrated their impressive skills during a highly-anticipated showcase session attended by international football scouts. The aspiring footballers had the invaluable opportunity to obtain a coveted IPSO (International Professional Scouting Organisation) report, enabling them to impress the scouts […]

Back of the Net!… Football Success for Abbey Manchester Trio

A trio of talented footballers from Abbey College Manchester have secured an invaluable opportunity, receiving a much-coveted invitation to train with semi-professional clubs over the summer. The three students, who are currently studying on the college’s unique Academic Studies with Football Training programme in association with International House Manchester (IHM), impressed the local teams and […]

Calling all ‘Little Einsteins’ – The UK’s 1st Atomic Prep School

At Yorston Lodge Prep School you are never too young to start honing your skills for the workplace of tomorrow. With an exciting new scholarship programme in place, we look forward to widening the world of Yorston discovery to a whole host of new talented primary aged students. Offering families a winning combination of proven […]

The New Normal?… Abbey College Manchester Launches Innovative Learning Initiative

Abbey College Manchester has launched a bespoke and unique timetable scheduling programme, the ‘Learning Continuity Matrix’, designed to safeguard and protect student wellbeing and academic progress throughout times of uncertainty. The innovative COVID response initiative, developed and currently being piloted at the leading independent college, valuably provides students and staff with a fully flexible solution […]

‘A Message From the Head’ – Independent Education

What is striking about this country’s independent education sector is the number of, and diversity of, the schools available to choose from, writes Matthew Robinson. Whilst this is a positive, and whilst it provides optimal choice, it can sometimes feel overwhelming for parents as they start the process of choosing the school which will be […]

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