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Orrishmere School

by clairehalliwell on 2 February, 2018

Last week Cheadle Area Committee approved a proposal by Councillor John Pantall calling on Pam Smith, the Council’s Chief Executive, to ensure a decision is made quickly about the future of the Orrishmere School site. The school closed in the summer of 2015, following the opening of the new larger Oak Tree School.  At first […]

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School admissions now open for 2018

by clairehalliwell on 16 August, 2017

The online application system for school admissions is now open for you to apply for your child to attend Nursery, Reception or Secondary School in September 2018. Admissions Rounds for the different places are as follows: For Nursery places starting January 2018, closing date 31st October 2017 For Nursery places starting April 2018, closing date 15th February 2018 For Nursery […]

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Schools in Crisis

by clairehalliwell on 18 March, 2017

Local schools are set to suffer again due to central government’s revised national funding formula which will result in areas like Stockport losing out to rural and coastal towns. Some local head teachers have already written to parents warning of the drastic consequences of the planned cuts. Families are being urged to lobby MP’s to […]

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School Safety scheme proposed by Lib Dems

by clairehalliwell on 21 February, 2017

Stockport Liberal Democrats are proposing to boost the number of traffic wardens across the borough, and are targeting dangerous parking around schools. The scheme will see Stockport Council employing more traffic wardens, with their cost being covered by the fines they bring in. “We believe the Council can do more to protect children around our […]

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Two new schools proposed for Cheadle college site

by clairehalliwell on 25 November, 2016

Cheadle Hulme High School and Cheadle and Marple College are proposing to build two new free schools on the Cheadle College site: a new primary and a new secondary. The Council is not involved in the process. Under the rules, it’s a government body called the Education Funding Agency that runs everything. Local councillors and […]

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Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved!

by clairehalliwell on 15 November, 2016

Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved! This week schools, colleges, parents, carers, children and young adults unite to say a big NO to bullying. Of course itís important to tackle bullying all year round! But this week is a special chance to draw everyoneís attention to bullying. So we can take individual and collective efforts to make […]

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Two New Schools For Cheadle Hulme?

by clairehalliwell on 29 October, 2016

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) notified local Councillors (but not local residents!) on Wednesday that they are carrying out site investigations on the Cheadle College site. The EFA is the government agency responsible for providing most new schools through the Free schools programme. The EFA manage the project to develop the outline proposals approved by […]

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