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Gloria Spinello wins Tesco competition

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A pupil from Didsbury CofE Primary School won a food workshop for her class after entering a healthy eating drawing competition organised by the Tesco store in East Didsbury. The store on Parrs Wood Lane invited primary school pupils from the local area to design a poster with the theme of healthy eating. This was to tie in with Tesco’s …

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The Grange School netball team win national cup

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Cheshire’s The Grange U13 netball squad powered their way to glory in the final of the School Sport Magazine cup, emerging victorious from an incredibly tense match against renowned netball school, Goldolphin and Laytmer. The Grange side arrived at the final having worked their way through the local and regional rounds of the competition. In the semi-final, they came up …

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The Grange School to open a new sports centre

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Cheshire’s The Grange School are delighted to announce that planning consent has been granted for a new 2500 square metre Sports Centre. Construction work will begin on the £5m scheme in July, 2017 with the new exciting facilities fully completed for September 2018. The new Grange Sports Centre will provide a modern and well lit indoor space for a plethora …

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Five North West schools compete for prestigious award

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Five schools from across the North West are set to battle it out to be crowned the region’s most enterprising school as part of a flagship education initiative from Mosaic, the mentoring initiative founded by HRH The Prince of Wales and part of The Prince’s Trust. Teams of pupils from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Calderstones High School, Ladybridge High …

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Footballer Gareth Barry visits Ellesmere College in Shropshire

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Gareth Barry may be just a few appearances away from equalling Ryan Giggs’ Premier League record but he took time out to visit Ellesmere College in Shropshire. The Patron of their new football academy, Barry joined up with the elite football coaches for an afternoon session with current Ellesmere players. The former England international has turned out a staggering 620 …

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Manchester High School for Girls attend unveiling of Emmeline Pankhurst statues

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Pupils from Manchester High School for Girls, the school that suffragette leader, Emmeline Pankhurst, chose for her three daughters, were given first glimpse of the six creations that have been shortlisted for the statue of Mrs Pankhurst that will be erected in St Peter’s Square in 2019. The students attended an unveiling event on 27th February 2017 at Portcullis House, …

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Alderley Edge school for girls host photography competition

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Alderley Edge School for Girls hosted their first ever Cheshire Schools’ Photography competition for pupils in Years 5 and 6 for schools across Cheshire. The lucky pupils from the shortlisted schools involved in the competition were Vernon Primary in Poynton, Wilmslow Grange and Loreto Preparatory in Altrincham. This competition also included a group of girls from the host school, Alderley …

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Blossoms band perform secret gig at Salford City College

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Media students were on hand with video cameras as Blossoms band performed six songs from their chart-topping self-titled album, including hits ‘Charlemagne’ and ‘Honey Sweet’, which were filmed as part of the BBC Introducing series. The singers also participated in a Q&A hosted by presenters from BBC Radio Manchester, with fans from around the world sending in questions for the …

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Creative teenager designs Kings rugby shirt

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Brilliant young designer Christian Beeston has been barred from entering King’s School rugby shirt design competition next year because he can’t stop winning. Instead he will be asked to sit on a judging panel alongside King’s staff to pick out next year’s winner. This year, Christian’s broken glass pattern took less than an hour to draw, but he had been …

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Kings School Musicians Earn Places At Junior Royal Northern College Of Music

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A trio of talented young King’s School musicians have all earned places at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music. Joining pianist and clarinet player John Daly, 16, and opera singer Olivia Hamblyn, 17, this year will be 13-year-old violinist Georgina Bloomfield. All three will be happy to spend all day every Saturday at the famous central Manchester college. Georgina …