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There are many excellent state and private schools and colleges in the area and we carry dedicated pages to report on their news.


Dozens expected for Guy Wharton remembrance ride

Friends, family, colleagues and students are expected to turn out for 10-mile loop of Bollington on Sunday

Students' designs hit the catwalk for final show

Students at Macclesfield College showed off their skills with the end of year showcase.

Proposals for new King's School recommended for APPROVAL by council planners

The officers have changed an earlier recommendation and the plans for a new school at Prestbury are recommended for approval.

A scooter presentation and an award-winning garden are among our Time-trip pictures this week

Can you spot any familiar faces in these photos from the 2000s?

Term-time holiday fines soar

Dozens of parents in Macclesfield have been given fixed penalty notices for taking their children out of school

Councillors back parents' campaign against free bus cuts

More than 100 parents and pupils attended a council meeting at Sandbach Town Hall on Tuesday.

Gallery: School bus protest steps up a gear as Macclesfield parents stage drive-in.

Parents of children who attend Tytherington School have also staged a protest outside Bollington Town Hall.

Hundreds gathers to say goodbye to Guy Wharton

The funeral of the 46-year-old teacher and dad of three took place in Macclesfield on Friday

Bollington dazzles with its meticulous floral displays

Volunteers have created breathtaking designs out of petals for the Bollington Well Dressing Festival.

Education chiefs order Macclesfield College to improve

The college 'requires improvement' according to the most recent Ofsted inspection

Pupils celebrate 230 mile charity bike ride

The students raised more than £10,000 for Friends of Park Lane Special School.

National obesity problem 'lazy argument' for scrapping Macclesfield school buses

Public Health England figures show Cheshire East has the lowest figures for childhood obesity in the North West.

Striking Macclesfield teachers joined protest march over funding cuts

As schools shut down classes due to the strike, teachers protested in Manchester.

Family of tragic motorist pay tribute

Thomas Woodward, 25, from Macclesfield, died in a collision on June 27.

School Proms: Poynton High School

Hundreds of students across Macclesfield celebrated the end of exams with glittering events to remember

Macclesfield students dazzle at proms

School leavers put on the glitz for their celebrations.

Poynton High School

Teachers in Macclesfield go on strike over funding cuts and workloads

Schools will only be partially open when teachers strike on Tuesday (July 5).

Actors, a beer festival and pupils heading abroad feature among our Time-trip pictures this week

Can you spot any familiar faces in these photos from the 2000s?

Ex-Macclesfield student raises £38,000 in memory of friend

Former All Hallows student Kieran Truefitt and friends are fundraising for Bone Cancer Research Trust in memory of Abe Vincent who died in 2015

Teachers and parents unite after free school buses axed

Headteachers Manny Botwe and David Waugh say the council has put costs above pupil safety.

Teacher's pet for Bollington School

St Gregory's Primary School has welcomed a puppy to the classroom.

School plants tree in emotional tribute to teacher

Guy Wharton, who was a teacher at Tytherington School, died in a cycle accident.

Council to axe free school buses despite fears for children's safety

A Tory councillor asked the Conservative cabinet to 'examine their consciences' before risking safety of Bollington, Nantwich and Wheelock schoolchildren.

Family in tribute to accident victim Guy

Guy Wharton, from Bollington, died following a crash on the Cat and Fiddle.

Royal celebrations off to a flying start in Macclesfield

Residents across Macclesfield have been enjoying tea parties to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday

Council review could mean end of free transport for hundreds of pupils

300 Macclesfield students could lose out on free school transport after council officers deemed Middlewood Way a safe route

Tributes pour in to beloved Macclesfield teacher and dad Guy Wharton

The married dad of three and teacher at Tytherington School died after a collision with a car on the Cat and Fiddle last night

Pianist needs YOUR vote to launch album

David Schofield, from Macclesfield, has until May 23 to win a public vote to pitch his idea to Sir Richard Branson

Amateur photographer captures stunning Macclesfeld church sunset

Bart Stefaniak, 21, from Macclesfield, photographed St Michael's Church reflected in a puddle.


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