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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.

Trio off to Oxbridge after A-level success

Jenny Johnson, Charlie Saunder and Oliver Small headed south to study.

Teen top of the class with outstanding A-levels

Beatrice Nixon, 18, from Marton, clocked up FOUR A* and one A after studying at Eaton Bank Academy.

A-level celebrations amid power cut chaos at Fallibroome Academy

The school was left in the dark for most of the morning yesterday as an underground cable fault affected almost 500 properties in the town.

Refugee who fled Syrian violence celebrates A-level joy

Yusuf Tayara, from Wilmslow, had to deal with switching from studying in Arabic to English when him and his family arrived here two years ago.

Wilmslow students help smash Macclesfield school's A-level record.

Laurence Holt, from Alderley Edge and Matthew Stubbs, from Wilmslow, contributed to a record year at King's School.

Legal eagle flying high after A-level success

Cait O'Reilly from Handforth got straight As from Loreto Grammar School

Maths whizz's joy at A-level achievement

Alex McDowall, 18, of  Hawthorne Street, Wilmslow, clocked up A*, A, and B in maths, further maths and physics at Abbey College Manchester.

Wilmslow High celebrate A-level success

Of the total grades five per cent were A* and almost half (48 per cent) were A* to B grades.

Macclesfield College enjoys A-levels success

The college achieved a 91 per cent pass rate.

Tears of delight at Tytherington School

The school celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate and over 80 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades.

Bright futures beckon for A-level teens at Alderley Edge School for Girls

More than a quarter of the total were A* and A grades.

Top marks at All Hallows in A-levels

The school boasted a 100 per cent pass rate for grades A* to E with 65 per cent of all grades at A* to B.

King's students smash A-level record

More than half of the total grades from the 128 students were A* or A at King's School in Macclesfield

Record breaking A-level results at Poynton High

A third of all grades were A or A*

Soccer star is a big hit in States

Elliot Goodwin, aka the Cheshire Cat, has just completed his first season with Nashville FC.

A-levels results day: we want your stories and pictures

Pupils at schools and colleges across Macclesfield and Wilmslow will be making their way in to open those all-important envelopes and learn whether they have made the grade.

Young farmer battles to win £10k prize

Rebecca Kelsall, 21, launched a business breeding rare saddleback pigs at her uncle’s farm and is in the final of a national competition.

Director’s tragedy inspires first film

Twenty-year-old Millie Ralston’s is using her father Andrew Ralston's death top inspire her first professional film

Father’s pride for filmmaker son

Nat McKinstry, 92, from Macclesfield, met former James Bond star Timothy Dalton and heart-throb Josh Hartnett as they finished filming new TV series Penny Dreadful, which involves art-director son Jonathan McKinstry.

Teen speaks of life-changing trip to South America

Alex McLaren from Poynton, near Macclesfield, spent 10 weeks in Cochabamba, one of the poorest parts of Bolivia, as a volunteer for the children’s charity Tearfund.

No jail sentence will ever be enough say devastated family

“Zain was a much loved and cherished son and brother."

Schoolboy injured at Learning Zone campus

A BOY was taken to Macclesfield hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car outside Macclesfield Academy.

Girl with Rapunzel-like locks gets the chop for charity

Marianne Rugman, 12, has grown her hair so that it is more than a metre long.

Shhh! Mum’s the word for codebreaker!

Working mum from Macclesfield cracks US code for naval superpower

PM's delight over free school plans

Prime Minister David Cameron has praised proposals for a free school in Macclesfield for teenagers with behavioural issues as he gave the move the go- ahead.

Former queens come together at Gawsworth fete

A group of former Rose Queens came together to help celebrate 85 years of Gawsworth’s Rose Queen fete.

Pupil gets busy baking for MS

A pupil at Tytherington School hosted a ‘cake break’, selling a range of baked delicacies to students and staff.

Horse racing fanatic wins writing comp

Horse racing fanatic has won a writing competition

Lucky escape for boy after fence horror

Aiden Butterworth from Macclesfield almost lost his leg when concrete fence panels fell down on him

National Polo player Rosie dreams of Olympic medal and taking on world’s best

Rosie’s aspirations to be an Olympic Gold medal winner in the sport


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