Entries by Liz Green

Grass track racer in pole position

Reaseheath College motor vehicle  student Aidan Arrowsmith certainly hasn’t been allowing the grass to grow under his wheels. The 17 year-old is one of the UK’s most  promising young grass track racers and he’s just finished a successful year in sixth position in the British Autograss series. He was also third in the North of […]

Reaseheath Vehicle Technology reaches into the future

Reaseheath College at the Forefront of Hybrid Technology Our Motor Vehicle Technology team have taken steps into the future of motor vehicle training with the purchase of a Toyota Prius Hybrid. The car has come from Toyota RRG Stockport and will support our learning programme for level 2 and 3 Vehicle Technology students. The purchase […]

Talented James is Apprentice of the Month

Talented Crewe Alex Under 18s captain James Jones has been selected as apprentice of the month in a national competition ‘The 11’ run by the Football Education (LFE). James was chosen over entrants from clubs nationwide for the excellent progress he has made in both his sport and academic studies and for making a positive […]

Horticulture industry professionals visit Reaseheath

On Saturday 30th November the College welcomed leading professional horticulturists from the Institute of Horticulture. The Institute, which has recently been granted a Royal Charter by The Queen, came to see for themselves the award-winning work of our horticulture department. The group were welcomed by Curriculum Area Manager for Horticulture Iain Clarke, who delivered a […]

Students help to bring cheer to disadvantaged children

Reaseheath College students have been helping to spread festive spirit by filling shoeboxes with toys and treats for Operation Christmas Child. Students from all departments at the Nantwich college prepared 40 boxes which were delivered to St Mary’s Church in the town’s centre by College Chaplain Drew Walker. Teams of equine and construction students were […]

Merry Christmas from the SA

This is my last blog entry of 2013… This Saturday we have our third fundraiser in Crewe town centre, and we are hoping to beat the money raised last week with the cunning use of a big, cuddly, teddy bear mascot. The Student Association Facebook page is now up and running so if you would […]

Reaseheath Florists decorate Arley Hall for Christmas

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November, Level 2 and 3 Floristry students at Reaseheath College decorated the grand Gallery at Arley Hall near Northwich in preparation for Arley Hall’s Christmas Floral Extravaganza. Students put together many arrangements they had previously designed and chose the flowers for the event. Designs were hung over the marble […]

SA Kayaking Challenge

The first big fundraiser of the year is done and dusted! Our challenge was to kayak the length of the River Weaver in 4 hours 45 minutes. We raised a total of £87.65 in the canteen which, given that most of the donations were from students, is quite impressive. We also covered the distance from […]

Reaseheath bake-off competition hots up

Entries are streaming in for Reaseheath College’s Year 9 Schools Bake Off Competition. The first heat of the cooking challenge is well under way, with teams of pupils from 42 secondary schools throughout Cheshire, Staffordshire, Manchester, Wirral and mid Wales making final touches to their tasty treats before submitting their ideas before the December 6 […]

Zoo trip prize for Bury budding scientists

Budding scientists from Bury Church of England High School saw some of their lessons come to life during a behind-the-scenes visit to Reaseheath’s zoo. Twelve pupils from Years 9 and 10 helped to feed ring tailed lemurs and meerkats and flew birds of prey during an action packed trip round our animal management department. Pupil […]