Sports day is back with a bang at Delamere CofE Academy

Delamere CofE Academy pupils couldn’t wait to get in the starting blocks for their summer sports day.  The popular event was cancelled last year due to Covid-19 but the sun was shining and there was nothing to stop the excited children when the 2021 race day came around.  They roared into action to take on various […]

Pupils’ stunning stories are something to shout about!

CHIMES of success rang out from the Town Crier’s bell to herald another superb year of story writing for children at North West Academies Trust (NWAT) schools.  In a special zoom celebration David Millington, Chester’s official Town Crier, bellowed out the winners of NWAT’s annual competition which challenges pupils to write 500-word tales.  The budding authors, […]

Delamere Academy puts gardening on the curriculum

Delamere Academy Headteacher Julie Clayton has backed a campaign by Gardener’s World’s Carol Klein to get an allotment at every UK school.    She says the school’s outdoor environment has always been a priority, with a raised bed for every class and home produce regularly on the dinner menu.    According to the Gardeners’ World presenter Carol Klein, gardening […]

Ellesmere Primary School backs campaign to get kids gardening!

Ellesmere Primary School Headteacher Stuart Roberts has backed a campaign by Gardener’s World’s Carol Klein to get an allotment at every UK school.  He made installing a new raised bed allotment a key priority during lockdown, and now children are seeing the fruits of their labour making it onto their dinner plates.  According to the Gardeners’ […]

MP praises ‘inspirational’ teacher at Delamere Academy

Nick Gibb MP, the Government’s Minister for School Standards, has singled out Delamere Academy teacher Lucy Bate for praise after she used a drone to make lessons fun for pupils.  Miss Bate hit the headlines earlier this year when she flew the miniature craft high above the Stoney Lane primary’s grounds to inspire children to […]

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