There are more than 150 schools in Cheshire West, including nursery schools, infant schools, primary schools, secondary schools, special schools and a pupil referral unit. There are also colleges such as West Cheshire College, the College of Law and Sir John Deane's College and the University of Chester.

UK teachers visit Chester Racecourse for thank you dinner

Event is hosted by Chester-based Innovate My School

IN PICTURES: Chester & District primary schools seven-a-side world cup

Teams compete in second annual competition

Erin Cross' dad's fundraiser is a musical tribute

Ant Cross will scale Liverpool Cathedral dressed as Frenchy for Alder Hey

Blacon primary school pupil is on board with bus design

Ruby Davies' Wacky Bus design is a Stagecoach winner


IN PICTURES: Chester & District primary schools seven-a-side world cup

Teams compete in second annual competition

Relief for Tattenhall parents as council agree to pay for school transport

Community had made a stand against proposals

Schools enjoy Sainsbury's Cheshire and Warrington Summer School Games Festival

Event involves more than 1,000 competitors and 100 volunteers

University of Chester

Blacon High students travel to France for International Youth Games

Sporty squad of 13 and 14 year olds take part in prestigious event

Pupils make a splash at Newton Primary School annual swimming gala

Fun event held at University of Chester pool

Campaigner calls to shed light on University Cathedral Free School move

Work has begun on Murlain House in Union Street, which will be the new home of the University Cathedral Free School from September


Brothers known as The Twin Engines take on challenge for Help for Heroes

James and Andy Ayshford will complete the Scottish Half Marathon in September

Record breaking attendance at Lache Fun Day

Lache residents enjoy family fun in the sun

Saughall sprinter Lucy Evans sets season's best time at British Championships

Sprinter Lucy Evans, of Saughall, is hitting peak form in 2015
Sale Harrier reaches 200m final while West Cheshire AC aces get set for English Schools’ Championships

Public Schools

CarFest at Oulton Park: Chris Evans leads tribute to Chester pilot Kevin Whyman

Crowds at CarFest North honour airman and former King's School pupil Kevin Whyman, who was killed at the event on Saturday afternoon

Pilot killed at Oulton Park CarFest was ex-King's School pupil

Pilot Kevin Whyman was killed in the accident which took place at around 2pm on Saturday during an aerial display

Enterprising Firs School pupils raise hundreds for charity

Managing director of Gas Safe Europe, John Stones, with pupils from the Firs School in Chester where they are sponsoring the Year 6 Business Enterprise Scheme
Gas Safe Europe has sponsored The Firs School in Chester’s inaugural Year 6 Business Enterprise Scheme

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