Education

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.

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation

New Lord Mayor of Chester unveiled as part of civic team for 2015/16

Cllr Hugo Deynem dons the robes along with new Sheriff and Deputy Lord Mayor

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy
All-female choir form exchange with Coro Calycanthus music group who are due to visit city in December

Calveley Primary School transform mud patch into landscape garden

Calveley Primary School recently took delivery of a minibus
Youngsters have been enjoying the great outdoors

Little Sutton student's mealworm bread recipe is a winner

Gemma Lamb won the IFST North of England Young Scientist competition
Former Bishops' Blue Coat CE High School pupil Gemma Lamb wins the IFST's North of England Young Scientist competition

Schools

Alex Clifton has been appointed artistic director of Chester Performs which includes the new cultural centre due to open in autumn 2016

Alex Clifton becomes Chester Performs artistic director

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre mastermind will lead artistic policy for city's new £37m cultural centre

Little Sutton student's mealworm bread recipe is a winner

Gemma Lamb won the IFST North of England Young Scientist competition
Former Bishops' Blue Coat CE High School pupil Gemma Lamb wins the IFST's North of England Young Scientist competition

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton celebrating maiden England call-up

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has been named in the England squad
Former Upton High School pupil named in Roy Hodgson's squad to face Republic of Ireland and Slovenia next month

University of Chester

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation

Chester Polo Team victorious in international tournament

Event is held each May bank holiday at Chester Racecourse

Nostalgia: University of Chester over the years

To mark its 175 year anniversary, we've dug out some memories

Colleges

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance

West Cheshire College jobs at risk in Government funding cuts

Almost 90 jobs could go across campuses in Chester and Ellesmere Port

Women 2day: The truth about M.E

How much do you know about the condition?

Chester Labour MP Chris Matheson back from his first week at Parliament

The city's new Member of Parliament talks to David Holmes about his hopes for the next five years and his first experience at 'Hogwarts'

Public Schools

WATCH: Ellesmere Port Sports Village gets royal approval

Prince Edward describes new £15m centre on Stanney Lane as 'fantastic'

Chester school in final of BBC Songs of Praise competition

The Queen's School choir hope to life the trophy in TV show's school choir of the year competition

VE Day commemorations: Lord Mayor of Chester leads service at Chester Cathedral

Veterans representing the Navy, Army, Wrens and Land Army attend VE Day commemoration

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