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Asbestos issue at new Chester school prompts reassurance

Department for Education says primary school children were not put at risk

Chester school in 'detention' over flouting planning rules

Cheshire West and Chester Council order University Cathedral Free School to take down blue meshing and commercial signs

Macmillan Cancer Support fundraiser hits right note

Year 3 and 4 pupils host charity concert at Catholic High School in Chester

Cheshire West and Chester Council investigates blue fencing next to new free school in listed building

University Cathedral Free School criticised for new temporary fencing and toilets which have appeared within its grounds

Concerns over playground wall at new Chester free school

Cheshire West and Chester Council has sent building control inspectors to examine the wall at Murlain House

Chester free school submits planning application just seven weeks before building is due to open

University Cathedral Free School intends to move to Murlain House in Union Street for start of new term on September 1

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

University of Chester Academies Trust branded England's worst performing academy chain

Department for Education research puts UCAT at the very bottom of its league table

Students enjoy a Big Sing at Chester Catholic High School

Primary and high school students join forces for music project

LOOK: Crowds gather in Chester to witness the solar eclipse

Chester Astronomical Society hosts event at Town Hall Square

Former Love Street School will be new home to Chester University Cathedral Free School

Listed building to become centre of education again as free school plans to move in this September

View of the proposed Chester free school site in Abbey Square

Abbey Square dream ends for free school

Dream shattered for University Cathedral Free School in Chester

Stephen Mosley MP on a tour of St Martin’s Academy in Hoole with Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove

£9 million surge in school spending

New school announced to replace Huntington Primary

Children follow food from farm to fork

Cheshire West pupils visit Tesco for Eat Happy Project

Principal designate of the proposed Cheshire Free School Annette France

World class college on cards for city

Sixth form centre of excellence planned for Chester

The University Cathedral Free School, which is run by the University of Chester Academies Trust (UCAT), is currently based at Gateway House in Northgate Street updated

DfE bars academies trust from taking on new school projects

University of Chester Academies Trust among 14 whose performance has raised concerns at government level

Pupils from St Werburgh’s and St Columba’s in Hoole, St Theresa’s in Blacon, St Clare’s in Lache , St Luke’s in Frodsham, St Saviour’s Ellesmere Port, St Winefride’s in Neston, Hoole CE Primary and The University Cathedral Free School during the project

Youngsters have tales to tell at school

Primary school pupils have been telling tales to parents.

View of the proposed Chester free school site in Abbey Square

Weak floors delay opening of school site

Floors need strengthening in an historic building before it can become the permanent base for a new free school.

First day at The University Cathedral Free School in Chester in September 2013

Setback for free school’s permanent home plan

University Cathedral Free School will begin 2014 in temporary classrooms


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