Ninety red balloons for school
School plans bus service to meet growing pupil demand
A SCHOOL has unveiled new travel plans to cope with an increasing demand for places.
Tytherington School is planning a range of new bus services in response to growing requirements from prospective students across Macclesfield and surrounding areas.
Headteacher, Manny Botwe said: “We surveyed prospective and current parents about transport provision and we were inundated with responses. “The highest demand is for a route from Whaley Bridge, Kettleshulme, Rainow, Hurdsfield, and A SCHOOL has launched a campaign to celebrate its 90th birthday.
Beech Hall School will be celebrating the milestone with 90 events throughout the year.
Branded 90 for 90, the campaign kicked off with the release of hundreds of anniversary balloons, the first of which was found four hours later 100 miles away in Grimsby.
Students also assembled for an aerial photograph in the shape of the number 90.
The school and nursery group then went on a celebration walk along the Bollin Valley.
There will be a combination of 90 sporting, creative, pastoral and academic activities to celebrate the Buxton Road to the school.
“The school has commissioned a tendering process for this route.”
He added: “Unfortunately the local authority does not provide a free bus service for many of these students so we plan to respond to the demand ourselves by providing our own subsidised service.
“The more families who sign up, the cheaper the prices will be.”
He said: “The demand for places at the school has significantly increased landmark year and students, staff and parents are all invited to join in with the event.
Activities will vary from cross-country Tough Mudder challenges to creating a 90th patchwork quilt.
Headteacher James Allen said: “The launch of our 90 for 90 celebration was wonderful, it was a great community event which saw staff and students alike participate in showing the true spirit of the campaign.
“I am thrilled to be with the school as it reaches this significant age.
“It has continued to grow and be a place of superb education for its students and we look forward to another 90 years of excellence.” since September so we needed to develop our transport strategy. accordingly.
“Our sixth form is growing so we also need to ensure that we make the transport affordable. “
Mr Botwe added that the school, which has never done something like this before, also planned to expand its transport offer to cover other areas as required.
He has requested that prospective parents get in touch with him at the school in order to discuss their individual travel needs.
●● Manny Botwe will take over as headteacher of Tytherington School in September.
●● Beech Hall School pupils release balloons to celebrate the school’s 90th birthday