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Chesterfield College Raises Cash For Macmillan Cancer Care Centre


Friday 2nd October 2015



Staff and students at Chesterfield College took part in Macmillan's world’s biggest coffee morning earlier this week, raising over £2,000 towards Chesterfield's planned Cancer Care Centre at the Royal Hospital.

The day started with a 5km fun run leaving from the college's Heartspace at the Infirmary Road Campus, along the canal and back to college, then continued with cake and a croquembouche over 6ft tall (below)!

The day started with a 5km fun run leaving from the college's Heartspace at the Infirmary Road Campus, along the canal and back to college, then continued with cake and a croquembouche over 6ft tall!

Aside from the traditional cake sale, many departments across college got on board to bring in the cash for this important cause with activities like leg-waxing, a book sale and a 'Don't Show Your Teeth' competition.

Elena Wynn, Director of Learning for Business and Commercial Enterprise at Chesterfield College, said "It is amazing to see everyone get behind this brilliant cause. It's really important to work together as a community to raise the funds we need for the cancer care centre. Cancer is a disease that touches so many people's lives so it's a cause that is close to people's hearts.

"I am delighted with how much money we have raised and would like to thank everyone who has donated time, money and cakes to help us make today such a success."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHESTERFIELD STUDENTS TO PERFORM POETRY -
Staveley Community College students are to recite their own poetry at  Lyric Lounge in Chesterfield, part of 'Igniting Ambition' More...

IMPROVED STANDARDS AT HASLAND INFANTS RECOGNISED -
Improved standards at Hasland Infant School have led to the removal of a notice to improve after just over a year. More...

CO-OP WELCOMES YOUNG CLAY CROSS JET-SETTERS -
The Clay Cross branch of Midlands Co-op Travel welcomed a group of pre-school children and their teacher this month to give them a special insight into how a travel agency works. More...

LOCAL GIRL DOES WELL(Y) IN NATIONAL COMPETITION -
One local girl has the given a major shoe retailer the boot after entering a national competition to design a welly. More...

COLLEGE FACES TOUGH DECISIONS -
One of Chesterfield's biggest education providers confirmed today that it is to begin what it terms a difficult round of job losses More...

PLAYING OUT JUST GOT BETTER FOR LOCAL YOUNGSTERS -
Easter holidays begin today, and there's good news for local families. Children can now look forward to enjoying a new play area at Inkerman Playing Fields More...

LOCAL STUDENT RECEIVES ACCESS TO HE AWARD IN WESTMINSTER -
Chesterfield College student Pauline Fidler was named runner up in the Keith Fletcher Access to HE Memorial Prize for Students, at a prestigious ceremony in Westminster More...

SCHOOLBOY STANDS UP FOR SHIREBROOK AFTER 'HELLHOLE' TAUNTS -
A Shirebrook schoolboy who launched a one-man mission to stop people poking fun at his home town has won £3,500 worth of grants to help him change their perceptions. More...

CLAY CROSS PUPILS LOOK TO TRAVEL FAR-
If you walk into a shop thinking that shop assistants are looking younger, then you could be right if you're in one local travel agents next month! More...

LITTER-PICK FUND-RAISER FOR MALAWI- -BOUND MAX -
One local teenager has had a 'rubbish' life recently - but it's all in an excellent cause. More...

SCHOOLCHILDREN PLANT THE SEEDS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE -
Staveley Primary school children have helped promote Healthy Eating by planting fruit trees at a local Leisure Centre. More...

KIDS CAN NOW MAKE A NEW SPLASH AT DERBYSHIRE SCHOOL-
Youngsters from across the region will soon be able to enjoy more splashing about after a Langwith school started work on a new £217,000 indoor pool. More...

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE STATEMENT ON FORMER PRINCIPAL -
Chesterfield College has this morning released this statement regarding their former Principal Mrs Judith Mc Arthur. More...

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE TO ADVISE THOSE OUT OF WORK ON TRAINING -
Chesterfield College opens its doors on the 9th Feb from 4-8pm to help give advice to both youngsters and adults who find themselves out of work. More...

NAW WEEK TO BENEFIT ASHGATE HOSPICE -
National Apprenticeship Week (6th-10th Feb), sees Chesterfield College gear all of its activities toward raising money for Ashgate Hospice whilst raising the profile of Apprenticeships. More...

IT STUDENTS BRIDGE DERBYSHIRE'S DIGITAL DIVIDE -
They say you're never to old to learn a new skill - and that's now been proven over the last six weeks. More...

BIRDS OF PREY LAND IN LOCAL SCHOOL -
It was a case of Bird Of Prey rather than 'let us pray' when children from New Whittington primary school were visited by some feathered friends. More...

DERBYSHIRE SCHOOLS PROVE TOP CLASS IN NATIONAL TABLES -
Pupils in Derbyshire are outperforming schools throughout the country in national tests. More...

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE AWARDED £1m HIGHER APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING -
Chesterfield College has been awarded £1m of funding to support apprenticeships up to degree level More...

NATIONAL DIVERSITY AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN -
The prestigious black tie event will celebrate excellent achievements of grass- root communities that tackle the issues in today's society More...

PUPILS CELEBRATE NEW SCHOOLS OFFICIAL OPENING -
A new £5.5m primary school paid for by Derbyshire County Council has been officially opened. More...

COMMUNITY HELP FOR SCHOOL GARDEN -
Green fingered youngsters at a Chesterfield infant school will be digging deep thanks to a donation for a community garden project. More...

ST PETER & ST PAUL SCHOOL ON THE UP -
Chesterfield's only independent junior school, St Peter & St Paul, based at Hady Hill, has continued its rise up the league tables for preparatory schools across the UK. More...

DRONFIELD '2-TIME OUTSTANDING' INFANT SCHOOL HEADS LIST -
Ofsted's newly published Annual Report, draws on over 31,000 inspection visits across the schools, early years, children's social care and learning and skills sectors of England... More...

VICTORIA PENDLETON BACKS SCHOOLS TO SWITCH ON TO SWITCHING OFF -
Over 4,000 schools pledge to save energy with EDF Energy's schools programme the Pod. More...

'FIVE 60' TO A HEALTHIER
LIFESTYLE -

Chesterfield school children will soon benefit from a specialist healthier lifestyle programme More...

FLASHING OUT FOETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME -
Chesterfield College students recently took part in a 'flash mob' in the centre of Chesterfield in order to highlight the dangers of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. More...

STUDENT SCULPTURES SHINE BRIGHTLY AT GARDEN OF LIGHTS -
It was one of many highlights of last week's Chesterfield's Markets and Arts Festival and drew hundreds of visitors to the Queen's Park each evening. More...

YOUNG HAIRDRESSERS SHOW THEIR SKILLS IN MADRID -
Hairdressing students, Wendy Watkin and Kathryn Wapplington from Chesterfield College show off their skills in Madrid More...

LOCAL SCHOOL CHILDREN RECEIVE AN EXCITING DELIVERY -
Pupils and staff from Grassmoor Primary School, Chesterfield, are celebrating today after taking delivery of some brand new creative learning equipment. More...

STILL TIME TO MAKE SECONDARY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS -
There's still time for parents of Y6 pupils to apply to Derbyshire County Council to get their child a place at secondary school in September 2012. More...

A NEW VOICE FOR DERBYSHIRE PARENTS -
Parent View is a new Ofsted online questionnaire allowing parents and carers across England to give their views on their child's school at any time of the year. More...

STRIKING OUT BULLYING IN CHESTERFIELD SCHOOLS -
Former Britain's Got Talent finalists 'Strike' swapped performing in front of Simon Cowell for 100's of Chesterfield children as part of an anti-bullying demo. More...

EXTENDED RUN FOR POWERFUL SCHOOL DRAMA, 'PUSHED' -
A powerful drama designed to prevent anti-social behaviour will continue to tour schools thanks to funding from Derbyshire County Council. More...

'DAHLICIOUS' DAY AT ST PETER & ST PAUL SCHOOL -
Pupils from St Peter & St Paul School on Hady Hill enthusiastically joined in with the dressing up on Dahlicious Dress Up Day. More...

CHESTERFIELD PUPILS GET SPACED OUT -
Lucky Chesterfield pupils are to visit the Centre for International Space Research at Korolev City More...

CELEBRATIONS ALREADY AT CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE -
Chesterfield College already has reason to celebrate following an OFSTED Outstanding award for their Nursery More...

APPLY NOW FOR YOUR CHILDS SECONDARY SCHOOL -
They've only just gone back to begin a new academic year, but parents of Y6 pupils need to apply now to get their childs secondary school place in Sept '12. More...

SAFER SCHOOLS RECOGNISED BY PIONEERING AWARD -
As Chesterfield children return to school this week, news comes of a pioneering new award that equips pupils and staff with basic life-saving skills. More...

TOP OF THE CLASS FOR GCSE STUDENTS -
A bumper year for 8,700 GCSE students who received results in Derbyshire this year, with 79% receiving 5 or more A* to C GCSE's, a 5% improvement on last year. More...

TRIP OF A LIFETIME FOR COLLEGE STUDENT MICHAEL -
Chesterfield College hairdressing student, Michael Wild has been proudly flying the flag for the town in Japan this summer More...

CHESTERFIELD STUDENTS MAKE THE GRADE AT 'A LEVEL' -
It's been a successful day for over 2,700 local students who picked up their A level results today. More...

COLLEGE CONFIRMS DEPARTURE OF PRINCIPAL -
It has been confirmed today that Principal Judith Mcarthur has now left Chesterfield College. More...

25 YEARS, 10 CHILDREN AND 28 DAYS -
25 years on, the disaster at Chernobyl still means that toxins survive in the surrounding area, causing suffering and illness, some of the children have visited the UK More...

GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT... -
Award-winning school chefs are celebrating after scooping a national prize for the quality of their food and service. More...

GRASSMOOR GETS 2nd PLACE - OFFICIAL-
The Chesterfield Post today received confirmation that Grassmoor Primary School is officially runner up in Ronseal's Playground Project Competition More...

LOCAL SCHOOL COUNTING ON YOUR FINAL VOTES TODAY -
Today we learned from the team behind the campaign that 'our' school is now in 2nd place, trailing only slightly to a Scottish city school - so get those votes in before midnight. More...

CAPS AND GOWNS FOR CHESTERFIELD CHILDREN -
Over 200 children from Chesterfield schools donned caps and gowns earlier this week in order to attend their very own ‘ graduation ceremony’. More...

NEW SCHOOL BUILDS FUTURE FOR STUDENTS -
After 17 months in the making Springwell Community School will celebrate it’s official opening this  Friday (15th July). More...

BIG IN JAPAN -
Hair and Beauty students at Chesterfield College received their certificates of achievement, in front of an audience of parents and friends and industry leaders in Japan via Skype. More...

DERBYSHIRE SCHOOL WINS NATIONAL GOLF TITLE -
One of the smallest schools in Derbyshire has finished top of the class in one of the country's biggest golf competitions.
More...

JACK CHARLTON SCORES COLLEGE AWARD -
Joinery student, Jack Charlton was presented with an esteemed award at the Chesterfield College Joinery Celebration of Achievement evening More...

COLLEGE WIDE CELEBRATIONS -
Once again the achievements of students of Chesterfield College have been recognised by all departments. More...

VOTE AND MAKE IT CHILDS PLAY FOR LOCAL SCHOOL -
A Chesterfield primary school is celebrating after being chosen as a national finalist to win a new school playground. More...

ROYAL CELEBRATION FOR STUDENTS -
Chesterfield College students celebrated their achievements on the DofE Award scheme in right royal fashion, with HRH the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward. MORE...

NO WINNERS IN TEACHERS STRIKE -
Toby Perkins, Labour MP for Chesterfield has said tonight that, "Only dialogue will bring about a fairer deal for teachers and uninterrupted schooling in the public sector pension row." More...

SCHOOLS AFFECTED BY TEACHER STRIKE -
This is a provisional list of all schools and whether they are closed or open today - in full or in part - released by Derbyshire County Council. More...

SCHOOLS OUT FOR SUMMER FOR TEACHERS TOO! -
It's a season of firsts and new initiatives for Chesterfield Football club, and here's another one! More...

KATIE FINISHES 3RD IN NATIONAL WELLA COMPETITION -
Well done goes to Chesterfield College Level 3 Hairdressing student Katie Beer and her model Lin Lin (Nikki) Xu for their success in the finals of the Wella Xposure competition held in London. More...

CHARITY GIG RAISING FUNDS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL -
Top local musicians will be heading to a village near Eckington this weekend for the latest Middle Handley Charity Gig. More...

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE'S ARTS FESTIVAL 2011 DIARY -
Theatre, Dance, Music, Lectures featuring acting, technology, TV presenting, filming, art, design and more in June More...

IT'S DESTINATION CHESTERFIELD FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS -
Travel and Tourism students from Chesterfield College have teamed up with Destination Chesterfield to promote the town to young people in the surrounding area. More...

PARENTS ANGER AGAINST SCHOOL PLACES 'LOTTERY' -
Parents in Chesterfield are expressing concerns today after they say that many children have been refused places at the primary school of their choice. More...

WHATS TO DO THIS SPRING BANK? -
Spring Bank Holiday Activities in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire More...

COLLEGE STUDENTS SUCCESS AT SKILLBUILD HEATS -
Carpentry, Joinery, Brickwork, Painting and Decorating students from Chesterfield College achieved successes at the regional Skillbuild Heats event More...

COLLEGE STUDENTS HELP OZBOX IN FUNDRAISER -
Chesterfield College Students teamed up with Derbyshire Constabulary's Ozbox scheme to raise over £514 for Thomas Fletcher. More...

STUDENT LOAN ADVICE ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES -
The Student Loans Company is to run a series of student finance surgeries to give real-time advice to those going to university this autumn. More...

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS WIN COMPETITION -
Hair and Beauty students from Chesterfield College were victorious after an Inter-College competition More...

DAD DIGS DEEP FOR HASLAND SCHOOLS ECO-PROJECT -
A green fingered dad has been helping his son's school improve their eco- credentials as part of his employer's Volunteering Grants Programme. More...

COLLEGE FACES CUTS OF £2.8m -
There are expected to be job losses at Chesterfield College as the centre faces a £2.8m funding cut this coming financial year. More...

STANLEY DYSON'S LEGACY LIVES ON -
Three children aged between 8 and 11 were feted in London after winning a special art competition celebrating the life and work of a recently discovered local talent. More...

FATAL ROAD CRASH AT CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE? -
The scene outside Chesterfield College at lunchtime was of a fatal collision which took place just outside the entrance on Infirmary Road. Or was it? More...

YOU CAN 'STOMP' THE BEAT -
'Stomp' the percussion based street performance and award winning West End and International show visited Chesterfield College. More...

CHESTERFIELD APPRENTICES 'FIRED UP' -
With Apprenticeships on the rise and becoming a popular alternative to A levels, National Apprenticeship Week (7th-11th Feb) aims to celebrate students work as well as the scheme itself. More...

CLEANING UP THE FUTURE OF OUR PARKS -
Chesterfield Borough Council's Street Scene Enforcement team has been working with pupils at Parkside School to help improve local parks. More...

£2.5m INVESTMENT BOOST FOR CHESTERFIELD -
Good news today for both businesses and the unemployed in Chesterfield with news that £2.5m of new funding and grants is now available More...

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR CHESTERFIELD MP -
Schoolchildren in Chesterfield heard first hand about life in Parliament when MP Natascha Engel visited their school More...

"SHUTTING THE DOOR ON THE ASPIRATIONS OF YOUNG PEOPLE" -
That's Chesterfield College lecturer and Union Representative James Eadon's view on the Government's proposals to withdraw EMA. More...

BRINGING HISTORY
TO LIFE -

During a period when most schools in Chesterfield closed as a result of the bad weather, one actually opened its doors - for the first time in more than 40 years. More...

SCHOOL CLOSURES DUE TO SNOW FROM
NOV 30th 2010 -
Here's a list of schools closed today that we know of. If you have any more to add to the list, go to our forum More...

NO SUGAR - BUT LIFE STILL SWEET FOR CHESTERFIELD APPRENTICES -
Chesterfield College launching it's innovative Apprenticeship Academy based at it's Tapton Campus. More...

BEST SCHOOL FROM NOTTINGHAM TO LEEDS! -
A Chesterfield School is celebrating after climbing 41 places in the league table and becoming the highest performing prep school between Leeds and Nottingham. More...

'JOG DERBYSHIRE' JOG GROUP LAUNCHED AT COLLEGE -
Chesterfield College has become the first employer in the area to launch an official jogging group for its members of staff. More...

STUDENTS TAKE A 'PREGNANT PAUSE' AT LONDON STATION -
Chesterfield College Childcare and Health and Social Care students took part in a 'Flash Mob' alongside other volunteers including Holby City star Duncan Pow at London's Victoria Rail Station More...

COLLEGES SALON QUALITY ATTRACTS INDUSTRY PROS FROM FAR AND WIDE -
The reputation of Chesterfield College's hair and beauty salon attracted visitors from Japan this week More...

CHESTERFIELD'S GRADUATES PUBLIC SHOW OF SUCCESS -
It was a first for Chesterfield College when more than 100 proud graduates celebrated at the Crooked Spire, after a procession through the town centre More...

NEW FACILITIES FOR CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL -
A Chesterfield Secondary School is celebrating the opening of its new Student Resource and Learning Centre. More...

BUILDING LIFE
SKILLS -

Year six children at New Whittington Community Primary school got a taste of town planning when they took part in a unique project designed to coincide with 'money week' in school. More...


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