Entries by reaseheathblog

Construction go the extra mile!

Recently staff and students from our Construction and Foundation departments successfully climbed to the summit of Snowdon. Andy Gould – Construction programme leader did so carrying an impressive 19kg hod of bricks! The team, made up of 18 students and 5 staff were led by  the expert guidance of their mountain leaders Simon and Jessica from Adventure Sports. […]

Picnic benches for disabled visitors, continued…

The construction students have completed the first of 3 disabled picnic benches for Audlem Lass and The Wheely Boat Trust. They asked us to design and build a picnic bench the both able bodied and disabled could sit at together. A special mention goes to the following students: James Lewis, apprentice joiner level 2 Alex Banks, […]

Young plasterers support local vets

Reaseheath College Employer Mentor, Leonard Brothers Vet Centre Ltd, recently enquired whether the construction department could help with some plastering at their vet practice. Enthusiastic to support local businesses, students were excited to investigate the job. A group of out Level 1 and  Level 2 plasterers went to visit the client and see what was […]

Students visit Ecobuild 2015

On Thursday 5th March, Construction staff and students travelled to the Excel Arena in London to visit Ecobuild 2015. The exhibition is in its 11th year of championing a greener built environment, with two large arenas with different themes running throughout them. Themes included; Championing the need for change in the way we interact with the […]

MP builds on skills during Apprenticeship Week

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson built on his skills when he joined construction apprentices during lessons at Reaseheath College last week. The Minister for Children and Families visited the Nantwich college as part of National Apprenticeships Week, a celebration of the benefits that skilled apprentices bring to businesses and to the national economy by […]

Construction partnership builds students’ future

Proving that builders are a hardy bunch here’s Level 2 Diploma in Joinery student Jack Connor enjoying work experience with site manager Darren Turner on a new social housing estate in Crewe. Despite the wintry weather, Jack says that spending 100 hours on site has been brilliant. The site is being developed by Wulvern in […]