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Year 8 Homework sheets issued

Year 8 pupils have been issued with their homework tasks in English for this half term. Thank you to all the parents who are supporting pupils to complete their homework on time.

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Every Little Helps

A few months ago we submitted a grant application to the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. We have received news back that we are in the top 3 projects that were put forward and will now have token boxes in Tesco, along with the other 2 projects. From 1st May through to 30th...

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Alumni Star of the Month – Samantha Thompson

Our 'Alumni Star of the Month' for April is Samantha Thompson. Samantha went to Winstanley College after leaving Shevington High. After completing college, she studied at Sunderland University doing an English Language course, completing both level 1 and 2. Then on to...

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Vamos al mercado!

Whilst lots of pupils were enjoying a day out in Blackpool, some of our talented Year 9 pupils were practising their fantastic Spanish speaking skills by pretending to be at a Spanish market. They used their knowledge of language, Spanish culture and maths to practise...

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Catching up with the SAIL subject teachers

It was fantastic to see pupils and parents sharing the achievements in the Sport’s Hall last night. Alongside the more traditional appointments in the Gym, parents were able to speak with the teachers of the ‘SAIL’ themed subjects about the progress of their...

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Year 7 Consultation Evening

Thank you to all the Year 7 pupils and parents who attended Parents’ Night. It was lovely to speak to pupils about their achievements so far and to discuss the next steps on their learning journey.

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Numeracy Ninjas

This morning, Year 7 pupils who have been completing the Numeracy Ninjas in form time received their certificates. All 'Black Belt' pupils and those who have made the most improvement in each form received a certificate. There will be more certificates for those who...

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Year 7 Hockey Results

The Year 7 hockey team have been very successful with their first set of fixtures against local schools. They won every game that they played and displayed excellent skills. A fantastic start to the year girls - well done!

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Change Makers in Action

Year 7 pupils using their initiative to sell cakes for the Epilepsy Action ‘Purple Day’ as part of their ‘Change-makers’ project. Well Done to all Year 7 pupils who made cakes. Thank you to Esme, Claudia and Leila for giving up their time to run the stall.

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Year 11 Maths Challenge

Year 11...Would you like to miss a lesson of Maths? If you can complete 12 hours of Maths learning on Hegarty Maths by 1pm on Monday 16th April, you'll be able to miss a full lesson of Maths! You'll also be allowed to start school at 10am on Thursday 19th...

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Hockey Star Lucas

Congratulations to Lucas who received the 'Under 12s Player of the Year Award' for hockey. He got the award for his commitment to hockey, never missing a lesson, encouraging other players even when the team are losing, helping the younger players with skills, scoring...

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Centre of Excellence

We are delighted to formally receive our plaque from GL Assessment in recognition of becoming a Centre of Excellence last month. We are proud to be a lead in this field and use a wide range of assessment tools to help build a picture of each individual child so we can...

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Probamos el Manchego!

Yesterday Year 9 Spanish pupils were treated to a taste of some authentic Manchego cheese. There were some mixed reviews but nearly all pupils tried the cheese and most loved it! The pupils have been working hard, learning all about food and ordering so this was a...

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Spanish Speaking Skills

Year 9 showed off their excellent speaking skills this week in Spanish by using fortune tellers to test their ability to translate restaurant-scenario sentences spontaneously. Well done Year 9!

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Sport Relief Week

Year 11 - Friday 23rd March: As the Sport Relief staff vs student games week comes to an end, the grand finale was against the very experienced Year 11 Benchball team. The students have waited for this moment all week and it was finally their time to challenge the...

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Investigating Rivers

On Tuesday Year 10 travelled to the Lake District to investigate rivers as part of their GCSE course. Luckily, the sun made an appearance and they spent the day collecting data on the profile and flow of a river in two locations. The day was enjoyed by both staff and...

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