Monday 17th July 2017

We held our first PTA Summer Fair on Friday evening and it was a great success! Thank you so much to all parents, staff and pupils who supported the event - the atmosphere was fantastic and everyone seemed to have a lot of fun!  We raised around £3,000 for the school, which will help greatly in…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 18 July 2017

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Monday 3rd July 2017

Mr Dumican with year 11sI had the privilege of attending the Year 11 Leavers’ Ball at Rivington Barn on Friday night and it was fantastic! It was great to see a record number of Year 11 pupils attending and having a great time. There was a lovely atmosphere and they all looked amazing!  The staff at Rivington went out of…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 3 July 2017

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Monday 19th June 2017

It's that time of the year again; the appointment of our new Head Boy and Head Girl. Following a rigorous selection and interview process, we are delighted to announce that our Head Boy is Joe Guerin, and our Head Girl is Yasmin Costello. Deputy Head Boys are Ben Porter and Alex Pendlebury and the…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 19 June 2017

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Monday 5th June 2017

Just before we finished for half term, we had all five year groups play in the Wigan Schools Football Knockout Finals.  Quite simply an amazing achievement! Four out of the five year groups won their respective finals, with only Year 9 missing out! Congratulations to all the boys who represented…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 5 June 2017

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Monday 15th May 2017

The Year 10 pupils had a taste of things to come next year, when they had their first attempt at GCSE papers under exam conditions.  The feedback I received from the invigilators was fantastic, with all pupils in the year group really giving their best in all exams.  Year 11 are starting their…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 16 May 2017

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Monday 8th May 2017

It has been another great week for pupil achievements, which I have the pleasure of sharing with you.

Miss Harley has been fantastically impressed with Year 7 yet again this week, with 98% Attendance and 532 Achievement Points, keep up all the great work Year 7!

Mr Reardon also told me that…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 10 May 2017

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Tuesday 2nd May 2017

After a very restful Easter holiday we have some fantastic examples of pupils’ work I would like to share with you this week.

Miss Harley told me that Year 7 have amassed an amazing 675 Achievement Points (with 7G scoring 158 of them!) - brilliant work Year 7, keep it up.  

Robin shows her work in TechnologyMr Reardon told…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 3 May 2017

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Monday 27th March 2017

Mr Reardon told me that pupils in Year 8 have been working very hard this week, accumulating over 800 achievement points altogether. A special congratulations goes to 8W who contributed 95 to that total and also recorded no lates this week. It has been a particularly good few days for the girls as…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 28 March 2017

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Monday 20th March 2017

What a brilliant week!  We started it with our Reconciliation Service on Monday evening.  It was great to see pupils, teachers, governors and our pastoral area priests all represented at the service.  Sometimes I think it does everyone good just to pause for an hour and think about your own faith;…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 20 March 2017

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Monday 13th March 2017

On Tuesday and Wednesday we held two brilliant evenings for our pupils to perform at our Music Festival - they were fantastic!  I am really looking forward to the final one this Wednesday when the singers get their chance.  We held a very successful Year 8 parents’ evening on Thursday and it was…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 13 March 2017

Category: Headteacher's blog