Monday 12th September 2016

We had a great start to the year this week, as you can see from the ‘Latest News’ part of the website. The Year 11 pupils did themselves and the school proud by gaining outstanding GCSE results; we are all so very proud of them!  

On Wednesday we had the current Year 11 Mass at St Oswald’s…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 19 September 2016

Category: Headteacher's blog

Monday 19th September, 2016

We had all the Year 7 and Year 11 photographs taken this week. The pupils look so smart at the start of the school year; I hope all pupils can keep this very high standard up all year.  We had a break from the usual convention this year, with the Year 11 Year photograph taking place on the school…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 19 September 2016

Category: Headteacher's blog

Friday 15th July 2016

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending the Y11 Leavers’ Ball at Rivington Barn, and what a fantastic evening it turned out to be.  This is one of the highlights of the year for me and marks the transition into young adulthood for our pupils, I am so proud of the type of young adults they have…

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Posted by Matthew Gribbon on 22 July 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 11th July

Mrs Westwell told me that the Golden ticket winners in Maths for this term are Y7 Niamh Williams & Rebecca Law; Y8 Matthew Eaves; Y9 Kelsey Hilton & Madison Owen; Y10 Emily Shone & Charlotte Burke. This is fantastic; congratulations and keep up the good work.

Mrs Doolan and Mrs Whitfield told…

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Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 4th July

I mentioned last week that Laura Hickey (Y9) had won all three of her events in the Wigan Schools Athletics.  There was further success for Laura this week, as she has been selected to represent Greater Manchester Schools at the English Schools Track & Field Championship at Gateshead in July. Her…

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Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 27th June 2016

On Monday Mr Tsang organised and accompanied four, Year 8 pupils: James Forshaw; Olivia Harrald; Matthew Hill and Matthew Eaves to the UKMT finals at Westminster Hall in London. Many thanks to Mr Tsang for giving up so much of his time to enable the pupils to have this experience.  It is the first…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 29 June 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 20th June 2016

On Monday it was great to see the technology department all of a buzz as our partner primary school pupils pitted their wits against each other in the final of the primary engineer contest. I was extremely impressed with their ideas and hard work. Congratulations to St Benedict’s who won for the…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 20 June 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 13th June 2016

The GCSE exams continued for Year 11 pupils last week. They have almost completed them now and then they can take a well-deserved rest! The Year 11 pupils are now just coming into school to sit their exams, so we are seeing less of them around school. We had a  lovely Leavers' Assembly on…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 14 June 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Friday 27th May 2016

The last week before May half term has certainly been a busy one! The Year 11 pupils are now half way through their GCSE exam series and most of them have been relatively happy with the papers, (apart from Biology, which none of them were!) telling me all their hard work in revision will hopefully…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 27 May 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016

Monday 23rd May 2016

On Monday I had the privilege of attending a special celebration for schools involved in The Duke of Edinburgh Award at a Buckingham Palace Garden Party with Mr Morgan.  It was a fantastic day where we met really inspirational people who challenged everyone there to complete a challenge.  I’m not…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 20 May 2016

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016