Monday 29th February 2016

Miss Westwell told me that Maths Golden Ticket Winners for this week are: Olivia Cowley 7W; Jada Thompson 7S; Patrick Garry-Madden 7H; Rhys Shannon 7M; Declan O'Shaughnessy 7B; Luke Wane 8S2; Natalie Howarth 8B2; Joshua Taylor 9L2 and Amelia Ives 10M2. All were awarded five achievement points and…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 29 February 2016

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Monday 8th February 2016

Thank you to all pupils, parents and staff who supported our second ‘Musical Showcase’ on Wednesday; it was quite simply superb! I left school on Wednesday night so proud of everyone who was involved. We are very lucky and very privileged to have so many wonderfully talented pupils in the school…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 10 February 2016

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Monday 1st February 2016

We held two very successful Year 9 Guidance Evenings this week on Monday and Wednesday, inviting all Year 9 pupils and their parents to discuss the very important choices they have to make for their options.  I really enjoyed the evenings and was very impressed with how much thought the pupils…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 1 February 2016

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Monday 25th January 2016

Mr Jones told me about a fantastic drama lesson he had been to on Thursday with his year group (Year 8). it was with Mr Bateman's drama class and was called 'The Damsel in Distress'.  All the pupils involved were outstanding and each performance was watched with enthusiasm, punctuated with plenty…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 25 January 2016

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Monday 18th January 2016

Band rehearsing for Music ShowcaseI have a lot to comment on this week, so I’d better get on with it!  I have been so pleased with the efforts of pupils this week; I have been given lots of information from the teachers telling me about the fantastic work that pupils have produced.

Mrs Snape informed me that Joe Whitter 8B2,…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 18 January 2016

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Monday 11th January 2016

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas break and I wish you all a very happy and prosperous 2016.  The first week of term was very busy, with lots of fantastic efforts being made by both staff and pupils. 

Miss Gallagher told me about the great work taking place in Year 7, with Jodie Latham…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 11 January 2016

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Friday 18th December 2015

The school has been a hive of activity this week, with various fundraising activities taking place for our partner school in South Africa, 'The Brick' homeless charity in Wigan and the Nugent Care Society.  I could not be any prouder of the pupils and staff who have given so much of their time,…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 18 December 2015

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Monday 14th December 2015

Can I begin by thanking every member of staff, pupil, parent or grandparent who were involved in the Advent service at St Oswald’s on Wednesday or the senior citizens’ Christmas party on Friday.  Both events were fantastic and show the tremendous spirit that exists in the school community.

Miss…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 14 December 2015

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Monday 30th November 2015

It has been an extremely busy two weeks in school.  The highlight for me was the Certificate Presentation Evening on Thursday 19th November.  It was a fantastic occasion and it was brilliant to see our former pupils all grown up in the space of three months! It was also wonderful to see Mr Eyes…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 30 November 2015

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Monday 16th November 2015

Year 7 pupils continue to excel: Miss Gallagher informed me that Molly Rigby in 7M achieved the Library Bronze Reader Award; in Science, Grace Atkinson (7L) and Caitlin Morgan (7L) have been producing outstanding work, as have Ben Lewis (7O) and Samuel Tracey (7S) in English and Sophie Barton (7H)…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 16 November 2015

Category: Blog Archive 2015-2016