Monday 9th November 2015

It always seems unbelievably busy the week we return after a half term, probably because it is!  I have been so impressed with the outstanding efforts of pupils this week: Miss Gallagher informed me that Year 7 pupils have once again excelled, with Eleanore Burns, 7M, Mary-Jane McLaughlin, 7W and…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 9 November 2015

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Monday 2nd November 2015

Year 9 produced some fantastic work

We had a really busy week to round off the first half-term of the year.  The music department have been especially busy with a whole host of different activities: Year 9 pupils have been working in bands on 'Seven Nation Army' by the White Stripes and produced some fantastic work. In the…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 2 November 2015

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Monday 19th October 2015

Our school production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ this week was simply superb! I cannot remember another production where the pupils seem to have so much fun in their performances; they revelled in their roles and it was fantastic to see.  I would like to thank all the staff, pupils, parents,…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 19 October 2015

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Monday 12th October 2015

​Mrs Landor, (Assistant Head of RE) told me of the exceptional work that 7O had completed about their local community. Special mentions go to Adam Dawber, who photographed lots of areas in his community and included them in his project, with an explanation of how they are important to the area.…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 12 October 2015

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Monday 5th October 2015

On Thursday, we held our Year 10 Guidance Evening; it was fantastic to see so many parents attend. Mr Cullen informed me that we had over 90% attendance - thank you very much for your support; it is very much appreciated.  We tried a different format this time, with all parents meeting in the hall…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 7 October 2015

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Monday 28th September 2015

On Wednesday we held our annual ‘Open Evening’ which was extremely well attended - more people attended than ever before.  It was great to see prospective and existing parents with their children, looking around the school.  It was also great to see how many former pupils took the opportunity to…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 30 September 2015

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Monday 21st September 2015

Miss Brophy (Head of Science) showed me a fantastic resource this week that the Year 11 Science GCSE pupils can access to help then revise their GCSE work.  All Year 11 pupils have now been given free access to the site. The website contains over 230 video tutorials to help Year 11 pupils further…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 23 September 2015

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Monday 14th September 2015

I just want to start by congratulating the Year 7 pupils who have settled in superbly well.  The standard of uniform is excellent, they look great and form tutors have all commented on their lovely manners and willingness to work hard and try new things.  It was my turn to deliver an assembly to…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 15 September 2015

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Monday 7th September 2015

It has been a great start to the year this past week. The teachers started with an INSET day on Tuesday before the pupils started back on Wednesday. The pupils seem to have got straight back into the swing of things and the Year 7 pupils have started exceptionally well. We held a mass for our Year…

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Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 8 September 2015

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