4 July 2017

The Boer War and Ashton in Makerfield

On Friday 23rd June, the History Department were visited by a group from the University of Lancaster who were here to listen to a presentation from our very own History Society on the link between the town of Ashton in Makerfield and the Boer War. 

3 July 2017

Peer Mentoring Training

On Tuesday 20th June, Year 9 students who had been selected for the peer-mentoring scheme, attended an excellent training day with Mrs Snape. 

3 July 2017

My Afternoon at the Portico Library

I was invited to the Portico Library in Manchester to receive the Sadie Massey award for young readers and writers

3 July 2017

Leavers' Ball 2017

As you can see from the photos, the class of 2017 celebrated their five years at St Edmund Arrowsmith in style!

3 July 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition

On Friday 23rd June we started our assessed Duke of Edinburgh expedition, however it was almost two months prior to this date that we learned about the two-day trip and had to start preparing for the bronze expedition. 

30 June 2017

St Peter and Paul Mass

On Thursday 29th June, our school came together as one for our annual celebration of the St Peter and Paul feast day

22 June 2017

Unseasonal Visit from Ebenezer Scrooge

Mean and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge paid a visit to St Edmund Arrowsmith library today, to deliver a unique literacy concept to Year 7 and 8 pupils.

9 June 2017

Handing over the Mantle

It’s that time of the year again; the hand-over of the mantle from the outgoing head boy and girl, Tony and Jade, to the newly appointed ones, Joe and Yasmin.

8 June 2017

In Memory of Manchester and London Victims

On Tuesday 6th June, at 11 o’clock, our school held a minute’s silence in remembrance to all those affected by the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London

6 June 2017

Eddies Make Football History in the Town

Thursday 25th May 2017, will go down as a day where Wigan Schools football history was made, and we could not think of any better venue than the DW Stadium in Wigan to host such an event.

19 May 2017

Year 7 ROAR Get 'Below the Waterline'

On Thursday 18th May, our third ROAR session took place, this time based on critical thinking.

16 May 2017

Sampling University Life

On Tuesday 9th May, members of the ROAR group from Years 8 and 9 went on a trip to Liverpool University for the day.