Friday 19th October 2018

Amazing, fantastic, awesome, brilliant - these are just some of the superlatives that were uttered by the audience following our school production ‘School of Rock’ last week!! I received lots of lovely comments and emails from parents, grandparents and extended family who had been to watch…

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Tuesday 9th October 2018

It has been another brilliant two weeks in school.  Our Open Evening last Wednesday was one of our most successful ever with record numbers of parents coming to look around the school.  I must state the atmosphere was really special and I received lots of lovely comments from parents on the…

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Tuesday 25th September 2018

I hope everyone had a great summer holiday.  It has been a great start to the year - so much has happened in the first two weeks of term! Year 7 pupils have got to know each other at the ‘Retreat Days’. 

Our Year 11 pupils had their start of year Mass at St Oswald’s, celebrated by Father…

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Monday 16th July 2018

In my final blog of the year I would like to pay tribute to all our wonderful staff who do so much to provide opportunities for the pupils.  It is because of all that hard work and dedication I am able to celebrate such fantastic pupil achievements all year in this blog.  I hope you all have a…

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Monday 2nd July 2018

Did you spot Mr. Griffin on last week’s photograph? He is on the front row, second in from the right, the smile hasn’t changed!!

What a fantastic week we had last week! Mission Week was amazing with so many brilliant things happening around school, culminating in the Sts. Peter & Paul Mass…

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Monday 18th June 2018

We are now into the last month of school for this year and some of our attention is shifting to those colleagues who will be leaving us this year, as you will have read in my letter to parents sent out this week.  Mr Griffin is retiring after giving us 37 years of his fantastic efforts in our PE…

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Monday 11th June 2018

I am delighted to announce that we have selected our Head Girl – Kiera and Head Boy - John, as well as two deputy head girls – Caitlin and Kate, plus two deputy head boys – Matthew and Jack.  We will also have 18 other members of the senior prefect team, they are: Charlie, Daniel, James, Matthew,…

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Monday 21st May 2018

Our Y11 pupils are coping superbly well after the first (very full) week of their written GCSE examinations.  Some examinations have proven to be more difficult than others, but that is the case every year, and I cannot fault the effort and attitude of the pupils.  I am sure this will continue for…

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Tuesday 8th May 2018

I hope everyone enjoyed their Bank Holiday weekend, it was glorious weather for once and we all had the chance to enjoy the sun! I did feel a little sorry for our Y11 pupils who were putting in the final revision efforts before the written GCSE papers begin.  There have been really outstanding…

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Thursday 3rd May 2018

Believe it or not, GCSE examinations started this week! Year 11 pupils studying French or Spanish started their speaking examinations and Mrs McGoldrick told me that the vast majority have performed very well, with many performing their best effort of the year in the actual exam. This bodes well…

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Friday 27th April 2018

We received great news this week from the Mathematical Education on Merseyside Challenges organisation, which is run by Liverpool University.  Jenna Massey has received a Certificate of Merit for the challenge and Matthew Duffy has received a Certificate of Merit for the senior challenge. Rachel…

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Monday 6th November 2017

It has been a really busy week after half term, with lots of examples of fantastic work. It was great on Thursday to meet so many parents at Parents’ Evening; please feel free to stop me for a chat when you see me at any of the Parents’ Evenings, - I always really enjoy meeting new parents and…

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