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 department.  Speaking to him last week he showed me the photo you can see below when he played in schoolboy rugby league in the town for St Joseph’s Junior School in 1969/70! Mr Griffin has dedicated a lifetime to playing, coaching, teaching and encouraging pupils to play a great sport and has had a huge influence on generations of pupils.  He has been an inspiration to pupils who have gone on to have professional rugby careers and he will be sorely missed by everyone in our school community.  Can you spot him in the picture below? My clue is you can tell by his smile! (Answer in next week’s blog!)

I knew that one of our Y10 pupils had a real talent in archery and I was delighted to be informed that she performed superbly well and became the Lancashire County, Junior Girl U16 Outdoor Recurve Champion last weekend! She shot a new PB and her 2nd Junior Master Bowmen score for the season! Congratulations Heather, a fantastic achievement!

Mr Hill told me that pupils performed fantastically well in last month's History Challenge. Most of the points are going to Year 9 this month! Five achievement points are coming your way!

Tom Pinder 9M

Keelan Doherty 9O

Gemma Unsworth 9C

Jodie Latham 9L

Adam Johnson 9H

Katie Davies 9M

Tyler Jones 9H

Cameron Ridyard 9G

Cavan Davies 9W

Ethan Taylor 9L

Jacob Blears 9B

Adam Chesworth 9W

Aofie  McMahon 9H

Sophie Williams 7A

Bethany Martin 7B

Still with the History department, Historians of the Week this week are: for Mrs Cole, Fyona Haggan in 7S for excellent effort in the preparation for her presentation on "Changes Over Time”; for Mr Linton, Macy Bell in 7H for making an excellent Tudor pie and for Mr Hill, Adam Holcroft in 9H for making excellent contributions in his history lessons.


Great work, keep it up!

Posted by Mrs G Taylor on 21 June 2018

Category: Headteacher's blog