Monday 4th December 2017

I had the honour of attending the Makerfield Christmas Veterans’ Lunch on Saturday, which Yvonne Fovargue, our local MP organises, and what a fantastic event it was. It brought home to me how few ex-service men and women from World War II we have left and the incredible sacrifices they made so we…

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Monday 27th November 2017

I have been very impressed with the standard of work over the last week, with many pupils excelling in lots of areas across the curriculum.

The Historians of the Week are, for Mrs Cole, Macy Morgan 7S, for achieving full marks in her castles test. Excellent revision skills. For Mr Linton,…

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Monday 20th November 2017

I had the privilege of attending our Dance Showcase on Thursday and Friday evening last week and I must state how fantastic the evenings were - absolutely brilliant! The theme, costumes, choreography, lighting, music and most importantly, the quality of the dance performances, were all truly…

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Monday 13th November 2017

We held our annual Certificate Presentation Evening on Thursday, when our former pupils come back to school for the last time in an official capacity to receive their GCSE certificates. It is quite sad knowing it will be the last time I will see them all together, but at the same time I am excited…

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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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Monday 16th October 2017

‘What a superb performance’ was the first comment I received after the first showing of our school production ‘Our Day Out’ on Wednesday and Thursday evening last week.  Many similar comments followed from staff, fellow pupils and extended families of the school. One of the grandfathers of the…

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Monday 9th October 2017

We are all very excited in school this week as it is our school production of ‘Our Day Out’ on Wednesday and Thursday starting at 7.00pm, if you haven’t got your ticket already you need to get one fast as it is sure to be a sell out!

Mr Reardon told me that Year 9 have been working very hard…

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Monday 2nd October 2017

What a busy week this week has been. We held a very successful ‘Open Evening’ on Wednesday with a very high number of prospective pupils visiting our school with their parents. Many thanks to the staff for all their efforts, but particular thanks to the pupils (especially our fantastic prefects)…

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