On Friday 15th June, a group of year 9 students were selected to take part in a Performing Arts Workshop. We were all picked because we had chosen drama as one of our options for our GCSEs.
For the annual Spelling Bee at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School – held this year on Friday 15th July 2018 – a fiercely contested Last Man (Person!) Standing. The fiercely contested preliminary competition held on Tuesday saw two contestants emerging winners: Patrick M and Radaslaw.
It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to our new head boy and girl for the coming year. As you will see from their comments, the selection process this year was more rigorous than ever! We are certain that John and Kiera will be fantastic ambassadors for our school and will work tirelessly with their deputies and senior prefect team to enhance and showcase what an amazing community spirit we have here at Eddies.
Just look at the transformation in the library! As you can see, the tables and chairs in the library had seen better days and we decided it was time for a bit of a re-vamp.
After five years at St Edmund Arrowsmith, it is hard to believe that we have just celebrated our last mass together as a year group.
This Wednesday, the ROAR group and a few others, gathered for an informative talk about university life at Oxford, the many courses and the opportunities available in higher education.
Amazed, inspired, grateful were the emotions which I felt during the service that took place at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday 15th April to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Manchester Hill.
The words enthusiasm, encouraging and excitement describe being a reading mentor perfectly. Our job is to be enthusiastic about reading, to be encouraging about the progress they are making and to lift the excitement of jumping into another world, just by opening a book.
Two of our year 9 pupils were selected to visit the site of the Battle of Manchester Hill, which happened exactly 100 years ago. They have written about their time in France and Belgium and we are sure that you will see from their well chosen words that this experience has had a profound effect on them. We would like to share those words with you here.
This year, International Women’s Day was celebrated worldwide on 8th March. Here at school, two lucky year 9 students, Mary-Jane and I, were given the opportunity to visit Sunshine House in Wigan to celebrate 100 years since women were given the right to vote.