First of all we hope that you had a restful, well deserved Easter break (however strange it may have been). Life in lockdown is certainly something we never would have imagined this time last year – none of us were prepared for how we might respond to this crisis.
What a strange and uncertain world we are living in at the moment. The confusion that the news stories are causing can really impact on our day to day lives even though many of us are trying to carry on as normal.
It is crazy to think that we are already well into the first week of Lent 2020 – it seems like only yesterday we were busy with our Advent preparations!
On the 8th February, I travelled in anticipation and excitement to St George's Park near Staffordshire to begin the initial football training weekend.
On evening of Wednesday 5th February, myself, Patrick D (11A) and Aoife M (11H) went to St John Rigby College to play and sing in the Together in Music concert held in their theatre.
Six of our pupils represented St Edmund Arrowsmith at the North West Schools’ Gymnastics Competition in Blackburn on 2nd of February.
On Monday 27th January I was honoured to be the recipient of The Ian Chapman Award at my St John Ambulance Cadet Unit.
Jasmine R, Year 9 has achieved an outstanding Distinction in her Grade 8 drum exam. This is a fantastic achievement, as she is one of the youngest people to get achieve this in the country.
On Thursday 9th and Friday 10th January, Mel Simpson, a professional dancer and teacher came into school to teach an inspiring workshop to our Year 10 and 11 GCSE Dance students
On Friday 20th December, Mrs McDonnell and her dancers put together the most extraordinary day of fundraising we’ve had in a while!
On Tuesday 10th of December 2019 I and a group of students from St Edmund Arrowsmith went to the Chill Factore on a DARE trip.