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.
I was delighted to meet up on Wednesday with one of our former pupils, Ethan Havard, who was in Year 11 last year and who represented the school at rugby in all of the five years he was here.
On Thursday 16th November, me and four other Year 8 pupils were invited to the DW Stadium in Wigan, home of Wigan Athletic, to take part in the Wigan Athletic Enterprise Challenge 2017.
On Thursday 9th November, the annual St. Edmund Arrowsmith Certificate Presentation Evening took place, where the former Year 11 pupils gather together for the final time to receive their well-earned GCSE certificates.
Now that our final year is upon us, it is essential that we feel fully prepared and ready to approach our future in the outside world. With this in mind, over the last few months we have been writing our CVs and Personal Statements with the help and guidance of our teachers.
The Year 9 Spelling Bee opened with an inspiring speech from Mr Halliwell explaining how all the advances that have ever been made since time began have been developed into whatever they are today, because of good communication and that good spelling is necessary for any communication to be effective.
I felt honoured to have the opportunity to celebrate our first ever Mass during our new journey at St Edmund Arrowsmith in the form of the Y7 Welcome Mass which took place on Friday 29th September.
You may remember reading on the website about two very special awards which were given out at our end of year assembly in July.
It's that time of year again – September, when the leaves begin to change and young people return to school to face the start of the new academic year - for some of us, however, this return to St Edmund Arrowsmith will be our last.
The sun should have been shining brighter today in Ashton in Makerfield, as the class of 2017 arrived to collect their long-awaited GCSE results.