Aiming High for University

Thirteen Year 11 students have joined Mrs Fraser, Deputy Headteacher, and Mr Taylor, LRB Manager, to a PiXL Conference at the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, The Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. ‘Getting into the Top Universities’, led by PiXL 6’s Peter Rawling, was aimed at providing information, inspiration, and advice on the different courses…

Storm Callum Does Not Stop Silver!

Having successfully completed their qualifying weekend in September, our Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award candidates have returned to the Lancashire countryside – this time for their assessment expedition. Unfortunately for our intrepid students an unwelcome weekend guest joined them in the form of Storm Callum, bringing very wet and windy weather. There were reports of…

Discovering the York of Yesterday

York is a fascinating city steeped in history that goes back to its foundation in Roman times. It is a city also that is of great interest to students of religion. Last week our Humanities department ran a joint GCSE History and Religious Education trip to York for over thirty Year 10 students. They toured…

Challenged and Commended on our Coding

Six Year 10 students have taken part in a Global Hackathon run by iamtheCODE in early September. Aimed at encouraging a million more women and girls across the world into coding by 2030, the project is linked to the United Nations Global Values charter. The challenge for Zoe, Kaitlin, Isabelle, Jessica, Lacey, and Kiera was…

We’re at Wimbledon!

Looking forward to a great day’s play, our lucky tennis fans have arrived at Wimbledon – the world’s most famous tennis venue. They have tickets for Centre Court and Court Number One so an exciting day lies ahead!

A Moving Visit to Auschwitz

The Holocaust Educational Trust is a charity that aims to educate young people of every background about the Holocaust and, as well as working in schools, the Trust plays a leading role in teacher training and has ensured that the Holocaust forms part of the National Curriculum for History. Thanks to the Trust, Mr B…