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Arts with Spirit

The annual Spirited Arts competition is open to schools throughout the UK and it encourages students to incorporate art into ...
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New Gymnastics Competition takes off!

For energetic students who are familiar with a straddle jump, a full turn jump and a round off tuck back ...
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Our Christmas Tree takes Pride of Place

Thanks to Year 7 students Hanim and Jessie, the decorations on our Christmas tree are now complete. They are pictured ...
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Naughty Elves Infiltrate Dining Hall

In the run up to the end of term and all those Christmas dinners in prospect, the last thing you ...
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Things are Stirring in Cooking Club!

The air was full of all those wonderful spicy aromas that say an extra special baking experience is taking place ...
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Rhiannon’s a Santa-Dasher!

Congratulations to Year 8 student Rhiannon who entered Liverpool’s 14th annual Santa Dash last weekend. It is the third year ...
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Wishing our Chefs Pots of Luck!

Good luck to Olivia and Ciara who are our two entrants in the ‘Future Chef Competition’, taking place in Liverpool ...
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A Bright Future at Unilever

‘All About STEM’ works on many exciting STEM projects and, thanks to them and Teacher of Science Mr Morrish and ...
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Bella, Bella – what great Home Learning!

It’s a good time of year to be thinking of sunnier climes and, thanks to year 7H1 students Isobel and ...
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Candlelit Classroom helps us Go Gothic

With the nights drawing in towards the dark winter solstice, many creative minds turn to darker matters. So when Mrs ...
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Leah’s great Kick-start!

After just six weeks of attending Kickboxing sessions at the Welcome Centre in Birkenhead, Leah has landed herself a red ...
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United on support for UNICEF project

OutRight is a special campaign for schools across the UK, aimed at empowering and encouraging young people to speak out ...
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Anti-Bullying Week signs off but not out

Our Anti-Bullying Week has been packed with activities – we have had assemblies, Resilience, self-esteem and Headspace workshops, Brook, LGBT, ...
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First steps to Gold!

At our first Duke of Edinburgh Award Graduation ceremony, over 50 Bronze Certificates were presented in front of an admiring ...
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Team launch Anti-Bullying Week

Did you know that bullying is still a concern in UK schools and that many days are missed each year ...
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Courtney overcomes her fear

Learning to have confidence in and around areas of water is something worth mastering, and one bad experience can take ...
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A Time to Reflect and Remember

Leading up to Remembrance Day Mr Major, Subject Leader - Humanities, has been delivering a series of morning assemblies to ...
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Awards Evening brings out the Pride at Prenton

It was an evening of celebration and an opportunity to take a few moments to reflect on all the wonderful ...
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It’s our Race for Life

Before the half-term break, students and staff held a series of lunchtime running sessions. The aim was to complete as ...
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We’re Wearing Pink!

Our school’s dress code was slightly relaxed for our ‘Wear it Pink’ day.  Pink accessories could be seen all around ...
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It’s Pathways day for Year 11

We offer a huge ‘thank you’ to all the wonderful volunteers from local and national businesses, industry, charities, and educational ...
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Treats – and a few tricks – in the Dining Hall

Halloween can be a scary time for our students, especially when entering the Dining Hall at lunchtime! Thanks to our ...
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Launching our new School Charity

Thanks to our Deputy House Champions Laura, Olivia, Alicia, Gina, Rhiannon and Hannah, this year’s new charity has been launched ...
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Cinema Club serves up a spooky treat

Thanks to our Cinema Club organisers Kira, Lily, Georgia and Lucie, Cinema Club’s latest offering attracted a big audience. Our ...
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Netball Match is a Prom Fundraiser

Raising money does not get much harder than this! In a highly competitive netball match, a lunchtime game of staff ...
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Gold ticket gives a great start to the day

Well done to all these Year 7 Bedford House students, enjoying a special breakfast. Their hard work and effort over ...
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Youth Voice Conference on Mental Health

Two Year 10 students Savanna and Neve, along with one Year 9 student Lucy, attended Wirral's Mental Health Youth Voice ...
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September start for G.I.R.L.S Project

A ten-week Self Development Programme started in September for eight of our Year 10 students Youth workers and musicians from ...
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Hamper generates a book buying buzz!

Year 8 students Ellie and Lauren really enjoyed last year’s Wirral Paperback of the Year, organised by Prenton High School ...
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Rhiannon becoming a Major Force in Majorettes

Well done to Year 7 student Rhiannon, who in her spare time, represents the local Majorette troupe ‘Royal Onyx’. The ...
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We’re Restarting Hearts!

‘Restart a Heart Day’ is an annual initiative aimed at training as many people as possible in CPR. The Resuscitation ...
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Blood Brothers

The LRB copy of Blood Brothers is well-read and no wonder – as well as being a set English Literature ...
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Officially appointed Ambassadors in Science

Following their training from the Institute of Physics at University of Liverpool in July, our Year 10 Science Ambassadors of ...
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Kathryn’s a knockout!.

School was abuzz with excitement this week when we welcomed top Young Adult author Kathryn Evans. Do not be deceived ...
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Brook help bridge the Gap

Our thanks go to the team from Mersey Brook who came into school as part of Sexual Health Awareness Week ...
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Getting to know the York of Yore

Founded by the ancient Romans, York is a fascinating city steeped in history and of great interest to students as ...
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Prenton’s Passion Impresses our Guests

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Open Evening and Open Day last week. We enjoy having visitors ...
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Parliament starts a new Season

  As our national Parliament started a short break for the conference season, our Prenton Parliament ended its summer recess ...
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Tasmin and Annie are Champions

Congratulations to Year 8 student Tasmin whose equestrian skills have been recognised by her riding school recently. Tasmin is a ...
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Autumn Open Events

We are delighted to invite you to our autumn Open Events, to see how we are truly ‘making a difference’ ...
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Cake’s great in any language!

Cake, gateau, torta, kuchen, gebak, pastel, kage or ciasto – whichever part of Europe we are from, everyone agrees it’s ...
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Cerys is in safe hands!

Don’t be fooled by the photograph – Amber really does have everything under control! Thanks to teacher of PE, Miss ...
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Mr Robinson rises to the challenge

Many of us have one of those days with its up and downs – but in Mr Robison’s case, it ...
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Emma’s inspiring design

In its natural habitat, the kingfisher is usually captured as a flash of iridescent blue – however we hope this ...
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Introducing our Student Senior Leadership Team

Led by Head Girl Niah, our new Student Senior Leadership Team introduced themselves to students across the school in a ...
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Autumn Open Events

We are delighted to invite you to our autumn Open Events, to see how we are truly ‘making a difference’ ...
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Cake Sale helps author visit

Thanks to the many wonderful bakers who supported our cake sale! The money raised will go towards bringing top children’s ...
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Amy’s Dancing Recognition

Hot on the heels of winning the Jan Smith Award at the Louise Forster School of Dance earlier this year, ...
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New Vacancies

We are currently recruiting a Subject Leader: PE and an IT/AV Technician. For more info please visit our Vacancies Page ...
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Prenton cricketers are among nations elite!

It has been a wonderful year for Prenton High School for Girls Under 13 cricket team. Their first achievement was ...
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Season of mists – and garden surprises

Our Gardening club members were delighted to be back in the school garden this week. With great anticipation they headed ...
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Our new Year 7 students receive a warm welcome

The new academic year has started and our new intake of year 7 students are already settling in – thanks ...
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Autumn Open Events

We are delighted to invite you to our autumn Open Events, to see how we are truly ‘making a difference’ ...
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Congratulations to our GCSE students!

There were lots of happy faces around this morning when our ‘Year of 2017’ received their GCSE results. Congratulations to ...
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Latest Prenton High Life Newsletter

Summer edition of our HighLife newsletter ...
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Choosing some Summer Reading

Choosing one’s summer reading can pose some difficult questions – which authors, which genres, what is new on the shelves, ...
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Lois’s run receives recognition

Congratulations to 7R1 student Lois who was one of a number of Riviera House students receiving recognition today for their ...
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Our Under 13 Cricketers could be one in 5000!

Our team started the year as 2016 Cheshire champions and gained third place in the Under 13 Northern Indoor finals ...
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Grace’s great start in First Aid

Year 9 student Grace only started volunteering with St John Ambulance in June but she has already gained two certificates ...
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Headteacher’s Award recognises hard work

Many congratulations to Cerys (Bedford House) and to Isla and Dhuzana (both from Hesketh House) who have received Headteacher’s awards ...
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Staying Safe over Summer

Student Services held a special session for our Year 9 students, aimed at keeping them safe over the summer holidays ...
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Hannah and Lauryn help

Thanks to Lauryn Young and Hannah Williams who, having recently completed their A Level examinations, came in to school to ...
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Reaching for the Future

Thanks to Ms Dunbar, from the Student Services team, throughout this academic year a number of Year 8 students have ...
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New Peer Mentors appointed

Congratulations to our new Year 10 Peer Mentors who will be around school to help from September!   ...
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Celebration Season starts with Bedford House

Celebrations of House success for this term and over the past year started today with a series of assemblies recognising ...
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Niah heads New Student Senior Leadership Team

Many congratulations to Niah Harrop who has been appointed Head Girl for the next academic year.  She is supported by ...
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Sun Shines for Sports Day

The setting of the Bebington Oval – famous for featuring in the film ‘Chariots of Fire’ - was as perfect ...
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Prenton’s Perfect Prom

Our ‘Year 0f 2017’ enjoyed a splendid Prom evening at Thornton Hall Hotel in July. It is always a special ...
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Cricketers are looking North!

Congratulations to our Under 13 Cricket team of Freya, Cora, Mollie May, Amy, Eloise, Kiera, Lily (pictured here), Jessica and ...
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Libby has the World at her Feet

In February 2016 Year 10 student Libby headed to New York with her dance school, Jelli Studios, founded by Jennifer ...
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Paperback Winner

Since last October, students from secondary schools across Wirral have been busy reading in order to select their favourite paperback ...
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Visit to the Capital of Computing and Code-breaking

Over forty Year 9, 10 and 11 Computer Science students have had a glimpse back in time, to when computers ...
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BBC drop by to see Anna, Lily-May – and Alan!

Getting to Japan for the World Championships has just got a little closer, thanks to a visit from the BBC ...
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High School Musical Hits a High Note

We have never before seen school rivalry quite like this at Prenton High School! In our summer production of Disney’s ...
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DoE Day raises Funds

Our Duke of Edinburgh funds are looking healthier now, thanks to a day of fundraising across the school. It started ...
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Reviews of the show

After the second night of our High School Musical performance, our star cast is getting some rave reviews from their ...
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Assembly’s Appreciation of the Appliance of Science

Science is not just awesome, it is AWESOME! That was the message that Subject Leader in Science, Mr Hignett, delivered ...
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Au Revoir Year 11

It has been a long programme of exams for our Year 11 students, starting in mid-May and finishing towards the ...
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Assemblies celebrate our togetherness

Assemblies delivered on two consecutive mornings provided students and staff with an opportunity to examine and reflect upon our attitudes ...
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Deriving Dune Data in June

Our Year 9 Geography students had a beautiful sunny June day when they travelled to New Brighton to collect data ...
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Cleo’s Class earns Call-up

Many congratulations to Year 7 student Cleo, who has just been invited to join the North West of England Under-13 ...
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Come along and ‘Bop to the Top’ with us!

Our school productions towards the end of each summer term always demonstrate the wonderful wealth and depth of talent we ...
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Take Cover – New Books Land in the LRB!

Following a successful trip to the Waterstones bookshop in Liverpool One, we now have some new ‘editions and additions’ to ...
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Outdoor Cricket Champions

Our Under 13 Cricketers strike again! On the day when the England men’s team were being soundly beaten by Pakistan ...
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Parent Workshops aim to Help and Inform

Following an invitation to all parents with daughters in Years 7 to 10, we held the first series of workshops ...
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An Amazingly Musical Start to the Morning

Thanks to Year 7 students Savannah and Faith who opened the Year 7 assembly this morning with their version of ...
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Prenton decides

Mirroring the General Election results locally, our students clearly voted for Labour in the Prenton mini-election yesterday. Had the nationwide ...
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Voting is under way!

It is General Election Day not just across the UK but also here in school – and although we cannot ...
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A Slice of Cake for Peace of Mind

The staff bake-off before half term raised £30 for Wirral Mind, an organisation that helps adults in our local community ...
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Place your vote in our Prenton Poll!

Although our students are ineligible to vote in Thursday’s nationwide General Election, they can exercise their right to vote in ...
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Observing the National Silence

Along with others across the country, we observed a one-minute silence yesterday in memory of all who lost their lives ...
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Tripping the boards at LIPA

Thanks to organiser Ms Barr, teacher of Performing Arts, her group of Year 10 students - accompanied by a couple ...
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Promising we are Making the Difference

The day we returned from the half term break was the perfect opportunity to give our Year 7 assembly a ...
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Studio’s star award winners

There was just one last duty that Mrs Major, English and Studio teacher, wished to perform before her Year 11 ...
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We’re very Active Kids!

Thank you to all those Sainsbury shoppers who have been giving us Active Kids vouchers over recent weeks. We finished ...
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What do we want? – Votes at 16!

With our Humanities department ‘Global Values Week’ now over, there was one more task to complete before finishing for the ...
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A minute for Manchester

Yesterday we joined others across the country to observe a minute’s silence in memory of all who lost their lives ...
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Knowing the code keeps us safe on the road

Knowing the code keeps us safe on the road As our picture shows, it was a wonderful day for a ...
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New books for our library shelves

Thanks to sixteen students from Years 7, 8 and 9, the SENCO and Learning Resource Base libraries will soon have ...
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Lauren talks LIPA

Thanks to organiser Ms Craven, Year 9 had a presentation at their assembly today from The Liverpool Institute of Performing ...
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Geographers treated to perfect climate

Looking at some of the photographs you might think our latest Geography field trip had been to the South of ...
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Prenton Parliament’s look at Global Values

Parliamentary debate may be quiet at Westminster currently but views and opinions were in abundance this lunchtime here in school! ...
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Voting on Votes at 16

It’s Humanities department ‘Global Values Week’ and, looking at democracy, the Learning Resource Base is holding a ballot – ‘Should ...
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Chloe reaches 100!

A year ago, Year 8 Chloe came to our attention for her remarkable ability to memorise Pi to 61 decimal ...
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Cycling for Autism charity

As previously reported, twelve of our Year 9 students are currently participating in a seven-week after-school course run by Utopia ...
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Investigating our Global Values

Values are what make us who we are, guiding us in everything we do. This week Mr Major, Subject Leader ...
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Radio City interview helps our plan to reach Japan!

Radio City helps our plan to get Alan to Japan! For many of us a live radio interview would be ...
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Cricketers’ second taste of success

Congratulations to our Under 13 Cricket team of Freya (Captain), Lily, Amy, Cora, Eloise, Keira, Lily and Jess. Fresh from ...
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Sweet on chocolate!

Chocolate provides many of us with one of life’s little pleasures and, thanks to organiser Mrs English, our Year 10 ...
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Taking a serious look at our Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week this week gives us a chance to look at our mental well-being. Amongst others helping organiser ...
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Amy’s Dance Dedication Wins Award

Congratulations to Year 8 student Amy, who has just been awarded the Jan Smith Award for 2017 at her dance ...
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Young Medics head to University

Our links with the University of Liverpool continue this term, thanks to organiser Ms Craven. Three Year 9 students – ...
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Dining with a global twist

We returned from the Easter break to a new set of exciting daily menus on offer in our Dining Hall ...
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Thanks for dropping by!

It’s always nice when former students call in to see us – and it’s wonderful when they drop by on ...
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Open Events attract lots of ‘Likes’

We were proud to welcome prospective parents and their daughters at the end of April, with two events aimed at ...
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We’re on our Way!

Some very tired staff and students came into school on Monday morning – however there was a very good reason ...
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Getting to know the Ropes

Twelve of our Year 9 students are currently participating in a seven week after-school course run by the Utopia Training ...
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We’re here to help

Thanks to Teaching Assistant Mrs Murphy who spotted this photo-opportunity at an after-school Learning Club session recently. One of our ...
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We’re strong on Castles

As part of their Humanities course, Year 7 students have been looking at ‘realms’ and learning about the importance of ...
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Thanks for the music!

When the Music department realised that many of their keyboards were looking more ‘classical’ than ‘pop’ in their heritage, teacher ...
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Taking up the Maths Challenge

We entered thirty Year 7 and Year 8 students to represent the school in the 2017 UK Junior Maths Challenge ...
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Cricket heroes take on the North

As Cheshire champions, our Under 13 team of Freya (captain), Lily, Cora, Jess, Amy, Eloise, Lily and Keira competed in ...
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Deciding on the Wirral Paperback of the Year

The Wirral Paperback of the Year competition, which attracts secondary schools from across Wirral, is now in its third year ...
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Brook are here to help

Year 9 students have been learning more about the free and confidential service offered by Brook in Birkenhead. They offer ...
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Gangsta Granny’s just great!

Thanks to the English department, a group of Year 7 and Year 8 students travelled to the Liverpool Empire to ...
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Leading the way on student opportunities

Following the Easter break a Year 7 assembly was treated to a talk from Deputy Head Girl Eleanor and Assistant ...
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Well Lane pupils get baking

With help from Year 9 students Olivia, Megan, Laura, Beth, Libby and Charlotte, our Design Technology (Food) department welcomed pupils ...
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Helping us to dream

This week Year 9 student Molly is treating our daily assemblies to ‘Dreams’, a song by Fleetwood Mac from their ...
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Good choices, Emillia!

Last term Year 7 student Emillia won the LRB’s World Book Day competition, receiving a £10 voucher to spend in ...
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Open Morning

Friday 28 April 2017 9.30 – 11.30 am (Parents and carers only) As always, please could we ask visitors to ...
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Open Evening

We are delighted to invite you to our Summer Open Event: Open Evening Wednesday 26 April 2017 6 – 8pm ...
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Prenton’s Got Talent

There was certainly plenty of talent on display at the finals of Prenton’s Got Talent. In the weeks leading up ...
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CSI Prenton

Students at Prenton High School became CSI agents when Mr Morrish, teacher of Physics, wanted to investigate what his local ...
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Next steps at Prenton Park

Our Year 10 students are being encouraged to consider their next steps once they leave Prenton High School, and to ...
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Cricket Champions

Congratulations to Lily, Freya, Jess, Cora, Amy, Eloise, Lily, Keira and Tia, Prenton’s U13 cricket team, who have become Cheshire ...
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Towers and Rollercoasters

In recognition of National Science Week, Year 7 students were set two challenges that would test their engineering skills. Three ...
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Robocup Victory

Huge congratulations to our robotics team of Year 10 students Lily-May and Anna who took part in the UK Robotics ...
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Science is Cool

National Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths run by the British Science Association. As ...
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The Big Bang

The Big Bang Fair is promoted as the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people ...
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Humanities Visit

Over a period of two days, the Humanities faculty took year 8 students to Liverpool to visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, ...
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A Slice of Pi

Pi Day, (or 3.14159 Day!) is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi), and is celebrated on March ...
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World Book Day Quiz

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) reading. This year, it celebrated its 20th ...
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‘On One Condition…’

Friday March 18th is National Child Sexual Exploitation Day, and Last Minute Theatre Company, part of Wirral Council’s Youth Support ...
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Governance at Prenton High School

We are hosting the second of our informal meetings for parents and carers who may be interested in becoming a ...
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A ‘Wicked’ Competition

Prenton High School have made the shortlist in a competition entitled ‘Everybody Deserves a Chance to Fly’, run by WST ...
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Anthony Horowitz inspires students

Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK. He has written over 40 ...
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Love is in the air….

Our Valentine themed Enterprise Day this year saw Year 8 students have just one day to design, cost, make, price ...
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Unilever visit for our students

Port Sunlight is the centre for Unilever’s Home Care and Personal Care research and development. World famous brands such as ...
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Duke of Edinburgh skills day

Thanks to Mr Robinson, teacher of History and Duke of Edinburgh co-ordinator, our D of E students enjoyed a skills ...
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Ready….Set….Bake!

Wirral School’s Bake Off is an annual event open to all schools on the Wirral for students in Years 9, ...
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Victory for our Cricketers

Congratulations to our Under 13 cricket team who once again won the U13 Wirral Indoor Cricket Finals to become Wirral ...
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Thursday night at the movies

The hugely popular Film Club has started back at Prenton, every Thursday after school. The club is being run by ...
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Meeting the Maths Challenge

Thirty of our top Maths students from Years 9 and 10 have taken part in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge ...
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Preparing for the future

The Year 11 Progress Evening was a chance for students and parents to reflect on achievements so far, and to ...
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‘How can life go on?’

Holocaust Memorial Day is a national commemoration day dedicated to the remembrance of those who suffered in The Holocaust, under ...
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A Meal to Crow About

A two-week festival is beginning around the globe to celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster. Not to ...
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Lunch Is Being Served

Local residents were served up a treat when they were invited in to school for our first community lunch. Our ...
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Fresh Perspectives on art

‘Fresh Perspectives’ is a biannual exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery involving artwork from four Wirral secondary schools, and ...
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‘An Inspector Calls’ in London

In January, a group of 50 GCSE English students had an early start when they were taken to watch ‘An ...
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Meditation on the Mind

As part of their RE course, Year 8 students have been investigating religions, such as Buddhism, that have meditation at ...
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Happy New Year!

We wish everyone a very happy 2017 – and especially our Year 11 students who received their Trial Exam results ...
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Christmas Boxes on their way!

Thanks to the Student Senior Leadership Team for organising our ‘Christmas in a Box’ project this year. Over the past ...
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’Tis the time to make a chocolate log!

It is the time of year when many of us find the taste of chocolate is hard to beat – ...
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We did go to the Ball!

Thanks to our fabulous Prenton Theatre Company production of the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ - and some wonderful seasonal music and songs ...
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A Cracking Christmas Lunch is served!

Thanks once again to our Dining Hall Staff who, especially for the occasion, somehow mutated into a team of very ...
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Sami is our Poster winner

Congratulations to Sami, winner of the ICT Anti-Bullying poster competition. Sami (pictured here, centre) received her prize of a £20 ...
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Learning about Governance

Our ‘Introduction to Governance’ meeting this week was an excellent opportunity for parents to meet up and learn more about ...
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Christmas Concert is on its way!

With less than two days to go, the Concert rehearsals are going really well - don’t forget to book your ...
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An Evening of Celebration

Our 2016 Annual Awards Evening was a very special event, not only because we were able to catch up with ...
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We Love our Bikes!

Wirral has a great heritage in cycling and three of our Year 7 students could be described as true cycling ...
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Assembly greets Gideon’s

The Gideon International aim to give people the opportunity to read the Bible and they place Bibles and New Testaments ...
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Gymnasts rise to the Mannequin Challenge

It is most unusual to see absolute stillness in a PE lesson, but that was what Teacher of PE Miss ...
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Memories from the past

Our interest in the history of our school was aroused when former student Pat Smedley called in to see us ...
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Rhiannon’s second Santa Dash

Well done to Year 7 student Rhiannon who took part in the Mini Liverpool Santa Dash yesterday, sponsored by Radio ...
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Lillie’s medal ‘haul’

Year 7 student Lillie is certainly making a name for herself in the world of gymnastics. She has already gained ...
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Jewellery to Impress

Proving that beautiful jewellery is not just to be found in the London jewellers based around Hatton Garden, our Year ...
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Keira’s ‘plane’ good!

This month’s STEM Club meeting had a nice blend of serious study and some serious fun! Following a theoretical look ...
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Jessica’s journey to the top

It was an inspirational assembly delivered to our Year 10 students today when former student and Fashion Stylist Jessica Johnston ...
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Oh yes they are! Christmas show tickets now on sale!

Our Musical Theatre, Dance and Drama students - The Prenton Theatre Company - have been working hard over the last ...
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25 years since Jekyll went into hiding

Our thanks go to Teacher of RE, Mr Hart, who spotted this item in the Liverpool Echo yesterday. The clip ...
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Helping dreams come true

The Starlight charity ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ grants wishes to seriously and terminally ill children as well as ...
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Cricketers reach exciting final

We are very proud of our Under 15 Cricket team of Jess, Jodie, Georgia, Alisha, Sam, Chloe, Megan and Madaleine ...
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Students’ Art shows spirit

The ability to portray and write comprehensively on themes such as ‘Could Britain be a Rainbow Nation?’ and ‘Visions and ...
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Football Focus

Our teams have been in action over the past two months and here is a round-up of their achievements: In ...
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Kooth is there if you need to talk

We were grateful to Sophie Carr from Kooth.com who came in to school during Anti-Bullying Week. Students were given the ...
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Mya’s special letter from the Queen

For many of us, it is only when we reach the grand age of 100 that we might receive a ...
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Workshops provide Health Guidance

A series of workshops was delivered by the Health Service in Schools’ (HSIS) team this week. Their ‘Bitesize’ sessions were ...
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Teams serve up Volleyball treat

Volleyball is proving to be a popular sport at Prenton and in a three-cornered tournament with Wirral Grammar School for ...
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Padre joins us for Commemoration

Thanks to organiser Mr Hart, Teacher of RE, we welcomed Padre Major Fran Myatt into school for Armistice Day. The ...
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Big Bang is Big Hit

A group of our Year 9 students headed to the main City of Liverpool College Building, Liverpool, to attend their ...
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New books arrive in the LRB

It was a red letter day for the Learning Resource Base library when a new set of Book Trust books ...
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Taking a Mexican perspective on Halloween

Whilst we tend to ‘Trick and Treat’ at Halloween, other countries such as Spain and Mexico have a different way ...
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Election Stop Press

Keira and Melissa are pictured here counting the votes in the LRB the day after the Presidential elections in the ...
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Abbey and Beth’s Humanities recognition

Congratulations to Abbey and Beth who have been named as recipients of the Humanities bar-badge. The awards come following a ...
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Voting has begun!

Although we have no influence whatsoever in the US Presidential election, there’s no harm in making our voice heard! The ...
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Tuning in to the World of Classical Music

Twenty-five Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE Music students have visited MediaCity UK, Salford to meet the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra ...
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Blowing the trumpet for Brass

What a wonderful way to end the first week back after the half-term break! When the Deva Brass Ensemble - ...
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Advocating University

Thanks to student advocates Dean Farquhar (pictured here) and Holly Phillips, who called into school to talk to our Year ...
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Celebrating a year of Success and Achievement

Year 8, 9 and 10 students and their families were welcomed to school last night to recognise and celebrate their ...
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Dining Hall serves up a scare

Each year our wonderful Dining Hall team spring a ‘shocking’ surprise on Halloween – and this year was different! Diners ...
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First class Liverpool is first choice!

Thanks to their Progress Leader Ms Craven, ten Year 9 students have travelled to the University of Liverpool to experience ...
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Pink Day raises breast cancer awareness – and over £400

A big ‘thank-you’ goes out to everyone who contributed to our ‘Wear it Pink’ and ‘Pink Bake-Off’ Day. It was ...
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Guiding students along the Post-16 Pathway

Our Year 11 students have some important choices to make about their futures in the coming months – and there ...
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School enjoys some late autumn sunshine

The school is photographed here looking resplendent in the early morning sunshine today. The autumn colour of the leaves added ...
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Top Unilever Team help student enterprise

Our lucky Year 9 students are learning all about business enterprise – and are tapping in to some of the ...
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Products promoting the 2016 Poppy Appeal

With the time approaching to remember those in the Armed Forces who have risked and given their lives for our ...
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Halloween Bake-Off helps Duke of Edinburgh fund

When Mr Robinson -Teacher of Humanities and organiser of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme - asked for contributions to ...
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Beth’s Perfect Picture

Today’s Liverpool Echo published the first of two 8-page supplements carrying photographs taken by readers, capturing life from around Merseyside ...
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It’s University Challenge for our students

Our Year 9 students have been taking a closer look at what University has to offer over the last week ...
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Open Events help make that choice

Following the success of our recent Open Evening and Open Day, we were delighted to receive such positive feedback from ...
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Jasmine’s special haircut

That Year 8 student Jasmine has had 25cms cut off the length of her hair may not sound unusual. However, ...
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Preparing an Open Evening treat

A group of our Year 9 Catering students are pictured here busily making cakes as a special welcome for our ...
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Catching up with Clatter and Chatter

Multi-tasking is very much encouraged in the new ‘Clatter and Chatter’ lunchtime club set up by Year 9 Progress Leader ...
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Great turnout for Theatre workshops

The launch of the Prenton Theatre Company this week has proved to be a big draw for our students, keen ...
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Order, Order!

The first session of Prenton Parliament was held today, presided over by Student Senior Leadership team member Lauren who took ...
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Ready, steady Bake!

It was the first bake of the term for our keen after school Cookery Club students this week. Their results ...
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Giving peace a chance

The General Assembly of the United Nations marks 21 September each year as International Day of Peace. The day is ...
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Open Events

We are delighted to invite you to our Autumn Open Events: Open Evening Thursday 6 October 6pm – 8pm (Headteacher’s ...
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Celebrating strong GCSE results

Students at Prenton High School are once again celebrating another strong set of GCSE results. Results continue to remain strong ...
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Latest High Life Newsletter

Summer edition of the Prenton HighLife newsletter ...
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Prenton TV Ep. 7

Latest episode of the Prenton TV ...
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Celebrating in style at our 2016 Prom

The Class of 2016 celebrated in style when they held their Prom at the Thornton Hall Hotel.  Organised by Year ...
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‘Hacked’ wins Wirral Paperback of the Year

Congratulations to author Tracy Alexander for her book ‘Hacked’ winning the 2016 Wirral Paperback of the Year. Seventeen of our ...
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Musicals help stage a treat

One of the highlights we look forward to each year is our school production – and this year was no ...
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Yes, it is rocket science!

What scientist wouldn’t like the opportunity to design and test a rocket? Thanks to Physics Club, our students were able ...
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Elevate provides a winning formula

We welcomed Year 5 pupils from Brackenwood Junior School, who came into school as part of our Elevate programme. A ...
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We are Cricket champions!

Our teams have been competing in the Under 13 Wirral outdoor cricket championships for the past four years – and ...
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Chloe’s slice of Pi

Pi is a special number for mathematicians, being the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. It is calculated ...
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GIRLS get red carpet recognition

Our students joined others from around Wirral when they attended a red carpet Awards ceremony at Wallasey Town Hall. The ...
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Challenging stereotypes

The Dove Self-Esteem team have been challenging our Year 7s to think about the pressures placed on them by personal ...
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Volleyballers gain Silver

We were represented by two Under 12 teams at an inter-schools volleyball tournament hosted by Wirral Grammar School for Girls ...
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Awareness Week

Dancing has many qualities and, with the exam season upon us, helping to reduce stress levels is proving to be ...
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Mercury in Motion

Planet Mercury is in transit across the sun today and Year 7 students Lauren and Lily are pictured watching a ...
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Much Ado about Shakespeare

Measure for measure, Shakespeare’s influence on our everyday language is remarkable and recently we’ve been going mad about the Bard! ...
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Daisies enjoy the ‘fruits’ of their labours

When the Prenton Daisies Gardening Club returned from the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, a wonderful first crop of rhubarb ...
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Utopia project builds confidence

Thanks to Danny and Philip from the Utopia Project based in Birkenhead, a group of students have started an exciting ...
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Volleyballers among the best in England

Congratulations to Georgia, Amelia and Lucy who represent the Liverpool FC Foundation in Under 16 volleyball. Our three students teamed ...
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Internet Safety – results announced

Congratulations to Year 7 student Whitney who won the Safer Internet Day with her poster highlighting to parents the challenges ...
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Open success

We thoroughly enjoyed opening up the school for primary school pupils and their families for our first Open Event of ...
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Doctors give first aid advice

Thanks to organiser and SENCO, Mrs McGarry, we were grateful to two doctors from Chester who came in to school ...
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Spring Open Events

We are delighted to invite you to our spring Open Events: Open Evening Thursday 28 April 6pm – 8pm (Headteacher’s ...
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Abi’s family favourites

Following extensive research into her family, Year 7 student Abi certainly ‘knows who she is’! She produced a family tree ...
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Kathryn’s key qualification

The offer of a free piano from a neighbour has inspired Year 7 student Kathryn to play it seriously. Kathryn’s ...
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Daisies become space biologists

Our Prenton Daisies are mutating into enthusiastic ‘Space Biologists’ with the arrival of 200 rocket seeds in school. They were ...
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We are a Top 100 school – and now in the top 20% nationally!

If you are currently looking at secondary schools for your Year 5 daughter, this is an excellent time to consider ...
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Latest Prenton High Life

Here is our latest newsletter, the Spring 2016 edition for you. We do hope you enjoy reading it. This is ...
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Netballers show spirit at Merseyside Games

Our Year 7 netball team of Cora, Abbie, Holly, Lucy, Jessica, Grace, Deborah, Grace and Jessica played well at the ...
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Year 7s challenge racism

Wirral’s Minority Ethnic Achievement Service (MEAS) representatives work in primary and secondary schools to help raise achievement, remove language barriers ...
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Year 11s special assembly

With exams closer on the horizon for our Year 11 students, it was an assembly with some added treats for ...
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U13 Cricketers are a knock-out

Congratulations to our Under-13 Cricket team of Jess, Jodie, Abbie, Georgia, Freya, Cora, Chloe and Madaleine who finished runners-up in ...
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World Book Day winner

Congratulations to Year 9 student Katie who won the Learning Resource Base’s 2016 World Book Day competition. Six students correctly ...
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It’s Pi Day!

Developed by our maths department, Pi Day sets a speed challenge to students. Open to Year 7, 8 and 9 ...
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Maths team ‘8’ up the numbers

Congratulations to our team of Year 8 and Year 9 mathematicians who took part in the regional final of the ...
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Daisies enjoy the spring sunshine

Our Prenton Daisies gardening club meets every Tuesday and Thursday. However, an exception can be made when the sun comes ...
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RoboCup Team’s dramatic finish

Congratulations to our RoboCup team of Maya, Emily and Anna who travelled to Princethorpe College, Warwickshire, for the UK RoboCup ...
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Deciding on the Wirral’s Paperback of the Year

Since the shortlist for the Wirral Secondary Schools’ ‘Wirral Paperback of the Year’ was announced in November, a group of ...
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Set for a Sustainable Future

Young Enterprise is a charity that delivers business and entrepreneurial skills to young people.  Because their programme is in great ...
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Congratulations to our September students!

It’s always good to share good news and, following on from hearing that we are one of the top 100 ...
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A creative look at castles

Year 7 Humanities students have been studying motte-and-bailey castles this term. Introduced by the Normans after their invasion in 1066, ...
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Art students’ Anglesey weekend workshop

Thanks to organiser Miss Churton, acting Subject Leader of Art, three Year 10 students travelled to the Conway Centre, Anglesey, ...
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Theme days cover major religions and self esteem

Year 8 students have had two theme days, one of which entailed travelling to Liverpool. There they learnt more about ...
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Mother’s Day gifts are an instant hit

All the hard work put in by our Year 8 Design and Technology Enterprise Club members has paid off. Meeting ...
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Discovering a magical quality in custard

Thanks to teacher of Science Mr Morrish, our March Physics Club looked into one of the lesser known qualities of ...
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Quiz celebrates World Book Day

We are celebrating World Book Day in the Learning Resource Base with a quiz with a nice twist – the ...
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Taking a multicultural look at our world

We love to learn about the many diverse and rich cultures that surround us. To help our Year 7 students ...
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Our Italian adventure

Following the success of their first trip two years ago, the Humanities Faculty organised a second trip to Italy for ...
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Recognition for our creative writers

Congratulations to Niah who has won the Year 9 Creative Writing competition organised by the English Department. She is pictured ...
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Taster day offers a view of the future

In our modern world, in which technology is advancing at a tremendous pace, it is highly likely that many of ...
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Minister for Schools sends congratulations

We have just received a letter from Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools, congratulating us on being in the top ...
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Ashleigh’s anti-bullying film wins award

Congratulations to Year 9 student Ashleigh who has been awarded second prize in a world-wide competition. Her powerful film, entitled ...
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Mrs Watson’s guest appearance

When Mrs Watson, Assistant Headteacher and Subject Leader of Maths, was invited to join Mrs O’Neill’s Year 7 reading class, ...
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Lauryn gains Maths Gold

Congratulations to our team of mathematicians who have excelled in the 2016 UK Maths Trust challenge. A special ‘well done’ ...
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We need our sleep!

Thanks to teacher of science Ms Murtagh, students are receiving a fact-filled series of assemblies on the importance of sleep ...
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Chloe’s to keep on Countdowning!

When teacher of mathematics Mrs Johns attended the recording of Channel 4’s Countdown, she remembered that one of her Year ...
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Dragons look in on in Valentine theme day

If you were not sure what to buy a loved one for St Valentine’s Day, help was at hand, thanks ...
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Good luck Libby!

Over the half term, Year 9 student Libby is heading to New York with her dance troupe, the Jennifer Ellison ...
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Paperback competition pulls in the readers

We have joined up with a number 15 other Wirral Secondary schools to decide which paperback book is the best ...
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Holly jumps clear as a top British show jumper

We are very proud of Deputy Head Girl and Student Senior Leadership team member Holly, who, with her horse Gita ...
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Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2016

If you are shopping at Sainsbury’s between now and Tuesday 3rd May, please don’t forget to ask for your Active ...
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Useful advice from Brook and DARA

The Year 8 PHSE theme day provided students with wealth of information, helping them to make positive and healthy lifestyle ...
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Bedford attendance winners

Congratulations to form 8B2 who achieved the highest attendance across the school since the start of this academic year. Following ...
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January Sports department round-up

Well done to our Under 13 volleyball team of eight Year 7s and our Under 15 team of two Year ...
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U13 Cricketers in action

Well played to our Under 13 Cricket team who secured a 7-wicket win over Wirral Grammar School for Girls but ...
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We’re staying safe online

February 9th is UK Safer Internet Day 2016 and students have been playing their part in trying to make the internet ...
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Ice Cream is flavour of the day

The February meeting of Physics Club this week reflected the chillier side of the season with a mini-celebration of ‘Ice’ ...
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Mathematicians equal to the challenge

The aim of the charity UK Maths Trust (UKMT) is to advance the education of young people in Mathematics. Each ...
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A lesson in Road Safety

Did you know that the group most likely to be involved in road incidents are those between 12 and 19 ...
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A sporting chance with LLS

Where is the next generation of sports coaches to come from? Helping to answer that question, was Little League Sports ...
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Auditions for summer show under way

There’s plenty of activity centred on the Music and Performing Arts departments currently, as auditions for our summer show get ...
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Pathways lead way to future

It was a very busy and informative evening in school last week for our Year 9 students and their families, ...
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Saying ‘Yes’ with NCS

We welcomed Tom, Lewis and Chris from the National Citizen Service (NCS) into school this week. The NCS-YES network offers ...
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Daisies conduct RSPB Birdwatch

For the second successive year, Prenton Daisies Gardening Club is swapping ‘barrows for binoculars! Taking advantage of the quieter time ...
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Cooking up a Chinese Classic

Our Cooking Club’s January meeting certainly had an authentic Chinese flavour. With Chinese New Year approaching, it was a good ...
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GCSE Stats team use data from students

When tasked to gather data to analyse for their course, our Year 11 GCSE Statistics students wanted to use genuine ...
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Making 2016 extremely ECO friendly

The team that is helping us to make 2016 a really eco-friendly year has already made a great start. Members ...
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Cricketers run out of luck

It was hard luck for our Under 15 cricketers of Jodie (Captain), Chloe, Alisha, Madison, Lucy, Georgia, Lucy and Sam ...
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History Girls

A group of Year 10 History students have started working with Beth Wilson, a PhD student from The University of ...
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International Group’s first meeting of 2016

The Humanities faculty have started a national symbols project with a school in the Punjab, India. For their first meeting ...
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Kira’s cut for Trust

Over the holiday Year 7 student Kira was certainly one person whose thoughts turned to helping others. Between Christmas and ...
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Seasons’ Greetings

Thanks to our choir, visitors to the prestigious Liverpool One shopping centre were treated to a seasonal selection of songs ...
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Christmas care – in a box

The idea first came during November, when Prenton High School for Girls students decided their involvement in Global Enterprise Week ...
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Father Christmas plays star role

In recognition of all their hard work in gaining lots of IRIS points since their September start in school, Year ...
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Christmas Dinner is a cracker!

Thanks to another feat of organisation from our catering staff when they served up 550 traditional Christmas lunches with all ...
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The latest High Life

The latest High Life is now available. Read about all our wonderful achievements this term! ...
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Chicks, choir, elves and Santa are a Christmas Fair hit

Our Festival of Light Christmas Fair had a number of star performers this year – from our welcoming choir and ...
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Anti-Bullying campaign using ICT skills

It was National Anti-bullying Week during November, and an opportunity for students to use their ICT skills. Year 9 students ...
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Clocks inspired by nature

Our Year 8 Design Technology students have had time on their hands recently, but they have not wasted a second! ...
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Cricketers through to next round

Congratulations to our U15 Cricket team who won their tournament last night. By beating Wirral Grammar School for Girls by ...
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IRIS Shop

Our IRIS Shop is now open. Click link below to browse the shop: ...
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Emily helps us remember

This is the time of year when we remember and commemorate those who served their country in times of war ...
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Bringing the benefits of books to Bedford

In an initiative designed to encourage reading, our Student Senior Leadership team are heading to Bedford Drive Primary School on ...
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A wonderful role-model leads our celebrations

We enjoyed seeing our former students and their families once again when we welcomed them back to celebrate their five ...
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Halloween Dining ‘hall of terror’!

Our wonderful catering staff must have provided one of the scariest menus ever devised before half-term. In fact their Halloween ...
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Wearing pink with pride

Wear it Pink day is an important time for us, when students and staff wear something pink in return for ...
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Bedford Drive given a scary time!

We couldn’t wait to host Bedford Drive Primary School’s autumn disco at the end of October. The disco was for ...
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Senior Students have their say

Our Senior Student Leadership team travelled to Wallasey Town Hall last month. They joined up with ninety students from other ...
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Theme day makes us think

Our Year 7 students put their usual timetable to one side for an information-packed Personal, Social and Health Education theme ...
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An evening of celebration

Last year’s Year 7, 8 and 9 students, joined by their families, marked a year of achievement in a wonderful ...
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Leah gains her Black Belt

Many congratulations to Year 8 student Leah, who has gained her Black Belt in Taekwondo – the sport that encourages ...
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Footballers in tournament thriller

Well done to our U14 5-a-side team who reached the semi-finals of the Wirral Safer Schools Partnership competition, run by ...
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Carol helps us grow together

Thanks to course tutor Carol Seery from the Wirral Environmental network, our Year 7 students have been developing ‘green fingers’ ...
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College is a great option

A presentation from Kate Rigby, Assistant Principal of Birkenhead Sixth Form College gave our Year 11 students more information about ...
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Dr Letts’ cutting edge

There was a ‘first’ for our Science department this week when Dr Letts bravely stepped forward and had her hair ...
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In the picture at MediaCity

Thanks to Prenton TV tutor Nathan Bartley from The School TV Academy, our team travelled to Salford Quays this week ...
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Planning for a successful future

Last night we held the first of two exciting events aimed at supporting parents and daughters through the challenges of ...
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Rovers are put on the spot

Over the first three weeks of this term our keen Year 9 footballers have been fortunate to have skills sessions ...
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Dove helps our self esteem

Thanks to Miss Eastwood, Assistant Headteacher and Designated Lead for Safeguarding, the team from personal care brand visited school today ...
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Prenton to host Bedford’s disco

We are really looking forward to hosting Bedford Drive Primary School’s Autumn Disco later this month! It will be a ...
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Footballers start new season

We welcomed St Mary’s Catholic College Year 9 and Year 10 team to our ground last week. It was our ...
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Our love for languages

The European Day of Languages has been celebrated every year since 2001 on 26 September. It is an opportunity for ...
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Baking for MacMillan

Congratulations to all the staff and students who baked to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support’s biggest coffee morning event ...
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More support for MacMillan

When Teacher of Mathematics Mrs Johns heard that Bebington Library had teamed up with Macmillan North West Breast Cancer Buddies ...
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A busy start to the new term

Our academic year has got off to a wonderful start. We welcomed the largest ever intake of new Year 7 ...
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Our sky-high owl creations

When a number of our current Year 10 students heard about a nationwide competition to design and make the most ...
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Student Leaders spring into action

Our new Student Senior Leadership team have already been prominent around school in their distinctive white shirts. Led by Head ...
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Congratulations 2015 GCSE students!

Congratulations to our 2015 GCSE students - we are once again celebrating another strong set of GCSE results. Overall results ...
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