23 September 2021

School library reopens with a fabulous selection of new books

We are delighted to see so many pupils enjoying our school library facilities again.  Since school reopened at the beginning of term, the library has been open at break, lunch and after school for pupils to complete homework or quietly enjoy a book. Homework club is open each...

20 September 2021

Word of the Week - Alliance

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a Word of the Week, explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

13 September 2021

Word of the Week - Abdicate

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a Word of the Week, explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

15 July 2021

Sponsored spell event raises £1,015.41 for our school library!

Last week all pupils in years 7 and 8 undertook a sponsored spell event to raise money for books for our library in order to allow all subject areas to enrich what they teach our pupils with fantastic book choices. An amazing £1,015.41 was raised with some superb individual...

5 July 2021

Word of the Week - Apathy

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

30 June 2021

Help us win £5000 of National Book Tokens for our school library

We have an opportunity to fill our school library with lots of new books. The team at National Book Tokens are running a fabulous competition for one school to win £5000 worth of book tokens. Simply follow this link to nominate our school.

28 June 2021

Word of the Week - Convivial

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

21 June 2021

Word of the Week - Subjugation

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

14 June 2021

Word of the Week - Charismatic

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

7 June 2021

Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2021

Our year 9 pupils are involved in the Lancashire Book of the Year Award and are now reading the shortlisted 12 novels in order to choose their top 3.  Results will be announced in the Autumn Term. Watch this space!  

7 June 2021

Word of the Week - Ostracise

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...

24 May 2021

Word of the Week - Courteous

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family. This week the word is...