Something to Celebrate and Be Proud Of!

School Games

We have achieved the School Games Silver Award today for all the hard work and dedication the staff and pupils show towards PE and School Sport.

How have we achieved this?

By providing all students with two hours of Physical Education, school sport and physical activity per…

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Myerscough College

KS4F go to Myerscough college each week to learn about animal care. They have the opportunity to learn about a wide range of animals and interact with them as well as caring for them by cleaning cages and preparing food and water.

 

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Cakes, cakes and more cakes!

As part of DT lessons we designed and baked a range of cakes for our coffee morning.  This included shopping for the ingredients, considering dietary requirements and researching recipes. The gluten free caramel shortbread was a firm favourite with progress class!

 

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Maths

Within maths lessons we have been working hard.  Throughout the department we are working on various accreditations including Transition Challenge, Entry level and Level 1.  Progress and Transition classes have been focussing on number while Foundation have been handling…

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Careers in the community

Pupils enjoyed going out in the community looking at various places of work.  They took lots of photos which will be discussed in more detail next week as they consider the skills and pathways required to work in each role.   This is part of the ASDAN short course in Careers with the aim being to…

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Macmillan Coffee morning

Key Stage 4 worked as a team to plan a coffee morning and afternoon tea for Macmillan.  They produced posters, planned menus, baked and decorated the rooms.  Throughout the day they greeted parents, family and school friends while serving and collecting money.  With the support of all the parents…

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MOVE

Within our MOVE intervention session this week we all worked extremely hard, from climbing the steps to exercises on the floor we were busy from start to finish.  Pupils will be practicing their skills throughout the week and we look forward to celebrating our achievements and building on…

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KS4T Interview Wigan Football Players

Students from KS4 Transition had an amazing experience this week when they visited DW Staduim to interview football players as part of their ASDAN Football accrediatation work.

All students conducted themselves in a mature manner during the visit and interview, the players were highly impressed…

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Headteacher's Awards 15th October 2018

The Headteacher's Awards announced within this week's assembly were written down by Charlotte and Georgia, with the help of Mrs Thompson. This was a really helpful exercise for Mrs Austin and demonstrated great listening and concentration skills from our Key Stage 4 girls.

Every week staff are…

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Weekend at Sainsburys

Earlier this year our school was selected as Sainsbury’s local charity of the year! 

A huge thank you to our PTA and students for giving up their weekend to help out with the bucket collection at Wigan Sainsbury’s. The money raised will be added towards the end of the year grand total which…

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World Mental Health Day 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day, and to highlight the importance of this day our Key Stage 3 Progress class had some fantastic discussions around what mental health is, how we can prevent it from escalating, and what we can do to support ourselves and each other. 

Students and staff shared…

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DofE Directly Licensed Centre

We are very proud to have become a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Directly Licensed Centre. The DofE is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading youth achievement award. A DofE programme involves volunteering in the community, learning a skill, taking part in a physical activity and planning…

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