Transition welcome meeting

We will be sending out further information via email in the next few days. Please check your emails regularly, thank you.

Year 7 Admissions for 2021

The Church of England are meeting with the Department for Education on the 10 June to make a decision about how Church attendance points will be determined for current Year 5 pupils

As Christians we believe that we are all unique and created in the image of God and as such, we support Black Lives Matter. Please take time to watch the link that has been tweeted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Archbishop of Canterbury
⁦‪@JustinWelby⁩

Please watch Pastor ⁦‪@agu_irukwu⁩’s wise, powerful and challenging response to the death of #GeorgeFloyd, and our responsibility as leaders to contribute to the healing of society: http://youtu.be/AmBP5dWH9zE

Prime Minister Boris Johnson to address all school leavers

On Friday 10 July at 10am, the Prime Minister will be giving an address to all school leavers which will be broadcast on Facebook and YouTube.

Please encourage your final year students to tune in!

A recording of the address will be available to view on both platforms.

Letter to Parents and Carers

Update on reopening plans

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(Adobe PDF file)

The Head Teachers News Letter - June 2020

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(Adobe PDF file)

Welcome to Canon Slade School

 

 

Canon Slade School has a long and distinguished history, originally founded in 1855 by the then Vicar of Bolton, Canon James Slade. Over that time the school has served families throughout Bolton and much farther afield in providing an outstanding education set firmly within a strong Christian ethos. We are blessed with a beautiful 57-acre site in the foothills of the West Pennine Moors.

Our motto “Ora et labora” (Pray and Work) is our guiding principle. It is this commitment to work and the Christian life that drives the success of the school and our ability to flourish in a constantly changing and challenging world. Our magnificent chapel at the front of the school bears witness to the centrality of our Christian faith. Our Christian ethos and values of compassion and love for one another allow each individual to grow in a safe, caring community which has high expectations for all.

I believe that every one of our students should have unlimited ambition to go on and become outstanding members of society. Our excellent relationships with parents and carers ensure a shared understanding and belief in the school’s values and aims, working in partnership to maximise and promote the value of education. Our school is a friendly, vibrant and exciting place in which every member of our school community is recognised and valued for the individual they are, made in the image of God, and where each is given every opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Canon Slade offers a broad and balanced curriculum at key stage 3 (years 7 and 8), which enriches and challenges all learners and enables them to develop academically, morally, spiritually, socially and culturally. At key stage 4 (years 9 to 11), the school offers a challenging academic GCSE English Baccalaureate core and a broad choice of option subjects. We encourage our learners to continue their education and offer a high quality and personalised curriculum in our sixth form.

The school has a well-deserved reputation not only for its academic work but also for Drama, Music, Sport and many other activities. We are in the top 1% of all schools nationally for sport. Our students progress onto Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, the Royal Northern College of Music and other world-class institutions each year and we also support students to gain apprenticeships and employment. We are a Gold Duke of Edinburgh direct entry centre and one of only three schools nationally to hold the distinguished Diamond Award for Cultural Diversity. Canon Slade School is also a Cross of Nails Centre for Reconciliation in association with Coventry Cathedral.

Thank you for your interest in our school. I am blessed to be Headteacher of Canon Slade School. There is so much to admire in what has been created here over the years, in a traditional but forward-looking school, with a large number of students and staff, but where each individual is known, nurtured and cared for individually. As a parent, myself, I know how important it is that every child is supported. We believe every child can achieve and we want our young people to be safe, happy and successful ambassadors for Canon Slade.

I hope you enjoy exploring the website to find out more about the school. We are also happy to hear from you by email, phone or in person.

Mrs Karen Sudworth
Headteacher

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Canon Slade School Support for Sports Appeal

Read about the campaign here (Adobe PDF)

Letter home to parents regarding the Sports Appeal

Great news! Further to the letter you received regarding funding cuts to transport associated with sporting events, you can now increase your donation by upto 25% with Gift Aid where applicable. 

 

Please note: this is an offsite link to a Virgin Money Page, Canon Slade School will not store the information you deliver on the page

Building Our Future Appeal

The Building Our Future Appeal was launched by the Canon Slade Trust, donations to the Appeal will be used for the development of the school and to enhance the education environment for the students. Please click on the Virgin Money Giving box to donate now or click here for further information about the Appeal and the Trust

Please note: this is an offsite link to a Virgin Money Page, Canon Slade School will not store the information you deliver on the page

Bus Timetables and Information

Changes to Secondary School Performance Tables

Schools Supporting Schools Appeal

Schools Supporting Schools Appeal

Dear Colleagues, Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Schools Supporting Schools Appeal I hope this email finds you and your families well as you work on the further extension of the opening of schools across the diocese. During these challenging times, people in our link...

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Year 7 Admissions for 2021

Year 7 Admissions for 2021

The Church of England are meeting with the Department for Education on the 10 June to make a decision about how Church attendance points will be determined for current Year 5 pupils. Due to the Coronavirus all Churches were asked to close and these closures will...

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Faith at Home

Faith at Home

Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people. It seeks to provide: Experiences that inspire parents and families to grow in faith...

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CAMHS & DePaul GM Information

CAMHS & DePaul GM Information

As the COVID-19 measures continue we are conscious that young people who may normally access certain services are at home and possibly unsure of who to contact. We also know that being at home for a long period of time can be difficult and that the current...

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