Headteacher’s Newsletter July 2019

This has been an eventful and busy term with a number of whole school events, external examinations, building work, Proms and interviews for a new Headteacher. As you are all aware Mrs Karen Sudworth has been appointed as the new Head, and will take up her post after...

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A message from the Acting Headteacher May 2019

A warm welcome to everyone. This is an exciting and important time for us as a school. We have just celebrated our Founders Day down at the Parish Church. At this service we give thanks for the vision of Canon James Slade, who founded the school in 1855 when he was...

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From the Headteacher 4th April 2019

The Senior Gala Concert was a wonderful occasion last night involving students from Year 7 to 13 accompanying each other and playing together beautifully. Following last week's brilliant solos and Vivaldi's Gloria at Bolton Parish Church, we were all entertained by a...

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From the Headteacher 4th March 2019

Thank you to parents for ensuring that all students are in school by 8.45am every day. Please ensure your child has some healthy, hearty breakfast every morning. Research shows that breakfast is so important for pupils’ learning and our dining rooms are open early for...

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From the Headteacher 23rd January 2019

Thank you to all parents for an excellent start to term. Attendance is just under 97% with year 7 leading the way on 98.1%. Please ensure your child has some healthy, hearty breakfast every morning. Research shows that breakfast is so important for pupils' learning...

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From the Headteacher – 7th January 2019

Happy New Year and welcome back. I trust you had a lovely Christmas break as we return to mock GCSE exam results day for Year 11 and mock A level exams for Year 13. We also have options evenings for Year 8 and 9. We are delighted that so many Year 13 students have...

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From the Headteacher – November 1st 2018

As I write, university applications from current Year 13 students are being sent off to the best universities in the country. Then, our students are knuckling down to getting the grades required. We have also been shortlisted for the North West Career Aspiration award...

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From the Headteacher – October 17th 2018

From the Headteacher – October 17th 2018

As I write, university applications from current Year 13 students are being sent off to the best universities in the country. Then, our students are knuckling down to preparing for the university entrance papers and getting the grades required. We have...

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April 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter

I trust you and your family had a blessed Easter. Our pupils and staff returned looking refreshed and we have had even better pupil attendance at the start of this term. Staff attendance has been 98% and pupils' attendance is not far behind that. We have already...

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The Headteachers’ End of Term Newsletter

The Headteachers’ End of Term Newsletter

Welcome to my end of term newsletter. Thank you for supporting all children to achieve the very best they can this term and in the future. We've had an excellent term with 97% attendance, despite the cold and wet weather. We've also had a very...

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The Head Teacher’s Newsletter – July 2017

The Head Teacher’s Newsletter – July 2017

15th January 2016 Dear Parents and Carers, The school year draws towards its close and it is time to wish each other very well for the summer holidays ahead. Here is the last Newsletter and a bumper edition too! It is also time to bid farewell, first of all to the...

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The Head Teacher’s Newsletter – June 2017

The Head Teacher’s Newsletter – June 2017

15th January 2016 Dear Parents and Carers, I think that we are all conscious of the turbulent weeks we have been through together as a country in recent times. The General Election result and its consequences are part of many conversations around the school and it has...

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