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St. Mary's Catholic High School

  • GCSE Results Day

    GCSE Results Day

    GCSE Examinations Results day is on Thursday 25th August 2016

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  • GCE Results Day

    GCE Results Day

    GCE Examinations Results Day will be on Thursday 18th August 2016

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  • DofE Expedition

    DofE Expedition

    Well done to the 51 Y9 Duke of Edinburgh students who braved the weather and completed their qualifying expedition.

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Word Millionaires’ trip to Waterstones

This academic year the whole of Year 7 have been participating in the Accelerated Reader Programme in the Library. Students have been taking quizzes on all the books they read. This generates a word count for all the books they have read. 10 St Mary’s student have read over a million words this year, and as a reward these students were invited on a trip to Waterstones in Deansgate, Manchester with Mrs McInnes and Miss Putt.

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Creative Leigh Music Award

On Wednesday night Caitlin Burke and Dillon and India Sharrocks took part in the Creative Leigh Music Awards 2016. This took place on the stage at the Turnpike Centre in Leigh. Caitlin’s performance of ‘O had I jubles lyre’ by Handel was sung beautifully.

Dillon and India performed ‘Writings on the Wall’ by Sam Smith, with Dillon on the piano and India on the vocals, again another fantastic performance.

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Year 13 Leaver's Ball 2016

Over 120 students were joined by staff and governors at the Bolton Whites Hotel last Friday to celebrate the end of two years in the sixth form at St. Mary’s. As usual, the students looked fantastic and luckily the rain stopped long enough for them to get on coaches at college. The three course meal was followed by a number speeches. Mr Robinson thanked the students for their hard work and the staff for supporting them.

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Student Leader Training

Monday the 4th of July saw the first Student Leader training session take place. Students learnt about the different types of leadership style and explored scenarios which tested their skills to the limit! This is the first step to equip the students for their roles as leaders in school both for the Prom Committee (making plans for the next school prom including themes, colour schemes and menu choices) and the wider Student Leader team (responsible for representing the school throughout the year, charity and fundraising).

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Y9 Duke of Edinburgh Qualifying Expedition

Well done to the 51 Y9 Duke of Edinburgh students who braved the weather and completed their qualifying expedition.  Students demonstrated great resilience and teamwork to self-navigate across 20 Kilometres of tough terrain. We are very proud of what you have achieved throughout the award this year. Congratulations on your achievement!

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Welcome Day and Evening

What a wonderful Welcome Day and Evening we have just had.

Our Year 6s arrived bright and ready to work and they got so much from today. We were really proud of the way that they got "stuck in" to tasks and rose to the challenge of meeting new people and making new friends.  They have found their way around, had lunch and got to know their tutor.  This evening they have seen our talented Year 7 and 8s in their Annie performance and had the opportunity to introduce their tutor to their parents.

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House Points

last updated 11/07/2016