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    Year 6 Transition

    Information regarding the transition process from Year 6 into Year 7 is now available


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    Tips for Exam Success

    Revision Tips to help you be prepared for your exams


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    Advice for Parents

    Advice for Parents relating to recent events.


  • Duke of Edinburgh

    Duke of Edinburgh

    Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh Expedition


Nialls Day
Niall’s Day

On Thursday 18th May our school community came together in prayer, reflection, sport, cake, sadness and joy to celebrate the life of Niall, a wonderful student who died suddenly on 7th May.  The whole community has been deeply saddened by tragedy in the last few weeks but has come together to provide support, love, hope and light to one another and Niall’s family in their time of greatest sorrow.  May he rest in peace.

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Balloon Release - Stars in their Eyes

On Friday 5th May 2017, Staff and Students at St. Mary’s Catholic High School came together as a community to celebrate the life of our student and friend Caitlin.

This day was known as
‘Caitlin’s Day’

Caitlin tragically passed away on Wednesday 26th April after a short but brave and determined battle against cancer.

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Y9 Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

77 of our amazing Y9 students participated in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition at the weekend. Students who attended the expedition showed great determination, resilience and grit. We are very proud of what you achieved over the weekend. Well done to all involved #challengeaccepted

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Cracking Chemistry
St. Joseph's Cracking Chemistry

Students from St Joseph's joined Miss Boardman and our Science Ambassadors for their Cracking Chemistry during Science Week. Students took part in chemical reactions and flame tests. They also saw demonstrations including the screaming jelly baby, elephant's toothpaste, the whoosh bottle, coloured flame tests and static electricity.

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The Big Bang Fair
Big Bang Fair 2017

35 students attended the brilliant Big Bang Fair 2017. With over 150 stands with careers advice, engaging activities in many fields of science and engineering, students got hands on with employers and universities to promote jobs and degrees they might like to pursue. GSK and Red Nose Day gave us an insight into malaria, Sellafield intrigued students with activities about nuclear power, students saw shows by the Gastronaught, and we learnt survival skills at our final workshop plus much more.

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Creative Writing
Y10 AS Creative Writing

The Year 10 AS Creative Writing group were fortunate enough to be taught by one of the school's gifted A Level students: Grace Corey. The group are working towards an AS Creative Writing qualification and have to write their own original pieces. Grace came into one of the sessions to inspire creativity and flair in the pupils' writing. Grace used one of her own examples with the students and they now have to craft their own piece loosely based on ideas generated by Grace.

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House Points

last updated 22/05/2017