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  • Open Day 2016

    OPEN DAY

    The Pupils, Staff and Governors of St. Mary's Catholic High School would like to invite you to attend their Open Day.

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GCSE Results 2016
St Mary’s Hit Record Results!

Students and staff are celebrating some excellent achievement with the release of GCSE results today.  The examination accountability system is changing and schools are to be judged on the progress each individual child makes and how the school has added value to that child’s education rather than just an attainment figure of 5A*-C.  Mr Dawson, commented “I would like to congratulate students for all their dedication and achievement.  

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A Level Exam Results
A Level Results - Summer 2016

The whole community of St. Mary’s is celebrating its best ever A Level and BTEC results.  The students have once again achieved over a 99.8% A* - E pass rate but with a significant increase in the number of students achieving the highest grades.  In all, an outstanding 53.6% of all grades were at A*/A or their equivalent, an excellent 71.1% were A*-B and an impressive 89% were A*-C or their equivalent.

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History Study Tour 2016

During the first week of the summer break Mr Dawson led a History Study Tour to Ypres, Berlin, Krakow, Frankfurt, Paris and Disneyland.

The 10 day tour was packed full of excursions and the students had an amazing time visiting all the different countries and cultures.  Watch out for a full report in our September newsletter.

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Word Millionaires
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 Award
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 Leavers'
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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House Points

last updated 11/07/2016