School Noticeboard w/c 28th September 2015

This Week’s Theme:

– Be Respectful


Key Stage 4 Matters Evening

– On Thursday 1st October we will be hosting our annual Key Stage 4 Matters Evening for students and parents/carers in Years 10 and 11 to support students and families through their crucial years in school. The Evening will start at 6:00pm and last for approximately two hours. This will be an opportunity to receive information about key dates for the year ahead, coursework deadlines, revision techniques and exam preparation. There will also be representatives from most of the major post-16 providers in the local area. For more information about the Evening, please contact Mrs L. Farrell. We look forward to seeing you on the night.


Aspire Channel Swim 2015

– Lorcan Jackson, a Year 8 student, is participating in the Aspire Channel Swim 2015 to raise money for people with spinal cord injuries. Lorcan and his mum started the challenge on Monday 14th September and are aiming to swim the length of the English Channel (22 miles) over a period of 12 weeks, which equates to 1416 lengths of a 25m pool. Lorcan has recently been joined by his friend Teddy Smalley, another Year 8 student, and so far they have swum 220 lengths! Well done to all those taking part in this amazing challenge. We will keep you updated on Lorcan and Teddy’s progress. More information on the Aspire Channel Swim can be found at: and donations can be made via


Year 10 Boys’ Football

– Congratulations to the Year 10 Boys’ Football Team, who won their first match of the season 3-2 against Holy Family. In a closely fought encounter, Mr Bardsley and Mr Meah nominated both Thomas Booth and Callum Ruffell for Man of the Match. Well done to all the players involved: Callum Ruffell, Danny Devine, Thomas Booth, Matthew Greenwood, Lewis Hamer, Deen Imran, Marcus Welsby, Dayne Stewart, Bailey Turner (1 goal), Hayden Lewis (1 goal), Hakeem Gbajabiamilla (1 goal), Tom Tobias , Jordan Parkhill and Abdul Akram.


Year 7 Boys’ Football

– The Year 7 Boys’ Football Team’s first taste of high school football ended in defeat against Cardinal Langley on a wet and cold afternoon. However, the result didn’t match the performance as the boys played excellently in their first game together in hard conditions. The players involved were: Jake Gretton, Mohammed Saadoon, Josh Smith, Adam Hamid, Ethan Brierley, Harris Khan, Alex Johnson, Denny Green, Matthew Hill, Ethan Kwei- Sutcliffe, Ben Allen and Spencer Allen.


Upcoming Dates

w/c Monday 28th September – Year 11 German and Italian Speaking Assessments (Two Weeks)

Monday 28th September – Year 11 GCSE Art Sculpture Day

Wednesday 30th September – Years 9, 10 & 11 Rambert Dance Workshop (GCSE Students)

Thursday 1st October – Key Stage 4 Matters Evening – 6:00-8:00pm

Thursday 1st October – Years 9, 10 & 11 Lowry Theatre Visit (GCSE Dance)

w/c Monday 5th October – Year 11 German and Italian Speaking Assessments (Two Weeks)

Monday 5th October – Year 10 GCSE Art Trip to Whitworth Art Gallery

Monday 5th October – Year 11 GCSE Geography Controlled Assessment Trip

Tuesday 6th October – Year 7 Form Tutor Review Day

Tuesday 6th October – Year 7 Matters Evening – 6:00-8:00pm

Friday 9th October – Year 10 GCSE Drama – Oldham Theatre Workshop

w/c Monday 12th October – Year 11 Science Coursework Catch Up (Two Weeks)

Wednesday 14th October – Immersion Day

Wednesday 14th October – Year 7 Freddie Fit

Wednesday 14th October – Year 8 Girls’ HPV Vaccinations

Thursday 15th October – SEND Drop In – 3:00-6:00pm

Thursday 15th October – Parent Forum meeting, 6:00pm, LRC

Thursday 15th October to Sunday 18th October – Languages Trip to Rome

w/c Monday 19th October – Year 11 Science Coursework Catch Up (Two Weeks)

Thursday 22nd October – Rochdale Celebration of Faith Event

Thursday 22nd October – Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Parents’ Meeting

Friday 23rd October – Year 11 Interim 1 Reports sent home

Friday 23rd October – School closes for Half Term at 3:00pm.

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