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March 2019

Computer Science is GR1000!

2019-03-20T12:08:06+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Mrs Carter’s Computer Science students have been learning about the binary system. Year 8 and Year 10 classes entered their excellent work into a raffle style draw recently for T-shirts and watches. The winners are pictured wearing their funny T-shirts which share binary in-jokes and the watches that are amazing with their light-up faces. They [...]

Uni:4U deadline

2019-03-19T15:18:51+00:00March 19th, 2019|

In last week’s assembly, Y10 pupils received a presentation from representatives of Uni:4U and from Y11 students who participated in the programme last year. The Uni:4U programme allows Y10 pupils to visit a range of universities and higher education facilities in the Greater Manchester area. There they will take part in activities, workshops, working with [...]

Y7 Parents’ Evening

2019-03-19T15:12:44+00:00March 19th, 2019|

REMINDER – Year 7 Parents’ Evening There is an opportunity this Thursday (21st March) 4-6.30pm for parents of Year 7 pupils to discuss their child’s progress with subject teachers. Mrs Stanton, Head of Year, will also be available should you wish to meet with her. On arrival please enter through reception so you can register. [...]

Seneca Learning

2019-03-14T17:09:56+00:00March 14th, 2019|

All students and teachers now have free access to Seneca - a revision and homework platform making studying more fun. Seneca is an interactive way to learn official course content. Their web app covers 150+ exam board specific courses condensing what students need to know for their exams. The software is able to identify gaps [...]

Trainee teachers learn more about ‘special’ Catholic education

2019-03-13T13:07:42+00:00March 13th, 2019|

St Edmund Arrowsmith hosted the annual CCRS Conference for all of the trainee teachers in Wigan and West Lancashire Catholic School Direct. As part of their year-long training course, the trainees complete a double module of the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies and the day-long conference gives them training in a number of aspects of [...]

‘Squad Goals’ production

2019-03-12T17:13:17+00:00March 12th, 2019|

More than 400 Year 7 and 8 pupils watched a thought provoking and engaging live theatre performance of ‘Squad Goals’. The theatre-in-education production explored the theme of mental health, well-being, academic achievement, relationships and family. Altru Drama Company performed to a captivated audience who experienced actors portraying a range of compelling characters through some imaginative [...]

URGENT

2019-03-12T13:57:43+00:00March 12th, 2019|

Apologies. Today's Year 7 rugby match has been cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch.