Monday 16th July 2018

In my final blog of the year I would like to pay tribute to all our wonderful staff who do so much to provide opportunities for the pupils.  It is because of all that hard work and dedication I am able to celebrate such fantastic pupil achievements all year in this blog.  I hope you all have a…

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Monday 2nd July 2018

Did you spot Mr. Griffin on last week’s photograph? He is on the front row, second in from the right, the smile hasn’t changed!!

What a fantastic week we had last week! Mission Week was amazing with so many brilliant things happening around school, culminating in the Sts. Peter & Paul Mass…

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Monday 18th June 2018

We are now into the last month of school for this year and some of our attention is shifting to those colleagues who will be leaving us this year, as you will have read in my letter to parents sent out this week.  Mr Griffin is retiring after giving us 37 years of his fantastic efforts in our PE…

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Monday 11th June 2018

I am delighted to announce that we have selected our Head Girl – Kiera and Head Boy - John, as well as two deputy head girls – Caitlin and Kate, plus two deputy head boys – Matthew and Jack.  We will also have 18 other members of the senior prefect team, they are: Charlie, Daniel, James, Matthew,…

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Monday 21st May 2018

Our Y11 pupils are coping superbly well after the first (very full) week of their written GCSE examinations.  Some examinations have proven to be more difficult than others, but that is the case every year, and I cannot fault the effort and attitude of the pupils.  I am sure this will continue for…

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Tuesday 8th May 2018

I hope everyone enjoyed their Bank Holiday weekend, it was glorious weather for once and we all had the chance to enjoy the sun! I did feel a little sorry for our Y11 pupils who were putting in the final revision efforts before the written GCSE papers begin.  There have been really outstanding…

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Thursday 3rd May 2018

Believe it or not, GCSE examinations started this week! Year 11 pupils studying French or Spanish started their speaking examinations and Mrs McGoldrick told me that the vast majority have performed very well, with many performing their best effort of the year in the actual exam. This bodes well…

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Friday 27th April 2018

We received great news this week from the Mathematical Education on Merseyside Challenges organisation, which is run by Liverpool University.  Jenna Massey has received a Certificate of Merit for the challenge and Matthew Duffy has received a Certificate of Merit for the senior challenge. Rachel…

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Monday 16th April 2018

I hope you all had a great Easter holiday! Even though we have only had 2 days last week, there was a great deal of work done!
Miss Baybutt told me that there has been great assessment work produced by Olivia, 7M, in geography. She produced an excellent Cyclone Sidr 2007 storyboard independently…

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Monday 19th March 2018

Mrs Outterside has told me that year 11 pupils have returned to normal lessons this week following their trial examinations and many pupils have already impressed their teachers. In order to be rewarded for their efforts, Miss Westwell has organised a Leavers’ Prize Draw for pupils. There have…

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Monday 12th March 2018

Mrs Scott told me that 7H have raised £146.03 this week with the toy sale and the Mothers' Day raffle. The winners were: Ist Prize - Mother’s Day Hamper - Anabel Y10; 2nd Prize - No.7 Hamper - Jack Y8; 3rd Prize - Gucci Perfume Set - Alfie  Y7; 4th Prize - Soap & Glory Bauble - Tyler  Y9. A huge…

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Monday 5th March 2018

Aimee  and Kate  from 9A are walking 10,000 steps every day in March, around 155 miles by the time they have finished!  They are doing this to raise money for Cancer Research UK, a fantastic charity which I am sure you are all aware of.  Please use the link below to sponsor Aimee and Kate:…

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