Art & Design Residential: Anglesey 2019

From Friday 25th – Sunday 27th January 2019 fifteen GCSE Art & Design students had another successful Art & Design residential weekend at the Conway Centre, Anglesey. Students worked with artist, Sarah Usher, on the theme “Urban Metropolis” to create large scale paper sculptures based on either the sprawling cityscape of London or the Tudor-style Read More …

Turton School designers beat off competition from across the North West

Congratulations to two of our students: Raechel (Year 11) and Grace (Year 9).   Both girls’ designs have been selected to appear on Transport Training Academy vehicles, following a competition delivered in school within the Art Department several months ago. Grace’s design has been awarded first prize, whilst Raechel’s was chosen in third place. Their Read More …

Holocaust education with UCL and the Beacon School Programme

 Special thanks to Sir David Crausby and Tom Howard (UCL) who visited Turton School for the first time today. It is particularly pleasing that both are recognising and showing their support for our work with the Beacon School programme for Holocaust education.  Turton runs a professional development programme for teachers that is research informed. With Read More …

(GCSE Art & Design) Conway Centre Visit – Photo Gallery

GCSE Art & Design residential visit to the Conway Centre in Anglesey (26-28 January, 2018)Thirty-five GCSE Art & Design students visited the Conway Centre, Anglesey, to participate in art, craft and design workshops across the weekend. Students worked with one of four artists on the theme of “East Meets West” and developed their ideas through Read More …

GCSE Media – Letter to Parents

Letter-to-Parents (Media) Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestLow mood: a guide for parentsSafer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others onlineA fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmasWhen should technology Read More …

Turton School Annual Summer Design Technology Exhibition

Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestLow mood: a guide for parentsSafer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others onlineA fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmasWhen should technology be used Read More …

Author event – Jenny McLachlan (Friday 5th May, 2017)

Dear Parent,Jenny McLachlan Author Event Friday 5th May 2017 We are excited to be hosting an event for popular author Jenny McLachlan, on Friday 5th May. The event will be held in the Arts Theatre from 10.00-11.10 and we are inviting girls from years 7 and 8 who we know are already fans, or who are Read More …

Top children’s fantasy author Garth Nix to visit Turton School

Garth Nix Author Event – Thursday 30th March, 2017Dear Parent,Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author, Garth Nix, on Thursday 30th March. Garth, who is over from Australia for less than a week, to promote his new book, is one of the best children’s fantasy writers in the world and Read More …

Year 9 students taking part in the BBC’s School Report – Annual News Day!

Annual News Day with BBC School ReportsToday a selection of year 9 students are participating in the “BBC News School Report” which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.Articles and videos will start to be published from this afternoon onwards on our  LIVE PAGE! (Please check Read More …

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February.  Dear Parent/Guardian, Your child will be attending an event with multi award winning and bestselling author Juno Dawson on 8 February and will have the opportunity to buy personally signed and dedicated copies of her books.Should you wish your child to be able to purchase books Read More …