Bolton Encompass

July 2018   Dear Parent Re: Bolton Encompass Our school has been given the opportunity to take part in a new project that will run in partnership with Bolton Safeguarding Board and Greater Manchester Police. The project, Bolton Encompass, has been designed to provide early reporting to schools of any domestic abuse incidents that occur Read More …

Penalty notice fines for irregular attendance at school…

July 2018   Dear Parent We are writing to notify you about an important change in Bolton’s code of conduct regarding penalty notice fines for irregular attendance at school. From 1st September 2018, the criteria for issuing a penalty notice will be reduced and a fine will be considered where a pupil has had 10 Read More …

GCSE Art & Design: Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire

GCSE Art & Design: Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire ‘Sculpture Park’ – September 2018 I am writing with regards a proposed GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, as an introductory enhancement experience to the Year 10 GCSE Art & Design course for your son/daughter in September 2018. We are hoping to visit Read More …

Year 9 options for 2017/2018 (A letter for year 8 parents)

Year 9 options for 2017/2018 (A letter for year 8 parents) Dear parents, Over the past few years the expectations of student attainment at GCSE level has increased, following government led initiatives.   To support and prepare our students Turton staff have increased the expectations for our key stage 3 students.  During lessons students have been working Read More …

Turton School to become an Academy ( Please read )

Academisation Despite last week’s TUC article in the Bolton News, Turton’s governing board actually only voted on whether to academise or not on Monday.  The vote was overwhelmingly in favour of academisation and there are very good reasons for this.   Turton’s aim is to maintain its strong position as a community school that serves Read More …

Year 9 Options Letter to Parents

Year 9 Options Letter to Parents       Download PDF Year 9 Options Letter (2017)                   Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestHow to talk to your child about gender Read More …

Exam Preparation Evening Letter for Year 11 Parents

Exam Preparation Evening Letter for Year 11 Parents   Exam Preparation Evening Letter Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestHow to talk to your child about gender stereotypesA fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmasWhy summer Read More …

Parent Governor Elections – Nominations

** Please note that nominations are now closed ** Parent Governor Election – Nominations I am writing to let you know that the term of office of one of our serving parent governors expires on 12th October 2016 and there will be a position available to serve on the Governing Board.  Becoming a governor is Read More …