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 LatestWhy summer shouldn’t be a time for body 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 LatestWhy summer shouldn’t be a time for body image worriesWhen should technology be used during exam season?How exercise can help 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 …