Turton School Music Christmas Celebration

17th December, 2014 Turton School Music Department Christmas Celebration 2014 Last evening I attended with parents, family and friends of our community the Christmas concert. It was not only a celebration of the season for the Music department but their send off for the Head teacher who retires at the end of the term. Many Read More …

Remembrance Day 2014

25th November, 2014 Remembrance Day 2014 “All work, all sound, and all locomotion should cease, so that in perfect stillness the thoughts of everyone may be concentrated on reverent remembrance of the glorious dead”, said the King in 1919 to remember those who had fallen in the war. Yesterday in school with other Governors we Read More …

Sixth Form Learning Walk

5th November, 2014 Sixth Form Learning Walk On 5 November I undertook a learning walk with the Director of 6th Form Pete Tiltman. I was shown around 5 classes incorporating English, Biology, Graphics, Computer Studies and Chemistry lessons. In Biology it was interesting to note the differentiation in teaching; ensuring high ability pupils were fully Read More …