Letter: Building work & reduction in kitchen facilities

April 2018   Dear Parents As you are probably aware, we have an extensive building project taking place on site this year.  The building work is funded and instructed by the Local Authority in order to create extra space for the increase in student numbers, which came into effect in September 2017. The building work Read More …

Casino Night! (Raise the Roof Appeal)

Casino Night:  “Raise the Roof”         Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestTalking to your teen about sexting? Get the facts.Talking to your teenager about consentSpotting abuse in teenage relationshipsStarting conversations with your child about positive Read More …

Building Update #2: Bolt Tightening Ceremony

Building update:  Bolt tightening ceremony The building project at Turton School has just met a key point, as the steel frame has now been fully completed on the new dining room.  This occasion was marked by a bolt tightening ceremony attended by students, staff and governors from Turton School and staff from Kier, the construction Read More …

We are seeking a governor (with responsibility for Health & Safety)

GOVERNOR WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY We are currently seeking a governor with responsibility for Health and Safety, to assist the Deputy Headteacher and Business Manager in their role as school health and safety representatives. The Governing Board delegate specific health and safety tasks to others in school but retains ultimate responsibility for school. Read More …

T-Force – Community Fundraising Project

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING PROJECT NEED YOUR HELP TO GET BETTER SPORTS FACILITIES T-Force is a new charity based in North Bolton who provide sporting facilities to Schools in Bromley Cross and the wider area. The charity plan to bring the community together by improving and adding to the sports facilities available. Over the next two years, Read More …

Fundraising for Ross Smith

Interview with Mrs Bali – Teachers are getting their running shoes on to raise funds for Ex-Student Ross Smith… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/bali_ross_interview_2.mp4 Team:  Leah Ridley, Lottie Keighley Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestTalking to your teen about sexting? Get the Read More …

Kier building work at Turton School

BBC School Report 2018:  Kier building work at Turton School   Turton involved in major new building project…   http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Kier-Contstruction-Work.mp4 Team: Becca Cove-Burrell & Izzie Banks Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestTalking to your teen about sexting? Get Read More …

Holocaust Beacon Award

Holocaust Beacon Award MP Visits Turton School to find out about the Holocaust Teaching Programme… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_Sir_David_Crausby_1.mp4   Lecturer Tom Howard from University College London also came on the visit to show his support for the Beacon Award… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_Haward.mp4   Sixth formers – Danielle Jeffries and Jessie Blake talk about their experience of visiting Auschwitz… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_SixthForm_Interview.mp4   Read More …

Should the voting age be reduced to 16?

SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE REDUCED TO 16? By Martha Smith, Eleanor Martin, Libby Roberts and Ayesha Rauf A third of the world’s population is under 18 yet they lack any representation and have no say in how their country is run. In 2009, the UK Youth Parliament debated the minimum voting age and whether Read More …