A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell. By Grace Higginson (Year 7)

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell.   On the 16th November, I and a group of 25 fellow year 7 went on a trip to see the amazing, current children’s laureate author, Chris riddell. It was a great experience to meet this wonderful author and illustrator. Aged just 54, he has Read More …

Author Visit: Joshua Khan ( 20th October, 2016 )

  Author Visit:  Joshua Khan – “Shadow Magic”   Author Joshua Khan was in Turton on Thursday afternoon entertaining year 7 with a talk about his new book Shadow Magic and the things that inspired him to write it. Books were on sale after the talk which he signed in between letting students take lots Read More …

Joshua Khan – Author Event for Year 7

Joshua Khan Author Event for Year 7 (Thursday 20th October 2016)   Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author Joshua Khan, on Thursday 20th October. As his latest fantasy adventure book ‘Shadow Magic’ ties in with the current year 7 English scheme of work, we are offering all year Read More …

Reminder: Staff Training Day this Friday (School Closed)

Staff Training Day Just a reminder that school will be closed to students this Friday (7th October, 2016). Leadership LatestVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here!A heart-warming prefect application Parent Zone LatestConversations with young children about sex and relationshipsHow do I know which video games Read More …

English Showcase Success!

English Showcase Success! The English Department had such a lovely evening with our Year 7 & 8 pupils and parents last night.  Really hoping you all enjoyed it too!  We were showcasing the pupils’ fabulous work done both in class and at home, over the last four weeks.  Our year 7s were exploring the experience Read More …

Year 7 Summer Reading Challenge

Year 7 Summer Reading Challenge This summer we are encouraging year 7 students to keep up their reading and avoid the traditional slipping behind that takes place in the long holiday, with our summer reading challenge. Pupils have been given a postcard with details of the challenge but you can also download it here. The challenge Read More …

Passion and Commitment pays off for Year 7 student

Passion and commitment pays off for Year 7 Student UCLAN recently hosted the Central Lancashire League football presentations, in which year 7 student Billy Kirkman’s under 12s Sunday team, the ‘Ribble Wanderers’ won the 1st Division Central Lancashire League. In addition to this, his Saturday team, namely ‘Streets’, won the 1st division East Lancs (Accrington) Read More …

Faith and Ethics Trip (by Martha Smith & Libby Roberts)

Faith and Ethics Trip On Thursday 5th May T band (year 7) went on a trip to a Church, a Mandir and a Mosque (S band had beat us to it, attending on the previous Tuesday.)  First we went to the Mosque and saw the prayer hall, wash room and library. We learnt about the Read More …