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 …

Science Homework #2: Year 8

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)   What type of reproduction needs males and females? Name three male reproductive organs and describe their role. Name three female reproductive organs and describe their role. Explain how a sperm cell is adapted for swimming. Where does fertilisation occur? What is the function of the a) placenta b) 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 …

Rocket Science at Turton

Rocket Science at Turton Pupils in the Year 8 science club have become space biologists by planting 100 rocket seeds that had spent several months on the International Space Station with Tim Peake, and returned to earth with Commander Scott Kelly on 2nd March. The pupils will be monitoring and recording the growth of these Read More …