Important Letter to Parents of Year 9 & 10 Students regarding School Closure

September 2018 Dear Parent I am sorry to have to contact you with news of further delays to our building work. Despite several consultations during the summer holidays and reassurances from the construction company Kier, it has become clear today that the main school building is not in a safe state to allow all students Read More …

Governors’ Meeting with Parents (Tuesday 6th February, 5:30pm)

Parents’ Forum letter to parents January 2018   Dear Parent   GOVERNORS’ MEETING WITH PARENTS TUESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2018, AT 5.30 PM, IN THE LIBRARY Our next Parents’ Forum meeting will be held on Tuesday, 6th February 2018 in the Main School Library.  The Governors’ Meeting with Parents is the occasion when we share our thoughts for Read More …

Year 9 Pathways: A Celebration of GCSE Art & Design work

A celebration of GCSE Art & Design work at Year 9 Pathways Evening   Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestA fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmasWhy summer shouldn’t be a time for body image Read More …

Pathway Choices for Year 9

Open Pathway Booklet 2018-20 E Bacc Pathway Booklet 2018   Dear parent, Students in year 9 have received their pathway booklet today; the booklet details the subject choices available in year 10 and 11, starting in September 2018.  The students have been placed onto one of two pathways.  The EBacc pathway asks students to choose Read More …

Academic Drop In is now up and running!

Academic Drop In is now up and running! Are you a parent or carer who is concerned with your child’s progress in school? Are you a pupil who feels you could benefit from extra help and guidance with school work?  If so, we are now running Academic Drop In sessions regularly every week, to help Read More …

Science Homework #4: Year 9

Science Homework:  Year 9  (Mrs Downing) How does an object gain gravitational potential energy? Name the different layers of the Earth. How is igneous rock formed?  Give two examples of igneous rock. What are the vertical columns in the periodic table called? Describe the process of photosynthesis. Use a word equation to help. Why does 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 …

Joe interviews Ms Gorse (Head Teacher) about Academisation

Academisation An interview with Ms. Gorse (Head Teacher) by Joe (Team:  Joe, Charlie, Katy, Emile, Tom, Jacob)   http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/03/Gorse_Interview_2.mp4     Latest School Report News T-Force – Community Fundraising ProjectFundraising for Ross SmithKier building work at Turton SchoolHolocaust Beacon AwardShould the voting age be reduced to 16?LGBT – Do we have equality Yet?EBacc Pathways at Read More …

Year 9 students taking part in the BBC’s School Report – Annual News Day!

Annual News Day with BBC School Reports Today a selection of year 9 students are participating in the “BBC News School Report” which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience. Articles and videos will start to be published from this afternoon onwards on our  LIVE PAGE! Read More …