Recent updates to Snapchat (National Online Safety)

There have been some important recent updates on Snapchat so we have updated our guide for parents and carers accordingly. We would appreciate your support in sharing our ongoing #WakeUpWednesday updates with your whole school community. Please retweet our updated Snapchat guide for parents & carers here: https://twitter.com/natonlinesafety/status/1019547820741877760 If you wish to download the guide, please follow the link Read More …

Yubo app (formerly yellow) – Child Safety Concerns

Yubo app (formerly Yellow) Dear Parent I would like to draw your attention to an app which seems to be growing in popularity even with our youngest students called Yubo (formerly Yellow) which is described crudely as “Tinder for kids”. There are a number of disturbing stories around the use of this app and the Read More …

Art Enrichment visit to the Conway Centre in Anglesey (Fri 26th – Sun 28th Jan, 2018)

The Art & Design Department are taking 36 students (Year 10 & 11) to the Conway Centre in Anglesey, Friday 26th – Sunday 28th January 2018.   Raising Attainment in GCSE Art & Design: Visit to the Conway Centre – January 2018 Thank you for support in encouraging your son/daughter to participate in our visit Read More …

Christmas Letter to Parents (2017)

Dear Parent, As Christmas approaches, please find below the arrangements for the end of term, including details of buses which will or will not operate on the last day. Please note that the final day of term is Thursday 21st December 2017 and as Friday 5th January 2018 is a Staff Training Day, term will Read More …

Year 9 Options Letter to Parents

Year 9 Options Letter to Parents       Download PDF Year 9 Options Letter (2017)                   Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestHow to talk to your child about gender Read More …