Tour of new building work

Tour of new building work   There will be a tour of our new building work on Tuesday 6th November at 3.30pm involving parents and governors. If anyone would like to attend, please contact – shawj@turton.uk.com   Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time Read More …

Parent Governor Election – Nominations

19th September 2018   Dear Parent Governing Board of Turton School Parent Governor Election – Nominations   I am writing to let you know that we currently have two Parent Governor vacancies, to serve on the Governing Board. Becoming a governor is very rewarding and worthwhile experience. Effective governors do not need educational expertise but Read More …

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 …

Penalty notice fines for irregular attendance at school…

July 2018   Dear Parent We are writing to notify you about an important change in Bolton’s code of conduct regarding penalty notice fines for irregular attendance at school. From 1st September 2018, the criteria for issuing a penalty notice will be reduced and a fine will be considered where a pupil has had 10 Read More …

M.E.N. attack anniversary advice

Guidance for Parents and Carers – supporting Children and Young People during the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack This guidance provides information on how the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack may affect the emotional wellbeing of children and young people. It has been developed for parents and carers by NHS professionals with experience of supporting people 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 …

Exam re-sits on ParentPay (Sixth Form)

Exam re-sits on ParentPay (Sixth Form)   The link below is for Turton School’s Summer 2018 Exam Re-sits payments Shop on ParentPay. This facility allows you to enter and pay for the re-sits you want to sit in the next exam session – Summer 2018. The only method of payment for examination re-sit fees is online using a 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 …

Turton Community Sports Centre Appeal (Turton School Parents’ Association)

Turton Community Sports Centre Roof Appeal (Turton School Parents’ Association) Dear Sir/Madam Turton School is very proud to run a community sports centre which provides affordable and easy access to sports activities for local residents. Since taking over the running of the centre in 2012 the sports centre staff have worked hard to increase the Read More …