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 …

Bring a bag to school day (Thursday 10th May)

Bring a bag to school:  Thursday 10th May           Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestWhen should technology be used during exam season?How exercise can help raise your child’s self-esteemCan reality TV be a good Read More …

Fundraising for Ross Smith

Interview with Mrs Bali – Teachers are getting their running shoes on to raise funds for Ex-Student Ross Smith… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/bali_ross_interview_2.mp4 Team:  Leah Ridley, Lottie Keighley Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestWhen should technology be used during exam season?How Read More …

Kier building work at Turton School

BBC School Report 2018:  Kier building work at Turton School   Turton involved in major new building project…   http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Kier-Contstruction-Work.mp4 Team: Becca Cove-Burrell & Izzie Banks Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestWhen should technology be used during exam Read More …

Holocaust Beacon Award

Holocaust Beacon Award MP Visits Turton School to find out about the Holocaust Teaching Programme… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_Sir_David_Crausby_1.mp4   Lecturer Tom Howard from University College London also came on the visit to show his support for the Beacon Award… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_Haward.mp4   Sixth formers – Danielle Jeffries and Jessie Blake talk about their experience of visiting Auschwitz… http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Holocaust_SixthForm_Interview.mp4   Read More …

Should the voting age be reduced to 16?

SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE REDUCED TO 16? By Martha Smith, Eleanor Martin, Libby Roberts and Ayesha Rauf A third of the world’s population is under 18 yet they lack any representation and have no say in how their country is run. In 2009, the UK Youth Parliament debated the minimum voting age and whether Read More …

LGBT – Do we have equality Yet?

LGBT – Do We Have Equality Yet? By Megan Heeks and Lexie Horrocks Recently, schools have been trying to fight homophobia in the classroom, but is this enough as more LGBT students are being discriminated against every year? We recently completed a survey in a classroom asking “do you think schools educate students enough about Read More …

EBacc Pathways at Turton School

BBC School Report 2018:  EBACC Options at Turton School   Students and staff give their views on the new EBacc Pathways   http://www.turton.uk.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/03/Ebacc_Report_Final_1b.mp4 Team: Libby Hill, Daisy Mather, Ellie Deighan, Stacie Lok. Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestWhen Read More …

Holocaust education with UCL and the Beacon School Programme

  Special thanks to Sir David Crausby and Tom Howard (UCL) who visited Turton School for the first time today. It is particularly pleasing that both are recognising and showing their support for our work with the Beacon School programme for Holocaust education.   Turton runs a professional development programme for teachers that is research Read More …