GCSE Art & Design: Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire

GCSE Art & Design: Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire ‘Sculpture Park’ – September 2018 I am writing with regards a proposed GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, as an introductory enhancement experience to the Year 10 GCSE Art & Design course for your son/daughter in September 2018. We are hoping to visit Read More …

(GCSE Art & Design) Conway Centre Visit – Photo Gallery

GCSE Art & Design residential visit to the Conway Centre in Anglesey (26-28 January, 2018) Thirty-five GCSE Art & Design students visited the Conway Centre, Anglesey, to participate in art, craft and design workshops across the weekend. Students worked with one of four artists on the theme of “East Meets West” and developed their ideas 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 …

Author event – Jenny McLachlan (Friday 5th May, 2017)

Dear Parent, Jenny McLachlan Author Event Friday 5th May 2017   We are excited to be hosting an event for popular author Jenny McLachlan, on Friday 5th May. The event will be held in the Arts Theatre from 10.00-11.10 and we are inviting girls from years 7 and 8 who we know are already fans, Read More …

Top children’s fantasy author Garth Nix to visit Turton School

Garth Nix Author Event – Thursday 30th March, 2017 Dear Parent, Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author, Garth Nix, on Thursday 30th March. Garth, who is over from Australia for less than a week, to promote his new book, is one of the best children’s fantasy writers in the Read More …

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February.   Dear Parent/Guardian,  Your child will be attending an event with multi award winning and bestselling author Juno Dawson on 8 February and will have the opportunity to buy personally signed and dedicated copies of her books. Should you wish your child to be able Read More …

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell. By Grace Higginson (Year 7)

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell.   On the 16th November, I and a group of 25 fellow year 7 went on a trip to see the amazing, current children’s laureate author, Chris riddell. It was a great experience to meet this wonderful author and illustrator. Aged just 54, he has Read More …

PHOTOS: GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London

GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London (21st-23rd October 2016) Our Art & Design students were absolutely fantastic and a real credit to the school… Whilst in London we visited: Tate Britain The Saatchi Gallery Tate Modern The National Gallery London Eye   Miss. L. Gray (Head of the Art Department)       Leadership LatestAccountability Read More …

Author Visit: Joshua Khan ( 20th October, 2016 )

  Author Visit:  Joshua Khan – “Shadow Magic”   Author Joshua Khan was in Turton on Thursday afternoon entertaining year 7 with a talk about his new book Shadow Magic and the things that inspired him to write it. Books were on sale after the talk which he signed in between letting students take lots Read More …

Meet Author Jacqueline Harvey

Meet Jacqueline Harvey Jacqueline Harvey, one of Australia’s most popular authors, will be meeting pupils from our feeder primary schools on Monday 17th Oct as part of her UK tour. If you’d like to know more about her and her books have a look at her website http://jacquelineharvey.com.au/  The event was originally being held at Turton but Read More …