Turton Parent Podcast – Episode 4

Turton Parent Podcast: Episode 4   Our first podcast of 2024! As we concentrate on ‘Internet Safety Day’ this week, we raise awareness about the use of online devices and social media for students (& parents). There is also some important information from the UK’s National Health Agency about the rise in measles cases going Read More …

National Measles Incident

Due to recent outbreaks of measles elsewhere in the UK, The UK Health Security Agency has advised that it is likely that we will see measles cases in Greater Manchester.   Measles is highly infectious and can cause serious health consequences. The MMR vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect from measles, mumps Read More …

Turton Parent Podcast: Episode 3

Turton Parent Podcast: Episode 3   Episode 3 of our Turton Parent podcast arrives a day before we break up for the winter holidays. In this recording we focus on future career pathways with our sixth form and our careers advice systems. Advice for parents and our mental health nurse talks about the many options Read More …

Proud Awards (December 2023)

Dear parents,   As we approach the Christmas break, we want to share some proud achievements and triumphs of our students. During term, all students have been working industriously settling into new year groups and getting to grips with new curriculum content, and we are delighted with the way that they have dealt with these Read More …

New School Bus Contract (Bus 925)

Further to a recent tender exercise by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council for school bus service provision, please see below details of the new bus operator contract that will commence on Monday 8th January 2024.     Bus Number: 925  New Bus Operator:  Vision Bus Route:  Darwen Vale HS – Tockholes – Belmont – Canon Read More …

Kenya Volunteering Trip Evening (Current Year 10/11)

Current Year 10/11: Kenya Volunteering Trip   A representative from African Adventures will be at Turton, Thursday 14th December 5.30pm to introduce to parents the July 2025 Kenya Volunteering Trip.   The following will be discussed:   Methods of fundraising to pay for trip   The 10 day itinerary.   Details of where students will Read More …

Christmas collection for our local Food Bank

We wanted to let you know that at Turton, we are again running our Christmas collection for our local Foodbank in Bolton.   Over the last few years, we have collected hundreds of meals to distribute to local families in crisis.   This Christmas with the rising cost of food prices there are many families Read More …