Mrs Dickinson gives talk to BTEC Health & Social Care students

BTEC Health & Social care Mrs Dickinson was previously the head of the SENCO unit at Turton School. Within this role she looked after the pupils that have special needs. In her talk she discussed the various needs of people with special needs. During her visit we looked at the specialist facilities that are available Read More …

Army Engineers visit Turton – Rocket Cars!!!

Army Engineers visit Turton Two British Army Engineers came into school to do a workshop on Rocket Cars.  We watched a video and had a discussion on what sort of jobs and transportation we thought there are in the British Army.  We worked in the sports hall and were put into groups and given a Read More …

Art & Design Residential: Anglesey 2019

From Friday 25th – Sunday 27th January 2019 fifteen GCSE Art & Design students had another successful Art & Design residential weekend at the Conway Centre, Anglesey. Students worked with artist, Sarah Usher, on the theme “Urban Metropolis” to create large scale paper sculptures based on either the sprawling cityscape of London or the Tudor-style Read More …

Turton School designers beat off competition from across the North West

Congratulations to two of our students: Raechel (Year 11) and Grace (Year 9).   Both girls’ designs have been selected to appear on Transport Training Academy vehicles, following a competition delivered in school within the Art Department several months ago. Grace’s design has been awarded first prize, whilst Raechel’s was chosen in third place. Their 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 informed. With 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 through Read More …

GCSE Media – Letter to Parents

Letter-to-Parents (Media) Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestReality TV – not real and quite depressingHelping your child to manage anxietyTalking to your child about fake imagesParents are from earth, teens are from a galaxy far, far awayImmunisation: the Read More …

Turton School Annual Summer Design Technology Exhibition

Leadership LatestAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunkLearning BehaviourElection fever hits Turton School!Revision time is here! Parent Zone LatestReality TV – not real and quite depressingHelping your child to manage anxietyTalking to your child about fake imagesParents are from earth, teens are from a galaxy far, far awayImmunisation: the factsWhen family 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, or who are Read More …