Parents’ Evenings: A New booking system (Guide)

Dear parents,   New Online Appointment Booking System for Parents’ Evenings   We would like to invite you to attend our parents’ evenings online.    This is an important evening, and provides you with an opportunity to discuss your child’s learning and their next steps.   The school has decided to invest in a new Read More …

Bolton Encompass

July 2018   Dear Parent Re: Bolton Encompass Our school has been given the opportunity to take part in a new project that will run in partnership with Bolton Safeguarding Board and Greater Manchester Police. The project, Bolton Encompass, has been designed to provide early reporting to schools of any domestic abuse incidents that occur 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 …

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 …

Year 9 options for 2017/2018 (A letter for year 8 parents)

Year 9 options for 2017/2018 (A letter for year 8 parents)Dear parents,Over the past few years the expectations of student attainment at GCSE level has increased, following government led initiatives.   To support and prepare our students Turton staff have increased the expectations for our key stage 3 students.  During lessons students have been working hard and Read More …

Turton School to become an Academy ( Please read )

AcademisationDespite last week’s TUC article in the Bolton News, Turton’s governing board actually only voted on whether to academise or not on Monday.  The vote was overwhelmingly in favour of academisation and there are very good reasons for this. Turton’s aim is to maintain its strong position as a community school that serves the local area, Read More …