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 …

Hand over of new dining room & the start of the new academic year

June 2018 Dear Parent First of all, I’d like to express my thanks to all parents for your support this year. In particular your patience and tolerance this term as we navigate our way around the new building works. The construction of a new dining room has inevitably created inconvenience around our lunchtime provision, and Read More …

Letter: Building work & reduction in kitchen facilities

April 2018   Dear Parents As you are probably aware, we have an extensive building project taking place on site this year.  The building work is funded and instructed by the Local Authority in order to create extra space for the increase in student numbers, which came into effect in September 2017. The building work Read More …

GCSE Media – Letter to Parents

Letter-to-Parents (Media) Leadership LatestMr Searle’s end of year messageThe Story of TurtonA whole school Trivium curriculum for Turton School: An entitlement to knowledge and learning for everyoneAccountability or ResponsibilityVision and Purpose 3 years onFlunk and subsequently thunk Parent Zone Latest Recent Posts Turton Parent Podcast: Episode 6 Latest Official Ofsted Report (March 2024) Revision: The 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 2018Thank you for support in encouraging your son/daughter to participate in our visit to the Conway Read More …

Christmas Letter to Parents (2017)

Dear Parent, As Christmas approaches, please find below the arrangements for the end of term, including details of buses which will or will not operate on the last day. Please note that the final day of term is Thursday 21st December 2017 and as Friday 5th January 2018 is a Staff Training Day, term will 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 …