Coffee and Chatter (Now Cancelled)

Coffee and Chatter *This event has now been closed due to a lack of interest* Do you remember the old days of meeting up with parents in the primary playground?  Talking over the highs and lows of the day?  Feeling like you knew what they were up to in their little days?    Well… we Read More …

Careers Programme

Dear parent,   Turton is striving hard to provide an adaptable and informative careers programme for our students which runs through all year groups but with a special emphasis on years where options are taken and of course for post Year 11/12/13 . One of the hardest parts of a careers programme is to pass Read More …

Parent Governor Election – Nominations

19th September 2018   Dear Parent Governing Board of Turton School Parent Governor Election – Nominations   I am writing to let you know that we currently have two Parent Governor vacancies, to serve on the Governing Board. Becoming a governor is very rewarding and worthwhile experience. Effective governors do not need educational expertise but Read More …

Recent updates to Snapchat (National Online Safety)

There have been some important recent updates on Snapchat so we have updated our guide for parents and carers accordingly. We would appreciate your support in sharing our ongoing #WakeUpWednesday updates with your whole school community. Please retweet our updated Snapchat guide for parents & carers here: https://twitter.com/natonlinesafety/status/1019547820741877760 If you wish to download the guide, please follow the link 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 …

M.E.N. attack anniversary advice

Guidance for Parents and Carers – supporting Children and Young People during the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack This guidance provides information on how the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Attack may affect the emotional wellbeing of children and young people. It has been developed for parents and carers by NHS professionals with experience of supporting people Read More …

Yubo app (formerly yellow) – Child Safety Concerns

Yubo app (formerly Yellow)Dear ParentI would like to draw your attention to an app which seems to be growing in popularity even with our youngest students called Yubo (formerly Yellow) which is described crudely as “Tinder for kids”.There are a number of disturbing stories around the use of this app and the fact that anyone 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 …