Coffee and Chatter

Coffee and Chatter 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 can’t quite replicate that with fully-fledged-teenagers, but we thought it might be 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 …

Important Letter to Parents of Year 9 & 10 Students regarding School Closure

September 2018 Dear Parent I am sorry to have to contact you with news of further delays to our building work. Despite several consultations during the summer holidays and reassurances from the construction company Kier, it has become clear today that the main school building is not in a safe state to allow all students 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 …

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 …