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 …

(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 …

Making Charity Count

Making Charity CountHere at Turton we are always looking at fun ways to support and promote the amazing work of charities, encourage entrepreneurship and collaboration.Towards the end of last year Ms Robinson, Mr Bennett and a number of pupils organised a number of events aimed to do just this.Firstly we had the fantastic Mad Hatters Read More …

Celebrating GCSE Art & Design, GCSE Graphic Design

Celebrating GCSE Art & Design, GCSE Graphic DesignSome wonderful GCSE Art & Design and GCSE Graphic Design work on display from Thursday night’s Year 9 option evening…              

Turton Celebrates World Book Day

Celebrating World Book Day  ( by L. Gray / J. Sprawling )To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2016 Year 7 & 8 students were invited to consider how their favourite book could be represented in a simple jar. The project was a cross-curricular venture between our English and Art & Design Departments Read More …

Photo Gallery: Patrick Ness Visit

Author Patrick Ness Visits Turton School  Award winning author Patrick Ness visited Turton on Tuesday 10th November to talk with KS4 and 5 students about his books.His book “A Monster Calls” is being made into a feature film starring Liam Neeson, and he is currently involved with writing a new script for a Dr. Who spin-off Read More …