Report: Ofsted – Short Inspection of Turton School

    Dear Ms Gorse Short inspection of Turton School Following my visit to the school on 22 January 2019 with Vicky Atherton, Ofsted Inspector, and Kathleen Eccleston, Ofsted Inspector, I write on behalf of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills to report the inspection findings. The visit was the first Read More …

Holocaust Beacon Award

Holocaust Beacon AwardMP Visits Turton School to find out about the Holocaust Teaching Programme… Lecturer Tom Howard from University College London also came on the visit to show his support for the Beacon Award… Sixth formers – Danielle Jeffries and Jessie Blake talk about their experience of visiting Auschwitz… Mr. Tither being interviewed on teaching the Holocaust in schools… Team:Sansa Read More …

Should the voting age be reduced to 16?

SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE REDUCED TO 16?By Martha Smith, Eleanor Martin, Libby Roberts and Ayesha RaufA third of the world’s population is under 18 yet they lack any representation and have no say in how their country is run. In 2009, the UK Youth Parliament debated the minimum voting age and whether it should Read More …

LGBT – Do we have equality Yet?

LGBT – Do We Have Equality Yet?By Megan Heeks and Lexie HorrocksRecently, schools have been trying to fight homophobia in the classroom, but is this enough as more LGBT students are being discriminated against every year? We recently completed a survey in a classroom asking “do you think schools educate students enough about LGBT discrimination?” Read More …