Summer Learning – Years 7, 8 and 9

SUMMER LEARNING – YEARS 7, 8 AND 9 Summer is a time for rest and relaxation; it’s also a time for developing curiosity and having cultural experiences.  Most pupils do have a dip in their learning over the holidays, so take our summer challenge. We’ll be emailing you interesting articles and podcast links once a Read More …

F.A.O. Year 6 Parents – Year 6 Summer Transition & Learning

F.A.O. YEAR SIX PARENTS – YEAR SIX SUMMER TRANSITION Hello all.  Hopefully your children are now feeling really positive about starting with us in September, and that you also feel confident after our Year 6 Parent Transition Evening.  We are very excited about everyone starting with us after such a successful Animal Day, and Transition Read More …

Year 7 Curriculum Evening – Wednesday 10th October, 2018 (6pm-7pm)

Our Ref:  ABL/JH 20th September 2018   Dear Parents & Guardians, Our Year 7 pupils have really embraced the challenge of meeting Turton expectations, both in and out of the classroom, and it has been wonderful for us to start to get to know them as individuals.   We are really looking forward to taking them Read More …

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell. By Grace Higginson (Year 7)

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell. On the 16th November, I and a group of 25 fellow year 7 went on a trip to see the amazing, current children’s laureate author, Chris riddell. It was a great experience to meet this wonderful author and illustrator. Aged just 54, he has already achieved Read More …

Author Visit: Joshua Khan ( 20th October, 2016 )

 Author Visit:  Joshua Khan – “Shadow Magic” Author Joshua Khan was in Turton on Thursday afternoon entertaining year 7 with a talk about his new book Shadow Magic and the things that inspired him to write it. Books were on sale after the talk which he signed in between letting students take lots of selfies.  A Read More …

Joshua Khan – Author Event for Year 7

Joshua Khan Author Event for Year 7 (Thursday 20th October 2016) Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author Joshua Khan, on Thursday 20th October. As his latest fantasy adventure book ‘Shadow Magic’ ties in with the current year 7 English scheme of work, we are offering all year 7 students Read More …

English Showcase Success!

English Showcase Success!The English Department had such a lovely evening with our Year 7 & 8 pupils and parents last night.  Really hoping you all enjoyed it too!  We were showcasing the pupils’ fabulous work done both in class and at home, over the last four weeks.  Our year 7s were exploring the experience of Read More …