Information for Parents of Year 10 & 12 Students

Dear parents of year 10 & 12 students, I wanted to send one more email ahead of our sessions in school, beginning next week; to re-assure you that we are well prepared and looking forward to seeing some students face-to-face. I also want to make sure that we work together to ensure the safety of Read More …

Services for pupils experiencing difficulties with their mental health (Updated)

Helplines and services available Mental health Yesterday, Andy Burnham, and the new Partnership Chair, Sir Richard Leese announced a new programme of digital services and online support for mental health in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Mental health services are facing new challenges and coming under additional pressure as they try to support those already Read More …

KS4 Induction Evening: Wednesday 11th September, 5pm – 5.45pm

Dear Parent Key Stage 4 Induction Evening: Wednesday 11th September 5pm – 5.45pm, in the Arts Theatre We would like to invite parents to a Key Stage 4 Induction Evening on Wednesday 11th September 5pm – 5.45 pm, in the Arts Theatre. Year 10 is such an important year in high school and we would Read More …

Urban Outreach – Free packed lunches to all children who would normally receive free school meals…

Urban Outreach – Free packed lunches to all children who would normally receive free school meals… Please find attached details of the summer lunches project, through Urban Outreach. Bolton Lunches is in its sixth year and provides free packed lunches to all children in full time education who would normally receive free school meals. Urban Read More …

A Letter to Parents: Start dates for September 2019

Our Ref: CEB/JH May 2019 Dear Parent, The summer term is a time when we start to plan ahead for September and the new school year.  You may remember that last September we were forced to create a staggered start to the school year due to building works. While we do not wish to replicate 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 …

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 …

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 …