On Tuesday this week Carol and Julie from Mayfield came to school to spend some quality time with our pupils transitioning there in September. It was an ideal time to get to know each other a little better and ask any questions before the pupils visit this Thursday.
On Wednesday 5 of our…
Year 11 Preparing for their next steps – moving on to college.
Over the last week we have seen pupils visit their new colleges, Wigan & Leigh and ElmsBank in Bury. We received a very warm welcome at both venues. A big thank you to all the staff as we felt comfortable and really enjoyed our…
Today myself and Mr Flavell took some of our Year 11 pupils on their first college transition visit. The day started with a bus trip to sharpen thier independent travel skills. The pupils showed just how well they can use their Now cards and travel in a polite and considerate manner amongst the…
Last week the pupils asked if they could take a closer look at how the heart works. We decided to investigate the heart by performing a heart dissection using a lamb’s heart (ewwwwwww)! Although some of us found this activity a little squeamish it gave us all the opportunity to see the 4 main…
RoyalTea comes to Astley Park
The royals had a practice run ahead of the big day on Saturday. The caters were busy in the kitchen putting on a spread fit for a King. The lunch got the royal seal of approval.
Today the years 11 classes participated in an awesome archery session with the pupils definitely hitting the mark. In the afternoon we took the opportunity to work in mixed teams as we undertook an orienteering challenge across the school grounds which saw the groups collect a series of letters…
Creating Transformer costumes, taking part in quizzes, making and reading comic strips, making our very own set of Top Trumps cards and thanks to Mrs Hodgeon and Mrs Clegg, embracing the spirit of the day by using the Green Screen. Ms Iddon & Mr Massey Year 11 Tutors