From the Schools Archives
15th Sep St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy head teacher Louisa Morris has described the last 12 months as ‘outstanding’ and the latest set of GCSE results as ‘brilliant’.  She said the percentage of pupils attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in English and maths had again been maintained, despite major changes […]
15th Jul Longdendale High School in Hollingworth have become the first secondary school in Tameside to lead a newly formed multi-academy trust. The AspirePlus Educational Trust, led by Matthew Bowler, has formally opened with its lead school and the newly named Rayner Stephens High School as members. Rayner Stephens (formerly Astley Sports College) is in Dukinfield, whilst […]
5th Jul Children from Glossop have taken gifts to young victims of the Ariana Grande concert attack recovering in hospital. Year 6 pupils from the Federation of All Saints and St Margaret Primary School took 54 bags of sweets to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. They also delivered a £115 donation to the charity office. Federation services assistant […]
15th Apr Students from Glossop’s St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy have been walking in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest innovators. Twenty-three Year 10 pupils spent a day at Cambridge University’s Centre for Family Research. As part of an experience they will never forget there was a lecture on the university’s history and some […]
7th Apr Pupils from Dinting Church of England Primary have been enjoying the great outdoors even more since the arrival of a new mud kitchen. The hand-built kitchen, which has been in the playground of the Dinting Vale school since last week, was kindly donated by the parents of four-year-old pupil Rosie Power. Complete with many real […]
4th Apr A corner of a classroom with a few shelves of books has been turned into one of most popular places in a Hadfield school. Children can still read books in the purple curtained alcove (pictured above) at St Charles Catholic Primary. But the little library in the room where Year 6 are taught, is also […]
4th Apr Future space engineers from Glossop’s St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy could one day be playing their part in inter-planetary travel. The all-star team’s win at the regional heats of the national Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Space Challenge at Preston iSTEM College powered the academy through to finals of The Big Bang Fair at the […]
1st Mar Parents across Derbyshire are due to hear about their child’s secondary school place today (Wednesday) – and for the majority of families it’s good news. Derbyshire County Council will make offers of places to 7,823 children across the county. Of those parents who applied by the closing date, 95.5 per cent are due to be offered their first […]
21st Feb An emotive film and learning package has been launched in schools across Derbyshire this week to highlight the dangers of online grooming. Kayleigh’s Love Story is a film that was produced last year about a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Kayleigh Haywood, who was groomed online by a stranger in Leicester and subsequently raped and murdered in November […]
15th Feb Dinting C of E Primary School is the latest site in Glossopdale with its own defibrillator. If Glossop Specialist Community Paramedic Val Cochrane has her way, it won’t be the last too. She is working with county councillor Damien Greenhalgh to get more heart start machines installed throughout Glossopdale. They are particularly keen to see […]