Tabs Wins Again!

Tabs Ozard of 7T competed in a Level 4 competition this last weekend, at Altrincham Ice Rink, and came first!  She then took her Level 5 NISA (National) test and passed with flying colours.  We have been used to seeing Tabs achieve success with the Altrincham-based ‘Whizz Kids’ team, but this latest success…

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Dynamic Debating Duo

Beth and Jess Molyneux take second place nationwide in the ESU Mace Debating Competition.   Having made it through three rounds of this prestigious debating competition, and being declared North West Champions at the start of the month, Year 13 Students Beth and Jess Molyneux went on to represent Urmston…

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Careers Ambassadors

Yasmine Zaman, Sally Aspden, Harina Soni, Saira Holleran, Meredith Barrett-Kelly, Lily Callaghan (Year 11), Jack Hunter and Amir Dehghan (Year 10) volunteered to take up the role of a Careers Ambassador. Their responsibilities are varied and includes supporting Amy Marshall (CEIAG Co-ordinator) to help champion careers and to improve careers,…

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World Book Day 2018

  It wasn’t only snowstorms from Siberia which blew into school this week but our celebrations for World Book Day. We started with the hugely popular Golden Ticket Search in the Reading Room during Wednesday lunchtime when students competed to solve clues to find the elusive Golden Tickets. First to…

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Shelfies!

“Here’s a novel idea: have a look at the photos of teachers’ bookshelves here or in the cloisters, then try to decide which bookshelf belongs to which teacher. It’s multiple choice so look for clues!  Then see if you can work out who the mystery teacher is… Work with a partner or…

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Mrs Walker: Ambassador for Teaching

Our very own Mrs L. Walker (Languages teacher at Urmston Grammar)  is encouraging local people to find out more about careers within teaching.  She attended a Train to Teach roadshow when it visited Manchester Metroploitan University this weekend, Saturday February 3rd. She said: “I love being a teacher and I…

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Hairspray Dazzles and Sparkles

What a performance! Hairspray, the school’s first full musical production for 12 years, has been an absolute triumph – a triumph of talent and teamwork!  From backstage crew to set and costume designers, from musicians to choreographers, from lighting crew to the leading lights of actors, singers and dancers on…

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Tabs is a Whizz Kid, and a Champion!

Tabs Ozard of 7T is part of an ice skating team that have just become British champions!  Tabs’ Altrincham-based team, Whizz Kids, have won the Junior B category at the championships that were held at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham.  There were over 60 different teams, of varying levels, competing…

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Design a Book Themed Christmas Card

This Christmas the Library’s competition was to design a card inspired by a book. While some students opted for traditional classics like Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, our winners opted for more contemporary novels. Both first prize winner Julia Zhou 7T and second placed Evie Fitzsimmons 8S based their designs on…

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