On Tuesday the FE students enjoyed a seasonal Christmas lunch at The Game Cock carvery in Great Harwood. They were accompanied by all the staff who teach and support them. Everyone got in the festive spirit and had a wonderful afternoon.
On Thursday 30th November our WJEC Healthy Living and Fitness students were privileged to take part in a Stadium Tour of Turf Moor at Burnley FC. The students have been taking part in weekly sport sessions that are delivered by Burnley FC coaches as part of the Danny Ings Disability Sport Project. As a reward for all of their hard work during their lessons, more »
On Monday 27th November six of our College students attended a Tee Ball tournament at Sir Tom Finney Community High. The students participated in the competition against other SEN schools and colleges such as Hillside Specialist School, Cardinal Newman College, Mayfield Special School and Red March Special School. The students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and played through to the semi-finals! The sport was a completely more »
Students are now able to access our new Independent Living area, which was partly funded by the ASDAN Grants Programme. As part of their accreditation work, Mrs Heppleston’s Transition Challenge group have been working hard to furnish and equip the room. This will be an ongoing project which gives our students the opportunity to develop and practise independent life skills in a realisitc setting. more »
Class 3.4 recently participated in the Shakespeare Schools Festival where they played Romeo and Juliet at the Preston Charter Theatre on 5th of November. They performed in front of nearly 850 people! It was very exciting and some of them were nervous but all went well and they were so proud of what they achieved.
Exciting inclusive partnership continues with Broadfield Specialist School and Blackburn Youth Zone. Broadfield Specialist School and Blackburn Youth Zone have begun an exciting programme together, set to last for the whole school year. Students from Broadfield will be visiting the Youth Zone weekly, to take advantage of their equipment and facilities, and participate in sessions for subjects they wouldn’t otherwise get to do – more »
Our School Uniform For Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 is: Plain, dark coloured trousers or skirt. Navy blue jumper, cardigan or sweatshirt with school logo. Pale blue or white polo shirt with school logo. Plain, dark coloured footwear. Navy blue, black, grey or white socks. Optional – blue white gingham dress (Summer). P.E.Kit: Trainers/pumps. Plain white T Shirt Black shorts/Track suit for more »
During the autumn term Mrs Darwin, the PSHE coordinator, supported two FE students, Thomas Palmowski and John Foley, who took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz project. The aim of the project is to increase young people’s knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust; highlighting what can happen if prejudice and racism becomes acceptable. Along with Mark Winstone, Education Officer from the more »
4.2 have settled back into school really well and are all enjoying their new class. We are working on our gymnastics skills in P.E, balancing, ribbons and bouncing so far! In English we are looking at the Charles Dickens book, ‘A Christmas Carol’. So far we have watched the film, learnt about the different ghosts and learnt all about Scrooge. On Thursday 14th Oct more »
Students from Key Stage 3 worked with artists and historians to investigate what life was like for young people who were left ‘Home Alone’ during World War One, whilst their fathers and brothers went to war. The project was funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and culminated in an exhibition of our students work being featured in the Haworth Art Gallery Accrington as more »