In January we will be remembering “Holocaust Remembrance Day” which is officially on Saturday 27th January 2018. The worst act by human kind lasted nearly 12 years from 30 January 1933 – 8 May 1945. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Adolf Hitler‘s Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million more »
Early in the December the school remembered the “International Day for the Abolition of Slavery”. Classes did various activities to understand what slavery was in the past, along with understanding modern forms of slavery. Some classes looked at the UN Charter and the key people who fought to remove the slave trade and make people understand that slavery is both cruel and wrong. Besides more »
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.
What a way to end the term! Today we held a special assembly for all the staff and pupils to celebrate our students’ achievements. Prizes and certificates were awarded for those who had achieved the most points for their houses, the most inspirational students in each key stage and some were given Arts Award accreditations. We were lucky enough to be able to welcome more »
A big thank you to Express Gifts in Accrington who donated a small gift for each of our students. Express Gifts also sponsor our raffle and have nominated us as one of their designated charities this year. We are very grateful to all the staff and management at Express Gifts.
We have drawn our Christmas Raffle this morning with students taking turns to pick out the tickets. Thank you to everyone that has supported us in raising money for our school minibuses. Please click on the following link to see a list of all the prizewinners: Prizes Spreadsheet
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 »
On 16th November a group of ten students and three staff travelled on a three night residential trip to London and Windsor. Whilst on the trip the group had the opportunity to visit Windsor Castle and take an ‘open top’ bus tour of central London. Click on this link for more information: London November 2017