Meet our Alumni: Colin Shackleton
Leaving Hipperholme Grammar School in the summer of 1968, Colin used his love of education to become a primary school teacher for nearly 40 decades.
Junior Schools Newsletter 7th December 2018
Head Teacher’s Foreword Dear Parents It has been a fun start to December in the Junior School with shows, assemblies and of course the Christmas Fayre.
What to expect when your child transfers to a new school
With the application to a new school often taking place well in advance of the next academic year, the long wait can often cause uncertainties about what to expect throughout the transferring process.
Senior Newsletter 30th Nov 2018
Issue 6 Headteacher’s Foreword Dear Parents, Last week saw one of our most important events in the school calendar, our annual Speech Night when all the successes, trips and events of the past year are celebrated in tremendous style at Bradford Cathedral.
Crowds gather at Bradford’s ‘hidden gem’ to celebrate our academic excellence
Over 100 parents, pupils and teachers gathered together at Bradford’s stunning ancient Cathedral to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our senior school pupils.
Junior School Newsletter 30th November
Head Teacher’s Foreword Dear Parents, Dear Parents, It has been wonderful to see so many of you in school this week, taking the time to meet with your child’s form teacher and getting up to speed with their progress. It was also a great opportunity for me to briefly catch up with you too.
Netball U13 Netball v Sowerby Bridge – Tuesday 13th November On Tuesday 13th November, the Under 13 netball team played Sowerby Bridge.
Book Club Invitation
On Wednesday 21st November, the school Book Club was lucky enough to be invited along to Halifax Central Library to meet two local, inspirational children’s authors.
Junior School Newsletter 22nd November 2018
Head Teachers Foreword Dear Parents, Our short week has been action packed with road safety training, special assemblies and open tours. On Tuesday, the Trojans presented an Anti-bullying Assembly complete with posters, play and information on cyberbullying. Form 1 were involved in Teddy takes a Tumble, an introduction to car safety, whilst Forms 2 and […]
Pupils perform ‘perfectly’ in global language competition
Our French and German language pupils from Year 7 through to Year 11 joined over 20,000 others from across the globe to take part in an online language competition run by Language Perfect.
Senior Newsletter 16th Nov 2018
Issue 5 Headteacher’s Foreword Dear Parents, On our return from the half-term holiday we enjoyed the treat of Years 5 & 6 performing in assembly, they sang Stand By Me accompanied by the hand – chimes and included a beautiful solo by James.
Junior School Newsletter 16th November 2018
Head Teacher’s Foreword Dear Parents, It has been a quiet but productive week in Key Stage 2 with all children trying their best in the exams. I’ve seen some wonderful activities taking place too – papyrus making in Year 6, owl artwork in Form 1 and the start of some Christmas rehearsals!
ISA North U16 Football Championships On Thursday 8th November a cohort of Year 10 and 11 boys traveled to Abbey Gate College in Chester to take part in the inaugural ISA North Football championships – competing against 12 other schools from across the region.
Here’s our top 10 tips to help pupils prepare for exams
With exam week fast approaching, the thought of sitting those all-important tests can be daunting and preparation can seem overwhelming for pupils.
‘Unbelievable’ trip for Lucas as pupil enjoys European work experience
It’s not often you get to go abroad for work experience – but that’s exactly what our pupil, Lucas Dance, did as he travelled to Germany.
Inter-House Cross Country
On Wednesday 7th November the entire Senior School took part in a very wet and windy Inter-House Cross Country event.
Junior School Newsletter 9th November 2018
Headteachers Foreword Dear Parents Welcome back to the second half of the Autumn Term. Everyone looked smart and orderly in their winter uniforms on Monday. There were only a few caps and hats missing when our uniform check took place so please help to keep our standards up and replace any missing items.