Great Expectations Part One - Thursday 30th November and Friday 1st December 2017.  Start time 7.00pm.

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"Join us for the first half of an epic journey through the greatest story ever told. The tale of Pip, Charles Dickens' mighty "Great Expectations" will straddle the two ends of this academic year. Part One of this two-part adaptation will be performed next week on Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December in the Main Hall at 7pm. (Please note the earlier than usual start time). Part Two will form our Trinity Term drama production in July 2018. Lose yourself in the interlocking destinies of some of the most celebrated characters in English Literature, brought to life by a huge and eclectic cast drawn from students in every year group in the school and with a record number of teaching staff mining their thespian talent! This promises to be a very special evening of live theatre."

General News

Bridgewater Hall Trip

On Saturday 11th November, the GCSE pupils headed for a night out in Manchester. A feast at Pizza Express put food in tummies and smiles on faces before we headed to the Bridgewater Hall for an evening’s entertainment and of course musical inspiration and analysis!

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National Skills Show

On Friday 17th November, a group of Year 11 students interested in Apprenticeships, were accompanied by Mr. Taylor and Miss. Sharples to the National Skills show at the NEC. Whilst it was a considerable minibus drive there and back it was an excellent event with a huge number of exhibitors covering a...

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Entrepreneurship Talk

Mr Taylor (Head of Careers) and Mrs. Walmsley (Head of Business Studies and Economics) took a group of 14 Year 12 Business and Economic A-level students to a Careers and Entrepreneurship event at Blackburn College as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. The students heard a number of talks from ...

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Town Act of Remembrance

On Sunday, 12th November, there was an excellent turn out for the Town Act of Remembrance held at Blackburn Cathedral. Just shy of 30 pupils and students across the full age range and three members of staff took part in the service and then paraded up to Corporation Park for the ceremony at the Memor...

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Act of Remembrance

The Senior School held a short Service this morning with Years 7-10 in the Main Hall and Years 11-13 in Big School.

At 11:00 a bell sounded and all pupils and students were asked to stand. The Head (Mr.Russell for Years 11-13) then read the well-known words “They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We wi...

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