The next Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Tuesday 26 September between 5pm and 9pm 

Main School Open Day will be held on Saturday 7 October between 9.30am and 1.30pm

There is no need to book a place - just arrive on the day and allow enough time to look around!

 

 

General News

Professor Winston Lecture : Modifying Humans

Students from Years 12 and 13 attended a lecture by renowned researcher and broadcaster, Professor Robert Winston at King George's Hall, Blackburn on 16 November.

The Lecture was a fascinating look into how medical technology and improvements have influenced mankind; sometimes for better, sometimes for worse.

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Northern Schools Debating Competition

On 17th November, our 6th form linguists took part in the Northern Schools Debating Competition at Cheadle Hulme School.  We entered two teams: James Henaghan and Danyal Rashid for Spanish and Joe Ashworth and Hafsah Valli for French. 

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SongAMinute Simon Receives Special Recognition at Pride of Britain Awards

Old Blackburnian Simon McDermott collected the Special Recognition Award at the Pride of Britain ceremony on behalf of himself and his dad. Ted, on Monday 14 November.  

Known as the 'Songaminute Man', Ted, 80, suffers from Alzheimer's and he and his son were chosen to receive a special award for their Carpool Karaoke-style fundraising videos which collected more than a million views in a matter of weeks, raising more than £130,000.

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Joel Rothwell Shares The Stage

Old Blackburnian Joel Rothwell shared a stage with pop royalty when he appeared alongside Gary Barlow recently, performing at The Hidden Wounds charity concert in the Vulcan Experience aircraft hangar at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster.

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Music in Manchester

On Saturday 12th November, the GCSE and A Level Music Classes 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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