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

Roaming In Rome

During the half-term break, the Art department ran a five-day trip to Rome, Italy. Mr Birtwistle led the trip, accompanied by Mr Braime and Miss Burton, who took 19 year 11, 12 and 13 students to the eternal city.

The trip was highly successful, as each day had a packed itinerary which covered all the most important elements of Rome’s Museums, Galleries, Architecture, Churches, general sightseeing and of course all of ancient Rome.

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Languages Enrichment For Year 11 Pupils

On Thursday 10 November Year 11 enjoyed a Languages Enrichment afternoon, listening to various speakers explaining the advantages of learning languages and how this skill is valued in the world of work. 

Pupils had the opportunity to listen to OB Ian Brown speak about his experiences in industry and how communication and understanding other cultures has proved essential; student Joe Carroll  from Manchester University described his course in Biology and French and Dr Birgit Smith from Lancaster Univ...

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Year 8 European Day

The annual event for Year 8 pupils started in the traditional way with a continental breakfast in Big School. Pupils very much enjoyed their pains au chocolat and proceeded to the Library Annexe where they listened to Old Blackburnian Paul Singh talk about his language learning experiences and their ...

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Quite A Show For Matthew!

Hard work and dedication paid off for Matthew Procter recently as he attained 2nd place in a hugely competitive class at the Horse of the Year Show.  

The 'Showing World' involves not only those who show their ponies for a hobby, but people who also produce them for a living.  Full credit to Matthew for achieving such a fantastic result - he is planning to join the Shetland Grand National Team next year and we wish him every success!

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Uganda 2017

Pictured is the group due to take part in the 2017 visit to Uganda, who recently got together for a walk in the Pendle Hill area.  Refreshments were kindly supplied by parents Mr and Mrs Wright.

More details to follow...........

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