News

Parents into Languages

The final week of the half term saw the MFL department holding the first ever "Parents into Languages" event, for parents of Y7 pupils. Now that Y7 are settled into their best language after the taster sessions they did in the first full term here at SCHS, it was the...

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French Master Class

Last week we went to St John Rigby College to attend a French Master Class where we learnt how to refine our exam technique for our forthcoming GCSE exam. Our year 11 French class were fortunate to be given this opportunity to learn how to improve our reading and...

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Brick Project

A huge thank you to the students, parents and staff for their generous donations to the Brick Project Wigan. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year!

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ONATTI Theatre Company

On Monday 27th November, the MFL department welcomed the ONATTI theatre company into school to perform a short play. In the morning, some year 9 Spanish pupils enjoyed 'La Casa Encantada' and, in the afternoon, some French pupils from year 9 and 8 enjoyed 'Mes Chers...

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Presentation Evening

On the 16th November, the class of 2017 came together for the very last time. Presentation Evening at Standish Community High School always brings together, staff, governors, students and parents. This Thursday evening was...

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Once a Hero

We are really proud of Bessy in year 8 who entered a children's poetry competition organised by Wigan Libraries. Her poem, inspired by the war poetry she studied in English, was selected as the winning entry! 'Once a Hero' will be published in a booklet and she will...

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Día de los Muertos in MFL

This week has seen Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrated in the MFL department. Pupils have learnt about this important Mexican celebration, remembering loved ones no longer with us, and how very different it is to Halloween. Classes have seen a Mexican...

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Road Safety

The council road safety team have recently informed the school that the crossing patrol at the end of Kenyon Road has been regraded. In effect this means that from Tuesday 7th November 2017 the Lollipop Service can no longer be guaranteed at this location. We will be...

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