Health and Social Care Drop in Sessions

On Friday 13th December, the year 10 Health and Social Care pupils took part in organising and running staff drop-in sessions. The focus of the sessions was to work on communication skills as well as demonstrating respect, dignity and looking after the wellbeing of...

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Standish Ice Skating 2019

Many thanks to Mr I Barker for organising a great 'Ice Skating' trip in the build up to Christmas.  30 students took to the ice on Monday evening at Blackburn ice ring, there were a few falls and some who required the skating polar bear to help them get round but in...

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Mayflower Planting

On 5th October, at Standish library students from Standish Community High School took part in the Mayflower planting to commemorate 400 years since the sailing.  Myles Standish was there to oversee the celebration where many areas of the community came together...

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The Brick Appeal 2019

A Great Brick Thank You for your generosity and kind donations for our Christmas 2019 Brick Appeal. Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year to all of you.  

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Year 9 Imperial War Museum History Trip

On Wednesday 4th of December and Thursday 5th December students in year 9 attended a visit to the Imperial War Museum in Manchester. We started off the day with a short tour of the Museum looking at the WW II exhibitions and the other displays such as Women in War,...

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“Space Art” – St Wilfrid’s Year 5

Recently, a group of Year 5 students came up to Standish High School to produce some Art work on “Space”. They had been studying the work of Peter Thorpe at school and had an opportunity to work in small groups to produce some larger pieces to take back to St...

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GCSE Presentation Evening 2019

  Standish Community High School welcomed the return of 2019 leavers for an Evening of celebration on Thursday 14th November. Former students together with friends and family joined teachers and staff of the school to receive their GCSE certificates and awards....

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Academy musician hits the high notes!

Jamie has been playing the cello for 7 years. He says that it started with free lessons in year 4 from the Wigan Music Service where they had everyone play one of the instruments, either a cello, viola or violin. From this humble beginning he moved quickly into the...

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Promising start for Year 9 History Ambassadors!

Following their first meeting with the department, the new ambassadors have embarked on some local research, looking at the history of a range of places closely tied to the residents of nearby Lakeside Nursing & Residential Home. More information to follow as new...

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