Wigan Observer Education Awards

The Wigan Observer Education Awards celebrate primary and secondary school education across Wigan and Leigh and recognise the achievements that schools and students make on a daily basis. There are many awards including Secondary School of the Year, Inspirational...

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Ninja Warrior Experience for Young Designers!

Earlier this year, Year 7 and 8 students completed obstacle course design ideas for a brand new Ninja Warrior centre in Wigan. Gabriel and Ryan, both in 8L, were lucky enough to have their ideas recognised by the centre and were invited to attend the launch night. The...

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The Wizard of Oz

Just before the Christmas break some of our students were getting ready to wow audiences with their production of The Wizard of Oz and most of you will be familiar with the story of Dorothy Gale. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy is whisked away in her house...

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“The Line” Art work project

Several Year 8 students have worked together to produce a piece of Artwork that is now installed at the end of “The Line” in Standish. The Standish Mineral Line was originally a railway track used to transport minerals away from the mines. At the end of last year the...

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Online Safety Feb 28th 2019

We have been made aware of a new game on the internet called the Momo Challenge. The game can be accessed via several social media platforms and games sites where participants contact the character Momo and are then told to do a series of challenges, with the final...

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A HUGE Congratulations

Year 11 student Lucy (and our Deputy Head girl) has once again proved what an outstanding and talented young lady she is. Lucy has been nominated for and since won an award with NODA – The National Operative and Dramatic Association. She has won the title of ‘Best...

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Teenagers Outside Influences Event

The Edge in Wigan is hosting a fantastic event on Tuesday 12th February from 5.00pm - 7.30pm where parents can discuss the issues teenagers face in society today.   There will be a presentation from the Amy Winehouse Foundation and also various market stalls including...

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Rising Tennis Star

Rising tennis star Lily, has been competing for GB at the 12u European Winter Cup qualifying round in Austria. She played a key part in beating Slovenia, Switzerland and Bulgaria. The team now move-on to compete against Russia, France, Czech Republic, and Romania in...

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English Record Breakers! 35 Million Words Read

In September when Dr Grundy met his Y7 English class for the first time he didn’t realise that together they would become one of the best sets of readers Standish CHS had seen. By October half term 7L1 already had more than 12 millionaires (students that had read a...

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