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Stretford High School

Spring Term Newsletter 2010

Dear Parents/Carers
Firstly, may I thank all of you who gave so gen-
erously to our Haiti appeal which raised over
£500 for families who desperately need our help
because of the recent disaster. Renee Taylor Yr
8 (pictured), baked a cake to raise funds! I am
proud of how our students care for others in
need and how they donated quickly and without
hesitation.

Our Year 11 students and some of our Year 10


students have just had their results from early
Maths and English GCSE examinations taken in
November . I am pleased to inform you that
they are the best ever for a Year 11 group so want to make sure we get the balance of home
far! Taking the exam in November has boosted learning right and would really value your
students’ confidence and helped them improve feedback.
for the final exams in May and June 2010.
If you would like to be involved please contact
Never-the-less we all know that we still have to Ms. Logan on her email which is
work very hard for those final results and we vlo@shsclc.com.
have put together a wide range of help for
Year 11 students including additional revision Finally, on Wednesday 10th of February we
and booster classes. The focus now clearly will be hosting two consultation meetings to
shifts from coursework to the preparation for hear your views about the proposal to close
exams which start formally on May 21st. Par- Stretford High School and Lostock College and
ents/Carers should ensure that no holiday is create an academy on the Stretford site. The
booked during the exam period, which runs un- meetings will be at 5.15pm and 7pm. Please
til the end of June. do come along and join us.

As last year there will be no study leave for Yours sincerely,


Year 11 students. I remain confident that if
Year 11 continue to demonstrate the same posi- Mr. E J Malone
tive attitude to learning, then we will easily Headteacher
achieve our target. Year 11 students should al-
ways ask for help, attend revision classes and Important Calendar Dates this half term:
don’t put things off till the last minute. Feb 10th 5.15pm and 7pm
Parent Consultation
Feb 11th school closes at 2.35pm. For
I would like to ask for parents/carers help in Half Term
reviewing our school’s home learning policy. We Feb 22nd School reopens at 8.30am.

My sincere thanks to all students and parent/carers for their patience while
we were able to reopen school safely on January 11th because of the severe
weather conditions. Students and staff are now working hard
to catch up! E.J. Malone