Archive for the News Category

June 14th, 2017

Manchester University Open Day

As students begin to think about their futures we’d like to support their decision making by ensuring they have all the information they need to make a choice that’s right for them. The University of Manchester summer open days take place on 23rd and 24th June 2017. These provide ideal opportunity to take a look […]

June 12th, 2017

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund

Our wonderful students and staff raised an impressive £734.16 from an own clothes day held on the last day of the May half-term, and along with the school donating of all the proceeds from the car parking at the One Love Manchester Concert, that totals a whopping £1774.16 going to the We Love Manchester Emergency […]

May 26th, 2017

#TogetherTrafford vigil at Trafford Town Hall

Trafford’s partnership organisations are aware that people want to come together at this sad time and express their support or grief publically for the devastating event that occurred in Manchester on Monday evening. The vigil, for families, friends, staff, partners and all will be held on Monday 29 May at 4pm in the Sunken Gardens […]

May 26th, 2017

Cup Final Victory!

Stretford High School year 7 students, Kane and Damien, took part and won their cup final football match between Urmston and Wilmslow. Kane’s summary of the match: “The first half was dramatic, the opposite team Wilmslow scored a wonder goal from about 17 yards right into the bottom corner: 1 nil. The second goal came 10 […]

May 23rd, 2017

23/05/17 – Solidarity

Dear Friends I know that you will share our shock and sorrow following the event which took place last night at the MEN Arena.  At times such as these, we must pull together to support and care for each other. At 2.30 today, the school stood still for a one minute silence in solidarity with […]

May 15th, 2017

Rome is where the heart is.

The 9th annual Stretford High School Rome trip took place between 10th to 13th March this year. As usual we had managed to pull together an intrepid bunch of Year 7s who were up for a bit of adventure in Italy. The four staff for this year’s trip were Mr Hirst, Ms Howarth, Mr Cooke […]

May 15th, 2017

Education Question Time

There was an Education Question Time in the PEXA theatre on Friday evening. The local candidates in the upcoming General Election attended for the following parties: Labour, Lib Dem, UKIP, Christian Peoples’ Alliance and the Green party. Sadly, the Conservative candidate did not attend. We were also joined by the national head of the NUT […]

May 2nd, 2017

Why Choose Stretford High School

Please read the winning entry of the Headteacher’s Essay Competition on the subject of ‘Why choose Stretford High School’, written by Faheema in year 11. It forms the basis of a piece that will be in the Messenger newspaper’s Education supplement this week. Congratulations Faheema! Why Choose Stretford High School by Faheema (Year 11) As I […]

March 6th, 2017

Stretford High School Parents and Carers Think Tank 2017

Stretford High School Parents and Carers Think Tank 2017 Join us for an evening to discuss key topics that are impacting young people. Have the opportunity to listen to experts in their field, to ask questions and gain insight into some of the challenges that our students may face. The workshops are free for anyone […]

March 6th, 2017

Drop off/Pick up Pupils

It has come to our attention that parents are using the private car park at the Lancastrian office building on the corner of Great Stone Road and Talbot Road both in the morning and afternoon to drop off/pick up pupils.  The entrance to that car park is an extreme blind spot and the building owners […]