Archive for 2020

June 23rd, 2020

School Closed Fri 26th June and Mon 29th June 2020

Stretford High School will be closed to students on Fri 26th June and Mon 29th June 2020 due to as INSET days. That means no online learning, live lessons or on school provision on both days. Those that are currently attending school will return on Tues 30th June and those learning from home will start […]

June 22nd, 2020

Live lesson – Student Expectations

Get Ready > Complete the pre-reading for the live lesson if there is any > Sign in to your google classroom and mark yourself as ‘present’ for the live lesson > Open any assignments ready to work on them in the lesson Go Live > Click on the google meet link > Attend and actively […]

June 9th, 2020

Reopening schools – Trafford Council Letter

Dear Parents and Carers Over the last few weeks since the government announced its aspirations around extending the opening of schools, we have been working with schools to ensure they are structured to reflect the safety advice within local and government guidance documents. Understanding that schools have different requirements, we have been supporting them to […]

June 2nd, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers, Half term 6 begins on 3rd June. Pupils and parents told us that online lessons are most useful in helping our children to learn at home. Therefore, this half term, every subject will include online learning. For this reason, it is very important that your child follows the set timetable and logs into […]

May 23rd, 2020

1st of June Provision

Dear Parents/Carers I wrote to you last week to explain that Stretford High School was reviewing if and how we could deliver the Government’s ambition for Year 10 pupils to have some ‘face to face’ time with teachers from 1st June. I want to thank you for the responses from Year 10 parents & carers […]

May 16th, 2020

Years 7-10 – Update from the Headteacher

Dear Parents/Carers I am sure that you have been a little confused this week about conflicting messages about when schools will open to pupils again. I would like to offer you some reassurances and clarification regarding the Stretford High School position. Since closure, SHS has offered places for children of parents/carers of essential workers. A […]

May 15th, 2020

Year 11 – Next Steps!

Dear Year 11 parents/carers Your child’s teachers have been very busy collating your child’s progress to submit their GCSE grades to the exam boards. This data has now been submitted to school and, much like Santa Claus, we will be checking and checking again to make sure they are recommended for the grades they deserve. […]

May 11th, 2020

English Literature Resources

Dear Parent/Carer I hope you and your family are safe and well at home. I just wanted to update you on your child’s GCSE in English Literature. As you know,  all GCSE exams are cancelled this summer. This means Year 10 students will not be able to sit their exams in English Literature as planned. Initially, the Department for […]

May 1st, 2020

Update from the Headteacher

Dear Parents/Carers ‘Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May’ – William Shakespeare He was a wise man Shakespeare! We’ve certainly had some rough times of late and it is likely that the rough times will continue for some time yet. The wisdom I draw from Shakepeare’s words is that the winds may shake the […]

April 29th, 2020

SHS Parent Survey – How can we help?

Dear Parents/Carers During these difficult times, it is important to be there for each other. The link below will take you to a survey of 8 questions – the answers to these questions will help us to build a picture of who is in need and we can work out what we can do to help. […]