Archive for 2021

October 15th, 2021

Black History Month – Book Recomendations

To celebrate Black History Month at Stretford High School, several teachers and members of staff are recommending their favourite books by black writers! Mr Sztehlo recommends The Black God’s Drums by P Djeli Clark Mrs Midgely recommends The Colour Purple by Alice Walker Mr Hirst recommends My Legendary Girlfriend by Mike Gayle Ms Douglas recommends […]

October 1st, 2021

Opportunity to visit our school site

Dear Year 7 Parents/Carers, I am very aware that some of our Year 7 Parents/Carers have never had an opportunity to visit our school site and see your child’s home from home for 7 hours a day! Therefore, I would like to highlight the opportunities available to you this half term where you can come into school […]

September 29th, 2021

Covid Update: Public Health Trafford – New Advice for 5-15 yr old

Dear Parents/Carers, Trafford currently has the 3rd highest COVID rates across Greater Manchester. As a result, Public Health Trafford have amended their advice for young people (age 5-15) who are in a household where a positive case has been identified with a LFT or PCR test. Old advice: If someone in the household tests positive, young people aged 5-15 should […]

September 28th, 2021

Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA)

As you may be aware we are currently working towards a Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA). We’re here to serve you and your children and this award gives us a framework to ensure we do this to the best of our ability. What we’ve done so far: Held a parent forum to take your views […]

September 21st, 2021

PC Harrison

Dear Parents/Carers At SHS, we all work together to CARE – that is to: contribute to our Community build Aspirations build Resilience  provide excellent Education We know that we cannot do this in isolation and we are very grateful to the many professionals across Trafford who help us achieve our aim: the nursing service, social […]

September 20th, 2021

Information on COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year olds

Dear Parents/Carers, I must say that the start of this academic year has been a joy to behold: our pupils are back in school, in full uniform and in specialist classrooms. We are maintaining safety measures such as sanitising and good ventilation but we are embracing these as part of our new ‘normal’! Information on […]

July 21st, 2021

September return dates and arrangements for our students

Dear Parents and Carers,   As we depart for the summer break, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful and restful holiday. I have detailed below the September return dates and arrangements for our students. Year 7: First day at Stretford High School will be on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th 2021.  […]

July 19th, 2021

Year 8 and Year 10 to learn from home on Tuesday 20th July & Wednesday 21st July.

Dear Parents/ Carers It has been an extremely trying year – for our children, for our staff and for you, our families. As I am sure you know, infection rates in Trafford are higher than they have ever been. We are feeling the impact of those high infection rates, as I am sure you are. […]

July 12th, 2021

This is England

This is England. This is England: Raheem Sterling, whose big sister would go with him to training and back every day, three buses each way, and never once complained. Raheem Sterling, who called the day he bought his mum a house ‘the best day of my life.’ This is England: Jordan Henderson, who spent most […]

July 5th, 2021

Year 9 to learn from home from tomorrow Tuesday 6th July 2021

5th July 2021 Dear Parents/ Carers It has been an extremely trying term – for our children, for our staff and for you, our families. Due to our geographical position amongst the wards with the highest infection rates in Trafford, we have suffered a lot of COVID related interruptions this half term. Thank you for […]