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February 11th, 2019

Stretford High Year 11 pupil, Dania Besheesh, died on Friday 8th February 2019

Dear Parents & Carers, I am writing to share some very sad news with you. A Stretford High Year 11 pupil, Dania Besheesh, died on Friday 8th February 2019. Dania had been receiving treatment for Leukaemia since April 2018. Unfortunately, the treatment was not successful and she died on Friday. I spoke to Year 11 […]

February 11th, 2019

Debate Mate First Round Update

Last week a team of six fantastic students attended the first round of the Debate Mate league. We had four main debaters and two students who were timekeepers and helped immensely to prepare the team. After being “stuck in traffic” (really, we just couldn’t get out of the car park!) we arrived and prepared ourselves […]

February 8th, 2019

Your Trafford basketball team…

You may have heard about our Year 10/11 basketball heading to the Greater Manchester finals today. We took 12 of our finest young men down to the National Basketball Performance Centre to represent Trafford and, my goodness, they did! Winning all the games, bar 1, in the group stages put us through to the semi-finals. […]

February 6th, 2019

 Stretford Chronicle, issue 2

We are proud to present the January edition (better late than never!) of the Stretford Chronicle, written and produced entirely by our fantastic team of student reporters. They’ve all worked really hard on this issue and I’m very proud of them.   This issue is TWENTY PAGES LONG and contains loads of information about upcoming clubs and school events, as […]

February 5th, 2019

TikTok app Safeguarding Advice

TikTok is a video-sharing app. Users can upload and share short videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs or acting out comedy sketches, and add special effects. They can gain followers (‘fans’) and browse other people’s videos. Below is some advice for parents on safeguarding the app. TikTok-parent-factsheet-Safeguarding-Training-Centre-The-Key

February 1st, 2019

School Play Thursday February 14th 2019

‘All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.’ Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The animals rebel! Under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, they take over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of […]