Archive for the Information Category

March 24th, 2020

Update on Year 11s…to work or not to work? …that is the question

Dear parent/guardian, I hope you are safe, healthy, and trying your best to adjust to all the changes going on in the world. I appreciate this may be a lengthy email, but I would encourage you to read it carefully as it has some important information regarding your child’s GCSEs.  Many of you will have […]

March 15th, 2020

COVID 19 update – School Closed to Pupils 16th March

Dear Parents/Carers You know that our most important priority at Stretford High School is the safety and well being of our community. Therefore, it is important that we take careful and considered action during this time when our community may be affected by the coronavirus. It is also important that you are kept up to […]

March 4th, 2020

What is ‘happiness’?

The ‘World Happiness Report’ is usually released in the springtime each year, and ranks 156 countries according to how happy people report themselves to be. The UK currently ranks 15th – so, could be better, but not too shabby! But what is happiness anyway? And where does it come from? Happiness Booklet

March 4th, 2020

Latest Updates on Coronavirus

Dear SHS Community I know this is a difficult and scary time for lots of people – children and adults alike. Everyone has lots of questions and rightly so.  There are 3 questions that seem to be the biggest concerns.  I hope the documents below will help with these questions. What are the risks to […]

March 2nd, 2020

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

Today, the Department for education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

January 24th, 2020

Ofsted Visit Outcome

Dear Friends,                                                                                                                              First and foremost, I would like to wish every member of our community – pupils, staff & parents/carers –a very happy New Year! Despite 2019 being a year of some sadness, it was also a successful year for our school and that is down to all of us working together to […]

December 2nd, 2019

Ofsted Inspection

The school has just been informed that we are to be inspected by Ofsted on 3rd and 4th of December. You can read the full letter from Ofsted and a guide for parents below. However, you’re views are important to Ofsted, and they are asking parents to complete the Ofsted Survey here: www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk   > […]

November 8th, 2019

The Bread and Butter Thing

The Bread and Butter Thing (TBBT) are a charity based in Manchester. They are trying to help people and families to get by. With support from the team at Gorse Hill Methodist Church, they are coming to your area. They provide weekly groceries at a fraction of the high street prices through our membership scheme. […]

October 30th, 2019

Whole-School Reading Competition

Dear Parent/Carer, Stretford High School is launching a whole-school reading competition to encourage reading for pleasure, resilience and reading outside of comfort zones. Participation in this competition is free for all pupils and will see students who take part, grow their vocabulary and increase their concentration skills. Furthermore, reading is a great source of wellbeing […]

October 29th, 2019

STEAM Club trip to Turkey

After a few years, international Stretford High is back in business and kicking off a brand new project with Erasmus – the European exchange programme. And what a start it was! For two years, SHS and five other European schools are striving to build amazing international connections whilst promoting our aims: to make STEAM literacy […]