Archive for the News Category

March 25th, 2020

Oreo Updates

Attached is a photo from day 2 lock down. It is his first time off the lead in the park! He is living his best life!  

March 17th, 2020

Coronavirus Update 17 March 2020

Dear Parents/Carers First and foremost, thank you for your many, many emails last night and today. It was a difficult decision to make and I truly appreciate your understanding, support and even the challenge  to make sure that we continue to do our best for our children. Some updates: Work has been set on class charts for […]

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 12th, 2020

Great STEM event day

Yesterday we had the privilege of organising a Great STEM Event part of the British Science Week. We had almost 20 external professionals from STEM coming to our school to conduct challenges, activities, raise awareness and stimulate curiosity to our lovely kids. Some of the amazing things our kids got to experience were: Student Formula car Planetarium […]

March 9th, 2020

Manchester United mark International Women’s Day 2020

As part of Manchester United’s work to mark International Women’s Day 2020, they hosted an event for young people to hear from a range of women working at the club, with the experience designed to stimulate thinking about employability pathways and raise awareness of the diversity of roles in football. Alicia Lowry, Assistant Head of […]

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)

February 18th, 2020

Army Careers Day

Last half term The Army came into Stretford High School to deliver careers event to year 9 pupils. MU Foundation in partnership with the Army worked together to deliver Careers Event. Throughout the day pupils took part in several team building activities and the army staff gave pupils a full insight of careers in the […]

February 17th, 2020

Female Stretford High School pupils from Manchester United Foundation partnership took a train journey with a difference recently, as part of a STEM initiative with women who hold some of the rail industry’s top management positions. The career-focused event was hosted by Community Rail Lancashire in collaboration with the Foundation’s ‘Next Move’ employability and skills […]

February 17th, 2020

Disney Trip

This week I had the absolute pleasure of taking 34 of our students to Disneyland Paris. It was an absolute joy to watch our students grow and mature in such a small space of time. Our younger students became noticeably more independent as time went on. The year 10’s made the most of every second […]

February 3rd, 2020

A Q&A With Prime Minister Johnson

I had the absolute pleasure of escorting Meisa and Harry (Year 9) to 10 Downing Street yesterday. We were given a guided tour of the cabinet room, in which we took turns to have a seat on the Prime Minister’s chair. We sat in the White room where various world leaders have met Boris Johnson […]