Archive for the News Category

March 20th, 2019

Stretford Chronicle Issue 2

We’re 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 well as […]

March 19th, 2019

No Borders, Just Horizons, Only Freedom

A group of year 7, 8 & 9 students visited the fantastic Yorkshire Sculpture Park last week. This was ran through the Welfare team and gave some of our students a fantastic opportunity to get into nature, appreciate art, reflect and work together. The students were a credit to Stretford High and their behaviour, attitude […]

March 8th, 2019

Letter to Schools Re. Incident 06.03.19

Dear Parents/ Carers, Please see the letter below that we are circulating on behalf of Superintendent Caroline Hemingway, Greater Manchester Police Trafford District As you are aware, two teenage boys have been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Yousef Makki that happened on the evening of Saturday 2 March in Hale Barnes. […]

March 7th, 2019

Year 7 trip to MUFC The Aon Training Complex

Twelve Year 7 pupils took a trip to MUFC The Aon Training Complex. They were apart of a football session ran by MUFC U18 Football Team. Pupils had much learning new skills and meeting MUFC U18 squad.

March 4th, 2019

London Drama Trip

The Drama department took 11 students on a visit to London last week. Our budding dramatists took backstage tours at The National Theatre and The Globe before spending an evening watching Les Misérables on the West End. The students were an absolute credit to the school and to themselves.

March 1st, 2019

Year 11 Basketball News

Our Year 11 basketball team played in their semi final game against Wellington tonight. They dominated from the start and really worked together as a team to beat the visitors by 40 points. A massive thank you to all the staff and students who stayed and supported them and to Otto and Mr Fielding for […]

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 […]