Archive for the News Category

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 13th, 2019

Man United Flag Bearers

Some of our students took the amazing opportunity to go on to the pitch before Manchester United’s game last night and hold that flag firmly in the centre circle for all of the world to see on television. They ended up being drafted in to play because of the current state of Manchester United! The […]

December 11th, 2019

Year 7 Christmas Party

Prior to the Christmas break, MU Foundation hosted a Christmas celebration for Year 7 pupils. This involved enjoyed food, refreshments, music and party games in the largest hospitality suite at Old Trafford. Michael Carrick was at attendance celebrating with the Year 7 pupils. Each pupil in attendance received a fresh pair of trainers or football […]

November 15th, 2019

Partner Primary School Girl’s Football Tournament

13th November Stretford High school hosted primary school Girls football tournament. 7 partner primary schools were involved with over 55 participants from involved. Supporting the Football Tournament were 4 junior leaders from SHS Year 9. They did a fantastic job at officiating the tournament and leading in every way. The winners of the tournament were […]

November 12th, 2019

Player Activation Day

On 21st October Year 8 students took part in a surprising player activation day at Old Trafford. Students took part in fun activities with 7 of Manchester United first team football players. Players such as Angel Gomes, Fred, , Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo.

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 […]

July 17th, 2019

Letter from Mrs N Doward – End of Academic Year 2018-19

16th July 2019 Dear Friends, Once again, I would like to thank you all for your support and generosity this academic year. We have had a wonderful year and achieved so much as a school community. As you know, here at Stretford High, we are driving our mission for all pupils to ASPIRE – Achieve […]

July 5th, 2019

Big Bang NW Trip

Some of our Year 9/10 HAPs were taken to Liverpool to participate in the Big Bang NW, where numerous different companies and universities delivered STEM related activities. As seen by numerous smiles in the photos below it was a fantastic experience. On to next year where we hope to take a lot more students!

July 4th, 2019

This Is Book Love

On Tuesday 2nd July we had a visit from Samantha Williams of This Is Book Love https://www.thisisbooklove.com/. She worked with several of our students from year 7, 8 and 10 to explore cultural identity within literature. Our library was alive with music and colour from all over the world and Samantha sang the praises of […]

June 28th, 2019

Best Secondary School Newspaper 2018-2019!

Earlier this month, we entered the Stretford Chronicle into the FirstNews School Newspaper of the Year Awards. I’m excited to announce that the Chronicle has WON!!!! in the category of Best Secondary School Newspaper 2018-2019!   We faced stiff competition, but ultimately the FirstNews team decided that the Stretford Chronicle and our student reporters demonstrated all of the journalistic […]