Archive for the News Category

July 21st, 2021

September return dates and arrangements for our students

Dear Parents and Carers,   As we depart for the summer break, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful and restful holiday. I have detailed below the September return dates and arrangements for our students. Year 7: First day at Stretford High School will be on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th 2021.  […]

July 19th, 2021

Year 8 and Year 10 to learn from home on Tuesday 20th July & Wednesday 21st July.

Dear Parents/ Carers It has been an extremely trying year – for our children, for our staff and for you, our families. As I am sure you know, infection rates in Trafford are higher than they have ever been. We are feeling the impact of those high infection rates, as I am sure you are. […]

July 12th, 2021

This is England

This is England. This is England: Raheem Sterling, whose big sister would go with him to training and back every day, three buses each way, and never once complained. Raheem Sterling, who called the day he bought his mum a house ‘the best day of my life.’ This is England: Jordan Henderson, who spent most […]

July 5th, 2021

Year 9 to learn from home from tomorrow Tuesday 6th July 2021

5th July 2021 Dear Parents/ Carers It has been an extremely trying term – for our children, for our staff and for you, our families. Due to our geographical position amongst the wards with the highest infection rates in Trafford, we have suffered a lot of COVID related interruptions this half term. Thank you for […]

June 30th, 2021

The results have been counted… (Charity Outcome)

Dear Stretford, Thank you all for your patience and the work you did into researching which charity we would be supporting to help people impacted by the crisis in the Palestinian Territories and the State of Israel. The votes have been counted and while it was close, there was a clear preference for Medical Aid for […]

June 22nd, 2021

Windrush Day

Today, June 22nd marks Windrush Day. This new day, which began two years ago, is aimed at celebrating the Caribbean community and their contributions to British society. On June 22, 1949 – 71 years ago – several hundred people arrived from the Caribbean to live in Britain. After World War Two, Caribbean people who had served in […]

June 10th, 2021

Stretford High School Palestine Collection Update

Dear Parents, Carers and Pupils, I am writing to provide you with an update on funds collected by our pupils in aid of Palestine. With regard to recent events around our pupils’ engagement in fundraising for Palestinian beneficiaries, I would like to put on record that I unreservedly apologise for a decision I made to […]

June 7th, 2021

The British Red Cross – Charity Update

Dear Parents, Carers and Pupils, I want to give you a quick update to reassure you all that we are addressing the issue raised over the weekend regarding the school donation to The British Red Cross. First of all, as it was half term last week, the money has not yet been sent. I have […]

June 6th, 2021

Charity Appeal: Online Rumours

Dear Parents, Carers and Pupils of Stretford High School I am writing to clarify some rumours spreading on social media: that I have donated money raised by the school to 2 charities: ‘one supporting Palestine, the other supporting Israel’. that the money was raised for a specific named charity and this had been agreed by the school […]

June 5th, 2021

Face Masks

Dear Stretford I have had a message today from Public Health Trafford which explained that due to rising infection rates in Trafford,  masks are being reintroduced in secondary schools for all pupils and staff. Unless medically exempt, masks must be worn in all communal areas and can be worn in teaching spaces. We will continue […]