SHS News 1/12/23


Dear Parents/Carers

We hope that you enjoy reading this week’s SHS News MP4 video edition 1/12/23 HERE

For hyperlinks, also available in PDF format: SHS News 1 December 2023

Kind regards,

Stretford High School

SUMMARY (for translation purposes)

This summary is about the latest happenings at SHS, as conveyed by Mrs Doward, the Headteacher, and other staff members. It covers updates on school operations, student activities, academic achievements, and upcoming events:-

  • School operational changes have been made to enhance movement and lunchtime provisions. Doors around Student Services and science areas have been designated as entry-only and exit-only, respectively. Students are also asked not to have food on the corridors.
  • Lunchtime clubs now allow students attending them to get served first. Club registers will reopen on December 11, offering students a chance to join a club in HT 3.
  • A book advent calendar has been created in the library, where a different student will get to open a book to keep every day.
  • Students are encouraged to join the Library creative writing club that will start from next week.
  • Stretford High School has received accreditations for providing quality careers education and being Disability Confident Committed.
  • Year 7 girls have shown impressive progress in football and netball, with notable performances against Flixton Girls and Altrincham College.
  • The use of Maths Journals has been introduced to strengthen the delivery of the math’s curriculum.
  • In the Nasheed club, students explored the Nasheed ‘Sakina’ by Native Deen and discussed what brings them peace and tranquility.
  • Year 7 students demonstrated river formation and changes to the Earth’s structure over time through models in their science classes.
  • Year 10 students participated in a climate change conference to explore solutions to manage climate change.
  • Key Stage 3 students will participate in the “Hour of Code” initiative to delve into the world of coding and computer science.
  • Year 10 GCSE Psychology Students used Hexagonal Thinking for collaborative learning.
  • A Christmas Jumper Day event is being organized by the Y7 Community Leaders on December 7 to raise funds for ‘Save the Children’.