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American gold double for Lucy

Holy Cross student Lucy took her gymnastic skills to America and celebrated two gold medals. Lucy competed for Chorley Gymnastics Club in the USAIGC/IAGC World Championships in Florida. The 15-year-old secured a prestigious gold medal on the floor with a …

 

School badge in flowers

Five green-fingered students from Holy Cross have made the school badge in flowers. Year Eight’s Kyle , Ryan, Daniel, Ciaran and Rhys created the flowerbed at the school as part of their Life Skills project. “They did it all themselves,” …

 

Millionaires rewarded!

Holy Cross are celebrating 38 of their students becoming millionaires – in words. There are 20 in Year Seven, 12 in Year Eight and six in Year Nine who have all excelled on the Accelerated Reader Programme. Year Seven student …

 

Bookmark competition winner!

Here is Lauren in Year 9 with her fantastic winning design from the 2018 Design a Bookmark competition. A limited amount of these are now available in the library – come and get one whilst you can!!

 

Connor’s a record breaker

Student Connor is a millionaire and a record breaker. The Year Seven student is an avid reader and embarked on the Accelerated Reader Programme when he started his first year at Holy Cross. The record number of words read in …

 

DoE delight!

Holy Cross students have been putting their best feet forward as they look to boost their CVs. Fifty Year 10 students have been camping, navigating and walking in Ribchester as part of their Duke of Edinburgh bronze award. “The Duke …

 

Women in engineering

Holy Cross is encouraging more of their female students to get involved in engineering. There is a huge discrepancy between the number of men and women in engineering in the UK and many employers are trying to change the perceptions …

 

Joe is a shooting star

Holy Cross student Joe is a shooting star. The 14-year-old is a member of Blackburn Rifle and Pistol Club and has won a large number of medals – with hopes of making the Olympics. “My grandad is treasurer at Blackburn …

 

Measles Guidance from Lancashire County Council

The Public Health and Wellbeing department at Lancashire County Council are alerting schools and colleges in the area to an increase in cases of measles around the region. They have provided further advice and guidance to be passed on to …

 

Taylor’s 100 per cent record

Reliable Taylor has battled colds, flu and even tonsillitis but he has made it into school every day for the last nine years. Taylor, 16, is a pupil at Holy Cross and before that was at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary …