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Indoor Athletics Success

Holy Cross’s Year Seven boys were gold medal winners at the Chorley and District Indoor Athletics Competition. The Year Seven girls, along with the Year Eight boys and girls, both finished runners-up. Congratulations to all involved.

 

Year 7 Parents’ Evening – This Week

We would like to remind all parents of our year 7 pupils that Parents’ Evening for this year group is taking place this Thursday (1 February 2018) from 4pm to 6:30pm in the school hall. Time slots with each of …

 

Upcoming Event – Year 11 Guidance Evening

Parents of year 11 pupils are reminded that the year 11 Guidance Evening will take place from 6pm on Tuesday 6 February 2018 in the main school hall.

 

SVP group celebrates with rewards breakfast

The hard work of our SVP Group in serving others was recognised at a rewards breakfast this morning, where they were served pastries and juice by Headteacher, Mr Gaughan. We are very lucky to have a wonderful group of pupils …

 

It’s GOLD for PE department

Holy Cross’s PE department has been awarded the GOLD School Games Mark. The School Games Mark is a government-led scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the …

 

Computer Science GCSE Update

Ofqual announced on 8 January 2018 that non-exam assessment will not count to the final 9 to 1 grade in GCSE computer science in 2018 or 2019. It is, however, still an important part of the course and contributes to …

 

STEM students on the go!

Holy Cross students are moving quickly – in competitive electric go karts! The school is taking part in The Blair Project which is based in Wigan and is designed to inspire and engage young people to pursue careers in STEM …

 

Taekwondo Star

Holy Cross student Ella has a big year in 2018 as she could represent Great Britain at the Youth Olympics. Taekwondo star Ella, 15, took part in the biggest event of her career so far at the Paris Open Championships. …

 

Primary competition winner!

Miss Rushton visited St Chad’s Primary School yesterday afternoon with Keira in Year 8 to present a prize from the book competition held during open evening. Visiting pupils were asked to tell us about their favourite book to be in …

 

Festive dinners

Turkey and trimmings were the order of the day as pupils at Holy Cross enjoyed their Christmas lunch. Kitchen Manager Sherilee Coupe and her staff made over 700 festive dinners – with vegetarian and vegan options – over two days …