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Adding up to success in maths

It hasn’t been a rollercoaster ride for the maths department at Holy Cross. The school enjoyed successful GCSE grades in August, with 75 per cent of students achieving Grade 4-9 (the equivalent of A*-C). The maths department has moved into …

 

Ofsted praise Holy Cross

Holy Cross has won praise from Ofsted inspectors after their recent successful inspection. The school was visited over one day in October and inspectors highlighted the ‘good quality of education.’ The reporting letter to Ivan Gaughan said that “since your …

 

Year 7 Guidance Evening

Y7 Guidance Evening took place on Tuesday 14th November. The purpose of the evening was to inform parents on the setting process and to give advice on how to help your child succeed in Y7 and beyond with a particular …

 

Ofsted Inspection Update

As you may be aware, we at Holy Cross underwent a one-day inspection by Ofsted on Tuesday 24 October 2017. This inspection was undertaken by two inspectors to check on the progress we have made since our last inspection in …

 

Celebrate reading at our book fair!

KS3 pupils will be able to browse the selection of books during Accelerated Reader library lessons, and all pupils are welcome during break and lunch times. WHEN: Monday 27 November – Friday 8 December WHERE: The Library There are over …

 

Amy is a radio star!

Holy Cross student Amy Wright is a radio star – and hopes this is the first step on the road to acting fame. Visually impaired Year Seven student Amy is currently appearing on a BBC Cbeebies Radio programme after being …

 

Class of 2017

Holy Cross’s ‘Class of 2017’ celebrated their successful GCSE results at their ‘Presentation of Certificates’ evening. The special guest was Gill Marsden, Managing Director of NIS Ltd, an award-winning Chorley company with Gill a prominent figure in the nuclear industry. …

 

Golfer James is flying high

The Fox family are flying high after winning the inaugural American Golf Championship in Mauritius. Ian and his son James only entered the national competition for a bit of fun but won the regional event at Malkins Bank Golf Club …

 

No red cards for students!

Holy Cross students are hoping not to show too many red cards after undertaking officiating courses. A group of boys and girls have trained as football referees under the Lancashire Football Association and can now be the person in the …

 

Students learn how to save a life

Holy Cross took part in the nation’s biggest mass CPR training event – Restart a Heart Day 2017. The school welcomed volunteers from North West Ambulance Service and other local care providers who gave up their own time to deliver …