Holy Cross is a Catholic High School established by the Catholic Community of the Chorley Deanery.
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Here at Holy Cross we have an extensive curriculum which is built around key stage 3 and key stage 4.
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Welcome Year 6!
Throughout the school year, we will be adding activities and resources to this page to give you a better idea of what life is like at Holy Cross, so keep checking back for updates.
On this page, you can expect to find many resources, including: virtual lessons to help give you an idea of what you will learn in your first year with us; messages from our staff and pupils; a Transition booklet full of activities from each curriculum area and handy guides and tips to help you to prepare for September.
We hope that you enjoy what we have here and that you will get involved. You can send your work and photos/videos to email@example.com. We will use these to make a fantastic display for when you start in September and we will share them on our school Twitter page.
We look forward to meeting you in September.
This guide contains all the information that you will need to support your child with their Transition to Holy Cross.
Download the Transition Guide for Parents
This booklet contains activities from every curriculum area at Holy Cross to give you a taste of the subjects you will study when you join us here.
Download the Transition Booklet for Pupils
It is our pleasure to welcome your child to Holy Cross Catholic High School’s English Department in September. To aid the seamless transition to KS3, your child will soon receive a copy of the novel Sky Hawk and accompanying materials which will support their first unit of learning in Year 7. We hope they enjoy reading the novel and completing the various activities provided. Please find attached a letter including more details about the Sky Hawk programme and an electronic resource to aid the reading of the novel.
Sky Hawk Letter
Sky Hawk Transition Booklet
Calling all Year 5 pupils! Miss Bentham has put together an exciting Harry Potter themed Graphic Design competition to give you a taste of what your Design and Technology lessons will be like at Holy Cross.
All details of the tasks and competition are included in the attached PowerPoint.
We look forward to seeing your entries! Good luck!
Harry Potter Design Technology PowerPoint
The science department are running a competition for Year 6 pupils to design your very own Mars Rover!
Watch Mrs Lucas’ virtual science lesson to find out more and to get involved.
Mrs Cull has recorded a virtual maths lesson on algebra for Year 6 pupils to give you a taste of what your maths lessons will be like at Holy Cross. We hope you give it a go and enjoy the lesson!
Watch Mrs Cull’s algebra lesson
Is your child heading to high school or already attends one? Do you stuggle to support them in Maths? If you answered yes to either of those questions why not enrol onto Moving to Year 7 Maths.
Year 4 and 5 pupils at our feeder primary schools were challenged to create an Easter Garden depicting the scene of the resurrection of Jesus. Here are some examples of the fantastic entries we received. A huge well done to everybody who entered!
The English department are currently running a Gothic Writing competition for year 6 pupils. The deadline for submission is Friday 23rd April to firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch our Gothic Writing lesson to learn more and take part: https://youtu.be/My_OGKFvAuU
Year 5 and 6 pupils were set a challenge to tell us about their favourite book and to design an original book cover for it. Here are just a few examples of the many excellent entries we received. We are so impressed with how creative the book cover designs are and it is great to see how passionate you are about your favourite books. Well done to everybody who entered!
Barnaby’s Five Reasons to Read Wonder
In the build up to Christmas, Mr Callander gave us an online lesson in making mince pies. Check out the video below to see what your Food Technology lessons will be like with us at Holy Cross.
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