Category Archives: News

Drexel Feast Day

On Friday 6th March, Drexel House celebrated the Feast of St Katharine Drexel, our House Saint. The day started in the hall with a Jacob’s Join breakfast . During period 5, Years 7-10 all met in the hall for a … Read more

Refugee work in the Parish

This Lent our school has been working with St Mary’s Parish to begin raising money to house a Syrian refugee family in Bamber Bridge. So far, our community has seen many parish coffee mornings and a sold out gig from … Read more

World Book Day fun!

On Thursday 5th March, students were surprised to find famous fictional characters had replaced their teachers for the day, as staff took part in World Book Day. The day was to celebrate books and reading, and is marked in over … Read more

Ash Wednesday

“The ashes mean I’m a sinner, the shape of the cross means I have a saviour” – Fr Mike Schmitz. On Ash Wednesday, our whole school marked the beginning of Lent with a prayerful service at St Mary’s church. Our … Read more

Young Enterprise

Six weeks ago, a very enthusiastic group of Year 9 and 10 pupils turned up at Miss Hall’s classroom, eager to hear more about the Young Enterprise scheme. What was it? How could it help them? The mission of this … Read more

Candle Conference

Academic conferences, ‘Candle’ run by Dr Peter Vardy, are designed to help young people fulfil their potential by thinking deeply and well. In February, fifteen Year 10 students took advantage of their most recent event in Manchester in February. We … Read more

Brownedge St Mary’s own Garden of Eden

Staff and pupils at school have decided to resurrect the school garden that had sadly lapsed. To kick start the project Mr Robson received 200 trees from The Woodland Trust School and every student in Year 7 with the support … Read more

Year 8 Passover Meal

In RE Year 8 have been experiencing a taste of Passover in their learning about Judaism and the Mosaic covenant. Year 11 have also had the opportunity to taste the charoset, matzot and salt water as they explored festivals, completing … Read more

Lenten Challenge – 40 Acts of Generosity

As we journeyed through Lent, our school challenged ourselves to make one act of generosity each day. At the end of every day, when each form had completed their acts of kindness, reconciliation and friendship, they were invited to place … Read more

What`s your story?

During National Storytelling week, beginning on 1st February, the whole school engaged in numerous activities to encourage pupils to consider “Stories belong to everyone…what’s your story? What will you be telling and where will you be telling it?” Form time … Read more