Category Archives: News

Sister 4 Sisters

  We had speakers from Sisters 4 Sisters, a Preston Muslim women’s group, into school to discuss Islam with pupils. Year 8 are currently studying Islam as a unit of work in Religious Education. All Year 8 pupils had the … Read more

Race for Life – in memory of Mrs Astley

In order to remember a great friend, and colleague, Alex Astley, staff celebrated her life by raising funds for Race for Life at Sefton Park, Liverpool on Sunday 8th of July. The total raised so far is over £1,000 with … Read more


Manacto performed An Inspector Calls to a packed hall of Year 10 and Year 11 students in March. The performers really understood what Priestley was trying to achieve. They linked the characters to the social and historical background students had … Read more


HAY FESTIVAL 2018 It was a rainy one this year but what the Hay Festival lacked in sunshine it made up for with great speakers and ice cream! Eric Ngalle Charles, a poet and playwright who claimed asylum in Wales, … Read more

Lancashire Schools XC February 2018

Lancashire Schools XC – Witton Park- February 2018 Following several successes at the District XC a number of our athletes represented the District at the County event. This event was well attended with almost 100 runners in each race, conditions … Read more

OLSG Computing

On the 21st February our Year 10 Digital Leaders spent the morning training Our Lady and St Gerard’s Year 5/6 Computing Digital Leaders. The aim of which, was for our pupils to pass on their knowledge, skills and confidence so … Read more

STEM Activity Jan 2018

Leyland truck STEM challenge After taking part in the Leyland Truck trail competition last year, some Y7 pupils took part in a STEM challenge in school.  The challenge consisted of teams of pupils competing against each other to make their … Read more

Drexel Afternoon

Drexel Afternoon On Tuesday 6th March, Drexel House celebrated the Feast of St Katharine Drexel, our House Saint. It was a non-uniform day which started off with warm croissants and pains au chocolat being served in the hall where we … Read more

Milano Gym Competition

Milano Gym competition This North West gym competition was competed for at Walton le Dale High school on Saturday 27th January. Schools from Manchester, Liverpool and north as far as Morecambe participated in the full day’s competition with the top … Read more

South Ribble Trampoline Competition

South Ribble Trampoline Competition- Jump UK 16 of our pupils entered this competition and competed in different categories ranging from beginner to elite. We came away with 5 District medals; Yr10 & 11 Elite- Chloe Cattanach- 2nd Yr9 Intermediate- Lucy … Read more