Parent/Carer Newsletter No.52

11 July 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Waterstones Trip Prize winning students are to visit Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester to purchase prizes on Monday, 14 July.  They will leave school at 10am and return at 12pm.  Parents of prize winners will be informed Sports Day Our school sports day will be held on Monday, 14 July from 1.45pm.  Please note the afternoon could … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.51

27 June 2014 Dear Parent/Carer There are a number of events and dates I would like to make you aware of as we commence the last few weeks of school: Inset Day – School Closed Please note that there is a staff Inset Day on Friday, 4 July therefore all students will have the day off Knock Residential Any Year … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.49

4 April 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Knock Residential Year 8 will be going on their residential to the Knock Centre in Cumbria Wednesday 14 – Friday 16 May.  Students taking part in this event should have received a kit list.  Final payments for Year 8 are due by 30 April.  Also a reminder to all Year 7 parents to send in … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.48

28 March 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Knock Residential Please note that letters will be sent out next week to all students taking part in the Year 8 Knock Residential in Cumbria in May giving kit list details.  Final payments for Year 8 are due by 30 April.  Also a reminder to all Year 7 parents to send in reply slips and … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.47

21 March 2014 Dear Parent/Carer NUT Strike – SCHOOL OPEN Please note there is an NUT strike next Wednesday, 26 March.  ACS will remain OPEN as usual. Celebration Assembly Please note there is not celebration assembly today. School uniform Please make sure that all your child’s clothing is clearly labelled with their name.  We have a growing number of items … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.46

14 March 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Homework We thank you for your continued support in checking your child’s planner to ensure homework is completed.   You can view an article concerning the positive effect of homework on children’s education via our website using the following link: http://athertoncommunityschool.com/homework/ or alternatively you can read about this on our Facebook page. School uniform Please make … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.45

14 February 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Parent Coffee Morning Please note there will be a parent drop-in coffee morning on Friday, 7 March from 10.00-11.00am. Department for Education Filming We would like to inform you that the Department for Education will be filming in school between Monday, 24 and Wednesday, 26 February.  If you are not happy for your child to … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.44

30 January 2014 Dear Parent/Carer Parent/Carer Drop-In Evening Following the Year 7 parents’ evening last term and a planned parents’ evening in May for Year 8, we would like to offer you the opportunity to meet the staff that teach your child and discuss their current progress and effort in class.   This will be in the form of a parent … Read More

School News – Issue 4

The official newsletter of ACS covering events during the Autumn Term 2013 Download Issue 4 here

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.41

12 December  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Request from the English Department Atherton Community School is taking part in a reading competition for local secondary schools called “The Big Book Quiz”.  This will be the first time it has run in our area but has been hugely enjoyable in other areas, just like a sports tournament but for reading.  Participants will be … Read More