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: 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

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.40

4 December  2013 Dear Parent/Carer School Closed I would like to remind you all that the school will be closed this Friday, 6 December. School Photographs Please note that all school photographs that were ordered and paid for were sent home on Monday.  If you haven’t received yours yet, please ask your child about this. ACS Biscuit Bake-off Competition Next … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.39

22 November  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Student Parliament The Student Parliament election took place on Monday.  All candidates and their teams put in a lot of effort and congratulations goes to the final eight students elected: Andrew Cutler, Lewis Roe (Year 8 Yellow), Charli Ramsbottom, Jordan Burns (Year 8 Red), Elliesha Berry, Gaby Boydell (Year 7 Yellow), Zara Pownell, Sydney Yates … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.38

15 November  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Children in Need Thank you for supporting the above fundraiser.  The pupils have managed to raise a total of £54.50 on their non-uniform day today. Parent Governor I am pleased to announce that following the voting for an additional parent governor at school Joanne Rochford has been elected to the post.  We look forward to … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.37

8 November  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Remembrance Day This Sunday, 10 November, is Remembrance Sunday.  A number of children will be representing the school on this occasion joining the Atherton Armistice march and placing a wreath at the Cenotaph.  Should you wish your child to take part, we shall be meeting at Formby Hall at 10.20am prompt in order to take … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.36

25 October  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Saturday Clubs Due to half term there will be no Saturday club for the next two weeks.  Clubs for students in Years 5 and 6 will commence again on Saturday, 9 November.  Please note that current Year 7 and 8 students can volunteer to help out as part of the service portion of their graduation … Read More