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

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.35

Dear Parent/Carer Saturday Clubs The term time Saturday club will be running once again this week for Year 5 and 6 students between 10am-12pm.  Please note that current Year 7 and 8 students can volunteer to help out as part of the service portion of their graduation programme.  Any student who is interested should speak to Mrs Burton. Harvest We … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.34

11 October  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Open Day I would like to thank you all for the support you gave to our Open Day last Saturday which proved to be a great success.  We received a number of positive comments regarding how smart the students looked and how courteous they were. Saturday Clubs Term time Saturday Clubs will be commencing this … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.33

4 October  2013 Dear Parent/Carer Open Day – Saturday, 5 October All students are required to help out at our Open Day tomorrow and are expected to arrive at school at 9.30am.  This is a reminder that all pupils should be in full school uniform.  The morning will conclude at 12.00pm. Harvest We are taking collections of tinned food to … Read More

Parent/Carer Newsletter No.32

26 September 2013 Dear Parent/Carer Harvest We are taking collections of tinned food to donate to the local Food Bank for Harvest this year.  They are particularly in need of tins of Tuna at this time.  Any donations of tinned food would be gratefully received. Music Lessons Please note that if your child has music lessons there will be a … Read More