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Dec
12

Christmas raffle 2016!

Get into the Christmas spirit with the annual Cloughwood Christmas raffle! With some fab prizes up for grabs, what’s not to love? A letter has gone home with the boys this evening giving more details about the raffle and prizes to be won. Tickets are priced at 20p a ticket or £1 a strip. The money raised goes towards […]

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Nov
25

Year 10 & 11 Mock Exams

Years 10 and 11 will begin a series of mock GCSE exams in the first two weeks of December. We encourage pupils to prepare as much as possible as these exams will be an indicator to success in the Summer Term. To view the exam timetable, please click here.

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Learning Outside the Classroom 17th November

Secondary school pupils will be taking part in educational visits as part of Learning Outside the Classroom on Thursday 17th November. Students will be visiting a variety of locations with their year groups, including the Imperial War Museum, Jodrell Bank and Trafford Park’s indoor cricket ground. The school day will begin and finish as normal at […]

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Oct
28

Farewell Annie!

Today we bid a fond farewell to Annie, our wonderful dinner lady who is retiring after 14 years of working at Cloughwood. Pupils presented a tearful Annie with flowers, gifts, personal cards and a handmade booklet of photos and well-wishes from everyone at the school after her final lunchtime shift. All Cloughwood students and staff will miss Annie dearly […]

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Oct
19

Under the hood of the computer

Year 7 and 8 pupils have had a busy start to the term in ICT. Lessons have been spent studying algorithms and investigating hardware and software. Whilst learning about computer algorithms and precise instructions, students undertook a navigation task whilst blindfolded – an activity which brought about a few errors! These ‘bugs’ in the system were […]

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Oct
14

Primary visit the Imperial War Museum North

Pupils from our Primary classes were treated to a grand day out at Manchester Imperial War Museum earlier this week. To embed their learning about World War II, pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 spent the day learning about the technologies of war with life-sized tanks and planes, about incidents such as air raids […]

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Oct
13

Don’t go breaking my heart

Science lessons have been getting technical this term, with Year 8 pupils learning about cells. During the lesson students dissected and examined lamb’s hearts and lungs to gain a hands on understanding of how organs can be used in transplants.

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Oct
07

Cloughwood are victorious!

The school football team have made Cloughwood history by securing an overall win in today’s cup tournament in Walton, Liverpool. The team played three group games, losing the first game 2-0 to Harmonize Academy but pulling it back with a 2-1 win against Newfield, with goals from J.C-Thompson and L. Wilson. The third match saw an epic […]

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