Archive News 15/16

July 2016: Emilie loses locks for charity

SELFLESS student Emilie Brewster had her waist-length hair cut to make a wig for a child fighting cancer and raised £500. In front of the whole of Year 10 at Haslingden High School, the 15-year-old had her hair sectioned into four plaits before her mum Sarah Heys used scissors to […]

July 2016: Going for gold in Lancashire School Games

THREE students from Haslingden High School proved they were the best in Lancashire when they competed in a duathlon event. Ashlea Jolly, 13, competed in the individual competition at the Lancashire School Games while 14-year-olds Minnie Penwill and Sofia Riley took part in the team race. They had to run […]

July 2016: Musicians in fine tune at prestigious festival

YOUNG musicians from Haslingden High School joined just 11 wind bands from around the country at the Music for Youth National Festival. Students even returned early from holiday so that they could take part in the concert. The Wind Band performed Metrix, Cyclone and Africa Beat and delighted the music […]

July 2016: National competition beckons for Beth

SWIMMER Beth Hartwell only began open water swimming a couple of weeks ago and she has already won a place in a national competition in Sheffield. Twelve-year-old Beth, from Norden, is a Year 7 student at Haslingden High School and swims in the school team and also for Pioneer 79 […]