Archive News 15/16

July 2016: Haslingden student heads Stateside for degree

MANY students find themselves moving a long way from home when they go to university but Georgina Lloyd will be travelling nearly 3,300 miles. The 18-year-old has finished her A levels in law, religious studies and business studies at Haslingden High School and will be leaving Rossendale on August 1 […]

June 2016: Sponsors sought to help trampoline appeal

WHEN two of the four trampolines at Haslingden High School were condemned, PE teacher Erika Wilson set about fundraising for replacements. And already she has secured £2,500 towards the nearly £7,000 required thanks to sponsorship offered after the school held its Sports’ Awards Evening. Mrs Wilson said: “We usually just […]

June 2016: Isabelle hopes to skate into Team GB

ICE dancer Isabelle Lord is hoping to win a place in GB development squad after finishing eighth in the British Ice Skating Championships. Twelve-year-old Isabelle, from Helmshore, is a Year 7 student at Haslingden High School, where she is given special dispensation to arrive late as she trains early in […]

June 2016: Scholar of the Year Daniel

A STUDENT at Haslingden High School has been awarded Scholar of the Year by mentoring scheme Villiers Park Educational Trust. Daniel Herterick, 15, started on the course in November and for the next four years he will meet every three weeks with his mentor. He said: “I was chosen to […]

June 2016: Wheelchair appeal to get Sam moving

AN APPEAL is being launched to get a student a special mountain trike wheelchair so he can be more independent. Sam Ainsworth is 15 and in September will be in his final GCSE year. Haslingden High School’s Learning Support Faculty has set a goal of raising £4,750 to buy the […]