For recent events in or associated with school, staff and students – sports success, charities, results etc. Events that have recently taken place to publicise.

Students’ poems entered in national competition

POETRY penned by students from Year 7, 8 and 9 has been submitted to a national competition. Entitled ‘The Poetry Games’, the competition asked students to write about a subject that matters to them. English teacher Miss Marsland said: “Students have written poems about all manner of things.  For example, […]

Leadership course helps Laura improve confidence

A FIVE-day residential leadership course helped a student overcome her shyness and lack of confidence. Laura Doherty, 16, is in Year 11 and in her own time is undertaking her Duke of Edinburgh Award bronze award. Her English teacher Miss Furby put her forward to attend the Rotary Club leadership […]

Big Band

MUSICAL school Haslingden High is involved in two prestigious events this month. Firstly the school’s Big Band has been invited to perform at the Labour Party Conference bring held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester from Monday October 1. And just a week later, on Monday October 8, the school […]

Musical celebration of Scouting in Rossendale

A CENTURY of Scouting in Rossendale was celebrated at the Bacup Hub with a special concert. 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band along with our own Big Band and Valley Academy Choir played and sang in the concert on Friday 12 October. Head of Expressive Arts Mr Gibbs said: “I think it […]