GCSE Results – Congratulations Year 11!

GCSE results day is always one of the best days of the year as it allows us to celebrate the successes of our outstanding young people.  This year is no exception. Our current year 11 are a credit to themselves and the school; those who have closely followed their journey across the year will know…

Year 11 Challenge

Dear Year 11   Yes, you are Year 11 even though some of you don’t want to admit it!   I wanted to leave you with a message to think about over the summer holidays. I want you to think about results day next year. When you open that envelope, what grades will make you…

7 Weeks of Cultural Capital

7 weeks of Cultural Capital #summerculturePHS   In the first week of summer: Watch a TED talk that interests you https://www.ted.com/#/ Read BBC News or a newspaper – identify 10 intellectual words, learn them and their definitions.   In the second week of summer: Watch an old black and white film and consider the difference…

Penketh Pages – July 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we reach the end of another exciting and rewarding year at Penketh High School we look back positively on the further improvements that have been made across the school this year. In September we introduced a wide ranging enrichment programme across the school, offering pupils the opportunity to immerse themselves…

Dinosaur Day cake and coffee morning

This morning our coffee morning/cake sale in memory of the life of Cameron Mathieson was a massive success! All monies raised will help support the charity contact a family. We had amazing cakes to sell – cherry bakewell cupcakes ,chocolate orange cupcakes,Brownies cookies and many more tasty treats. Also a dinosaur cake donated by a friend of the school and 2…

Information Evenings

Parents Information evening Thursday 7th November Thanks for your attendance last night and braving the weather. I have summarised the evening and messages into a letter and have also attached, as promised, the two presentations from last night. Thanks Mr Farrar https://www.penkethhigh.org/parents-information-evening-thursday-7th-november-2019/   Parents information evening resources – Thursday 19th September 2019 To all Year…

Revision Techniques

Revision tips for Parents https://www.gcsepod.com/parents/   Top revision tips https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zw8qpbk   Tips for using Past Papers https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zx6nrwx   Understanding Command Words https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zkdf8xs   Revision: Memory Hacks & Tips https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/z6pv3k7   Revision: Timetables & Planning https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zn3497h

Revision Timetables

11th June 2019: Following on from our Year 10 into 11 information evening, I have already had a lot of questions and requests for further information about revision timetables. My number 1 tip for you as a family is to draft a revision timetable each week – Sunday night is best for the week ahead.…

Vacancy – Teacher of Physics

Teacher of Physics – required for September 2019 Salary – MPS   We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher to join our Science department. We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who is driven to raising achievement and promoting high expectations of our pupils. The successful candidate would be expected…