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Welcome to Tottington High School
We Are Tottington High School
our Mission & Values
We pledge, through respectful relationships, to ensure all members of our community are supported in taking responsibility for their own learning, to become ‘well-rounded’ and caring individuals, with the skills, attributes, qualifications and experiences to prepare them for their and our futures. We believe very much in our school motto of “Excellence through Partnership”. Thus, we expect our students to get involved in the life and work of the school and to maintain high standards of interpersonal relationships on which these partnerships develop and prosper.
About Tottington High School
Tottington High School is an 11-16 years mixed community high school positioned north of Bury, Greater Manchester, and serves approximately 900 students. We recognise the potential of all our students and provide opportunities that challenge their abilities. We endeavour to provide a high level of support, guidance and care to enable your child to achieve their potential. We truly are a school where Every Child Matters.
Our aim at Tottington High School is to develop to the full, the confidence, enthusiasm, abilities and talents of all students. Our team of teachers and support staff is well qualified, experienced and highly industrious. They are fully committed to servicing the needs of our young people. They take great pride in the success of students and relish the opportunity to help shape the future of young people.
Students are well cared for and valued as individuals. They have many opportunities to pursue extra-curricular activities and additional learning experiences. We feel that you will be impressed with the positive ethos and culture of the school.
Telephone: 01204 882 327
School Hours: M-F: 8.40am – 3.00pm
About Shaw Education Trust
In November 2018, Tottington High School became part of the Shaw Education Trust, joining schools from across Staffordshire and the West Midlands.
Shaw Education Trust is a growing multi academy trust sponsored by the Shaw Trust, a charitable company which helps people gain an education, develop their career and improve their wellbeing.
“Tottington High School is an integral part of the growing Shaw Education Trust family. Together, in partnership, we strive to create a learning environment which motivates; engages; and excites. United, we will deliver remarkable outcomes for all our young people. By investing in staff, students, and the community, we will co-construct: a dynamic, aspirational, curriculum; a culture where excellence is the norm; alongside a rich portfolio of opportunity. Cumulatively this will give our students the greatest possible chance of achieving their best potential. Together we are stronger; and together we shall succeed. ”
– Jo Morgan (Shaw Education Trust Chief Executive)
The link below will take you to the Shaw Education Trust homepage. Here you will find lots of information about our academies, policies and the following statutory items related to finance and funding:
- annual report
- annual audited accounts
- memorandum of association
- articles of association
- names of charity trustees and members
- funding agreement
In The Know
Recent School News
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The wearing of school uniform is compulsory. Full uniform must be worn in school and when journeying to and from school. When a student is admitted, it is on condition that parents accept our school uniform regulations, and therefore it is assumed that parents are willing to ensure that their child conforms to these in every respect.
Pay for your child’s school meals, school trips, ties, badges, revision guides and more via our payment systems.
Transport to and from school is of course the responsibility of parents/carers but we will endeavour to assist in any arrangements to ease with this issue. There are a number of school buses which travel to our school from the surrounding areas.
The House System
The purpose of the House system is to further promote community, partnership and participation in school. The House system aims to do this by providing House members with enjoyable and competitive House events and House activities. Such events/activities take the form of inter-House sporting competitions, House challenges and extra-curricular visits.
Upcoming Events & Activities
Letters Home, Announcements & Events
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From Tuesday 12th January, your child will receive a mixture of pre-recorded Loom lessons and ‘live’ learning via Teams. This will mean that all learning will have an interactive element to it. Also, information about parent forums and year 11 parents evening.
Children are to be educated remotely over the coming weeks. In addition, the mass testing programme that we were preparing for has been put on hold.
Latest letter from our Headteacher regarding the Lateral Flow Testing for Coronavirus programme which we will be running in school from January.
As we approach the end of term, I am writing to extend Season’s Greetings to you and your families on behalf of the students, staff and Academy Council at Tottington High School. This has been a unique term and students and staff are definitely ready for some rest and recuperation.
We have launched a newsletter to help our Year 11 students get the best out of exam revision. This first issue includes guidance for revising at home, timetable of extra sessions in school, plus key dates for your diary.
Year 7 geography students were set the task of researching an amazing 'superlative' place of their choice. This means that they had to mix and match superlative adjectives like 'tallest', 'longest', 'deadliest' with place words like 'mountain', 'river', 'city', etc....
Attainment 8 Score
Ebacc Average Point Score
4 or above in English & Maths
5 or above in English & Maths
Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is Shaw Education Trust Head Office, Kidsgrove Secondary School, Gloucester Road, Kidsgrove. ST7 4DL. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy: email@example.com