Urgent Notice – Wednesday 26th January

Due to covid related staff absence, Year 10 students should remain at home today. Sincere apologies. A text has been sent already to Year 10 parents/carers. Remote learning will be arranged for Year 10 students. Work will be uploaded to ClassCharts for today using this format “Remote Learning -26th Jan – Period – Subject Name”

SEND transition to adulthood online session

SEND transition to adulthood online session

On Wednesday 26th January from 10.00am to 12.00pm there is an online session, run by Bury Council, which is for parents/carers supporting young people with SEND aged 14-25 years old.

Find out more about college courses and supported employment opportunities which may be available to your young person when planning their future goals post school and college. It is an opportunity to talk to services about the support on offer and ask questions on the pathways for a young person when transitioning from school to college and into employment.

Professionals from the services below will be at the end of a telephone line to answer your call or alternatively email them with your enquiry and someone will reply to advise you of your options.

Connexions – Tel No. 0161 253 7648. Email: P.E.Baker@bury.gov.uk or S.E.Udall@bury.gov.uk Provides independent advice and support for young adults who are identified and referred by school needing support with post 16 plans. Also provides support if a young person has left school, college, employment or training with no next steps in place.

Bury College – Tel No. 07713 312 781. Email: tammy.davies@burycollege.ac.uk
Provides advice and support to students regarding courses and transition from school to college and to further education.

Bury EST– 0161 253 7577. Email: D.Ford@bury.gov.uk
Provides advice and support to young adults with SEND into employment and meaningful activities such as independent living, travel and life skills.

Bury Council Business Development Officer (Zerqa Ahmad)– 0161 253 7234. Email: Z.Ahmad@bury.gov.uk Supports young adults with SEND into employment.

SENDIASS – Are an organisation who provide free, impartial, and confidential advice around Education Health and Social Care to SEND young people and their parents/carers, they provide advice for children and young people aged of 0-25 There will be an opportunity to join an online interactive information workshop on Zoom about Preparing for Adulthood and how this is integrated into supporting children and young people with SEND. If you would like to attend the online session, please click on the link https://zoom.us/j/99260502827?pwd=emRpT1lYQk1GRzhtaTdyQitnSU1mUT09 Meeting ID: 992 6050 2827 Passcode: 3qd3nG. If you feel you need advice from SENDIASS Service, they can be contacted via phone 01706 769 634 or email bury.sendiass@barnardos.org,uk, Keelie Rigby will be available to take calls from 2:00pm that day.

We would be grateful for any feedback of the session to improve future engagement with parents.
If you have any queries please contact the SEND Parent Communications and Engagement Officer-Kasia Taylor at Kasia.Taylor@bury.gov.uk or Tel: 07581 020 879.

Christmas Showcase

Christmas Showcase

Tottington High School are presenting a Christmas Showcase of Music, Acting and Dancing on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th December at 7pm each evening.

There will be up to 250 tickets available per performance. If you wish to reserve tickets, please fill out and return the form via the link below. As there are only a limited number of tickets, once they are gone, they’re gone!

You will be asked to provide a cash payment on the door, which is £2.50 per ticket. This will go towards covering costs and funding the upgrade of performance facilities.

Reserve tickets now

Science Revision Guide Offer

Science Revision Guide Offer

Dear Parents / Carers

Your child is either studying triple (separate) science or combined trilogy science. Our exam board is AQA. We would strongly recommend the purchase of the Oxford Revise revision materials to aid them in their revision. These resources provide key information of all the topics that will need to be revised for the GCSE exams and also provide retrieval questions and exam style questions. Furthermore, there are maths booster skill activities. These resources will help students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills needed to improve their progress and attainment in their examinations.

Revision Guides
We can order the revision guides shown below at reduced prices (50% discount). Combined Science £9. Triple Science Biology £4. Triple Science Chemistry £4. Triple Science Physics £4.

Please select which product(s) you would like and pay online via SCOPAY by 19/11/2021. You will need to select the guide for the correct Science course (combined science or biology, chemistry and physics separately) and the correct tier of entry that your child is aiming for (higher or foundation).

Yours faithfully,
Mr Hardman
Head of Science

Try something new, fun and exciting this summer

Try something new, fun and exciting this summer

This summer, for the first time, a wide range of free summer holiday activities is being provided across the borough of Bury – including Bury, Prestwich, Radcliffe,
Ramsbottom, Tottington and Whitefield.

The activities are all designed to be fun, to help children grow in self-confidence, to learn something new and to include a healthy meal. Taking part is free for children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals.

The activities are brought to you by Bury Council; Bury Voluntary, Community and Faith Alliance; Bury’s schools and the activity providers listed in this booklet.
Bury Holiday Booklet

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