From the Schools Archives
10th Nov After a very successful first year of Open Water Swimming, Glossop Triathlon Club have raised over £1,000 for a Macclesfield school by holding an Open Night Swim.  Park Lane School is a specialist school for communication and interaction for children with severe learning difficulties between the ages of two and 19 years old. The Triathlon […]
9th Nov Parents can apply to Derbyshire County Council from next week for their child’s infant or primary school place for September 2018. Applications for children who were born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 will open on Monday (November 13) and will close at midnight on Monday, January 15, 2018. Applying online is the […]
6th Nov There’s been a new intake of youngsters at a Glossop school. But all they can say is baa! Whatever the weather they just love running around St Luke’s Primary playing fields. But so far they haven’t dared set so much as a hoof in class. For the rather shy newcomers at the Spire Hollin school […]
6th Nov A High Peak school which was in special measures as recently as three years ago has received two important accolades in the space of a few weeks.  New Mills School has picked up an ‘Ofsted Good’ judgement and been named in the Parliamentary Review as a ‘rapidly improving school’. Debbie McGloin, who took over as […]
2nd Nov Pupils at a Glossop primary school will be getting the chance to learn some life-saving skills next week.  Mini First Aid High Peak will be paying a visit to St Luke’s Primary School on Spire Hollin on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November to deliver First Aid training to every child. Children in Key Stage […]
31st Oct Pupils at a Glossop school have created a sea of poppies to make a mini version of the Tower of London display ahead of this year’s Armistice Day. The St Mary’s Catholic Primary youngsters were sponsored £1 a poppy, with the money going to the Royal British Legion. Several of the Glossop branch members were at the […]
23rd Oct Two High Peak schools were recognised in this year’s annual Derbyshire Schools’ Sport Association (DSSA) Sports Awards. Chapel-en-le-Frith High School were the biggest achievers in the borough, as they became one of six schools to receive the inaugural Active Secondary School Recognition of Excellence award for 2016/17. It was to acknowledge their work to increase […]
19th Oct The new £22.5m state-of-the-art Glossopdale School is well on track to open by summer 2018, according to Derbyshire County Council. Students from Glossopdale School, formerly known as Glossopdale Community College, are preparing to move from three separate sites in both Glossop and Hadfield to a single site at Newshaw Lane. It is due to happen […]
19th Sep It was another busy yet prosperous weekend all in all for the various Glossop Juniors football teams. The Under 8s Blues, captained by Olly, played against Heyside Warriors. All players showed real character to battle back twice in the game. There were some great saves in both halves by Alfie P and Fionn, with goals […]
15th Sep St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy head teacher Louisa Morris has described the last 12 months as ‘outstanding’ and the latest set of GCSE results as ‘brilliant’.  She said the percentage of pupils attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in English and maths had again been maintained, despite major changes […]