Bad Weather Arrangements
Please remember that this site is the place to come for information regarding school opening should we have bad weather in the coming weeks and months.
Y10 Parents Evening - Thursday 8 December 2016 5pm to 7.30 pm
Staff and governors would like to invite parents and carers of students in Y10 to meet subject teachers and discuss how their child has been progressing since the start of term in September.
Teachers will be at desks with their names prominently displayed. Staff and student guides will be pleased to direct you to the correct teachers should you need assistance. Mr Smith, Headteacher and Mrs Jackson, Assistant Headteacher will be available for an informal information and Q&A session with the theme of "the changing curriculum and new GCSEs 2017 onwards". We feel that this will be particularly useful for parents/carers who have any worries and/or questions about this important aspect of your child's education. However, should you wish to discuss any matters of a more private nature, an appointment can be made for a later date with form tutors or subject teachers.
In order that the evening is of maximum benefit to all, please bear the following considerations in mind:
It is advisable to arrive as early as possible, late arrivals may find it impossible to see everyone. A bell will ring at 7.30 pm to conclude the evening. Please however do not arrive before 5pm as teachers will be involved in setting up.
Please make sure you have enough time to see all the teachers you need to see.
If two people attend, it may be to your advantage to visit staff separately.
Please make your consultations as brief as possible as queues soon form. If you require a further consultation, please contact the school and make an appointment.
Limited parking is available in the staff car park.
Early Finish - Friday 16 December 2016 1pm
Students will be leaving school on Friday 16 December 2016 at 1pm (after lunch) for the start of the christmas holidays. Students will return to school as normal on Tuesday 3 January 2017.
Well done Netball Team
The Sheffield secondary schools U16 netball competition was held at Notre Dame High School on 12 October 2016. Thirty two secondary schools took part. The team eventually came fourth overall and lost to Girls High School who won the competition. Well done to the team of Isabelle, Beth, Dayna, Millie and Katie, Giana and Kayla and good luck in your next match on Monday 21 of November at Westfield.
Over the summer we took 39 year 8 and 9 pupils to St Omer in France to enjoy a World War One experience. Whilst in France, pupils had the opportunity to reflect on the lives taken on the battlefield in a very engaging way. We began the trip by visiting Sheffield Memorial Park which really helped localise this for the pupils. We then moved on to visit several British and German graveyards and an array of impressive memorials throughout the Somme and Ypres.
On the Wednesday night, our pupils were lucky enough to experience the atmospheric Last Post Ceremony in Ypres after spending the say at Flanders Field Museum, the Hill 62 trench system and a sneaky visit to a well known chocolate shop in the area. We also visited the Passchendale Museum which proved to be an enriching experience for our pupils. Regardless of the 34 degree heat, our pupils were exemplary and their conduct and behaviour was specifically praised by the education centre and the coach company.
We are extremely proud of the maturity and level of engaged that our pupils showed whilst on this residential. At Stocksbridge High School we truly believe that these experience change some of our pupils and we believe that all pupils should have the opportunity to experience a trip like this and we can only hope that we are able to run a similarly successful trip this academic year.
Bus Information for Y6 transition parents
|||If your Y6 child is attending a transition day at SHS soon (and if you live in the High Green area) please click here for the timetable of our bus service (777). |
Penistone FM Interviews: Awesome Ambassadors!
|||Steve Dobson of local radio station 'Penistone FM' conducted further interviews with some of our students on the 26th April. To read more (or have a listen!) click here.|
Y10 Students Dress to Impress
Y10 students from Stocksbridge High School took part in the annual Dress to Impress day held at school on Wednesday 25 May. This annual event supports and prepare Year 10 students being 'Dressed to Impress' and is a good preparation for their two weeks work experience at the end of June. The day is also an opportunity to support their development and ideas around career aspirations and the world of work.
The day was supported by college tutors and local employers coming into school to take part in mock interview situations. The exercise is an invaluable experience for students by helping them with any forthcoming interviews for work experience, employment, apprenticeships and further education. Students were asked to come appropriately dressed in smart clothes for the day.
Just like any interview, students will receive feedback and hopefully this will give advice and information on 'what went well' and how to improve further for their next interview.
As part of enrichment, all Stocksbridge High School Y10 students will spend two weeks out of school on work experience at the end of June. The students have been encouraged to contact local businesses and organisations personally to seek the opportunity of work experience in the different types of employment sectors including engineering, retail, IT, sports and leisure, hair and beauty.
The school is keen to promote relationships with local businesses and encourage partnership around any opportunities for potential work experience for our students in the future.
Click here to view the SHS 2016/2017 Academic Year Calendar