Blog archive

11th July 2018

#Save Classics Update

It’s been a fantastic couple of months for us here at High Storrs #SaveClassics campaign, not least because our current total has reached £30,150! Read on to see what we’ve been doing and who has supported us… Read more

10th July 2018

High Storrs visits the Battlefields

Claire Tasker, Headteacher and Historian

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19th June 2018

Y8, Luke, Meets the England Football Team

Luke, Y8

Not so long ago we received the amazing prize, courtesy of Lidl, for one of our pupils to go and watch the England Football team practice ahead of the World Cup. Y8 pupil, Luke, won the raffle and agreed to write us a little blog about this amazing experience. Read more

25th May 2018

The thoughts of a Y13 leaver

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23rd May 2018

Esme is up for Vauxhall FA England Young Player of the Year!

Esme attended High Storrs up until this year when she had the opportunity to join the Manchester City team where they would take over her education provision. Her football career has continued to go from strength to strength, and we as a school, are so proud of what she has achieved! To vote for Esme, just follow this link. It will take just a few seconds. There is a very short deadline, so please do it now! http://surveys.thefa.com/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=l61Hl935&Preview=true Read more

16th May 2018

Figure Skating and School Life: The Balance

Lilia, Y8

Hi my name is Lilia and I’m 12 years old . I'm in Y7 and I’m a figure skater . Here, I’m going to share with you my story including the ups and the downs. Read more

14th May 2018

Ramadan and Exams

Mahroof Mohammed, school governor

The blessed month of Ramadan will begin on Wednesday 16th May, subject to moon sighting. It will last for 29/30 days, with fasts, on average, starting at 2.30 am and breaking at around 9.20 pm. This is a very long time without food and water and that, coupled with all the extra duties you will perform during this month, will be tough. Read more

2nd May 2018

Year 13: Journey’s End

Mrs L Mason, Assistant Headteacher - Director of Sixth Form

It’s the final countdown to Y13 exams. For most, these are the pre-requisites for your desired university place; for all they are the end result of two years of work and the gateway to the rest of your lives. Read more

30th April 2018

Three things...

Mr B Lacey, Assistant Headteacher

Last week I had the joy of going into all of the lower school House Assemblies to introduce myself as the new Assistant Headteacher at High Storrs. I shared with them three things that I have always strongly believed as a teacher. Here they are (Just in case your child hasn’t memorised them and shared them with you!)... Read more

25th April 2018

#SaveClassics Fundraising Campaign Update

Miss Johnson, Subject Leader for Classics and Latin

The current total raised is £24,431.95 and the Classics Department would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to the fund so far. Particular thanks go to our major donors – Andrew Cook, John Hancock, Alex Jennings and Richard Humphry – who are all alumni of the Boys’ Grammar School and have been extremely generous. We would also like to thank broadcaster and journalist, Paul Heiney, another alumnus of the Boys’ Grammar, for his time, effort and expertise in producing a short film for us to promote the campaign on social media, which we hope will get it out to a wider audience. Read more

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