29 September 2019

30th September 2019

27 September 2019

WLD Update Sunday 29th October 2019

Close to the start of the new school year, I have some concerns about homework which I am with raising staff, students and parents/carers. We are very clear about our reasons for setting homework - they are described on the website

25 September 2019

Prom 2020!

For many years now, the Prom at the end of Year 11 has been a lovely annual event at which we celebrate all the friendships and memories that have been created over five years at Walton-le-Dale.  This year we are moving the venue to the Marquee at St Catherine's so that we can enjoy...

22 September 2019

23rd September 2019


20 September 2019

WLD Update Sunday 22nd September 2019

Open Evening was amazing!  Thanks to everyone for coming and to everyone who helped with the organisation.  I always urge parents/carers, whether or not they have been to Open Evening, to make an appointment to see around the school "in...

15 September 2019

16th September 2019

10 September 2019

WLD Update Sunday 15th September 2019

Firstly, apologies for the number of texts that you may have received from us on Friday - it is not our intention to bombard you with information.  It is just a very busy time of the school year. Open Evening is tomorrow (Monday) - this is an important chance...

8 September 2019

9th September 2019 - Second Week In!


8 September 2019

WLD Update Sunday 8th September 2019

Well done to all our new Year 7s for a really positive first week.  The step up to high school, however good the transition, is always a challenge. They will all be tired so let's hope that they have got some sleep this weekend in preparation for...

1 September 2019

WLD Update Sunday 1st September 2019

We are looking forward to welcoming all our current students back on Tuesday morning, along with our new Year 7.  Everyone starts at the usual time and senior staff will be travelling on the buses in the morning to make sure that our new Year 7 get used to their way to school.  We...

31 August 2019

Teaching and Learning Digest: 2nd September 2019

Word of the Week...

20 July 2019

WLD Update Saturday 20th July 2019

We have reached the end of another eventful school year!  It has been a year of development - focused on keeping the ethos and relationships constant, which are the heart of the school, while seeking to continually improve the quality of teaching and learning in every lesson. ...