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School Newsletter September 2018  

 

FRIDAY, 19th OCTOBER 2018 - REMINDER

This is a reminder, as per the school calendar, that Friday, 19th October is an Inset Day.  Students are NOT expected to be in school.

 

Y11 PARENTS' EVENING

Y11 Parents' Evening takes place on Tuesday 23rd October. For more information please click here.

  

WALTON BACCALAUREATE

Key Stage 3 pupils now have the opportunity to compete the Walton Baccalaureate in any of their chosen subjects.

Please click the link above for further information. 

   

SIXTH FORM OPEN EVENING

(entry September 2019)

Tuesday 6th November 2018        7.00pm-9.00pm

Walton Sixth Form is delighted to invite prospective students and parents to our Open Evening.

This evening is a good way to find out more about life in the Sixth Form here, the many courses of study on offer and the process for making an application.

An initial presentation will be held in the school hall before guests are invited to visit departments, where more information is offered about the various academic and vocational pathways of A Levels and BTEC qualifications. 

Walton Students Destined for Top Universities

 

TSST TRAINING FOR QUALIFIED TEACHERS  

During the academic year 2018/19, Walton High School is offering free training to non-subject specialists in physics, secondary mathematics and core mathematics.  For further details please email the lead teacher: Dr Jo Rowley via office@walton.staffs.sch.uk

 

We welcome

Prospective Parents to our

Year 6 Open Evening on

Thursday, 18th October 2018

6.30 – 8.30 pm

 

GCSE RESULTS 2018

Walton High School students are celebrating today following the publication of yet another set of impressive GCSE results.

Headteacher Neil Finlay commented:  “We are delighted with this year’s results which have seen a very strong performance in the core subjects of English, Maths, Science, Modern Languages and Humanities.  This is the first year where virtually all subjects have moved over to the new 9-1 grading system and we are delighted to have continued Walton High School’s strong tradition of outstanding academic performance.  This is down to the hard work of an extremely committed year group who have been ably supported by their teachers and their parents. I look forward to further success as they progress into our 6th Form with its impressive new accommodation and facilities.”

There were several superb individual performances, including: Uchwash Golder with 4 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s and an A*; Catherine Adlington with 3 grade 9s and 5 grade 8s; Lucy Thompson with 3 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s and an A*; Molly Pugh with 3 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s and an A*; Hayden Norris with 2 grade 9s and 3 grade 8s and Hannah Humble with 1 grade 9, 5 grade 8s and an A*.

 

A LEVEL RESULTS 2018

Students and staff at Walton High School are celebrating today after receiving news of the best set of A-level results in the school’s history!

Performance at the higher grades was particularly impressive with 27% of the papers receiving the very top marks of A* or A and the overall pass rate was 99%.

Head teacher Neil Finlay commented: “I am absolutely delighted with these outstanding results. I am so pleased that the hard work of our A Level students, who have been magnificently supported by their parents and teachers, has been rewarded. It has been a pleasure watching these young people progress through the school and I look forward to hearing of their successes in the future.”

There were some brilliant individual results including Matt Perrins who achieved 4 A*s; Sofia Wojciuk who achieved 3A*s, Sreejeet Banerjee with 2A*s and 1A, James Cotterill with 2A*s and 1B and Amelie Payet who achieved 2A* and 3As.