Skills and talents showcased at St. Mary's annual Open Day
Open Day 2014 photo gallery (134 photos)
We were delighted that so many families and friends visited the school’s annual Open Day on Saturday October 4 2014. The sessions for prospective Year 7 students were full and were very well received. The Faculties had worked to produce some lovely displays and some very interesting work and activities, with Science proving very popular. It was a great opportunity for the students to showcase their skills and talents to families, grandparents, younger siblings (including an 8 day old baby!) and the local community. The facilities were shown at their best, including our football partner clubs on our Artificial Turf Pitch.
Feedback from our visitors indicated that the quality of displays was very good and informative, with very good practical demonstrations, that there was a good range of subjects and opportunities and that staff were welcoming and enthusiastic, very approachable and helpful. Particular mention was made of the excellent contribution of the Sixth Form students who acted as Tour Guides and helped in many of the subject classrooms.
We are grateful to all students who came into school on Saturday and participated in the many activities taking place: they are a credit to the school. We are also grateful for all staff who put in a great deal of work to ensure that the day runs smoothly and successfully.
It was our special 50th Anniversary Open Day. As well as the photos and memories project, each subject had 50th Anniversary displays or activities.
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Celebration at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 11 May 2018.
Stevie Ginty (Year 11) was one of only 500 students selected nationally to compete in the UKMT Olympiad Maclaurin Maths Challenge.
Francis Westhead (Year 12) has been selected to attend a six week maths problem solving seminar at Oxford University this summer.
Aimee is ranked 9th in the World Ladies Snooker rankings
Congratulations to Izzy for this wonderful sporting achievement
Congratulations to Sixth Form student Finley Power for his victory at the West Yorkshire Schools U19’s Golf Tournament, hosted by Howley Hall Golf Club on Monday 23 April 2018.
Year 10 student Nathan Snee has recently been selected to play for the Leeds Rhinos U16’s side and has also been awarded a two year Rugby Scholarship with the club.
Year 12 students recently took part in the annual Holy Island Retreat.
Congratulations to all successful candidates, and thank you to everyone who applied
Callum represented England in the Para-sport Athletics - Men's T54 Marathon.