Sometimes children worry about being ‘different’ for many reasons including:
How they look
What colour their skin is
What they believe
How much money they have
How well they do at school
If they have a condition or disability
Who they fancy (whether its because they are worried about how that person feels about them or, for example, if they are lesbian, ...more
A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative with a disability, illness, mental health condition, or drug or alcohol problem.
If you're a young carer, you probably look after one of your parents, or care for a brother or sister. You may do extra jobs in and around the ...more
If you are looking ahead to the Easter holidays and are unsure how to entertain the children for two weeks, then Salford Community Leisure are organising a sports and crafts club at Walkden High School, which may be of interest to you.
Check out the details in this flyer.....Easter flyer 2018 more
In the past few months, school have been made aware of a number of incidents involving pupils communicating with each other via group chats and posting comments on social media sites or in response to videos posted. Incidents include:
* Children making comments on group chats or social media posts that have caused upset to other ...more
In this week's blog, celebrating LGBT people, we are looking at two individuals who took a risk to help to change how people think.
The first is Gareth Thomas. Gareth Thomas was an incredible rugby player. He played Rugby Union and played 100 times for Wales. At one time, he held the record for the most ...more
Half term in nearly upon us, and you may be wondering what to do - especially if the weather is as cold and wet as it is now!
We have been told of a sporty half term club at Walkden High, which may be of interest to you. Check out the details below....
half term poster 2018 more
In Pyramid Club this week, we talked about moving up to high school and what that would mean in terms of teachers and homework. We built our own 'ideal' classrooms out of Lego - check them out!
We also created some very silly sandwiches - and then ate them!! Combinations included chocolate spread, honey, onion ring ...more
A big thank you to all the parents who came this morning, and to our guest speaker, Mawuli Amesu, who gave a very informative presentation.
We discussed a number of different issues relating to keeping safe online. Here are some links that you may find useful:
An online quiz devised for 8-13 year olds, which can be ...more
Last week, we looked at two people who were great at code making and code breaking. This week, as part of LGBT History Month, this blog will celebrate the achievements of LGBT people from the world of pop music - some who will be very familiar to us.
Lady Gaga is one of the best selling music ...more
Internet Safety ‘Tea and Toast’ morning – Friday 9th February 9-10am
This Friday, we will be hosting a FREE event to update parents on the most current internet safety issues. You are all invited to come and have your breakfast with us, and listen to our guest speaker, Mawuli Amesu.
There have been some high profile concerns ...more