17 December 2020

Year 7 speak out at competition

Year 7 have been working hard to write and deliver a speech on a topic that’s important to them.

16 December 2020

Year 11 Blood Brothers online workshop

The Blood Brothers workshop was wonderful. The actors talked with such knowledge and passion about the characters and Russell's inspiration for writing the play.

14 December 2020

Changes ahead in the English department

Head of English Mrs Gidden has a temporary new Assistant Head as Mrs Webster will be stepping into the shoes of Mrs Robinson-Ali when she goes on maternity leave at the end of this term.

30 November 2020

Blood Brothers - the show must go on

Head of English, Mrs Gidden, is bringing Blood Brothers to life even though pupils are unable to watch it on stage this year.

25 November 2020

The Great Reading Race - Year 8 winners

Following on from the Great Reading Race which took place at the end of the half term, Year 8's winning class received their reward this week.

13 November 2020

The Great Reading Race

Following on from the Great Reading Race which took place at the end of the half term, we called in to see Year 9's winning class this morning.

2 November 2020

Did you know? Reading for enjoyment...

Did you know... Reading for enjoyment every day is more likely to determine whether a child does well at school than their social or economic background?

19 October 2020

Priory footballer's poem makes PNE match programme

Harry wrote a heartfelt poem about his football experiences and won the school’s competition. Now his poem has landed him a page in the Preston North End match day programme.

16 October 2020

Year 8 bookmark design winners

Year 8 were asked to design a bookmark with a reading puns theme for use by the whole school.

15 September 2020

Abigail marks her words with the English Department

Year 8 pupil Abigail has made good use of lockdown – by sewing bookmarks!

14 September 2020

Meet the teacher - Mr Owen, English

Welcome to Mr Owen who has joined us as English teacher at Priory. Head of English, Mrs Gidden also tells us her plans for department this year.

20 July 2020

The English faculty's best bits 2019-20

What a year we’ve had in the English faculty. We’d like to take this opportunity to go over our ‘best bits’ of the year and mention, again, some of our children that make Priory a wonderful place to work, learn and flourish.

3 July 2020

Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Caitlin

Priory’s Head of English, Mrs Gidden, has been really impressed with many of our multi-talented pupils and wanted to highlight their love of reading while excelling at other pursuits. Before the school closure we interviewed Year 10 pupil, Caitlin

16 June 2020

Spoof news - winner announced

Pupils were challenged to create a news bulletin for a spoof 'news' story from around their house and record it in the style of a BBC News at Ten report or Sky News broadcast.