13 February 2024
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A great match for Year 10 girls football team

Mrs Bullock's player of the match went to Ruby for excellent communication and goalkeeping skills.

2 February 2024
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Year 10 girls smash Lancashire Cup first round

The girls showed great determination and resilience during the game and did Priory proud.

1 February 2024
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Year 7 castle competition winners are big on a small scale

Year 7 pupils combined their artistic talents and historical knowledge to build a 3D castle for a History Competition.

31 January 2024
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Primaries learn to dance at Priory

Pupils from some of our feeder primary schools came to learn the steps to this year's South Ribble 'Dance From The Heart' routine.  

26 January 2024
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Year 9 pupils are drumming up musical entertainment

Musicians Excellence and Shivam made use of the school instruments to perform at an evening musical entertainment event.

25 January 2024
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Gold and silver for Priory's gymnasts

The annual South Ribble Girls Gymnastics Competition resulted in great success for Priory.

22 January 2024
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Second cohort of Year 10 qualify as peer mentors

The start of the new term has seen the second cohort of Year 10 pupils undertake their ASDAN short course to qualify as Peer Mentors.

22 January 2024
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Owzat for U15s cricket team finishing in second place

The U15s girls cricket team competed in the South Ribble indoor cricket tournament at the South Ribble Tennis Centre.

19 January 2024
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Legally Blonde cast rewarded with visit to local restaurant

The Legally Blonde cast and crew visited Salvatore’s Italian restaurant as a reward for their commitment to Priory's production.

19 January 2024
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Pupils receive Priory+ Awards from Mr Eastham

Mr Eastham has presented badges and certificates to pupils who have achieved the next stage of their Priory+ Award.

13 January 2024
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U13s girls cricket tested at South Ribble tournament

The girls team consisted of Year 7 and Year 8s and, to say it was their first time playing together officially, did not let us down!

21 December 2023
Image of Year 7 pupils line up their models to impress Geography teachers

Year 7 pupils line up their models to impress Geography teachers

Pupils were praised as ‘extremely creative’ as the annual Geography Contours Competition enjoyed record entries!

21 December 2023
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Year 8 gymnast qualifies for national championships

Year 8 Millie has battled back from a double ankle break to win a gold medal in the English Championships and qualify to compete at national level.

21 December 2023
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English design competition marks the page for key stage 9 pupils

Year 9 Kacper will see his design transformed into Priory’s 2024 bookmark for all Key Stage 3 pupils and the new pupils coming to Priory in September.

21 December 2023
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Greencroft Valley tree planting project

A group of Year 8 boys took on a tree planting project in conjunction with South Ribble Borough Council and a local community group. 

20 December 2023
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Year 8 success in 7-a-side competition

Priory was proud to host the South Ribble Schools 7-a-side B team competition for Year 8 footballers with a credible third place finish for Priory.

15 December 2023
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Year 11 basketball team slam dunk the competition

Priory’s Year 11 basketball team produced their strongest performance yet running out 59-6 winners in the Lancashire School Basketball Cup.

15 December 2023
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Hamilton The Musical Trip

When we heard Hamilton was in Manchester we made sure we got tickets. 

13 December 2023
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Year 7 South Ribble 5-a-side champions

Congratulations to the Year 7 Football team after winning the Year 7 South Ribble 5-a-side Tournament.

12 December 2023
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Year 8 & 9 girls football team's courageous tournament fight

As each game passed by, the girls kept fighting and working together as a team with some great defensive work.

8 December 2023
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Year 8 football tournament at Priory

On Monday our Year 8 'A team' took to the field in a 7-a-side tournament.

6 December 2023
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Year 9 enjoy after school food technology at Christmas

Whilst it was icy outside, these Year 9 pupils made it a little icy inside too when they made Christmas cupcakes.

22 November 2023
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South Ribble Cross Country Championships 2023

It is safe to say the theme of this year's championships was muddy!

22 November 2023
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Year 10 & 11 girls football tournament

Priory's Year 10/11 team was raring to go with five games ahead of them.

21 November 2023
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Year 7 become district champions

Monday night saw Priory host the district 7-a-side football tournament for Year 7s.

20 November 2023
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It's almost showtime at Priory

It will all be about fashion, beauty and a Harvard Law Degree when the Priory cast take to the stage for the production of Legally Blonde!

20 November 2023
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Year 7 pupils go back in time for History trip

Year 7 pupils were able to step back in time during this week's trip to Lancaster where they visited the historic Priory and Castle.

14 November 2023
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Eco Committee spruces up local community area

With support from South Ribble Borough Council, the Eco Committee has got to work on sprucing up Middleforth Gardens.

10 November 2023
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Lancashire cup success for Year 11

The Year 11 football team started their Lancashire Cup run with a fantastic win against Armfield Academy in Round 1.

9 November 2023
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After school fun in the  Science Department

STEM Club has been busy investigating the colours made when burning metal ions. 

7 November 2023
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What's happening in Textile Club?

Mrs Lockwood's favourite time of the week soon comes around and 'sew' we popped down to see what's been happening in Textile Club recently. 

5 November 2023
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Legally Blonde tickets now available

Performances on Tues, 5 December and Weds, 6 December. Everyone welcome.

1 November 2023
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Eco Club Round Up

The Eco Committee has had a productive start to the new school year.  

16 October 2023
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Year 7 meet author Ruth Eastham

Ruth is sister of Principal Mr Eastham and is a multi-award winning author of five books. She visited Priory to inspire Year 7 to be the next generation of writers.

16 October 2023
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Lancashire FA Supports Grassroots Improvements at Priory

Lancashire Football Association visited Priory to see how the recent funding awarded to us had impacted on the school and the local community. 

10 October 2023
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Christmas comes early at Textiles Club

Pupils are free to choose their own projects in Textiles Club and these three Year 9 girls were thinking ahead

4 October 2023
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Duke of Edinburgh Award at Priory

Humanities teacher Mrs Cauchi will lead the Duke of Edinburgh scheme in Priory now Mr Watters has retired. 

3 October 2023
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Textile club off to a great start

Whilst some pupils made Hallowe'en-themed drawstring bags, other began making their Christmas stockings.

3 October 2023
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Fun with inter-house water relay

There was fun on the yard at lunchtime last Friday as pupils gathered to watch an Inter-House game of water antics.

2 October 2023
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The Piano at Priory

There's now a piano in the Auditorio for pupils to play on at break and lunchtimes.

19 July 2023
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Lunch time for Japanese Club

The session runs every Wednesday lunch time in MFL1 for regulars and drop-ins and intends to continue from September.

13 July 2023
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MathsCity Museum treat for Year 7 class

Mr Henshaw took his Year 7 Maths class to MathsCity, a treat for taking part in a live lesson in conjunction with LUSoM earlier in the year.

13 July 2023
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Extra Curricular: Japanese Club

The session runs every Wednesday lunch time in MFL1 for regulars and drop-ins and intends to continue from September.  

12 July 2023
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Priory girls make Preston rugby history

Priory girls make history as they become the first girls' rugby league game to be played in Preston!

9 July 2023
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Priory's eco committee meet their primary counterparts

The Eco Committee have had a very informative visit to Whitefield Primary School to meet their Eco Ambassadors.

20 June 2023
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Priory's girls head to Manchester City training ground for match

Priory were invited to utilise the world-class facilities at the City Football Academy (CFA) training ground on the Etihad Campus, Manchester. 

24 March 2023
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After School Creative Cookery Club - International Carrot Day

Pupils in Year 8 & Year 9 have had the chance join Mrs Cowell in the Food Technology room for some after school creative cookery to celebrate International Carrot Day.

13 March 2023
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A fighting chance for Connor

Connor has fought his way to a British crown – and will now compete in kickboxing on the European stage in Amsterdam.

21 February 2023
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The big battery count

We can confirm the total number of batteries collected for the Big Battery Hunt was 1600.  That's a staggering amount that you've saved from landfill!

21 February 2023
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Year 7 Motte and Bailey Castle Competition

Year 7 pupils were set a challenge to build their own Motte and Bailey Castle with whatever resources they could get their hands on at home.

21 February 2023
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It's all for the love of music at Priory

It's certainly music to the ears of Priory pupils when KTB Music visit school.

31 January 2023
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Priory girls dance from the heart

We welcomed pupils from some of our feeder primary schools to learn the steps to this year's South Ribble 'Dance From The Heart' routine.

27 January 2023
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Priory+ Awards Assembly

During an assembly, we were pleased to announce that over 100 pupils had achieved their bronze Priory+ Award.

27 January 2023
Image of Pupils are energised for Priory's battery recycling campaign

Pupils are energised for Priory's battery recycling campaign

Priory pupils are certainly not running low on batteries!

25 January 2023
Image of Pupils are energised for our battery recycling campaign

Pupils are energised for our battery recycling campaign

Pupiils have been energised to search their homes and also help the environment by recycling batteries.

16 January 2023
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Year 7 Cookery Club - Mexican Quesadillas

After school last Thursday our Year 7 pupils were invited to the Food Technology room to make Mexican Quesadillas.

13 January 2023
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A rewarding time for Mary Poppins cast and crew

The Mary Poppins cast visited Salvatore’s as a reward for their commitment to Priory's production.

9 January 2023
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Eco Committee Wants Your Batteries

Eco Committee has entered the school into Duracell's national competition, The Big Battery Hunt, to get you recycling batteries.

16 December 2022
Image of Mary Poppins - And that's a wrap!

Mary Poppins - And that's a wrap!

The hard work and dedication from everyone has paid off and once again you all shone brightly.

15 December 2022
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When the universe came to Priory

It is thanks to one of our Year 10 astronomy pupils that we discovered the universe could come to Priory.

14 December 2022
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Year 7 & 8 Indoor Athletics Competition

Last Tues, 6 December our Year 7 and 8 indoor athletics teams travelled to All Hallows' to represent Priory in the annual South Ribble tournament.

14 December 2022
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Priory's singers bring festive cheer to Penwortham

This week, Priory singers have spread Christmas cheer to residents at Longton Rest Home and Booth's Supermarket in Penwortham.

13 December 2022
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Eco Fashion club to continue after Christmas

It's been such a success that it will continue in the new year!

13 December 2022
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Year 9 Creative Cookery - Gingerbread Biscuits

Decorating some festive gingerbread biscuits was the order of the day in the latest after school food workshop.

12 December 2022
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Food Technology at Christmas

It's not just the pupils who get to have expert tuition in the Food Technology room from Mrs Cowell.

7 December 2022
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Eco Club select their Greenpeace poetry entry

Earlier this half term the club introduced a poetry competition being run by Greenpeace and they are now pleased to announce their winner.

7 December 2022
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A Christmas designed for Priory

Dozens of the school's contacts have received a Priory Christmas card, superbly designed by Year 8 pupil Jessica.

30 November 2022
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Crochet Club

Crochet Club is getting busier each week and it's wonderful to see these traditional crafts being passed on to the next generation.

23 November 2022
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Year 7 football - a win for the boys

A fantastic team performance on Tuesday night saw the Year 7 football team beat Wellfield Academy 5-2 in the league fixture match.

22 November 2022
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Pupils speak out to come third in Rotary competition

Three Year 10 pupils took to the stage for an annual Rotary Club Speaking Competition and were awarded third place.

21 November 2022
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Let the show begin

This year’s Priory show will be…. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

21 November 2022
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South Ribble Cross Country Championships

On Saturday, our talented runners made their way to Hutton Grammar School for the annual South Ribble cross country event.

11 November 2022
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A real debate for the Humanities Department

Priory’s top debaters have entered a national competition and said it has boosted their knowledge and communication skills. 

11 November 2022
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After School Creative Cookery Club - Year 8

It was British Pudding Day this week and to celebrate, we opened up the Food Technology classroom after school for Year 8 pupils to make sticky toffee cupcakes.

10 November 2022
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After School Creative Cookery Club - Year 9

This time it’s a ‘trip to Germany’ for Year 9 to make gingerbread house biscuits.

8 November 2022
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It's all Greek to us at the Year 7 cookery club

After school, Year 7 had their first opportunity join in some making and baking fun when Mrs Cowell invited them to make Greek cheese pies called Spanakopita.

1 November 2022
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Pupils are sew good at Eco Fashion Club

Eco Fashion Club is a branch of Eco Club where pupils have the chance to make something new out of old clothes and unwanted fabric.

25 October 2022
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Can you help? Crochet wool and needles needed

Do you have any spare wool or crochet needles we could have for our new crochet club?

18 October 2022
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Central venue netball

The player of the tournament was Fatima for her outstanding defending skills.

12 October 2022
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Extra curricular clubs fair 2022

The clubs fair provided an opportunity for pupils to check out what's on offer at Priory beyond lesson time.

10 October 2022
Image of Year 9 Swimmer Reaches Top 10 in North West Rankings

Year 9 Swimmer Reaches Top 10 in North West Rankings

Swimmer Charlotte is aiming to make a big splash - and has set her sights on the 2028 LA Olympics! 

17 March 2022
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Game Over on stage next week

Lead Teacher for Drama Miss Howell admitted it was important for pupils to try out a different type of theatre as well as send out a message – which is why she chose ‘Game Over.’

1 March 2022
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Debate Club has its way with words

Debate Club meets every Wednesday in the Humanities Department and their discussions are making their mark across the school.

15 December 2021
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Debate Club - you spoke, we listened

Following Debate Club's discussion with Mr Eastham, a temporary change has been made to the uniform policy.

13 December 2021
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A Christmas designed for Priory

“Absolutely stunning,” was how Head of Art, Mrs Hopes, described the winning entry of our Priory Christmas card competition.

10 December 2021
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Matilda - And that's a wrap!

"Great performances all round", "Brilliant show" and "A real treat!" were just some of the words used by those that came to see the school's production this week.

5 December 2021
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Year 9 Food Tech gets in the festive spirit

Christmas had come early in the Food Technology room when Mrs Cowell invited Year 9s to take part in her after school Christmas-themed cookery club.

2 December 2021
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Matilda - Ready To Take To The Stage

“I am proud of them, they are very talented pupils and have worked incredibly hard," said Lead Teacher for Drama Miss Howell.

23 November 2021
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Matilda shows at Priory next month

Priory pupils can’t wait to get into character at December’s performance of ‘Matilda.’

5 November 2021
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Sparks flying in Food Tech for Bonfire Night

There were sparks flying in the Food Technology room when Year 8 took part in the after school Bonfire Night-themed cookery club. 

5 November 2021
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Year 7 extra curricular clubs fair

Yesterday Year 7 had the chance to see what's on offer at Priory outside lesson time, at a Club Fair especially for them.

5 November 2021
Image of Year 7 and 8 pupils take up advance cycling course

Year 7 and 8 pupils take up advance cycling course

We were fortunate to be able to offer a limited number of places on a Level 3 Bikeability course delivered by the South Ribble Borough Council's Active Health Team.

4 November 2021
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Join us for girls indoor cricket

Coaches from the Lancashire Cricket Foundation attend every Wednesday after school.

1 November 2021
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What's the music today?

Bringing music to your ears at break and lunch. Theme: The 1950s

22 October 2021
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Spooky goings-on in Food Tech

There were some spooky goings on last night in the Food Technology room when Mrs Cowell invited Year 7s to take part in her after school Halloween-themed cookery club. 

15 October 2021
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Year 11 pupil learns Japanese

The Languages department is currently supporting a Year 11 pupil through her personal study of GCSE Japanese.

1 October 2021
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What's happening in the library?

On Thursday we took a trip down to the library to see what was going on during breaktime.

31 May 2021
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Astronomy Club is recruiting Year 8 pupils

The Science department is recruiting current Year 8s to join their astronomy club with a view to taking a GCSE in the subject.