7 June 2024
Image of Eco Club makes its mark on Priory's green spaces

Eco Club makes its mark on Priory's green spaces

The Eco Committee has taken over a green space at the front of school.  

25 May 2024
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Class of 2024: Where to next, Year 11?

From a pilot, to sports stars, to an actor, to making a lot of money – there are a variety of careers our pupils hope to head in to.

24 May 2024
Image of Year 9 girls proved they can at West View Leisure Centre

Year 9 girls proved they can at West View Leisure Centre

The event, which aimed to empower girls to confidently stay active, saw the Year 9s participate in a variety of activities throughout the day.

18 May 2024
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Fairness in football #LetGirlsPlay

PE teacher Miss Beesley is determined to ‘let girls play’ football as part of a national initiative.

13 May 2024
Image of Year 11 crowned national U16s football champion

Year 11 crowned national U16s football champion

Mason said it was an ‘amazing’ experience as his Lancashire Schools Under 16 football team were crowned national champions!

10 May 2024
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Culture Day 2024 - An occasion for all

Culture Day was a colourful, successful and informative day!

4 May 2024
Image of Year 10 pupil gains coveted place on an adventure of a lifetime

Year 10 pupil gains coveted place on an adventure of a lifetime

Emily will have the experience of a lifetime after successfully securing a coveted place to go to Malawi next year.

3 May 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Yusuf

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Yusuf

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Yusuf...

3 May 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Zishan

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Zishan

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Zishan..

3 May 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club meets Reading Plus

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club meets Reading Plus

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Archie and Finn..

1 May 2024
Image of Scratching The Surface pupils Zoom with the playwright

Scratching The Surface pupils Zoom with the playwright

Pupils took to the stage for a different Priory production this week and were lucky enough to spend some time with its playwright, Mark Wheeller.

30 April 2024
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Priory+ Awards Spring Term

Last Friday, Mr Eastham presented another cache of badges and certificates to pupils who had achieved the next stage in their Priory+ Awards.

30 April 2024
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Year 10 receive careers support from National Grid

The National Grid came into school to talk to Year 10 pupils about covering letters, CVs and interviews from the view of an employer.

28 April 2024
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When the Drama department went to London

Just before the Easter holidays our Drama pupils went on a fun- packed performing arts trip, with a bit of history thrown in. 

28 April 2024
Image of Tommy Leaves WW1 History at Priory

Tommy Leaves WW1 History at Priory

Pupils will notice a new addition to the ‘Lest We Forget’ Memorial Garden – Corporal Tommy.

27 April 2024
Image of Year 11 pupil becomes  English junior champion

Year 11 pupil becomes  English junior champion

Troy got into curling ‘for something to do’ in summer 2020 and found he excelled at it.

27 April 2024
Image of The Piano at Priory now in the Hex

The Piano at Priory now in the Hex

In addition to the piano in the Auditorio, there is now another in the Hex for Year 7 pupils to play at break and lunchtimes.

24 April 2024
Image of Year 7 pupils receives high sheriff's young citizen award

Year 7 pupils receives high sheriff's young citizen award

Year 7, George, has been presented with a High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen Award 2024 Commended Certificate.

23 April 2024
Image of Textile Club ready to welcome new members

Textile Club ready to welcome new members

Textiles club continues provides a welcoming, creative space for students from all year groups who enjoy coming together to get crafty! 

27 March 2024
Image of Year 9 pupil explores for scouting gold

Year 9 pupil explores for scouting gold

Year 9 pupil Kacper has received glowing reports after achieving his Gold Scout Chief award.

27 March 2024
Image of Year 9 pupil inspired by friend to self-teach music

Year 9 pupil inspired by friend to self-teach music

“I saw my friend Ben playing the piano in Year 7 and that inspired me, it was a ‘Wow’ moment,” said Maisie.

26 March 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Max and Charlie

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Max and Charlie

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Max and Charlie...

16 March 2024
Image of Year 9 pupil hosts event to support SEN education

Year 9 pupil hosts event to support SEN education

Yaseen co-hosted an event to raise awareness of the SEN Islamic group which was attended by the Mayor of Preston.

15 March 2024
Image of Year 7 pupil adds to medals haul in martial arts events

Year 7 pupil adds to medals haul in martial arts events

Archie’s home is going to be full of medals as he has collected three recently in Mixed Martial Arts.

15 March 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ava

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ava

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Ava...

15 March 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Sandra

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Sandra

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Sandra..

8 March 2024
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Pupils vote in National Youth Parliament Elections

This week pupils participated in the largest ballot for young people, the Youth Parliament Ballot.

8 March 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Loki

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Loki

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Loki...

8 March 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Theo

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Theo

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Theo...

29 February 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Jess

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Jess

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Jess...

29 February 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - James

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - James

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing James..

21 February 2024
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Year 10s introduced to volunteering

Priory welcomed Alison Coates of the Royal Voluntary Service to talk about the benefits of volunteering.

9 February 2024
Image of Year 11 football team on target for the cup

Year 11 football team on target for the cup

Priory’s Year 11 football team are up for the cup after reaching the quarter-finals of the Lancashire Cup.

8 February 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Craig

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Craig

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Craig...

7 February 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - George

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - George

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing George...

2 February 2024
Image of Year 10 girls smash Lancashire Cup first round

Year 10 girls smash Lancashire Cup first round

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

2 February 2024
Image of Key Stage 4 pupils visit Leyland Trucks for careers day

Key Stage 4 pupils visit Leyland Trucks for careers day

Pupils enjoyed a factory tour and received an overview of apprentice opportunities available at the company.

1 February 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Reese, Georgia and Alexis

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Reese, Georgia and Alexis

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Reese, Georgia and Alexis...

26 January 2024
Image of Year 9 pupils are drumming up musical entertainment

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
Image of Gold and silver for Priory's gymnasts

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.

19 January 2024
Image of Pupils receive Priory+ Awards from Mr Eastham

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.

18 January 2024
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ezra

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ezra

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Ezra...

16 January 2024
Image of Science pupils investigated at UCLan chemistry event

Science pupils investigated at UCLan chemistry event

Pupils from Years 9-11 were invited to take part in UCLan's 'Top of the Bench' chemistry event. 

15 January 2024
Image of Year 7 Archie fights his way to the top

Year 7 Archie fights his way to the top

Year 7 Archie admits he is ‘very competitive’ which is good as he wants to take his Mixed Martial Arts career far! 

15 January 2024
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Music department receives a double dose of donations

Lead Teacher for Music, Mr Taylor, says the addition of a double bass, donated to Priory, has and will continue to enhance his lessons. 

21 December 2023
Image of Year 10 pupils qualify as peer mentors

Year 10 pupils qualify as peer mentors

The first cohort of Year 10 pupils have undertook their ASDAN short course to qualify as Peer Mentors.

21 December 2023
Image of Year 8 gymnast qualifies for national championships

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
Image of Greencroft Valley tree planting project

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
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - William

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - William

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing William...

18 December 2023
Image of Priory brings festive cheer to Penwortham

Priory brings festive cheer to Penwortham

A selection of singers visited Longton Nursing Home and Booths Supermarket to perform Christmas Carols and festive tunes. 

15 December 2023
Image of Hamilton The Musical Trip

Hamilton The Musical Trip

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

11 December 2023
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A Christmas designed for Priory

Priory’s perfect Christmas Card design this year belongs to Year 10 Tilly who is keeping it in the family!

8 December 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Caleb

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Caleb

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Caleb...

8 December 2023
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Legally Blonde: and that's a wrap!

There were wonderful words expressed by those who came to watch the school's musical production this week.

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.

1 December 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Chittara

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Chittara

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Chittara...

1 December 2023
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House competition: Shoot the hoops

The 'just for fun' event took place in the sports hall where pupils where challenged to shoot the hoops.

1 December 2023
Image of Year 9 Pupil 'Spots' something to do in his spare time

Year 9 Pupil 'Spots' something to do in his spare time

Year 9 pupil Yaseen is hoping to become a TikTok sensation like his trainspotting hero Francis Bourgeois.

28 November 2023
Image of Year 11 football fanatics set their sights on publishing their Premier League dream

Year 11 football fanatics set their sights on publishing their Premier League dream

Two Priory pupils are documenting following Preston North End home and away as they hope the season ends with a Premier League place.

23 November 2023
Image of Year 9 pupil's bid for the community becomes a reality

Year 9 pupil's bid for the community becomes a reality

Year 9 Taejuan has helped the Foxton Youth & Community Centre win a £2.2m funding bid.

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.

22 November 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Zach

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Zach

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Zach...

20 November 2023
Image of It's almost showtime at Priory

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
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Connor

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Connor

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Connor...

16 November 2023
Image of Basketball success in the  Lancashire Cup

Basketball success in the Lancashire Cup

Priory’s Year 11 basketball team had their first match in four years when they played in the Lancashire Schools U16 basketball cup knockout. 

15 November 2023
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Volunteers needed for school mascot

You may not know this, but we have a school mascot - Pedro the Puffin.

14 November 2023
Image of Eco Committee spruces up local community area

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
Image of Lancashire cup success for Year 11

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
Image of After school fun in the  Science Department

After school fun in the  Science Department

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

9 November 2023
Image of How do Priory pupils celebrate Diwali?

How do Priory pupils celebrate Diwali?

Over the coming weekend, many of our families will be celebrating Diwali.

9 November 2023
Image of Houses are challenged to a game of paper golf

Houses are challenged to a game of paper golf

During Wednesday lunchtime the four Houses went head to head once again.

7 November 2023
Image of What's happening in Textile Club?

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.

2 November 2023
Image of Year 11 pupil is strictly leading on the dance floor

Year 11 pupil is strictly leading on the dance floor

Head Prefect Lewis has all the right moves as the Ballroom and Latin dancer is competing at a high level.

2 November 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Esa

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Esa

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Esa...

2 November 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Anthony

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Anthony

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Anthony...

1 November 2023
Image of Year 7 are ready for the roads with Level 3 Bikeability

Year 7 are ready for the roads with Level 3 Bikeability

The advance course equips pupils with the skills needed to stay safe in more challenging urban situations.

17 October 2023
Image of Louis is beating his drums with success

Louis is beating his drums with success

The Year 10 pupil has been playing the drums for around four or five years and has passed his Grade 4 exams. 

17 October 2023
Image of Emma is Hungary for dance

Emma is Hungary for dance

Year 10 Emma came to England two years ago from Hungary and wore her traditional dress to perform her dance to the whole school.

16 October 2023
Image of Louis is beating his drums to success

Louis is beating his drums to success

Year 10 Louis has been playing the drums for around four or five years and has passed his Grade 4 exams. 

12 October 2023
Image of Year 8 Creative Cookery - British Egg Week

Year 8 Creative Cookery - British Egg Week

A small but enthusiastic group joined Mrs Cowell in the kitchen on Wednesday after school to celebrate British Egg Week by making egg fried rice. 

11 October 2023
Image of Pupil volunteering opportunities at Priory

Pupil volunteering opportunities at Priory

Volunteering to help staff in school regularly is classed as work experience and can be particularly beneficial for pupils who are not yet old enough for paid work.

10 October 2023
Image of Christmas comes early at Textiles Club

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
Image of Year 7 pupil storms ahead in the BMX World

Year 7 pupil storms ahead in the BMX World

Year 7 Freddie is currently taking the BMX biking world by storm as National and British champion. 

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
Image of Textile club off to a great start

Textile club off to a great start

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

2 October 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Ebony...

2 October 2023
Image of Year 9 pupil's talent is music to our ears

Year 9 pupil's talent is music to our ears

Ben is a self-taught pianist who has Elton John and Queen as his inspiration.

2 October 2023
Image of The Piano at Priory

The Piano at Priory

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

2 October 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Lucy

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Lucy

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Lucy...

30 September 2023
Image of Let them eat cake - all for a good cause!

Let them eat cake - all for a good cause!

Thanks to the generous donations from pupils, parents and staff, the whole school got to enjoy some gorgeous treats whilst raising funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.

29 September 2023
Image of Key Stage 4 pupils meet the Army at careers day

Key Stage 4 pupils meet the Army at careers day

A group of Year 10 & 11 pupils had the opportunity to attend a ‘Meet the Army Day’ at Holcombe Moor Training Camp, Bury.

27 September 2023
Image of Head prefects meet the community

Head prefects meet the community

The initiative provides the opportunity for Priory to build up relations with the local community and showcase the work of our school and its pupils. 

17 September 2023
Image of Year 11 pupil aims high at basketball

Year 11 pupil aims high at basketball

Year 11 Cameron is aiming high – he is hoping to go to Myerscough College Basketball Academy. 

13 September 2023
Image of Introducing your head prefect team 2023

Introducing your head prefect team 2023

Alex, Lewis, Martha and Cameron commenced their duties with official photographs and are looking forward to welcoming prospective families at Priory's open evening on Thursday, 21 September from 4pm.

19 July 2023
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70th Anniversary Sponsored Walk

Pupils set off for a 6K trek around Penwortham, taking in a stroll along the River Ribble. It was a great atmosphere and we received many compliments from the public on the conduct of our pupils.

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.

19 July 2023
Image of Year 10 pupil takes a supporting role in sustainability event

Year 10 pupil takes a supporting role in sustainability event

Year 10 Henry has proved a perfect leader at the Sustainability Learning Conference held at Blackburn Rovers Football Club.

17 July 2023
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A Parisian adventure

A group of 45 pupils, along with five staff, set off for Paris. The three-day coach trip began shortly after school with a giddy group of Year 7 and 8 pupils.

14 July 2023
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Year 9 help select Lancashire Book of the Year at UCLan final

Year 9 pupils have been reading a range of books to select this year’s Lancashire Book of the Year final.

13 July 2023
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Priory's got talent at Summer Arts Festival

There were talented dancers, actors, musicians, singers and a monologue as we hosted our Summer Arts Festival on Wednesday.

12 July 2023
Image of Priory girls make Preston rugby history

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
Image of Priory's eco committee meet their primary counterparts

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.

5 July 2023
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Summer Arts Evening

Join us for a delightful evening of Music, Drama and Dance.

26 June 2023
Image of Record podium wins for Priory's athletes at Stanley Park event

Record podium wins for Priory's athletes at Stanley Park event

The sun was shining down on our Priory athletes at the annual South Ribble Athletics competition held at Stanley Park, Blackpool.

19 June 2023
Image of Year 8 pupil becomes South Ribble  district champion

Year 8 pupil becomes South Ribble district champion

Year 8 Charlie was part of the South Ribble District team that have become District County Cup Champions!

13 June 2023
Image of Priory's Anne Frank Trust ambassador meets Holocaust survivor

Priory's Anne Frank Trust ambassador meets Holocaust survivor

Priory pupil Jessica listened to the moving story of Holocaust survivor Anne Super as part of her Anne Frank Trust Ambassador role.

25 May 2023
Image of Year 8 pupil dances her way to Germany for competition

Year 8 pupil dances her way to Germany for competition

Year 8 Keira danced on the European stage at a championship event in Germany.

25 May 2023
Image of Year 9 pupils hits the 3 peaks for charity

Year 9 pupils hits the 3 peaks for charity

Year 9 Jane definitely put her best foot forward when she walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks for three charities.

21 May 2023
Image of Year 11 Ukrainian pupil stuns Priory with her musical talent

Year 11 Ukrainian pupil stuns Priory with her musical talent

Talented Zlata stunned the whole school into silence in an end of term assembly with a perfect piano recital. 

19 May 2023
Image of Year 11 pupils take charge of cup final

Year 11 pupils take charge of cup final

Three Priory pupils will be in control of a cup final on Sunday where they hope they don’t have to show any cards!

11 May 2023
Image of Year 10 Grace takes to the stage

Year 10 Grace takes to the stage

Grace will take to the stage with one of the lead role's as Lucy in St James' Players production of the CS Lewis classic 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.'

3 May 2023
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Priory+ awards presentation

Principal, Mr Eastham, has presented badges and certificates to pupils who have achieved their Priory+ Bronze 1 or Bronze 2 Award.

2 May 2023
Image of Year 10 Olivia is running for nana in aid of cancer charity

Year 10 Olivia is running for nana in aid of cancer charity

Olivia will have her two 'nanas' in her mind when she competes in the Preston Pretty Muddy 5k in June.

2 May 2023
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Year 7 & 8 pupils are leading the way

‘Resilient,’ ‘hard working’, ‘helpful’ and a ‘natural leader’ – these are just a few of the descriptions given by Priory teachers to our new group of Lead Learners.

2 May 2023
Image of Year 10 pupil is engineering his own future

Year 10 pupil is engineering his own future

A Year 10 pupil has used his engineering knowledge to build a trike from scratch.

27 April 2023
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Year 10 experience the world of work

Priory’s Year 10 pupils have been finding out if their work experience could turn into their careers of the future!

27 April 2023
Image of Year 8 pupil is leading the way in community centre projects

Year 8 pupil is leading the way in community centre projects

Priory pupil Taejun is helping to change the face of The Foxton Youth and Community Centre by leading on a £2m funding bid.

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

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
Image of A fighting chance for Connor

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.

13 March 2023
Image of Pupils boosts their creative talents at UCLan

Pupils boosts their creative talents at UCLan

Three Priory pupils are boosting their creative talents by attending UCLan's Saturday Club.

7 March 2023
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The English department are Reading for Good

Priory pupils will have their noses in their books as part of the school’s sponsored Readathon.

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

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.

10 February 2023
Image of Priory Welcomes South Ribble MP

Priory Welcomes South Ribble MP

When the House of Commons came to Priory as the MP for South RIbble visits the school.

3 February 2023
Image of Priory pupils to judge Lancashire Book of the Year

Priory pupils to judge Lancashire Book of the Year

Priory’s Year 9 pupils will be bookworms over the next few months as they aim to read around ten books each to help to choose the Lancashire Book of the Year.

3 February 2023
Image of Pupils achieve a first for South Ribble in scouting challenge

Pupils achieve a first for South Ribble in scouting challenge

Two Priory pupils used their navigation skills and evaded a team of ‘hunters’ to finish second in the popular Operation Moonlight for scout and explorer groups.

31 January 2023
Image of Priory girls dance from the heart

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!

16 January 2023
Image of Year 7 Cookery Club - Mexican Quesadillas

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.

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.

6 January 2023
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Year 7 & 8 pupils are leading the way

Teachers nominated Lead Learners from Years 7 and 8 not necessarily for their academic achievements but primarily for their resilience, behaviour and helpfulness.

5 January 2023
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Christmas Collections for Kindness

We asked for collections for disadvantaged people in our community and the Learning Centre was jam-packed with your kind donations!

4 January 2023
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Year 7 Speak Out At Competition

Year 7 worked hard to write and deliver a speech on a topic that’s important to them. These speeches were then chosen to compete in the grand final at the end of the Autumn term.

15 December 2022
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Christmas in other cultures

We have approximately 15 – 20 different ethnicities at Priory. Mrs Qadri asked some of them how they celebrate Christmas.

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.

14 December 2022
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Priory's Anne Frank Trust ambassador speaks at launch event

Priory's ambassador to the Anne Frank Trust continues her impressive work at launch event.

7 December 2022
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Year 8 girls support charity with their love of horses

Year 8 pupils Poppy and Maddie admit they are ‘horse-mad’ and have been helping out at stables.

21 November 2022
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Siblings become bakers for charity

Siblings, Seth and Reese, have raised funds for a charity close to their heart.

15 November 2022
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Year 7 pupil claims bronze in English gymnastics championships

A huge well done to Millie D who competed in the English Gymnastics Championships on Saturday.

14 November 2022
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Pupils Speak Out at Regional Competition

Three Priory Year 10 pupils will take to the stage as part of an annual Rotary Club Speaking Competition.

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.

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.

7 November 2022
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Whole school sponsored walk

As we head towards our 70th anniversary celebrations, on Friday 11 November, the school will take part in a sponsored walk to raise funds to develop the Assembly Hall and stage.

5 November 2022
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Full STEAM Ahead for Careers Event

On Friday, we welcomed visitors who represented the vast choice of careers in Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths for our STEAM careers event.

4 November 2022
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Glow in the dark dodgeball

On Monday, we got into the Halloween spirit with a game of 'glow in the dark' dodgeball.

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.

31 October 2022
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What's the music this week? w/c 31 October

This week it's all about: Pop music of the 1960s

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.