News: Parents and Carers
CHS Alumnus, Jordan, to Take on Lead Role at Clonter Opera
We were delighted to hear that former student, Jordan Harding-Pointon, will take on one of the main roles in Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' at Clonter Opera in July.
Oscar to Compete in National Competitions
Following a series of successful results in National qualifying Swimming competitions, Year 8 Oscar dV looks set to have been selected to compete in six events
Year 10 Students win Silver and Bronze in Worldwide Competition
Congratulations to all our Year 10 students who took part in the UKBC Biology Challenge and to our eight award winning students.
Emily Represents North West in British Championships
Year 7 Emily G and her Acrobatic Gymnastics trio competed against teams from across the UK in the British Championships in May.
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Week Streaks Challenge Continues
Our Week Streaks Challenge results to date show that students understand that attendance equals progress
Effort and Achievement Recognised
We were delighted to be able to recognise and reward the positive behavior of 94% of the main school with recognitions letters sent out at the end of May.
Year 12 Criminologists Solve a Murder
Our Year 12 Criminology students put their learning and skills to the test in May by trying to solve 'Murder of a Millionaire'.
CHS is Full of Life
In our Science Club, Key Stage 3 students were able to investigate the wide variety of insects and other creatures around the School site.
A Great Result for our Badminton Team
our u14s Badminton team took second place in Badminton England North's Cheshire Key Stage 3 Tournament.
CHS U13s Win Every Match
Our u13 Boys team triumphed in all of their games at the Cheshire Youth Sports Football games in May
Savannah and Her Winning Team
Year 8 Savannah H is part of the U13 Cheshire Inter-counties Netball Tournament Winning Team,
Year 11's Growing Life Skills
As part of their ASDAN qualification, a group of our Year 11 students completed ten hours of work experience in May at The Storehouse Foodbank at New Life Church.
Lara Scoops Bronze in County Championships
Well done to our Year 7 student, Lara AG, who secured a Bronze medal in the Under 13 Girls 70m Hurdles at the Cheshire County Athletics Championship in May.
Zach Named RAFC Best Newcomer
Year 8 student, Zach T, was awarded Best Newcomer at the RAF 230 (Congleton) Squadron ATC awards dinner in April
New Recording and Computer Equipment for Performing Arts
We've welcomed delivery of a whole suite of recording and computer equipment for our Performing Arts department and students have been quick to master the new kit.
An Emotional Final Assembly for Year 13
It was our Sixth Form Year 13 students' final assembly on Friday 12th May and it proved to be an emotional occasion all round!.
Police Talk Helps Keep Students Safe
In May we were visited by a team from Cheshire Police who talked with students about the issues of anti-social behaviour and knife crime.
Students - Share Your Thoughts for Positive Change
Cheshire Youth Commission, working in partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner, is asking our students to share their views on the Commission's key priorities for 2023.
Annie Cast get Inspiration
Our Annie casts visited the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent in May to watch Jodie Prenger as Miss Hannigan direct from the West End production of the musical.
Celebration Leavers' Assembly Planned for Year 13
We'll be holding a Leavers' Assembly for our Sixth Form Year 13 students on Friday 12th May before their Study Leave begins on Monday 15th May.
FREE Parent and Carer Seminars
We are working with study skills provider, Elevate, and Parents and Carers can take part in three free webinars to find out more about the programmes and also how they can help their own child at home.
7MHT Triumph at the Year 7 Inter-Form Tournament
Congratulations to 7MHT who were the winners of our Inter-Form Tournament in May.
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Scarlett Sings her Way to a Distinction
Year 12 student, Scarlett S, has successfully passed her Grade 6 Rock and Pop Singing exam with Distinction!
Gold Award for Archie and Miley
Congratulations to Year 8 Archie and Year 7 Miley DW, who both passed their Gold Lifesavers Level 1,2,3 at the end of April.
CHS are South Cheshire Champs!
Congratulations to our Year 10 and Year 11 Football teams who both won their age group category in the South Cheshire Cup at the end of April.
Exam is No Drama for Year 13
Congratulations to the Year 13 A Level Drama students who completed their component 3 exam in front of a live audience and examiner at the end of April.
MFL Club World Tour Arrives in China
As part of their world tour of languages, our MFL CLub students enjoyed trying their hand at Mandarin number characters and Pinyin in April.
Conclusion of A Level Chemistry Practicals
Our Year 13 A Level Chemists carried out their final practical at the end of April and Dr Jones was once again really pleased with their work.
Friendly Football Fun - Update
The new date for our Year 7 Inter-Form Football Tournament is Wednesday 3rd May (this has been moved from 26th April).
Edward's Hard Work Pays Off
Congratulations to Year 7 Edward P, who has successfully achieved his Grade 4 Piano exam.
Exciting Times Ahead
Work has now begun on both of our new builds so we are well on the way to our brand new teaching block and new dining facility!
Industrial Action Plans
We have contacted parents and carers to let them know our plans for the forthcoming industrial action days.
A Rocky Reward for Year 9
In April our Year 9 students were rewarded with a day of rock climbing and abseiling in the Peak District.
Spring Captured Perfectly by Congleton Children
We've had some wonderful wildlife images sent in by Congleton school children for the Spring in a Frame photography competition and look forward to sharing them all in our Exhibition on Wednesday 17th May.
Your Chance to Get Involved
Our Parents in Partnership (PiP) team would love to welcome you to the meeting at 7pm tonight (Weds 19th April).
CHS Students Part of Winning Team
11 of our students were part of the winning Congleton Town u13 team who took the League Cup in March.
Malta Bound PE Teams Make us Proud
Our Football and Netball teams headed off to Malta for fixtures and fun in the Easter break and, right from the off, made us proud!
Amelia and Ella's Rotary Young Chef Success
Our budding chefs, Amelia and Ella, took second and third place in the Rotary Young Chef District Heat in March.
Man United Victory for Year 8 Boys
Our Year 8 Boys Football team triumphed in the Manchester United Competition in March and are through to the finals in June.
Year 8 Students Earn RESPECT
Congratulations to our eight Year 8 students who graduated from the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service RESPECT course in March
Holly's Winter Poem to be Published
Year 8 student, Holly W, has had her fifth piece of writing accepted for publication.
Joseph's Poster Takes Top Spot
Joseph P's fantastic 'Tracking the Links' poster won first prize in our Science team's British Science Week Connections Poster competition
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Ellie's Hard Work Pays Off
Year 12 student, Ellie C, has successfully achieved her Level 3 Dance Teaching Assistant Certificate.
Still Time to Capture the Winning Photo
There's still time to send in your wonderful wildlife photos for our competition before the Friday 14th April closing date.
A Powerful and Moving Talk for Year 10
Figen Murray, mother of Martyn Hett, gave a powerful and moving talk to our Year 10 students.
The #CHS100 Grows Again!
We have another eight recruits to our growing #CHS100 Club!
Allyssa and Maddison's Stunning City Shots
Year 10 students, Allyssa and Maddison, submitted photographs from their Art trip to Liverpool to the the Rotary Young Photographer Competition
Emily to Compete in British Championships
A competition first place for Year 7 Emily G and her Acrobatic Gymnastics Trio sent them through to the British Championships in May.
Year 7 Tourists for a Day
All of our Year 7 students took a holiday from their usual timetable in March and enjoyed our Languages Day.
Luke, Anna and Jacob's Badminton Tournament Triumph
In March, Year 7 students: Luke T, Anna T and Jacob S, successfully competed in the annual Stockport and District Badminton League Junior Tournament.
Good Luck, Barney!
We're wishing Year 10 student, Barney M, the very best of luck in the Swim England North West Championships in March.
Ella and Amelia Learn from the Best
Local chef, Andrew Bourne, of The Alexandra Court Hotel, shared his culinary expertise with our two Rotary Young Chef competitors, Ella and Amelia
Ella Awarded Eric Capper Trophy
Year 9 student, Ella M, was awarded the Eric Capper Trophy for taking first place in the local heat of the Rotary Young Chef Competition.
Week Streaks Make Prizes
Our new 'Week Streaks' scheme aims to encourage and recognise students' good attendance.
Seventeen Swimathon Superstars
Seventeen CHS students took part in the Congleton Rotary Swimathon, totalling over 700 lengths between them in aid of charity.
Science Club Students Build a Battery
Our Science Club students took part in the Royal Society of Chemistry's Global Battery Experiment in March.
More Medal Success for Oscar
There was more great news from our Year 8 Swimming champion, Oscar dV, in March, scooping another five national medals.
Celebrating our South Cheshire Netball Champions
Our Year 7 and Year 8 Netball teams both triumphed in the South Cheshire Netball Tournament in March.
To help give them a greater understanding of the ventilation system in mammals, our Year 12 Biologists performed a lung dissection.
School Closure for Years 7, 8 and 9 on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March
School will be closed to students in Years 7, 8 and 9 (only) on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March due to strike action on these days.
Edward's Brown Belt Jujitsu Success
In March, Year 7 Student, Edward P, successfully achieved his brown belt in Jujitsu.
Design a Poster for British Science Week
We are challenging Key Stage 3 students to design a Connections themed poster for British Science Week 2023.
Lifesavers Award for Archie and Miley
Year 8 student, Archie DW and Year 7 Miley DW, have both passed their Silver 1,2,3 Lifesavers award.
Zach Named as February Cadet of the Month
Year 8 student, Zach T, was named as the Congleton Royal Airforce Air Cadet of the Month in February.
Charity Ambassadors Supporting Comic Relief
We'll be supporting Comic Relief on Friday 17th march and will be inviting students to add something red to their uniform to help with fundraising for the cause.
Black Belt for Faye
Congratulations to Year 8 Faye, who’s achieved her Kick-boxing black belt.
Heart Screening for CHS Students
The CRY team screened 200 of our students in March to help identify any undiagnosed cardiac issues.
Home Grown Sports Leaders
A team of PE students attended a Young Leaders event in March to help them learn how to create inclusive sporting activities for fellow students.
Year 7 Science students enjoyed watching Ms Figiel’s Screaming Jelly Baby experiment.
LRC World Book Day Winners
Well done to all the students who took part in our LRC World Book Day competitions and congratulations to our winners.
Something for Everyone in CHS National Careers Week Events
National Careers Week is 6th to 11th March and we have a series of events running each lunchtime enabling students in all years to access information and advice from employers and our own careers experts.
World Book Day Fun at CHS
We have loads of fun activities running at CHS for World Book Day 2023.
Your Chance to Get Involved
Our Parents in Partnership (PiP) team are meeting on Wednesday 1st March at 7pm.
Helping Students Plan for the Future
Year 12 students were able to get Post 16 ideas and inspiration at the UCAS Discovery Convention in February.
Practical Makes Perfect
Practical lessons help to give students a much better understanding of the topics they study.
Our Year 12 students used models to show their learning in Biology
Biologists find Sweet Inspiration
Ms Figiel's Year 11 Biologists have been studying the structure of DNA and used sweets to make models to help them understand and remember it.
Introducing our Annie Casts!
So many students wanted to be part of our Performing Arts team's production of Annie, that we had to cast it twice over! Introducing both casts.
Fizztastic Fun in Science Club
Students had great fun making and testing bath bombs in our KS3 Science Club.
World Book Day Voucher Changes
This World Book Day voucher has changed this year from paper to digital tokens for secondary schools. The link to the digital token has been emailed to all students.
St Valentine's Raffle raises Funds for Georgia
We raffled off three fantastic hampers in our St Valentine's Raffle in aid of The Georgia Leigh Ogden Foundation.
Parents and Carers, it's that time again! We have sent 2,718 Letters of Recognition home with our remarkable students. Don't forget to check your child's school bag!
Katya on the Pitch for Port Vale
We were delighted to receive his photo of Year 7 student, Katya B, playing for Port Vale in February
Bookbuzz Encourages Students to Read for Pleasure
We have signed up to Booktrust Bookbuzz this year to encourage students to read for pleasure and help them develop a real love for reading.
Students Enjoy MFL Performance
In February, our Year 8 and Year 10 Modern Foreign Languages students had the opportunity to watch a play entirely in French.
Still Time to Support our Swimathon Charity Swimmers
Just a reminder that our students are taking part in the Rotary International Swimathon on 11 March and there is still time to support them with sponsorship.
Oscar Scoops More Medals
Congratulations to our Year 8 Swimming superstar, Oscar dV, for his great success over 4 weekends, competing in all eighteen events at the Staffordshire County Championships.
The #CHS100 Club is Back!
Congratulations to the first members of the #CHS100 Club for 2022-23
Sixth Form Biologists Investigate Conservation, Education and Rain Forest Preservation
In February our Year 12 Biologists visited Chester Zoo to investigate the role that zoos play in the conservation of species, and learn more about the impact of oil palm plantations on deforestation.
Students Consider a Career with Bentley
The Bentley Early Careers team visited in February to share information on the latest Apprenticeships available with the company.
NulaAngel Tumbles Her Way to Gold
Year 7 student, NulaAngel, secured a Gold medal at a regional tumbling competition in January.
NSPCC Number Fun
We celebrated NSPCC Number Day at CHS with a variety of Maths-based challenges and lots of cakes and sweet treats!
Year 7's Guess the Employers Event
In February, our Careers team ran a 'Guess the Employer' event for our Year 7 students, challenging them to ask questions to establish each guest's job role and company.
Outstanding Sixth Form Netball Team Victory
A fantastic 51-1 result for our Sixth Form Netball team in their match with Manchester College.
Braving the Weather for the Bugs
Our Eco Club students braved the January weather to collect materials for their Bug Hotels.
Netball Triumph for U13 Team
Congratulations to our under 13s team - a 26-4 triumph in the Sisters nSport competition.
Eco Club will make School Spaces Greener and Cleaner Places
All students are invited to join our new Eco Club, which will run every Tuesday from 3-4pm.
Bring a Scientist to School Day
We welcomed a group of Scientists in to school in January to enlighted students as to the vast range of careers opened up by studying the Sciences.