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.
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!
CHS Supports LGBT+ History Month
CHS students and staff will be supporting LGBT+ History Month in February and all the LGBT+ members of our school community all year round.
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.
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.
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.
Students STOP to think
Students took part in a PSHE STOP Morning at the beginning of February and enjoyed a variety of presentations from external expert speakers and CHS staff.
Isaac Receives Oxford University Offer
Congratulations to our Deputy Head Student, Isaac C, who has received an offer from Oxford University to read Maths
Outstanding Sixth Form Netball Team Victory
A fantastic 51-1 result for our Sixth Form Netball team in their match with Manchester College.
Students Help the RSPB Count Birds
We’re taking part in the Big Schools’ Birdwatch, part of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, in February, helping to record bird numbers in the UK.
Louis Helps Prevent Flooding Disaster for his Neighbours
In January, Year 11 Louis K's thoughtfulness helped to prevent his neighbours' homes from flooding.
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.
Valentine's Event for our Year 7 and Year 8 Students
Our Year 7 and Year 8 students will be able to enjoy a Valentine's disco in February
Calling all Student and Staff Swimmers
We're looking for students and staff to make up teams to take part in the Congleton Rotary Swimathon in March.
An Hour Well Spent
As part of their work on block-based programming and problem solving, 7GXT worked on an Hour of Code tutorial of their choice.
Annie Announced - Auditions Approaching!
Annie will be our musical for 2023. Students are invited to take part in two audition workshops in preparation for the auditions.
Holly's Winning Guess
Congratulations to Year 8 Holly W who won our LRC Christmas Competition.
Fantastic Performances at our Christmas Showcase
Our Christmas Showcase really demonstrated what a fantastically talented school of students we have at CHS. What a night!
CHS Students Awarded for Documenting Congleton History
Congratulations to Joseph, Emily and Holly, who all excelled in the Congleton Museum Young Persons Documenting History Competition.
Christmas has Landed in the LRC
Christmas has landed at the LRC with a Christmas tree, Olaf the Snowman and even a great Christmas competition