24 May 2024
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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.

27 March 2024
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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.

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
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Top maths pupils achieve gold in national competition

Maths teacher Mr Hunter said, “It’s a national competition so they are competing against pupils from all over the UK.”

9 February 2024
Image of Newcomer Charlie beats the drums to success

Newcomer Charlie beats the drums to success

Drummer Charlie is certainly hitting the right notes!

1 February 2024
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Year 9 teach the Anne Frank story for good

Year 9 have been learning about Anne Frank as they talk about the dangers of intolerance and hatred.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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
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.

30 November 2023
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Year 9 Discover Languages At Work

Year 9 pupils learnt how a foreign language could be vital to their careers in a successful ‘Make Languages Work’ event held at Priory.

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
Image of Phoebe and Ezra: I love Maths because...

Phoebe and Ezra: I love Maths because...

The Maths Department ran a competition asking pupils to say what they particularly enjoy about the subject. Here's why Year 9 Phoebe and Ezra love Maths:

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 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...

17 November 2023
Image of Year 9 pupils band together to make music

Year 9 pupils band together to make music

Year 9s Evie, Ezra and Zach have formed their own band - watch out for ‘Freezing Hot Water’!

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. 

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 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...

9 July 2023
Image of Priory Pupils Take Bronze in Edge Hill University  Maths Challenge

Priory Pupils Take Bronze in Edge Hill University  Maths Challenge

Three Year 9 students got involved in Edge Hill University's Maths Challenge - a national competition open to all secondary schools - and came third!

26 June 2023
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Year 9 History competition badge winners

Before the half term break, History Teacher Miss Ackers, presented Year 9 with a challenge to create a piece of research on whatever period of history interested them in order to receive a highly coveted History pin badge.

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.

13 December 2022
Image of Year 9 Creative Cookery - Gingerbread Biscuits

Year 9 Creative Cookery - Gingerbread Biscuits

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

9 December 2022
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It's been a busy month for the ICT department (part 3)

Year 9 girls attended an engaging and interactive workshop which focussed on careers in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths).

15 November 2022
Image of Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Brad

Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Brad

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 Brad...

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.

20 October 2022
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Year 9 rugby tounament

Well done to Ethan H who was recognised as the most valuable player by tournament officials. 

19 October 2022
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South Ribble primary school athletics leaders

Year 9 pupils volunteer to help with the South Ribble Sports Hall Primary Athletics held at Priory.

14 October 2022
Image of Year 9 Shake It Up  in Food Technology

Year 9 Shake It Up in Food Technology

Pupils had to be careful not to 'shake it up' when making their Shakshuka at Thursday's after school cookery club.

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! 

6 October 2022
Image of A model start for Year 7 science pupils

A model start for Year 7 science pupils

Year 7s Wren and Georgia came top of the class after they were joint winners of a Science Summer Competition.

1 August 2022
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Astronomy Club is recruiting for September

Priory pupils are once again reaching for the stars as they look to sign up the new Year 9s to start their Astronomy GCSE course in September,

12 July 2022
Image of Year 9 pupil selected as Anne Frank Trust ambassador

Year 9 pupil selected as Anne Frank Trust ambassador

Jessica overcame a tough process to become an Anne Frank Trust Ambassador as she promotes a society safe from prejudice and discrimination. 

29 June 2022
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Year 9 Sparks attend mini masters event

Year 9 pupils took part in a mini-masters event designed to stretch and challenge them beyond the scope of the normal school curriculum.

14 June 2022
Image of The Harris Art Gallery and  Courtauld Institute of Art Mural Project

The Harris Art Gallery and Courtauld Institute of Art Mural Project

During its renovations, The Harris Museum will be surrounded by a mural created by a local artist and Year 9 pupils drawn from the themes of industrial heritage and migration to Preston.

9 June 2022
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English Literature set text

In the new academic year, Year 10 pupils will study Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

7 June 2022
Image of It was full STEM ahead for Year 9 girls

It was full STEM ahead for Year 9 girls

Year 9 girls were invited to take part in a STEM careers workshop with a focus on careers in engineering, construction and manufacturing.

7 June 2022
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Peer Mentor Applications Now Open

It’s that time of year again when we ask Year 9 pupils to consider applying to become a peer mentor at Priory.

30 May 2022
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Lochlan's Char

Year 9 pupil, Lochlan, used pedal power to raise money for the RSPCA.

25 April 2022
Image of Year 9 Pupil Gets on His Bike for Charity

Year 9 Pupil Gets on His Bike for Charity

Year 9 pupil Lochlan will be using pedal power to raise money for his local RSPCA.

25 March 2022
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Mothers' Day Cookery Club

Mrs Cowell invited Year 9 & 10 pupils to join her for a Creative Cookery workshop where they baked cakes for Mother's Day.

21 March 2022
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Year 9 Of Mice & Men competition

Here's just some of the entries for the 'Votes for Women' competition we ran whilst studying the 'Of Mice & Men' unit.

17 March 2022
Image of Anne Frank exhibition brings the past to the present

Anne Frank exhibition brings the past to the present

Priory pupils know that the story of Anne Frank is as relevant today as it was in the 1940s – and they have been learning more about it.

16 March 2022
Image of Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Emily

Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Emily

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 Emily...

14 March 2022
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Year 9 Art and the Harris Museum

We have been fortunate to be invited to work with an eminent local artist on a design project in conjunction with The Harris Museum & Art Gallery

11 March 2022
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Year 9 artists' work to appear outside the Harris Museum

We have been invited to work with an eminent local artist on a prestigious design project in conjunction with The Harris Museum & Art Gallery

3 February 2022
Image of Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Harry

Mrs Gidden's cool reader's club - Harry

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 Harry...

21 October 2021
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Full STEM ahead for Priory's girls

CSI came to Priory as the pupils designed a photofit and admitted it was tricky even with it being someone they knew! 

20 October 2021
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Year 9 take the lead for primary sport

Priory’s Sports Leaders are now ready to take charge of their own games at a number of primary school tournaments being hosted on the Astroturf soon.

22 June 2021
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Tense moments in French for Year 9

Priory’s Year 9 pupils have been revisiting their childhood and writing about it in French.