High Sheriff of Greater Manchester this week. There was a large lunchtime gathering in the Boys’ Division Great Hall as historians, school academic societies and interested parties of all ages assembled to hear George Almond CBE, the current presiding Sheriff, relate a history of the position and explain his role in today’s world.Girls and boys also enjoyed a visit from the
And Year 10 pupils in the Girls’ Division presented a cheque for over £1,200 to the North West Air Ambulance charity, raised through their annual Christmas Post Charity Event. The money was raised over four days at the end of last term, starting with a special assembly where each form group performed a ten minute themed assembly to generate interest in the fundraising efforts they intend to carry out over the following days. Girls chose topical themes such as 'I'm a Celebrity' and 'X Factor' for their presentations, to encourage other students to support them in their fundraising which includes selling cakes and sweets. A representative of the NWAA came into school to receive the cheque from the girls.