11 June 2024
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Bienvenue - MFL French Club for Key Stage 3

Our MFL French Club has now started and all Key Stage 3 students are welcome

10 June 2024
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It's Pride Week at CHS

We're celebrating CHS Pride Week from 10th-14th June and our LGBTQ+ Ambassadors will be running a range of activities.

6 June 2024
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Transition Information Film for New Year 7 Students and Families

We have put together a short film to help answer all the transition questions asked by our new Year 7 students.

6 June 2024
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Election Fever Comes to CHS!

Students will take part in our own Mock Election on Wednesday 3rd July and compare the results to the real thing!

3 June 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week

Our Science Words of the Week this week are Wavelength and Ultrasonic.

23 May 2024
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Our Spring in a Frame Photography Winners

Year 7 Freddie L and Year 9 Jess D were the winners of our Spring in a Frame photography competition.

22 May 2024
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Our Classroom Tourists Explore France

After the half-term break, our MFL Club students will explore the language and culture of France.

22 May 2024
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Year 12 Chemists Complete Aspirin Practicals

Our Year 12 Chemists have completed the final step in synthesising Aspirin for their their assessed practical component.

21 May 2024
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Ms. Thurland Meets our New Year 7 Students

Ms. Thurland has been visiting our partner primary schools to meet with our new Year 7 students.

20 May 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week

Our Science Words of the Week this week are Terminate and Density

14 May 2024
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Celebrating Young Chefs at Congleton High

We were delighted to host the Rotary Young Chef District Final at CHS in May.

12 May 2024
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Science Words of the Week

This week's Science Words of the Week are Metabolism and Substitute.

9 May 2024
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CHS Hosts Rotary Young Chef District Final

We're hosting the Congleton Rotary Young Chef Competition District Final on Monday 13th May

8 May 2024
Image of A Very Happy 98th Birthday, Sir David!

A Very Happy 98th Birthday, Sir David!

A very happy 98th birthday to Sir David Attenborough from Attenborough House (and Angelou, Mandela and Shakespeare too)!

25 April 2024
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Year 10 Scientists Learn About Irradiation

Our Year 10 Scientists have been learning all about irradiation including the safety wear required!

25 April 2024
Image of Year 12 Chemists Learn More About Aspirin

Year 12 Chemists Learn More About Aspirin

In their lessons, our Year 12 Chemists have been learning about Aspirin - it's history and how it is made.

24 April 2024
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MFL Club Classroom Tourists Arrive in Germany

In their first meeting after the Easter break, our MFL Club classroom tourists learned about all things German!

24 April 2024
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7HV's Posters are Out of This World!

Mr Holmes challenged 7HV to work in pairs on posters about space.

23 April 2024
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New and Old Favourite Sports on Offer this Half-Term

Our PE Faculty is offering a range of new and old-favourite extracurricular sports along with GCSE support activities this half-term

22 April 2024
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Key Stage 3 Scientists Study Life in Miniature

Our Key Stage 3 Scientists compared animal and plant cells under the microscope in their after-school Science Club.

22 April 2024
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Students Challenged in House Launch Week

Our House Launch Week officially began on Monday 22nd April with two quizzes for students to complete throughout the week.

16 April 2024
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FREE Elevate Learning Support Webinars For Parents and Carers

Study skills experts, Elevate, are offering FREE learning skills webinars for parents and carers.

16 April 2024
Image of Year 10 English Students Take Over the Lesson

Year 10 English Students Take Over the Lesson

Jozsef and Lennon helped classmates improve their creative prose writing recently.

28 March 2024
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Our March Newsletter is Out Now

Our March Newsletter is out now.

28 March 2024
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Year 8 Windy Racer Winners

Mrs Fitzsimmons set her Year 8 class a 'windy racer' STEM challenge in March.

28 March 2024
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Our New Logo, Vision and Values

We are delighted to be able to share our new logo, vision and values with CHS families.

28 March 2024
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Year 12 Social Scientists' London Learning

A trip to London gave Year 12 Social Scientists greater insight in to the legal system and inventor of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud.

27 March 2024
Image of Olivia and Daniel - Our Year 7 Spring Term Headteacher's Award Winners

Olivia and Daniel - Our Year 7 Spring Term Headteacher's Award Winners

Congratulations to Olivia G and Daniel P, our Year 7 Headteacher’s Award winners for the Spring Term.

27 March 2024
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MFL Club to Explore Germany

After the Easter break, our MFL Club tourists will be immersing themselves in the German culture and language.

19 March 2024
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A Valuable Careers Opportunity for All Students

It's our Careers Fair on Thursday 21st March and all students will be able to spend time in the school day speaking with some of the 40+ employers taking part.

18 March 2024
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Can You Spot the Bot?

Our Year 12 English Language students took part in research to find out whether humans can spot AI text. You can have a go too!

12 March 2024
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March Issue of the CHS Science Bulletin Out Now!

Year 13 Scientist, Ben D, has published the March issue of his Science Bulletin, which is packed full of interesting Science facts and quirky information.

12 March 2024
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Sixth Form Geographers Assess Big Business Impact on High Street

Our Year 12 A' Level Geography students visited Rusholme in March to assess the impact of large corporations on the high street.

12 March 2024
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Key Stage 3 Students have a Shocking Time in Science Club

Key Stage 3 Science Club students had a shocking time in March investigating static electricity.

12 March 2024
Image of MFL Students Enjoy Spanish Culture, Food and Sunshine

MFL Students Enjoy Spanish Culture, Food and Sunshine

Our MFL students enjoyed culture, language, food and, of course, the 20 degree sun on their trip to Málaga in March.

12 March 2024
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Year 12 Computer Scientists' Tasty Topology Revision!

Our Year 12 Computer Scientists built some very tasty network topology diagrams in their revision sessions!

8 March 2024
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Fern, Isabel and Georgie Spend a Day with Bentley

In March, three of our students took part in the annual 'Girls into Bentley' day, which aims to inspire girls to consider careers in the automotive industry.

7 March 2024
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World Book Day at CHS

Our students enjoyed a wonderful World Book Day this year, with a range of activities designed to encourage them to read for pleasure.

5 March 2024
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Time for KS3 Students to Design a British Science Week Poster

As part of our British Science Week celebrations, we're challenging Key Stage 3 students to design a poster on this year's theme of TIME.

4 March 2024
Image of A Warm Welcome to our New Year 7 Students

A Warm Welcome to our New Year 7 Students

Congratulations and a very warm welcome to all those Year 6 students who have successfully secured a place to join us as our new Year 7 in September 2024

4 March 2024
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Year 8 Cryptographers Attend Oxford Prizegiving

Our talented Year Cryptographers - Lauren W, Lydia H, Sophie C and Tilly B - travelled down to Oxford in March to collect their award and lots of prizes for winning the CyberFirst Girls Competition.

28 February 2024
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National Careers Week at CHS

It's National Careers Week from 4th to 9th March and we'll be supporting all our students with their ongoing careers explorations.

27 February 2024
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Ben Informs and Inspires Student Scientists

Year 13 Scientist, Ben D, has put together the first of a series of interesting and informative Science Bulletins.

26 February 2024
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Year 12 Biologists Change Congleton Weather

In order to measure plant transpiration, our Year 12 Biologists created some artificial weather conditions!

26 February 2024
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Introducing our New School Logos

Introducing our new main school and Sixth Form logos, which now clearly communicate our values and expectations.

15 February 2024
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Our February Newsletter is Out Now!

The February issue of our newsletter is full of wonderful examples of students' scholarly excellence, curiosity, courage and ambition.

12 February 2024
Image of Year 12 Biologists Capture Images of Plant Transport Systems

Year 12 Biologists Capture Images of Plant Transport Systems

Our Year 12 Biologists captured some great images during their study of plant transport systems

12 February 2024
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Portugal Next Stop for MFL Club

After the half-term break the MFL Club students will investigate Portugal with our native speaker, Mrs Currah-Hall.

5 February 2024
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Another Successful NSPCC Number Day at CHS

Our annual NSPCC  Number Day was a great success again this year with a real focus on Numeracy in all subjects across the school.

1 February 2024
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Year 10 Rotary Young Photographer Winners

Three of our Year 10 students were awarded prizes in the Rotary Young Photographer Competition.

1 February 2024
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Year 7 Students Guess the Employers

Year 7 students took part in our Guess the Employer Careers event in January.

11 January 2024
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Science Club Students Rocket in to the New Year

In their first session of the new year, our Science Club students had great fun building and testing Rocket Cars

10 January 2024
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Students Enjoy a Taste of Greece

Our MFL Club students enjoyed a taste of Greek life in January when they sampled some delicious foodie treats including baklava, tzatziki, feta and olives!

10 January 2024
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Helping Year 9 Make Important Options Choices

Year 9 students and their parents/carers have been invited to join us for our Options Evening from 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday 11th January to find out more about selecting GCSE/BTEC Options for study in Years 10 and 11.

22 December 2023
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Our December Newsletter is Out Now

Read all about our busy half-term in the December newsletter.

20 December 2023
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Recognising and Rewarding Excellence

Just before Christmas we held Recognition Assemblies for all our year groups, celebrating students' great achievements throughout the autumn term.

15 December 2023
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Year 10 Biologists Increase Knowledge and Understanding

Reinflating a sheep lung gave Year 10 Biologists a greater understanding of the respiratory system.

7 December 2023
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Drama Students Experience Hamilton at the Palace

Year 9 and Year 10 Drama students visited The Palace Theatre in December to see Hamilton live.

7 December 2023
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Year 10 Computer Scientists use their Colour Depth Skills

Our Year 10 Computer Scientists explored colour depth in December and created some great 8-bit images.

6 December 2023
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MFL CLub Students' Italian Pasta Lesson

As part of their study of the Italian language and culture, our MFL Club students learned how to make a pasta dish using mainly Italian instructions!

6 December 2023
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Scholarly Excellence from Year 9 English Students

Mrs McKenzie's Year 9 English students demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their essays discussing set text, The Hate You Give.

4 December 2023
Image of CHS Maths Team CyberFirst Girls North West Winners

CHS Maths Team CyberFirst Girls North West Winners

We were delighted to learn that a team of CHS Maths students were the CyberFirst Girls North West winners.

30 November 2023
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Marble Run Challenge for Science Club Students

Our Science Club students created their own Marble Runs in the after-school sessions in November

28 November 2023
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Year 8 Scientists See the Light

Ms Figiel’s Year 8 Scientists have been working on their ‘Light’ topic this half-term.

23 November 2023
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Do You Know Your Bronchus from Your Bronchiole?

Mrs Fitzsimmons' Year 8 Scientists have been learning about the structure and function of lungs.

20 November 2023
Image of Bright Spark, Lexi, Demonstrates Scholarly Excellence

Bright Spark, Lexi, Demonstrates Scholarly Excellence

Lexi B's work on the Electricity topic in Science was a shining example of Scholarly Excellence.

20 November 2023
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Year 7 Experience the Screaming Jelly Baby Experiment.

Our Year 7 students experienced the infamous Screaming Jelly Baby experiment in their Science lessons in November

14 November 2023
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Paris Inspires CHS Artists

Our GCSE and A Level Artists were inspired by their trip to Paris in November

13 November 2023
Image of Plane Sailing for Key Stage 3 Scientists

Plane Sailing for Key Stage 3 Scientists

Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students tested their own paper plane designs in November

1 November 2023
Image of Year 7 Scientists Investigate Fruit Power!

Year 7 Scientists Investigate Fruit Power!

Our Year 7 Scientists have been investigating how fruit can be used as a battery.

1 November 2023
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Year 13 Biologists Model Scholarly Excellence

Mrs Jackson-Moss' Year 13 Biologists have demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their studies

30 October 2023
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More Excellent Students Recognised

More excellence in behaviour, attitude and achievement was rewarded with Breakfast with the Head in October.

30 October 2023
Image of Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists Explore the Past, Present and Future

Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists Explore the Past, Present and Future

Our Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists visited Jodrell Bank to gather information for their Space and Light and Sound topics.

19 October 2023
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The Lights are on in Manufacturing Club

Our Key Stage 3 students have designed and made some fabulous lamps in our after school Manufacturing Club

17 October 2023
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Calling Budding CHS Chefs

We are delighted to be able to offer students the opportunity to take part in the fantastic Rotary Young Chef Competition again this year.

13 October 2023
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Friday the 13th - Lucky for Some!

Friday 13th definitely wasn't an unlucky day for these students who enjoyed Breakfast with the Head in October

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