Year 9 and Year 10 Drama students visited The Palace Theatre in December to see Hamilton live.
Well done to the overall winner of our 2023 Christmas Card Competition, Year 9 Mia T.
Our Year 10 Computer Scientists explored colour depth in December and created some great 8-bit images.
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!
Mrs McKenzie's Year 9 English students demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their essays discussing set text, The Hate You Give.
We'll be holding an exhibition of all the artworks created during our Year 9 Big Arts Day and families are invited to join us to celebrate all the wonderful talent at CHS.
We were delighted to learn that a team of CHS Maths students were the CyberFirst Girls North West winners.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who was able to contribute to one of our biggest ever Food Bank Friday collections.
Our Christmas Market on Friday 1st December raised a total of £1513.76, so thank you to everyone who came along to support the event.
Our Science Club students created their own Marble Runs in the after-school sessions in November
In November, a group of our Year 7 students took part in some cycle training with instructors from Cycle Ready.
Our Sixth Form students are running Food Bank Friday again, helping to collect items for The Storehouse Food Bank.
We are very proud to see another group of Year 9 students excel on the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Respect course.
Our Year 8 Language Ambassadors delivered an introduction to five languages for pupils at Black Firs in November
We were very proud to host an evening celebrating the effort and achievement of our Year 11 class of 2022-23
Ms Figiel’s Year 8 Scientists have been working on their ‘Light’ topic this half-term.
Our MFL club students tried drawing like Da Vinci as part of their studies of the Italian language and culture.
Eight of our students took part in the first stage of the Rotary Young Chef competition in November and two now go through to the next round.
Another group of students, including the winners of our Christmas Card competition enjoyed a lovely breakfast with the Head on Friday 24th November.
Thirty-six of our Year 13 students visited The National Apprenticeship Show in Liverpool in November.
Our Christmas Market on Friday 1st December will be the perfect opportunity to treat yourself and all the family.
Antonia L and Becky L are celebrating great results in their Music Grade exams
Mrs Fitzsimmons' Year 8 Scientists have been learning about the structure and function of lungs.
Don't miss the chance to become part of our fantastic CHS Sixth Form - Deadline for applications is Friday 1st December.
In November Mrs Fitzsimmons’ Year 11 Scientists studied the structure of DNA.
Ofqual is consulting with families and schools regarding the continuation of additional support for Year 11 students sitting Science and Maths GCSEs in 2024.
Thanks to the generosity of CHS families, we collected over 50 shoebox gifts that will be shared with children all over the world at Christmas.
Landon P was able to catch some impressive carp when he visited France.
Our Performing Arts team are holding their Christmas Showcase on Thursday 14th December from 6pm.
Lexi B's work on the Electricity topic in Science was a shining example of Scholarly Excellence.
Year 9 William S and Year 7 Amber S worked with the elves to make Santa's sleigh clean and safe for his Congleton rounds.
Our Year 7 students experienced the infamous Screaming Jelly Baby experiment in their Science lessons in November
Our Year 8 Rugby team's win against Eaton Bank enabled us to level up the Congleton Cup series.
Our fantastic Charity Ambassadors, students and staff raised a phenomenal £890.32 for BBC Children in Need in November!
In November we welcomed actors from Quantum Theatre who performed "A Christmas Carol," for Year 10 and Year 11.
Year 8 student, Miley DW, passed her Red Belt (first belt) in kick-boxing November.
Our GCSE Awards Evening will be held at CHS on Wednesday 29th November from 6-7:30pm.
Our Year 8 and Year 9 Footballers finished second overall in their November matches at Shavington with 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.
Year 11 Harrison W has consistently demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in Maths this year.
Year 7 completed their first dissection in November to help with their understanding of the Human Body topic.
Our GCSE and A Level Artists were inspired by their trip to Paris in November
The CHS Christmas Market is back from 4-6pm on Friday 1st December
Year 7 student, William AS, raised around £600 selling poppies over the Remembrance weekend.
Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students tested their own paper plane designs in November
Our Year 9 Scientists have made a great start on their new Metals topic.
Our Head Students and Deputy Head Students represented CHS students and staff at the town Remembrance service in November.
Year 13 Deputy Head Student, Joshua BP, was the banner bearer for the 230 Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets at the town Remembrance Service.
On Friday 10th November, we took some precious moments to stop and reflect as a school on the great courage and sacrifice of those who have fought for our freedoms.
Thirty of our Performing Arts students visited the Empire Theatre to take part in workshops before experiencing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory live on stage.
Year 11 Olly P took part in the Irish Taekwondo Association National Championships in Limerick.
Year 9 students, Rowan T and Rhys E, helped St John Ambulance staff to attend to a lady who had fallen in the park at the town bonfire.
Our Year 7 Art Club students created great Monster drawings for Halloween.
Students and staff gathered in Congleton Park again on a Saturday morning to take part in the CHS Parkrun.
Year 7 Amber regularly volunteers for local causes, including the annual Rotary Club Bonfire and Fireworks event.
As part of our ongoing Careers programme, our Year 8 students took part in a Speed Networking event in November.
Our Year 7 Scientists have been investigating how fruit can be used as a battery.
Our brand new refectory is now up and running and students are able to enjoy break and lunch in one of our two dedicated facilities!
Mrs Jackson-Moss' Year 13 Biologists have demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their studies
Our Sixth Form Mathematicians took part in the UK Mathematics Trust Challenges in October, scooping Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.
More excellence in behaviour, attitude and achievement was rewarded with Breakfast with the Head in October.
Our Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists visited Jodrell Bank to gather information for their Space and Light and Sound topics.
We have a wonderful display in our Science faculty of Bugs created by Key Stage 3 Artists.
Year 7, Marcus PL, captained the Vale Juniors Year 7 Kick About Team for their first ever match recently.
Our Key Stage 3 students have designed and made some fabulous lamps in our after school Manufacturing Club
What a great way to finish off the half-term, with wins for our Netball and Football teams.
Our new-look newsletter includes highlights of our great first few months of the new school year.
Mrs McKenzie has shared some of the work submitted by her GCSE English Literature students, which demonstrates our "Scholarly Excellence" school vision.
We are delighted to be able to offer students the opportunity to take part in the fantastic Rotary Young Chef Competition again this year.
Science teacher, Ms Figiel, has been impressed by her Year 7 students' independent revision preparation for their first test of the year.
Year 11, Olly P, secured a Silver and Bronze medal at the AETA Open English Championships in October
Year 11 Tyler M has been selected for the Cheshire Football team.
Savannah H has been selected for the Cheshire U15s Netball team and the Manchester Thunder U14s pathway.
Congratulations to Year 9, Holly W, who has had her creative writing published once again.
Year 12 Abbi R has impressed with her detailed and organised work, making a strong start to A Level English Literature.
Friday 13th definitely wasn't an unlucky day for these students who enjoyed Breakfast with the Head in October
Our Sixth Form Mental Health Ambassadors raised awareness of Mental Health issues along with a fantastic £367.40 for local charity, Visyon with their Mental Health Awareness stall.
Congratulations to our Year 9 Football team who won the Manchester United Qualifier Competition for the THIRD year in a row!
Our Year 7 and Year 8 Netball teams racked up wins again in matches in October.
As part of their studies of South American languages and cultures, our KS3 MFL Club students investigated some of the animals endangered in the region.
Another great win for our Footballers, Year and Year 8 achieved a 2-0 win against Wright Robinson College.
Congratulations to Year 7 Jaime M, who was awarded the 'Most Improved Junior Boy' trophy at Congleton Lawn Tennis Club.
Our Mental Health Ambassadors are running a cakes, bakes, sweets and stickers Mental Health Awareness stall for Visyon at break and lunch on Wednesday 11th October.
Jasmine and Abigail's work, demonstrating Scholarly Excellence will be on show in the Science faculty
We held our annual Year 11 Mock Interview event in October and students were able to have an authentic interview experience with one of twenty five employers and other volunteer professionals.
Our DT team are running some great after school activities for students this term, including Manufacturing Club and a brand new D&D Club
Our GCSE Drama students enjoyed a trip to watch “the most phenomenal production” of Ocean at the End of the Lane at The Lowry.
Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students constructed towers only using paper and paper clips in one of their October sessions.
Mrs Fitzsimmons’ Year 11 Biologists, Abi F, Amy H and Lottie, consistently work hard to achieve scholarly excellence
Our school sports teams are enjoying continued success in Netball and Football.
Our Year 8 MFL Language Ambassadors are preparing their chosen language to showcase to two of our partner primary schools.
Year 7 Jacob D took part in a 5K charity race in London at the beginning of the month, finishing in 23rd place with a PB time of 23.39.
Year 9 Kitty's English homework was a great example of scholarly excellence
A Death's-head Hawkmoth, the largest moth in the British Isles, was spotted at CHS by eagle-eyed students in September
Our Netball teams enjoyed matches against Eaton bank in September, winning three and losing three matches.
Our Year 12 students travelled to Old trafford in September for the University and Apprenticeship Fair
Our Performing Arts Clubs are packed every week, with many students keen to get involved in Drama, Dance and Vocals
We are recruiting for an HLTA (Maths), a Cover Supervisor and a Cleaner to join our great team of staff at CHS.
Year 10, Elkie B, travelled to Vienna with her Karate School, to train under Master Ohshita, 10th Dan Grand Master
On European Day of Languages, CHS MFL students in Years 7 to 10 got the opportunity to participate in a "Why study languages" event.
We're only a few weeks in to the new year and we are already racking up wins for #TeamCHS!
A group of Year 8 students enjoyed a LEGO event in September, making a robot and using computer code to make it move and hop.
Our Year 7 students really enjoyed their Team Building Day, which created strong foundations for a very successful and united cohort.
Students learned about Aqueducts in Science Club then had a go at making their own version.
Parents and carers will receive information and login details to enable them to register for SIMS and satchel:one.
Wednesday 13th September was the perfect weather for our first CHS Park Run.
We were very proud to learn that CHS Alumna, Emily Hepting, is now a Junior Doctor at Royal Stoke Hospital.
Year 10 student, Fern L, who managed to win three British Clay Pigeon Shooting Titles in a single week in August!
We can't wait to see the Congleton Players' production of The Railway Children, featuring CHS students past and present.
Megan Beech achieved fantastic A*/A/A grades at A Level but couldn't attend results day as she was busy moving across the world to take up a place on degree course in the USA.
Kate Oakley has deferred her place to study Sport and Exercise Science at Brighton University to take up a contract with Lewes FC Women's team
After she collected her A Level results in August, Phoebe Jennings got the chance to chat with Gary Neville about her reasons for choosing to study at UA92.
Oscar dV achieved a personal best time and first place in the 200m Butterfly final at the English National Championships in August.
CHS Alumna, Will Bours, takes on the lead role in Innit, a Micky Dacks musical appearing at The Lowry in September.
Our latest Newsletter is out now and packed full of news of our vibrant school community.
45 students earned a place on the Science Rewards Trip to Substation at the end of the school year.
Despite poor weather, the #TeamCHS Race for Life runners and walkers raised a fabulous £484 for Cancer Research.
In July, our Year 10 students gained invaluable 'experience of the workplace' in a range of careers opportunities.
Cheshire East's Youth Support Services Summer programme offers a range of great activities over the summer.
Year 10 student, Barney M passed his Grade VII Piano exam with Distinction in July.
A group of students visited Waterstones and helped to choose books for our LRC thanks to a generous £200 donation.
Once again there was a wonderful array of artworks on show at our Key Stage 3 Art Exhibition in July.
Our Year 12 History students had a taste of university life on their recent trip to Keele University
Our Year 9 student, Amelia H, has successfully achieved her Grade V Piano Exam and is now working on her Grade V Theory Exam.
It's Cancer Research UK Race for Life on Tuesday 18th July and our students will be running/walking 5km for Cancer Research UK.
Thirty-five Year 7 students have enjoyed a series of High Achievers sessions, which introduced them to a range subjects they would normally wait until Sixth Form to study.
Our Performing Arts team's production of Annie was an incredible success and also helped to raise almost £500 for The Georgia Leigh Ogden trust!
To help prepare them for Sixth Form, a group of our Year 11 students took part in workshops at Edge Hill University, Lancashire, in July
Year 8 student, Yadi D, has been working with a team who prepare horses to compete in high level competitions.
Over 100 of our Year 12 students took part in work placements in a wide variety of sectors in July.
Our Year 11 students celebrated the end of GCSEs and marked the end of their time in the main school with a Prom in July
We celebrated students' success in sports including curling, football, clay pigeon shooting and taekwondo at our annual Sports Awards Evening in July.
Students engaged in a range of PSHE topics in our final STOP Morning of the academic year.
Our Year 12 students' river sampling trip turned out to be a very damp event indeed!
Congratulations to all our Year 12 students who took part in the UKBC Intermediate Biology Olympiad in June.
Our LGBTQ+ Ambassadors rounded off Pride Month at CHS with a Pride Stall offering cakes, a range of Pride merchandise and face painting, raising almost £300 for akt (Albert Kennedy Trust).
At the end of June we welcomed all our September 2023 Year 7 students in to school for two New Intake Days
We enjoyed another fantastic Sports Day this year, with school records broken in both track and field events and a great day had by competitors and supporters alike!
Students worked "Together in the Pursuit of Excellence" in our Brain Games in June.
On Monday June 26th, award Winning Football Author, Matt Oldfield, will visit CHS to inspire our Year 7 and 8 students.
Year 12 Psychologists have been developing their knowledge and understanding of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Congratulations to Year 10 student, Barney M, who achieved gold and silver medals in the distance swim meet in Macclesfield in June.
All Key Stage 3 students are welcome to join our International Film Club from 3-4pm every Wednesday in D0-11
Mia F, Year 8, enjoyed the Cheshire Fire Service RESPECT Course so much last term that she has joined the Fire Cadets and plans to pursue a career in the Service!
In June, our Year 8 students enjoyed a talk by a team from The University of Liverpool about the life and career benefits of learning languages.
Year 7 Rhys W has been selected to represent Macclesfield under 12s in the Juventus Academy Youth World Cup in Italy in June.
The modular units for our new Dining Block were delivered to site and installed over the half-term break.
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.
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
Congratulations to all our Year 10 students who took part in the UKBC Biology Challenge and to our eight award winning students.
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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Our Week Streaks Challenge results to date show that students understand that attendance equals progress
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.
In our Science Club, Key Stage 3 students were able to investigate the wide variety of insects and other creatures around the School site.
Our u13 Boys team triumphed in all of their games at the Cheshire Youth Sports Football games in May
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.
Tickets for our Performing Arts summer production of Annie the Musical go on sale from 10am on Friday 5th May.
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!
Christmas has landed at the LRC with a Christmas tree, Olaf the Snowman and even a great Christmas competition