THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "When one door of opportunity closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."
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    Mr Kelly
    Careers at sea open day
    by Mr M Kelly - Monday, 22 September 2014, 8:59 AM

    10am - 4pm Saturday, 18th October 2014

    A number of UK Shipping companies will be attending the Careers at Sea Open Day hosted by LJMU. School leavers and Year 11 onwards are invited to attend to explore the exciting career opportunities available for Deck, Engineer, Logistics. There’s also SPONSORED TUITION FEES whilst training for a Career at Sea. Visit for more information. Find out about life as a student at LJMU on our LJMUTV channel ( and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. for more information please click the links at the top of this post!

    Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street Campus, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 3AF Click here for directions

    Mr Kelly
    Could You Be A Merseyside Police Volunteer Cadet?
    by Mr M Kelly - Monday, 22 September 2014, 8:49 AM

    If you are currently a year 11 student, starting year 12 or the equivalent in September and live within Merseyside, the Volunteer Police Cadet Scheme may be of interest to you. For more information click the link at the top of this post!

    Staff Training Day
    by Mr J LEEKE - Thursday, 18 September 2014, 5:30 PM

    There is a staff training day on Friday 19th September, so school will be closed to students.

    If you want to check on holidays and training days, dates for the next two years are on the school website and here on Moodle.

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    London Theatre Trip - March 2015
    by Mr A Stewart - Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:51 PM

    We are running a theatre trip to London on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th March 2015. The trip is open to years 7 and 8, costs £190 and will include:

    • Tour of London
    • Theatre visit to see ‘Billy Elliot
    • Visit to Natural History Museum
    • Ride on the London Eye.
    • Matinee Theatre visit to see ‘’Matilda
    • Travel, food & accomodation

    In order to secure a place the reply slip must be completed and accompanied by a non-refundable deposit of £50.00 no later than Friday 26th September 2014. Download the letter now and return it to Lynne in VAPA as soon as possible - first come first served!

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    Citizenship News
    by Mr T Moseley - Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:44 AM

    Today is an historic moment in the history of both Scotland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The people of Scotland will be deciding whether to become an independent country and break away from the United Kingdom for the first time since 1707. It will also be the first time that 16 and 17 year olds will be given the vote in an Election in the UK. 

    This BBC link has lots of information on the vote today. 

    Why don't you vote in our very own South Wirral Scottish independence election by clicking the link below.

    Click here to vote

    The results will be announced on Monday.