Oli the Choc’s Easter Workshop

Oli the Choc’s Easter Workshop

It’s that time of year when we all like to indulge in our favourite chocolate so why not turn your kitchen into your very own chocolate factory for some Easter holiday fun?   Renowned master chocolatier Oliver Dunn has filmed an online demonstration exclusively...
Debut single released by Laurus Ryecroft student

Debut single released by Laurus Ryecroft student

We have fantastic news from one of our students Alex, who has just released his debut single. The young musician is already a popular performer on the streets of Manchester and has received praise from one of his influences, Liam Gallagher. After seeing a video of...
Parent Governor Awarded OBE

Parent Governor Awarded OBE

We are delighted to share the news that Parent Governor Anwar Ali has been awarded an OBE for his services to social enterprise.   Anwar, who is originally from Ashton and who has lived and worked in Greater Manchester all his life, is the co-founder and managing...
Returning to School: March 2021

Returning to School: March 2021

As students return to school on Monday March 8th we will be running a Covid-19 testing programme in an effort to test every student three times in our school testing centre. This video shows you how lateral flow tests will take place in school and we hope it will ease...
Devices donated by local business

Devices donated by local business

One of the more positive aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic is the way in which people are pulling together to support one another. It is heart-warming to see just how many people are prioritising the wellbeing and education of young people and, at Laurus Ryecroft...
School names its first Heads of House

School names its first Heads of House

Laurus Ryecroft is excited to announce for the first time in its history – Heads of each House. Fortius – Mr Booth (pictured with with House Captain Alex) Altius – Mr Staniforth (with House Captain Esther) Magnus – Mrs Evans (with House Captain...
Does your child have an igo card?

Does your child have an igo card?

Dear Parents and Carers, All bus companies can now sell and accept TfGM school tickets using igo as a smart card, so the paper option will soon be switched off. These tickets are only available on dedicated TfGM school services. Details of all bus tickets for travel...
Action-packed first term in new school building

Action-packed first term in new school building

As we come to the end of the first term in our new school building, we are delighted with how comfortable students have become in their new surroundings, especially after such a turbulent year.   It has been an extremely busy few weeks and despite the...
Local accolade for caring Ryecroft student Eden

Local accolade for caring Ryecroft student Eden

Laurus Ryecroft student Eden Brookshaw has been nominated with her younger sister Kaitlin for the Amazing Ashton Awards. Together, the girls have been nominated in the Young Achievers category for the caring responsibilities they took on during lockdown for their...
Ryecroft footballers follow in England’s footsteps

Ryecroft footballers follow in England’s footsteps

Laurus Ryecroft’s Year 9 football team had the incredible opportunity of visiting St George’s Park, the FA’s National Football Centre, this week. The students enjoyed an experience like no other as they spent the day at the training facilities in...