Plan ahead for travelling to school this September

Plan ahead for travelling to school this September

Before travelling to and from school it is important to plan ahead and consider different options. Transport for Greater Manchester has a dedicated School’s Hub, with information about public transport services, tickets and passes, latest travel guidance and advice...
An end of year message from Laurus Ryecroft

An end of year message from Laurus Ryecroft

As the end of yet another remarkable academic year draws to a close, we reflect on the challenges and successes that have come our way and marvel at the way in which, once again, the entire school community has come together. The lockdown experienced in the spring...
Reading badges up for grabs with summer challenge

Reading badges up for grabs with summer challenge

Before the long summer break commences, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about the value we place on reading and literacy. This is a school where all our staff value reading because we understand that reading is imperative to success in every subject....
Budding journalists publish first school newspaper

Budding journalists publish first school newspaper

The very first school newspaper has been launched by students at Laurus Ryecroft, as a way of sharing school news and other fascinating features with others. Laurus Ryecroft News has been created and written entirely by the Year 8 students who are currently honing...
Music Week celebrated at Laurus Ryecroft 

Music Week celebrated at Laurus Ryecroft 

We held our very own Laurus Ryecroft Music Week to coincide with World Music Day on 22 June 2021. It was a fantastic week full of different events and performances from students and visitors to school. The Year 8s and 9s took part in a DJ workshop before showcasing...
Student Jade completes charity challenge

Student Jade completes charity challenge

The bank holiday weekend gave many of us the chance to enjoy an extra day’s rest but this wasn’t the case for one Laurus Ryecroft student.   Jade who is in year 7 spent the weekend completing her own mini triathlon to raise much needed funds for her friend Aidan,...
Stunning mural unveiled in library 

Stunning mural unveiled in library 

A fabulous new piece of art has been unveiled in the library at Laurus Ryecroft. Students returned after the Easter break to be greeted by a stunning mural, which takes pride of place at the heart of the school and can be seen from all three floors above the library....
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...