Excellence Through Partnership

Welcome to Tottington High School
“The school has a strong partnership with parents and enjoys a thriving and supportive community. Teachers have a good understanding of their students’ learning needs and how best to secure and accelerate their progress and strengthen their aspirations. The students leave the school as well-rounded individuals with ambition and self-confidence.”

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About Tottington High School

Tottington High School is an 11-16 years mixed community high school positioned north of Bury, Greater Manchester, and serves approximately 900 students. We recognise the potential of all our students and provide opportunities that challenge their abilities. We endeavour to provide a high level of support, guidance and care to enable your child to achieve their potential. We truly are a school where Every Child Matters.

Our aim at Tottington High School is to develop to the full, the confidence, enthusiasm, abilities and talents of all students. Our team of teachers and support staff is well qualified, experienced and highly industrious. They are fully committed to servicing the needs of our young people. They take great pride in the success of students and relish the opportunity to help shape the future of young people.

Students are well cared for and valued as individuals. They have many opportunities to pursue extra-curricular activities and additional learning experiences. We feel that you will be impressed with the positive ethos and culture of the school.

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327

Email: information@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk

School Hours: M-F: 8.40am – 3.00pm

About Shaw Education Trust

In November 2018, Tottington High School became part of the Shaw Education Trust, joining schools from across Staffordshire and the West Midlands.

Shaw Education Trust is a growing multi academy trust sponsored by the Shaw Trust, a charitable company which helps people gain an education, develop their career and improve their wellbeing.

“Tottington High School is an integral part of the growing Shaw Education Trust family. Together, in partnership, we strive to create a learning environment which motivates; engages; and excites. United, we will deliver remarkable outcomes for all our young people. By investing in staff, students, and the community, we will co-construct: a dynamic, aspirational, curriculum; a culture where excellence is the norm; alongside a rich portfolio of opportunity. Cumulatively this will give our students the greatest possible chance of achieving their best potential. Together we are stronger; and together we shall succeed. ”

– Jo Morgan (Shaw Education Trust Chief Executive)

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On Friday 7th February 2020, eight of our year 9 students took part in a Hate Crime Ambassador training programme at Bury’s New Kershaw Centre, along with students from several other Bury schools. Find out more here: https://t.co/56JMePtX3e

Our Year 8 girls 7-aside football team were runners up in the Bury Schools Comp last week. In netball, our Key Stage 3 girls teams have been traning really hard, and all their hard work paid off as both year 7 teams played against Woodhey last Monday and won their first match!

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We Are Tottington High School

our Mission & Values

We pledge, through respectful relationships, to ensure all members of our community are supported in taking responsibility for their own learning, to become ‘well-rounded’ and caring individuals, with the skills, attributes, qualifications and experiences to prepare them for their and our futures. We believe very much in our school motto of “Excellence through Partnership”. Thus, we expect our students to get involved in the life and work of the school and to maintain high standards of interpersonal relationships on which these partnerships develop and prosper.

In The Know

Latest School News

Head’s Lines Issue 23

In this week’s headteacher’s newsletter, there’s an announcement about our new headteacher who joins us after Easter, news from the recent trip to Manchester City FC, plus, Stars Of The Week, and more.

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Admissions

Tottington High School is part of the Shaw Education Trust but all school admissions come via the Local Authority Application Form. Please click here for details about how to complete the form and about putting Tottington High School down as a preference.
You can apply online at: www.bury.gov.uk

School Uniform

The wearing of school uniform is compulsory. Full uniform must be worn in school and when journeying to and from school. When a student is admitted, it is on condition that parents accept our school uniform regulations, and therefore it is assumed that parents are willing to ensure that their child conforms to these in every respect.

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Pay Online

Pay for your child’s school meals, school trips, ties, badges, revision guides and more via our payment systems.

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Transport information

Transport to and from school is of course the responsibility of parents/carers but we will endeavour to assist in any arrangements to ease with this issue. There are a number of school buses which travel to our school from the surrounding areas.

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The House System

The purpose of the House system is to further promote community, partnership and participation in school. The House system aims to do this by providing House members with enjoyable and competitive House events and House activities. Such events/activities take the form of inter-House sporting competitions, House challenges and extra-curricular visits. 

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Letters Home, Announcements & Events

Keep up to date with the latest information from school. You can also sign up to our newsletter by popping your name and email address into the Subscribe box on our News page.

Head’s Lines Issue 19

In this week’s headteacher’s newsletter, our new Headteacher, Mrs Yarwood, welcomes in the New Year and asks our students to consider making some new year’s resolutions; plus there’s news of our latest House events, and a reminder about attendance and uniform.

Head’s Lines – Issue 18

This week’s issue of the headteacher’s newsletter is Mr Duffy’s final one as he moves on after over 10 years at Tottington High School. There is also a reminder about the change of school day when we return after the holidays, as well as a reminder about not wearing hoodies in school from 7th January 2020.

Child Development Exam

The date and time for the OCR Cambridge National Child Development exam is Thursday 9th January 2020 at 9.00am. There will be a Revision and Coursework Completion Workshop all day in the library on Thursday 19th December. This is a compulsory session for all students...

Students give generously to Christmas appeal

Once again, the students at Tottington High School have surpassed our expectations with their generosity. After the launch of our annual Reverse Advent Calendar appeal, students from years 7 to 11 gave generously to this charity appeal in aid of homeless people across...

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Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327

Email: information@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk

School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy: natalie.kennedy@shaw-education.org.uk

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