Mr Callaghan’s Blog

  • Autumn Days

    We are reaching the end of a long half term, and the wonderful weather of September seems a long time ago as we prepare for the winter months ahead. So much has happened over the last few weeks, but the next half term will be even busier as Christmas approaches (I don't usually mention the word until mid December as a rule!). We look forward to opening our own European Christmas Market on 28th November for one day only, and would welcome any contributions for our stalls, such as unwanted gifts. As usual, we will be holding a carol service… Read More »
  • Busy times!

    It's been a busy week in school. The proposal to convert the school to an age 4-11 primary school has featured highly on my agenda, with so many issues to be ironed out. The proposal has yet to go to a formal consultation, but it is crucial that the school secures the best possible outcomes as we look to the future. Children who are currently at the school, or due to transfer in 2015, will be unaffected by any potential changes. No decision will be made until February 2015, following a full consultation, and I will keep you updated with any… Read More »

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  • Have your say!

    As you will know, the Local Authority are proposing to convert the two infant schools and ourselves into full primary schools by September 2016. Under the current proposal, Leigh CE Junior School would suffer a large dip in numbers and not reach the proposed number on roll (315) until 2022. There would also have to be extensive structural alterations to the school buildings before completion. To have your say, complete the pre-consultation document by following the link below, and submit it to the e mail address provided within. Consultation document Read More »
  • Assertive Mentoring

    Many thanks to those who attended a presentation on the Assertive Mentoring scheme, delivered by Mrs Sharples. For those who were unable to attend, open this article by clicking on 'read more' and then click here to view the Power Point presentation. Read More »


  1. Half Term Break

    27 Oct @ 8:00 am - 31 Oct @ 3:10 pm
  2. Pupil Progress Meetings

    3 Nov - 7
  3. Individual Photographs

    10 Nov @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Y3 & Y4 Parent Consultation Meetings

    10 Nov @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Y5 & Y6 Parent Consultation Meetings

    11 Nov @ 2:00 am - 6:00 pm