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Hello everyone,

The first week of the final half term of the year has simply flown by.  GCSEs and A Levels are racing by.  Thank you for all your support - it is greatly appreciated.

There is much to celebrate at Ormskirk School – One of our year 7s has been selected for the Lancashire U13 county cricket squad this year - a wonderful achievement. The Lancashire girls system is a big feeder into the Lancashire Thunder super league team and even England squads.

I was invited to the Scouts AGM on Wednesday night at the Civic Centre in Ormskirk and after the official business I had many conversations regarding the number of our young people at Ormskirk School who are involved in this great organisation – the stories I heard were truly inspirational – it was truly a lovely evening. 

We have received a Lancashire Rugby Award at an awards evening at Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Club in Preston recognising Ormskirk School as an emerging talent in this area.

My thoughts are already racing towards September and things we need to do to ensure our Year 10s achieve great things by this time next year. 

Our new Deputy Head, Mrs Coulson, will be joining us for the rest of the summer half term on a part time basis – she will be in school every Monday and Friday from Monday 10th June to help drive our improvement strategies.    

We continue to have the highest expectations in terms of our young people at Ormskirk School in every area – uniform, equipment, behaviour (in and out of the classroom), attitudes, the amount and presentation of work they do in class, homework, etc.  Please continue to reinforce these standards from home in partnership with the school.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mr Witter

Dates for your diary

Thursday, 20th June
Year 7 and 8 Presentation Evening 7:30PM
Monday, 24th June
GCSE Drama Set Text Performance
Monday, 24th June
Higher Education Parent Information Evening
Monday, 24th June
Year 12 PPEs
Thursday, 27th June
Year 11 Leavers' Ball
Monday, 1st July
Year 13 Leavers' Ball
Tuesday, 2nd July
Year 11 Leavers' Assembly
Tuesday, 2nd July
Year 13 Leavers' Assembly
Thursday, 4th July
Summer Concert
Friday, 5th July
Inset Day
Monday, 8th July
Dance Fever 6:00PM
Tuesday, 9th July
Able and Ambitious: Challenge Day

Life @ Ormskirk School