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City Year

For the 2023/24 academic year we have partnered with 'City Year', a charity that aims to empower and support young people 'to be the change they want to see'.
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Community Fundraising 2022

Raising funds and contributing to charities is one of the key ways we live and breathe our values here at Parrs Wood. We are always looking at how we can support our local community.
Students during the Factory International Kusama X Project in 2023

Factory International Kusama X Project

Year 9 art students took part in the Factory International Kusama X Project, where they visited the Kusama exhibition at the Aviva building in Manchester.
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Free Online Safety Workshops

As part of the work between Qustodio and the Manchester Safeguarding Partnership Parent Project, the final two online safety workshops will be held this June, available to all families across Manchester.
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Free Parental Control App for Mobile Devices

With recent, shocking, news headlines and national growing concern about some children’s use of the Internet and social media apps, a reminder that the Manchester Safeguarding Partnership have teamed up with Qustodio to offer all parents of children who attend a Manchester school free access to Q...
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Free School Meals

If you are in receipt of certain benefits your child could be eligible to apply for the government's Free School Meals allowance, providing your child with a free and nutritious meal per school day.
German Exchange Programme

German Exchange Programme

Last week, we were joined by 8 students and 3 of their teachers from the Otto Hahn Gymnasium in Germany as part of a new exchange programme, which we'll be running each year from this point onwards.
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Key Stage 4 Choices

Students can choose from 38 GCSE and vocational options in Year 9 to study in Year 10 and 11 alongside their core subjects. They are guided through this choices process via informative assemblies, a comprehensive Choices Booklet and one to one guidance interviews with staff members.
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One Million Minutes Challenge

Parrs Wood High School took part in a challenge for the charity Read for Good in association with Read Manchester, tasking Manchester schools to collectively read for one million minutes to unlock community book boxes and storytelling sessions for children in hospital.
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We have now switched over to our new ParentPay system, where you’ll be able to add money for lunches, pay for school trips and manage your account. All students will be required to have an account set up by their parent/guardian.
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Parents’ Evenings 2023/24

Appointments are booked in 5 minute blocks. To ensure the evenings proceed as smoothly as possible, please adhere to the appointment times that are scheduled.
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School Holiday Sports Club

Finding affordable childcare over the school holidays can be a challenge. At Parrs Wood, we offer a school holiday sports activities scheme for children aged 5 - 12, Monday - Friday, throughout the holiday periods.
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Sustainability Team

Over the last 8 years, successive members of our student Sustainability Team have worked tirelessly to cut our annual carbon emissions by 630 tons a year, corresponding to a saving of £200,000 a year on utility bills, and an improvement of 1 or 2 energy bands on all Display Energy Certificates (D...
Author S. S. Saywack, during a visit to Parrs Wood in January 2023

Visiting Author S. S. Saywack

A group of our Year 9 boys were lucky enough to attend a presentation and writing workshop, delivered by visiting author S. S. Saywack.
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Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to our brand new website, we hope you like it! We welcome any positive or constructive feedback you may have about our website.
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Year 5/6 Transition Open Evening

We are delighted to be able to open our doors and invite prospective families in to see our amazing school on Tuesday 17th September 2024 from 6pm - 8pm.

Quality Marks, Awards and Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

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Greater Manchester Education Trust logo Chartered College of Teaching Institutional Member 2023/24 badge Cyber Essentials Certified logo
Ofsted Good Provider logo Leading Parent Partnership Award logo Music Mark logo The FA Charter Standard Schools logo Inspiring IAG logo School Games Gold logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Speaker's Schools Council Awards logo Artsmark Gold Award logo