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15 12, 2017

‘Let your light shine’ – Advent 2017

December 15th, 2017|Latest News|

Pupils at St. George’s School, have been getting in the festive mood with a Christingle service. Rev. Helen Houston (School Chaplain) organised the Christingle service for over 200 Year 8 pupils. All gathered in the School Hall to take part in the centuries’ old tradition of decorating an orange with a candle, ribbon and fruit.  [...]

13 12, 2017

New Basketball Kit Sponsors!

December 13th, 2017|Latest News|

TEAM SG have gratefully accepted a new set of Basketball kit from one of our partner agencies RANDSTAD. Thanks particularly go to Rachael Boaler (Senior Branch Manager) at RANDSTAD for helping us gain this valuable sponsorship and promote our confidence and (hopefully) playing ability in these smart outfits! Rachael said "The company are well aware [...]

1 12, 2017

Ice Show @Blackpool Ice Arena – our pupils!

December 1st, 2017|Latest News|

Attached is a photo of St George's pupils, together with a flyer for the show by the Blackpool Ice Drome Charities Association (BIDCA - Children Helping Children) production of  'Wizard of Oz' on Ice at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Ice Arena.  The St George's girls pictured, along with the rest of the cast of 66 talented young local [...]

20 11, 2017

Dance Performance

November 20th, 2017|Headline News, Latest News|

Performing at the Winter Gardens Opera House - St George's pupils were honoured to close the annual Blackpool Schools Dance festival with a showstopping performance of hit movie 'Flashdance' ! Pictured in rehearsal (we can't wait for the official DVD!). Corinne Ashworth (Dance Teacher) said  'We were honoured to perform in the iconic Opera House it was [...]

24 10, 2017

Gideons’ Bible Presentation to Year 7

October 24th, 2017|Latest News|

As the first half-term of the new academic year draws to a close, students and staff at St. George’s School were delighted to welcome representatives from the Gideon Society.  In what has been an annual event for the school for over 40yrs, copies of the New Testament were presented to every year 7 pupil.  Addressing [...]

22 09, 2017

Mike Garry (poet) – Visitor to St George’s

September 22nd, 2017|Headline News, Latest News|

Pupils at St George’s were enthralled by acclaimed performance poet, Mike Garry, when he visited them to share stories of his life, interweaved with some of his most successful poems. During the day, Mike led several workshops based around the theme ‘Freedom,’ which is the focus for this year’s National Poetry Day.  Pupils enjoyed some active and entertaining [...]

15 09, 2017

Community Award

September 15th, 2017|Headline News, Latest News|

Blackpool in Bloom Best Conversation Area   St George’s working in partnership with New Langdale Community Volunteers , De Puy Synthes and Cherry Tree Community have yet again won the Blackpool in Bloom award for best conservation area.   Tina Milner (St George's Community Director) said "Started 7 years ago on a piece of waste [...]

14 09, 2017

New teachers join TEAM SG!

September 14th, 2017|Headline News, Latest News|

St George’s School Blackpool bucks the national trend when it comes to teacher recruitment welcoming 20 new teachers to the start of the new academic year. Headteacher Mr Warnock said “in a time when recruitment can be difficult it’s important to recruit to a clear vision of where we are going.  At St George’s we have [...]

24 08, 2017

Examination Results 2017

August 24th, 2017|Events, Headline News, Latest News|

Once again the students at St George’s School have achieved excellent GCSE results in line with the school’s vision of being ‘Outstanding through consistent academic excellence in a caring Christian community’.  Mr Warnock, Head teacher, was delighted with the results: ‘The results that our students have achieved today are superb. Every student has worked incredibly [...]