Soap Stars line up for charity football match
Our 50th birthday celebrations continue on Saturday 12 July when stars of Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks are to take on a team of Freddie’s players in a charity football match.
Freddie’s Heroes will have their own celebrity player when they take on The All Stars with keen football fan Andy Burnham MP lining up for his constituency’s school.
Double Buckingham Palace visit by School staff
Within the space of two weeks in May, Fred Longworth High School had two visitors to Buckingham Palace when they attended garden parties to meet Her Majesty The Queen.
First, PC Andy Wright who is the School Based Police Officer celebrated receiving his British Empire Medal (BEM) on Wednesday 21st May. He received the award in the Birthday 2013 Honours List in addition to the school’s Nowt2Do Project being awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Both awards were in recognition of outstanding voluntary work in the community.
A Community Fun Day to celebrate 50 years of Fred Longworth High School
Our 50th birthday celebrations continued on Bank Holiday Monday 5 May 2014 when we held our Community Fun Day.
Following last year’s success we wanted to bring the community together once again and this time we aimed for an even bigger and better event to form part of our Golden Anniversary celebrations.
The day was a huge success with hundreds of visitors enjoying some great live performances from school and local bands on our main stage along with other performances and entertainment across the whole school site, including a live broadcast from local radio station Pulstar.
Baroness Newlove visits to see Year 11 students perform the drama piece ‘Newlove’
Fred Longworth High School received a very special delegation of visitors on Friday 21 March 2014 when the Government Champion for Active, Safer Communities, Baroness Newlove, and Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester, Tony Lloyd, were invited to school to watch the GCSE Drama piece ‘Newlove’ being performed by a group of Year 11 students.
They were invited to the school by the School Based Police Officer, PC Andy Wright, who also runs the Nowt2Do project for young people.