School Newsletter – Issue April/May 2019

Following our fundraising initiative ‘Pitch In!’ , we are absolutely delighted to announce that Lymm High School’s bid to secure funding for a new 3G sports pitch has been successful! Find out more in the April/May school newsletter, which includes important messages for parents and stories.

Also includes: Highlights from the recent BTEC Graduate Fashion Show and the Girls 2019 Sports Tour to Marbella!…Read it here!

Lymm High School awarded funding for 3G Football Pitch Project

Some great news has been announced for community sport in Cheshire. Lymm High School have been awarded a grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation, to install a brand new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP).

The grant will enable Lymm High School to provide state of the art sports facilities for students throughout the school day and the community of Lymm and surrounding areas during evening and weekends.

The new facility will comprise of a full size, FA standard, floodlit, all-weather pitch. On-site changing rooms and toilet facilities will also be modified to meet the needs of the new pitch for its stakeholders.

Lymm High School worked with the Football Foundation and the Cheshire FA to secure a grant of over £500,000 towards the project.

Gwyn Williams, Headteacher at Lymm High School, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be receiving this grant from the Football Foundation. Combined with the additional money raised via generous support from the community for our ‘Pitch In’ campaign, this means we will now be able to build a new 3G pitch that will benefit thousands of people in school and grassroots sport in the community for many years to come. We are incredibly excited about the whole project.”

Paul Thorogood, Chief Executive of the Football Foundation, said: “Since 2000, the Football Foundation has awarded 372 grants worth £12.3m across Cheshire towards grassroots sports projects worth £23.1m and it is great to hear that Lymm High School will be the latest beneficiary.

“Funding from the Premier League, The FA and Government, delivered by the Foundation, will support the club in developing a brand new 3G sports pitch for the local community. Made possible by investment from the Premier League, The FA and the Government, via Sport England, the Football Foundation is supporting the grassroots game by improving access to high-quality football facilities across the country.”

End of Year Visual Arts & Technology Exhibition

The Visual Arts & Technology Faculty invite you to celebrate the work of our talented students from across the school at the annual End of Year Exhibition.

Featuring work from:

GCSE Fine Art | GCSE Fashion | GCSE Photography | GCSE Design Technology | A’ level Fine Art |A’ level Product Design | A’ level Photography

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 from 18:00-20:00

Located in the Sixth Form Lower Hex

The Visual Arts & Technology End of Year Exhibition is free and open to the public.

Summer Concert 2019

Following the success of our spring concert, come along to a concert celebrating the coming of the summer term.

Our fantastic young musicians will be performing again in the school’s main hall. Join us for an enjoyable evening of music – This will be a unique concert not to be missed!

Monday 24th June 2019 | 7pm | Lymm High School Main Hall

Christmas Carol Service

A polite reminder:

We would be delighted if you could join us at our Christmas Carol Service this evening.

This candlelit service is a fitting end to our term and marks the beginning of our Christmas celebrations. In the beautiful surroundings of St Peter’s Church, in Oughtrington our students and young people play a central role in this service. Some are given the opportunity to recite poetry or deliver readings, while others may sing in one or more of the School’s many choirs or play music.

The evening concludes with refreshments served at the church

Please note, the service will now commence at 7pm, not 6.30pm as previously stated.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Come along and join us for this very special service, all are welcome to attend.