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Year 9 Geography: Manchester Regenerated

Year 9 Geography: Manchester Regenerated

Beth Martin Nixon looks back on the recent Year 9 trip to Manchester: Friday 29th June was a beautiful sunny day for Year 9’s urban Geography field trip to East Manchester. We nearly didn’t get to go on the trip as the first set of coaches didn’t turn up.  We did...
Oldham Schools’ Music Festival Winners

Oldham Schools’ Music Festival Winners

Congratulations to all pupils and staff involved in the 2018 Oldham Schools’ Music Festival at Queen Elizabeth Hall.  Crompton House School were awarded both the Jacques Stromberg Major Award for Outstanding Secondary School Contribution to the festival and the...
Physics Olympics 2018

Physics Olympics 2018

On Thursday 14th June Molly Mooney, Arianne Makinson, Callum Lancaster and Cameron Hurst represented Crompton House at the 2018 Physics Olympics at Withington Girls’ School, ably led by Head Coach Dr. Whitworth. During the day they designed and built a marble...
Ex-student Gavin Ashton jockeys for success

Ex-student Gavin Ashton jockeys for success

On Thursday 14th June 2018 ex-student, Gavin Ashton gave an assembly on his career as a professional jockey entitled ‘My journey becoming a jockey.’  Mr Newell proudly introduced Gavin, explaining he joined Crompton House in 2006 and stayed on until sixth form before...
Future Geographers Conference

Future Geographers Conference

Beth Martin Nixon recalls how she spent one day during the Easter holidays researching her interests: We first arrived in Sheffield at around 9am. We had two hours before the day started, so we walked down to Ponds Forge and went swimming. After that we walked up...