Working in the Arts Industry Q&A

Working in the Arts Industry Q&A

Online Session with Professional Dancer and Choreographer James Rosental       On Wednesday 8th July, as part of our Virtual Arts Festival of Hope, students got the chance to quiz professional dancer and choreographer James Rosental about his training,...
KS3 Geography Online Mapping

KS3 Geography Online Mapping

Article by Mrs Finney Our Year 7 and 8 Geographers have been getting to grips with online mapping during the summer term, using an online platform called Digimap for Schools.  This brilliant website has been used by Sharples for many years, but during lockdown the...
Lifesaving 3D Printer arrives at Sharples!

Lifesaving 3D Printer arrives at Sharples!

At the age of 18, Dhiresh Nathwani has spent his lockdown making face shields for NHS hospitals, GP surgeries, care homes, and other places in need of PPE. What started with Dhiresh and a 3D printer in his bedroom, turned into Makers4TheNHS, a project of over sixty...
Obstacle Course Charity Challenge

Obstacle Course Charity Challenge

Our current Sharples Stars community challenge is aimed at raising funds for Bolton Hospice. We have asked students and staff to create a 5-task obstacle course; indoor or outdoor; for fun or for fitness and to take photographs or film themselves completing it (see...
Sharples Stars

Sharples Stars

  At the beginning of the summer term we launched our distance learning reward system, Sharples Stars. Like the Excellence System that we have in school, staff award points for: Academic achievement and effort; contributions to the school Community; Excellence...