Our child is set challenging targets and encouraged to have high aspirations” Parent      
Students are very eager to learn and are highly attentive in lessons” Ofsted      
Learning outside the classroom is an important part of life at Lowton” Y8 Student      
Teaching is delivered by a committed, hard working staff” Parent      
As a small school we can bring a more personalised feeling to the education of our students” – Teacher      
“Christian values of trust, compassion and respect are reflected in the good behaviour of the students”  SIAMS inspection      

Welcome to Lowton Church of England High School, a small, successful comprehensive school serving young people aged 11-16 in the Lowton, Leigh and Atherton communities. As a Church school everything we do is based on Christian values and is summed up in our mission statement, caring, learning and succeeding.

We are a caring school which genuinely values the importance of each individual student. This means that we are an inclusive community which listens to what our students have to say and recognises their rights as well as their responsibilities. We are a small school and we know our students well.

We are a learning school that places huge importance on high quality learning and the development of good learning habits that promote “Life-Long Learning” amongst all of our students. We are fully committed to preparing students for their future education and working life by instilling these good habits from their first day with us, to when they leave us to continue their learning journey.

Finally, we are a school that supports our students in succeeding, both academically and in ways which reflect their own unique talents and abilities.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about “The Lowton Family”. If you want to find out more, please do not hesitate to contact us.

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on a stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
(Matthew 5:14-16 NIV) 

The Governors and staff of Lowton Church of England High School are committed to the provision of a high quality education in a Christian context. We aim to provide a school where we can live out our ethos of Caring, Learning and Succeeding on a daily basis and let our light shine. At the heart of the commitment is the notion of the uniqueness and infinite worth of the individual, that every person is valuable in the eyes of God and that they are, indeed, the light of the world.

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We gathered in the sports hall for a whole school assembly this morning to reflect upon our worship theme for the half term, ‘Friendship’. Within the assembly we heard from Felix from the Church Pais team and our school chaplain Wiremu awarded the prizes for the best Worship Wall entries.
7 Cedar won the prize for ‘a clear focus’ whilst 7 Oak picked up two titles, winning the ‘class participation’ and ‘WOW factor’ awards for their 3D wall. However, it was 7 Willow 2 who, somewhat controversially in 7 Oak’s eyes, won the overall prize. Well done 7 Willow 2 and to all students who contributed to their forms Worship Wall. Wiremu promises that the next theme will be an even better one!

We would like to wish all students a restful and safe half term.
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Congratulations to our Wigan School Games Cup Champions!

Earlier today 16 of our students represented the school at the Wigan School Games Cup at Wigan Youth Zone. The students competed in handball, dodgeball and rock climbing. However, this was a different event, aimed at giving students who may not ordinarily represent the school in a sporting setting an opportunity to do so. Therefore, the event was not just decided upon which school performed the best, but which school also demonstrated the school games values. These values are determination, self-belief, honesty, teamwork, passion and respect. Our students were an absolute credit to the school and personified these values throughout the day, in addition to smashing all three sporting events! Year 8 student Faye definitely showed determination as her tooth fell out whilst climbing the rock-climbing wall, but this didn’t faze her and she got to the top anyway! Teammate Jess also managed to reach the top, conquering her fear of heights along the way. In the overall standings we finished in first place with 107 points, a huge 25 points ahead of second place, leading to us being crowned the first winners of the Wigan School Games Cup.

In the afternoon, following the sporting events, the students had the opportunity to use the amazing facilities in the Youth Zone. These included a fitness suite, dance studio, hair and beauty area, recording studio and a recreational area with pool tables and games consoles. As part of the event all students received a free membership to the facility. We hope the students had a brilliant day representing the school.
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At the end of each week, each Form Tutor chooses one pupil from their form to become their “Star of the Form”. Pupils are selected for a number of reasons. These could include excellent attendance and punctuality; consistently high standards of uniform; improved attendance or effort from last year or term; for their contribution to school life, or a combination of the above. Well done to all of these pupils. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lessons in the Limelight - Photography with Mr Carter

Here are some of our Year 11 Photography students with their landscape and cityscape mock exam.
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Students in Mrs Higson's year 7 literacy class have been studying Grange-Enders as a text. We have all become very attached to the characters Rosie, Eddie, Rafiq and Dionne as we joined them along their journey through their own start to year 7. As the story was coming to a close we decided to mark how much we have enjoyed our time reading by completing a homework that demonstrated something we loved, felt or were moved by in the text. This homework was extra to the homework timetable and not compulsory. The results were absolutely fantastic as you can see, with submissions ranging from show-stopper cakes, poems, drawings, posters to book reviews. What a wonderful group of students, well done! ... See MoreSee Less

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We expect our students to have very high standards of behaviour, attainment and respect. We want them to be happy, ambitious and believe in themselves because once they do that anything is possible.

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We believe in developing strong links between staff, parents and students.

By working together we can give your child the best possible education.

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We are proud of our tight knit school ‘family’! Our links with the local community and our church partners  are very important to us, as is our highly successful Adult Education programme.

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