Lancashire

On Thursday 24 January the Government published its results and Value Added Scores for 16-18 year old students studying A Levels in England, and Stonyhurst ranked first in Lancashire.Value Added is the primary government measure for pupil progress. Stonyhurst's A Level 'value added' score higher than Sedbergh, Ampleforth, Worth, Downside, Rugby, Giggleswick, Rossall.Describing the report, the government writes: "These figures tell you how much progress students who studied A levels at this...
Lancashire’s schools' performance tables have recently been published and St Joseph's RC Primary School’s attainment in the 2018 SATs was the highest in the county. The school also achieved the seventh place in the Sunday Telegraph’s best 100 schools based on last summer’s results.Congratulations have been offered to all the staff on this fantastic achievement. The school expresses its gratitude to all the parents at St Joseph's for their continuing support. Most importantly, the school would...
The Feast of St Edmund Arrowsmith SJ has been celebrated with Mass in the house where he was captured prior to his martyrdom in Lancaster in 1628. Fr Joe Duggan SJ of St Wilfrid’s Church in Preston celebrated Mass for several local Catholics on 28 August, in the house where Arrowsmith was captured and taken to Lancaster Castle to be hanged, drawn and quartered.The house is situated just outside Preston in Hoghton and is owned by the mother of the Director of Music at St Wilfrid's,...