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NOW Festival 2018 - Winners!!

Year 10 Performing Arts students from Archbishop Blanch win the Best Overall Performance Award at the end of the three day NOW Festival 2018! After winning the best performance of the night on Thursday 1 st February 2018, our class of 17 Year 10 Performing Arts students went on to win the Best

NSPCC Number Day 2018

Friday 2 nd February - See the  Gallery Page  for images of the day All pupils at Archbishop Blanch took part in Number Day 2018 on Friday 2 nd February 2018. Pupils were given Numeracy activities to complete in all lessons and took part in the Staff Number Hunt where they went searching

HE+ Programme

It was a fantastic evening at Edge Hill as part of the HE+ programme ran by Cambridge University. Our students had the opportunity to hone the skills required for success at University and the world of work through the nerve racking experience of delivering in-depth research presentations to a

Annual Prizegiving Evening

Our Annual Prizegiving evening date has now been finalised and will take place on the evening of  Thursday 22nd March @ 7pm. This event will be for 2016/17 Year 11 Leavers and current pupils, invitations to this celebration will follow. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of

Year 7 Design & Technology - STEM news

During the spring term year seven Design and Technology students will be developing their STEM skills through the Dendrite race for the line project. In addition to the aerodynamic shaping of the foam body of their rocket cars, the new competition feature in 2018 is the ability for students to

Careers Fair

On Thursday 1st February we welcomed 30+ Employers, Univercities, apprenticeship providers into school to our Annual Careers Fair. The students have made the most of this fantastic opportunity to find out what what is available to them and what exciting roads they may travel down as their education

NSPCC Number Day at ABS

Friday 2nd February is Numeracy day and we will be celebrating this with lots of fun and challenging number quizes and raising as much money for NSPCC in the process.

School Ambassadors breakfast.

School ambassadors have recently hosted a gathering of people from the business community who have supported our school during the last year. They were treated to a delicious breakfast, Christmas quiz and prime seats and refreshments for the Talent Show. School Ambassadors wanted to thank all

Christmas Jumper/Accessories Day

Friday 22nd December is our last day in school before the Christmas break, and as part of our celebrations staff and pupils are invited to wear a Christmas Jumper and/or accessories. The INTERACT team will be collecting doantions of £1.00 to raise money for one of the INTERACT charities.

Lions International Peace Poster Contest

Lions International Peace Poster Competiton During the Summer Term all Archbishop Blanch Students in Years 7 and 8 were invited to submit entries for a global art competition run by ’Lions Peace Poster’. This art contest encourages young people worldwide to express their visions for peace and for

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Auschwitz Trip

Lessons from Auschwitz - On the 2 nd of November 2017,  Kharis Dunsby(Year 12) and Emma Jones (Year 13) received the amazing opportunity to attend a one day visit to Auschwitz concentration camp, in Poland. Organised by the Holocaust education trust, we had a chartered flight to

Shoebox Appeal

This year we once again supported the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal . The response from our pupil's and families was fantastic and we were able to take approx 220 boxes which were all beautifully decorated and jammed packed with lots of wonderful goodies. 

Educate Awards 2017

Friday 17th November saw the return of the Annual Educate Awards ceremony at the Anglican Cathedral where schools from across the city and invited guests gather to celebrate the achievements of both primary and secondary schools. This year we were shortlisted in 2 categories : Outstanding Arts


A Caring Christian Environment

"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
Archbishop Blanch Parent.

Ethos and Expectations


Academic Excellence

We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.

Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.

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Christian Ethos and Vision

The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.

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Sixth Form

Sixth Form for the future

Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:

Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results. 

Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area

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