A Big Welcome

Year Team Leaders

Hi year 7, 

A really big, warm welcome to all of you. I am Mrs Wilson, your Head of Lower School. I am so excited to welcome you into the Chorlton High School family. From what we have heard from all of your primary schools we are going to be THE best year group CHS has ever had. I know we haven’t had the chance to meet in person yet, but we will have plenty of opportunities to get to know each other in September. Have a wonderful summer and o will see you in your new secondary school soon.

Ms. Wilson


Hi Year 7,

My name is Ms Baxter, I will be your Head of Year in September and I am so looking forward to meeting you all. It has been a different journey for us all this year but your patience will be rewarded in September with the friendly welcome and family atmosphere we have here at Chorlton High School. I want to reassure you all that we as a school have taken every step we can to make sure you and your family feel at ease in September. We will have an induction day in September where you can come in and meet your form tutors and myself where we will start this journey together as a team. 

Ms. Baxter


Your Form Tutors

Hi 7MB!

How exciting Year 7!!  I’m Mr Bacanin and will be one of your new form tutors!

I teach Art and Photography and am very happy to be part of your new school journey from September! It will be an exciting time and I will be here to guide and support you. I’m sure you will be looking forward to learning new skills, making new friends and being an important member of the Chorlton High School team!  I know I am - so have a wonderful summer and I look forward to meeting you all very soon. 

Mr. Bacanin


Hello 7MB,

My name is Mrs Taylor and I teach Art - the best subject ever! I love our school and I’m sure you will too. Being a form tutor is the best, I feel really lucky to be one of your form tutors.

I’m super excited to meet you all. I know the world has felt a little bit strange but I promise that Mr Bacanin and I will look after you. Chorlton High is a wonderful school and you have lots of exciting times ahead of you - new classes, teachers, subjects and best of all meeting new friends!

Remember that it is totally normal to feel nervous about starting high school. I even feel a little bit funny going back after the holidays! Mr Bacanin and I are here for you no matter how big or small your worries are.

Enjoy the summer holidays, stay safe and I will see you all soon.

Mrs. Taylor


Hello 7AD,

Welcome to Chorlton High School! My name is Mrs Daly and I will be your form tutor in September. I am also one of the Art teachers so if you are not in my tutor group, perhaps I might meet you in my lovely Art room for Art lessons. I am really looking forward to meeting you all and getting to know you. I hope you are excited about coming here, and if you’re feeling a bit nervous, I promise you we will all make you feel very safe and worry free. I have taught at Chorlton High for a long time, it is a very happy place with lots of wonderful staff and pupils. I think you’re going to like it here. Have a great summer and see you soon.

Mrs. Daly 


Team 7HW!

Welcome to the wonderful family of Chorlton High School! Our base is in the Art department with me, Mrs Weeks and also Ms Needham. We are very excited to be starting your CHS journey together. 
Hopefully you are going to spend your summer celebrating all that you have achieved in Year 6 and ready for the start of something very exciting at CHS!
7HW, we’re thinking of you all already!

Mrs. Weeks


Hi Team 7HW, 

Welcome to CHS and welcome to the Art Department! I say that because you have not one but two art teachers as your form tutors - you lucky, lucky people!!! 

My name is Ms. Needham; I have been working at CHS now for 11 years (I think!) I teach Art, Photography and am also Head of Art. I have worked and been friends with Mrs. Weeks for 4 years and we are so very excited to meet you. 

I cannot wait to be part of your new adventure at Chorlton High, it may seem huge, it may seem busy and it may seem like everyone knows what they are doing and where they are going except for you – I can assure you that we will figure this out together. It is huge, and full of love, it is busy but its creative and exciting, and if you can't find where you need to be, just ask!

See you on the other side of the Summer Team 7HW

Ms. Needham 


Hello 7DB,

I am Mr Brownsell. I am the leader of PE at CHS and I will be your form tutor when you start at CHS in September.

I’m sorry that you didn’t get to meet me in person due to the current situation but I look forward to meeting you in September. 

Enjoy your summer and stay safe.

Mr. Brownsell 


Welcome 7DB, 

You have the pleasure of two of us as your tutors this year...lucky you! 

My name is Ms Pitt and I teach PE. I am really looking forward to meeting you all in September. Stay safe, stay active and see you all soon.

Ms. Pitt


Hi there 7SM! 

I am thrilled to have been chosen to be your form tutor! My name is Mrs Meekums and I am Curriculum Leader for Dance here at Chorlton. I am really looking forward to meeting all of you and initiating our master plan to become the best form in year 7! 

I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you not to worry about anything over the summer. I will be there every step of the way. You will be fully supported at every point – I promise. I can’t wait to meet you all in person.

See you in September.

Ms. Meekums


Hello 7JT, 

I am Miss Thornton and I will be your form tutor at Chorlton High School. I am also a dance teacher at the school and the performing arts are a huge passion of mine. I can’t wait to learn all about your different passions, hobbies and interests. 

You might be feeling a mix of emotions when you think about starting secondary school in September. You will probably be feeling all sorts of things from excitement to apprehension, but I just want you to feel rest assured that I will support, help and guide you through it all, and together we will ensure you are happy and successful at CHS. 

I am so excited to welcome you and to meet you all for real in September! Enjoy your summer and see you soon. 

Miss Thornton

Hi 7AP, 

I’m Mr Daniels, one of your form tutors with Ms. Prudhoe. Welcome to Chorlton High. I am a PE teacher and really enjoy sports. I’m really looking forward meeting you all in September. We will be a great team, I am sure. Please don’t worry about anything in terms of starting school. We will be with you every step of the way.

Mr. Daniels

Hi 7AP,

Ms Prudhoe here. As the Head of Drama, I have the pleasure of working with a number of year 7 as a teacher but I am particularly excited about supporting you as your form tutor. Please have a wonderful summer. Can’t wait to meet you all in September.

Ms. Prudhoe


Hello 7CP!! 

My name is Miss Philo and I am a music teacher at Chorlton High School. I cannot wait to meet each and every one of you in September and to start your CHS journey together! 

You might be feeling nervous about starting secondary school in September. I just want you to know that I will support, help and guide you through it all, and together we will ensure you are happy and successful at CHS. 

Make sure you have a lovely summer and I look forward to supporting you in September.

Ms. Philo

Hello 7CK, our lovely form group! 

We are Miss Cooper and Mr Kirkillis and we both teach Music. We’re both really excited to welcome you to our CHS family!

Please don’t worry about September, you will have an amazing time here and we will be with you every step of the way. 

Have a lovely summer holiday.

Ms. Cooper and Mr. Kirkillis

Hi team 7KH. 

My name is Mr Hamilton and I will be your new form teacher when you come to Chorlton High School. I teach Physical Education and have worked at the school for a long, long time.

I look forward to meeting you and supporting you all in September and want you to know that you don’t need to worry about a thing. Take some time in the summer to relax. Stay safe and enjoy your summer holiday. I am excited about meeting you all in September in person. We will be a great team.

Mr. Hamilton

Welcome to Chorlton High School 7JH!

My name is Miss Healey and I’m a member of the PE department. I hope you are looking forward to beginning your secondary school journey - I can’t wait to meet you all! We are going to make the best team. I know it is normal to feel apprehensive about starting secondary school but I promise you that you have nothing to worry about – we will do this together.

I hope you all have a happy and healthy Summer break and I’ll see you in September.

Ms. Healey

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