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Parent Governor Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a parent governor which we need to fill as soon as possible. The Governing Body has a strategic role in the management of our school. Responsibilities of the Governing Body include: 

  • Setting the long term strategic goals and the vision for the school

  • Ensuring high standards of achievement for every child

  • Ensuring school finances are spent in the right places

  • Recruiting staff, including the head teacher

More details can be found in this joint letter from the Headteacher and Chair of Governors. If you think you have the time, skills and expertise to join our Governing Body, please complete this nomination form and return to school by 12pm on Friday 28th January 2022.


You can also email your nomination to and please put ‘Parent Governor Nomination’ in the subject. 

Job Vacancies

We have two job vacancies - for a Teacher of Science and an Intervention Teacher (temporary). More details here.

Start of Term Letter to Parents and Carers (January 4th 2022)


End of Term Letter to Parents and Carers



Also, the email address for any Covid related emails is: 

We have also uploaded a Covid Consent Form:

Letter from Prof. Kate Arden, Director of Public Health for Wigan Council

We have received the letter below from Prof. Kate Arden, who is Director of Public Health for Wigan Council. Please read it carefully to guide us all safely through the Christmas period. If your child does receive a positive COVID test result could you also report it to the school by emailing:

Year 10 Exam Timetable

Year 10 internal exams will be taking place between 14th and 21st January and will be held in form rooms. The exam timetable is below:


Byrchall High School is a modern, forward looking school, rich in traditional values. Ours is a school where high standards of attainment and behaviour are expected from every student; each individual matters and everyone has something special to contribute.
We encourage every student to achieve high standards and to develop an enthusiastic, problem-solving approach to their work so that they feel confident with their academic and social skills, inside and outside school. We strive to ensure that all children reach their potential.

In order to comply with the advice of Wigan Council, we introduced face masks in communal areas from Wednesday November 3rd. Read more here in Byrchall's latest letter from the Headteacher to parents and carers.

A link to a letter from Education Secretary to Parents and Carers:

  • The Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, has written an open letter to parents, carers and guardians about the importance of children aged 12 to 15 getting their COVID-19 vaccine either at school, or at a local vaccination centre. The letter also reminds parents about the importance of testing. Read it here.

Take a look at our food menus:


Supporting Students at Secondary School or College:

Exam Information 

Year 10 internal exams will be taking place between 14th and 21st January and will be held in form rooms. The exam timetable is below:


The Byrchall High School examination information webpage has recently been updated. Take a look here


Y6 Transition 

Our Year 6 Transition pages have recently been updated. Take a look here.  


Remote Learning

Further details on the Remote Learning provision in school can be found in the links below. This information was updated in October 2021

1) Byrchall Remote Education Information to Parents

2) Remote Learning Letter to Parents

3) How to use Microsoft Teams

4) Parent/Carer Guide to Microsoft Teams

5) Remote Learning Letter to Students

6) Student Expectations

7) FAQs

8) Remote Rewards and Celebrations Spring Term 2020-2021

Covid-19 Updates

Byrchall is keeping you up to date with the situation here

Covid 19

Our Next Themed Lunch is...

...a Burns Lunch on Tuesday January 25th. See the menu here. Book on the Fusion app! 

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