A high school has hosted their first post Covid open evening.

Pleckgate High School welcomed excited year six pupils to look around the school before they start in September 2022.

The Ofsted outstanding school is oversubscribed again this year and welcomed families into the school to have a look around and sample some of the lessons, for pupils starting high school in September.

Headteacher Mark Cocker said: “After a very different 18 months with the Covid restrictions, it was fantastic to be able to welcome our community back to Pleckgate.”

In modern foreign languages, there were a wide range of activities including learning about different cultures, sampling a range of cuisines and having some fun in the photo booth.

In history pupils learned about the Vikings while the wide range of science experiments certainly had the ‘wow’ factor.

In Food Technology, Year 6 pupil Joyce Huang had the chance to taste freshly-made samosas, pizzas and cous cous made by year 10 food technology pupils Abdullah Qadir and Imaan Akil, after being shown around the school by her guide, Pleckgate pupil Saaleha Ahmed.

The pupils taking the examined PE qualification in year 11 showed off their new PE kit and one of them Aleezay Shiraz said: “I play netball and rounders for the school, among other sports, and I hope to go into fitness or personal training in the future.

“There are so much extra-curricular activities to get involved with at Pleckgate.”