This year's programme is turning out to be another good one and the leaflet with the list of speakers & Open Days for the second half of 2016 is now available from the Heritage Centre. Please renew your membership now. If you are not a member why not join? Only £10 for 11 talks.

We have a long-standing reputation for high academic achievement, being an orderly, caring and welcoming community and provision for an extensive range of extra-curricular and out of hours activities.

'This is a good school...Pupils make good progress throughout the school' (OFSTED February 2013).

Lever Park School is a Special School for boys and girls aged 11 to 16 who have a statement relating to their social, educational and behavioural difficulties.

Department for Education statutory and departmental advice for and about schools.

Welcome to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic High School

On this website you will find details of how to become a member Horwich Heritage, dates of forthcoming meetings and events, a list of publications available frm the society and information about the exhibitions and archives at the Heritage Centre.

At Chorley New Road Primary School, we develop and promote British Values throughout our school.

Our mission is to Provide the best teaching and learning opportunities for every pupil irrespective of ability or circumstance.

At Lord Street C.P. School all staff strive to provide all children with the very best education possible. As a school we aim to:

Get a window into the world of learning at Horwich Parish by visiting our blogs.

Membership currently numbers around 200 and the Society not only runs its own Heritage Centre and meetings but produces its own books and DVDs on subjects of local interest.

Rachel Holland-GriffithsI can think of a few people who need to be entering this. Come on peeps!

Develop the social skills and values which allows them to function appropriately in our society.

What foods you should eat, and what you need to avoid and how staying active will help your mind and body.

Rachel Holland-GriffithsCan you bring a cake and not be there for the judging?

Click below to view our school class blogs and comment on their activities and projects.

Encourage a sense of achievement and self-worth in their successes and a sense of understanding and compassion for the needs of others.

We hope that you gain an insight into the faith and friendship that is shared on a daily basis in our wonderful school and community.

Dear Members, I was just finishing my report on what has been another busy & successful 6 months of speakers, Open Days/Exhibitions & events when I received the sad news that our dear friend and founder member, Geoff Waine, had died.

We hope you find that Horwich Heritage has something to offer and welcome your interest, suggestions and support.

St. Joseph’s is an 11-16 voluntary aided co-educational Roman Catholic Secondary School under the trusteeship of The Diocese of Salford. We are maintained by the Bolton Local Authority and have 860 students enrolled. St. Joseph’s was established as a secondary school on 5th November 1963.

Amanda ProcterWe have a guest judge Sarah Jane from Sarah Janes cafe who is looking forward to all your efforts. #cake #mmmmmmm

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school,

As the Society approaches its 31st year, we look forward to further developing our activites based on our much-admired Heritage Centre where we have the opportunity to do justice to the rich and varied history of Horwich and all the people who have helped to make us so proud of the town today.

Challenge, Nurture, Respect. Our aim is to provide a rich , vibrant creative environment.

The Society first began holding its meetings in the Public Hall, moving to Horwich Resource Centre in 1990 where its monthly meetings still take place. It opened its first Heritage Centre within the Resource Centre in 1995 and moved into its current premises in 2006. It gratefully acknowledges the support given by Horwich Town Council, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council and the Resource Centre in the development of its activities.

Amanda ProcterWon by Sarah Andreassen and Erin and Harriet.

The monthly OPEN DAYS provide additional exhibitions on topics of local interest. Special EXHIBITIONS currently running include: Horwich Loco Works, A Victorian Kitchen, The Way We Were, World War II, Winter Hill Mines & the Turnpike Roads. School Parties and other groups welcome. Contact 847797.


We hope that you find the following pages both easy to use and informative. Please contact the school directly, if there is anything you wish to know in a little more detail.

'The Founding Fathers of Horwich Heritage' - taken at one of our many appearances in 'period dress' at Horwich Carnival.

We are delighted to welcome you to the Lever Park School website.

The NCA's CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre).

2. Encourage our children to make responsible, kind and healthy choices;

HORWICH HERITAGE CENTRE is open every weekday 2- 4pm & Saturdays 10 - 12.30pm. It has a shop, shows and sells films about Horwich and has a range of professional exhibitions and displays to delight all the family. Help is also available for family history and other research. ADMISSION IS FREE!

The school is part of the Lever Park Learning Trust which has foundation and charitable trust status.

Government educational, learning and lots of useful information for parents about schools.

To write fluently, children need to be able to ‘spell quickly and accurately’. Click more to view our tips.