Take Part Tots aids transition to Primary School
Nov14

Take Part Tots aids transition to Primary School

So, this week the window opened for applications for Reception places in primary schools for September 2020. If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 you’ll need to apply for their infant or primary school place by 15 January 2020. Too much, too soon? Take Part can assist with your child’s transition to primary school. Got yourself a pre-school drama queen or king, or a tiny, timid little mouse? Then...

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Lights Switch On, Market and Fair – Saturday 30 November
Oct24

Lights Switch On, Market and Fair – Saturday 30 November

Saturday 30th  November is this year’s New Mills Christmas lights switch on, market and fair which is a key festive event in the High Peak’s run up to Christmas. The event has managed to retain a traditional look and feel, attracting thousands of family visitors from around the region every year. The family orientated event focuses around the town centre with the traditional switching on of the Christmas Tree lights in the centre...

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DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project
Dec03

DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project

Stories and memories of students who have visited DCC’s White Hall Outdoor Education Centre since it opened almost 70 years ago are being collected to create a film about its history in a £10,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The centre opened in 1951, and is recognised as a leading influence in the development of outdoor education in the UK and across the world.  New Mills’ very own Spring Bank School (now...

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The War that changed our World – new exhibition
Oct30

The War that changed our World – new exhibition

New Mills Heritage Centre – new exhibition   Commemorate the ending of World War 1 with a visit to a new exhibition at the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre – “The War that Changed our World”- a thought provoking look at the world the Great War left behind.   The exhibition opens on 30th October. Entry is free. There is a new display of the permanent collection of WW1 artefacts, including the Tor Top trench sign...

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FREE childrens summer cookery classes
Jul22

FREE childrens summer cookery classes

Visit New Mills are generously funding some taster cooking sessions for 5-11 year olds resident in New Mills or attending New Mills area primary schools. Dates are the mornings of 14th, 21st and 28th August.  2 separate times on each date- 9.15-10.15am and 11.15-12.15.       Places are free but booking is essential-(max 8 per session) and 1 session per child is offered. All booking is through Kinder Cooking so please...

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Can you help ?
Jul09

Can you help ?

Date: Thursday 12th July Time: Interviews start at 13.10 (if you could come to the school for about 12:45 so that we can run through the interview process with all the volunteers) and will finish by 15:10. Address: New Mills School, Church Lane, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4NR The mock interviews are a great event for the students to get real, practical experience of facing a realistic work experience situation and be able to get...

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