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    The Torch

    The Torch September/October 2018
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    September/October 2018

    These pages contain highlights from the latest issue of The Torch, Wath's student newspaper, published at the end of each half term.

    The full newspaper is available to view by selecting the cover.

    Previous editions (going all the way back to 1930) are available on the back issues page.


    By Bradley Luke, Year 7, and Ngai Wa Yuen, Year 8

    Halloween Safety Tips

    It’s almost Halloween time; ready for trick or treat? Did you know that the tradition comes from people wearing costumes to ward off ghosts? Pretty neat, huh?

    But it’s not all fun and games on Halloween. It’s important to stay safe, especially if you are going trick or treating without parental supervision. Here are some tips to make sure ghosts don’t trouble you, whether or not you are wearing a costume!

    Make sure to:

    • Never go into anyone’s house!
    • Look before you cross a road!
    • Try to be in a group!
    • Try not to stay out too long!
    • Don’t do anything stupid!

    Have a great time at Halloween and remember to stay safe! Have fun!

    The School Library

    By Thomas Armitage, Year 7