SOCIAL NORM SURVEY RESULTS
The results of the Social Norm Survey held last term amongst our students are now available. Please click the following link to view the Headline Statistics. Results
TOP-CLASS PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA FACILITIES FOR HIRE!
Northern Lights Academy is our state of the art performing arts and media facility. It can host a wide range of uses such as theatre production, music & TV recording, ICT, music, dance & exercise classes, community courses & meetings. Details
REMEMBRANCE DAY 2013.
The Head boy and Head girl laid a wreath at the War Memorial Board following the two minutes silence observed at 11.00am, and Year 8 tutor group, 8KP, led Collective Worship on the week's theme of 'Remembrance'. details
SHORT STORY COMPETITION - KINDLES AND KOBOS TO BE WON!
Year 7-9 Students have the opportunity to win a Kindle or a Kobo in a short story competition being run by the English Department. A series of posters have been circulated around the school to help promote the competition. There are also many other fantastic prizes to be won for the best entries. The winners will be announced w/c 16th December. Posters.
ATTENDANCE IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY.
St. Hild's Church of England School and the Local Authority are working together to improve the attendance of pupils at school and therefore improve how well they do. Prior to the Christmas holidays, all pupils with between 65% and 90% attendance for the last half term will be targeted. Newsletter
YEAR 6 TRANSITION : ENGINEERING IN MOTION
The Year 6 Engineering Day held on 26th June 2013 was another success this year. All Year 6 students had a fantastic day learning about motion. The students designed and built their own racer and took part in a competition at the end of the day to see which of the cars would travel the furthest. Details
PICKING UP STUDENTS FROM MAIN SCHOOL CAR PARK - GUIDELINES
Although the school car park is private property, we do not mind a few parents using the car park at 2.40pm, provided that you stick closely to our common-sense rules. Click here for details.
KS3 GIRLS' FOOTBALL TEAM GET KITTED OUT!
Dave Wilson Decorators have kindly sponsored the newly formed St. Hild's KS3 Girls' Football Team, who have recently entered the Cleveland League. The team have now taken delivery of their new kit and are looking forward to competing in full 11 a-side matches for the first time. Their coach Mr Gibbon-Hayes said "On behalf of the girls, and myself, I would like to thank Dave Wilson for his generosity." Team Picture
TAXI SERVICE TO THE HEADLAND!
As from Monday 21st October we will be trialling a taxi service to the Headland for those students who wish to participate in extra curricular activities including revision, use of the Library Resource Centre and Sports. The taxi will leave school at 4.00pm and will follow the normal bus route and drop off points. Students who wish to make use of this service will need to submit names to student services by 10.45am on the required day. The cost will be £1 which will need to be paid at the time of booking. Parents will receive confirmation of booking by text.
G.C.S.E. EXAMINATIONS - STUDENT EARLY ENTRIES CHANGES
Following a Government directive, the Department of Education has changed its regulations for all schools considering early entry of students for G.C.S.E. examinations. St Hild's, alongside schools nationally, will no longer be able to enter all students for their November examinations. However the strength of the school's commitment, to ensure students gain the very best outcomes in the summer, remains our main aim. More details
LOCAL BUSINESSMAN SUPPORTS ST. HILD'S SPORTS TEAMS!
St. Hild's would like to thank local businessman Philip Angus for donating a full set of team kit for our Year 8 Boys' football squad. He also kindly supplied a full set of training jackets for general use for our other school teams. This was a very generous act for which St. Hild's School would like to express its extreme gratitude.
HARVEST APPEAL FOR FOOD DONATIONS TO AID LOCAL COMMUNITY
As part of our Collective Worship theme: Harvest, we appealed for food donations to pass on to the Hartlepool Food Bank. Donations of tins, jars and dried foods were kindly requested to aid people in crisis in our local community. Thank you for your donations! Appeal Poster
GREENPOWER CHALLENGE FP24
Our Mean Green Electric machine is undergoing some design improvements! Follow the progress in our weekly blog.
ANOTHER EXCELLENT YEAR FOR ST. HILD'S G.C.S.E. EXAM RESULTS
St. Hild's students reaped the rewards of their hard work over the last 5 years, with a rise of 10% of our students gaining 5 A*-C grades in their G.C.S.E. examinations. Further details
YEAR 9 STUDENTS END THE ACADEMIC YEAR WITH A BARBECUE.
St. Hild's Design & Technology hosted an end of year BBQ for Year 9 students. This was part of a collaborative project across all the subject areas of D&T looking at BBQ foods and products. Details
KRAKOW & AUSCHWITZ TRIP!
Students from Years 9 & 10 experienced a packed itinerary of visits and guided tours on this 4 day residential visit to Krakow and the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camps in Poland. Details
PREPARING FOR THEIR FUTURE - YEAR 10 COLLEGE TASTER DAYS
Year 10 students recently took part in two taster days in preparation for making college applications in September. Details
MORRISONS 'LET'S GROW' VOUCHERS APPEAL!
Year 10 Tutor group, 10DR have taken on a project to return some of the run down flower bed boxes back to horticultural life! They plan to cultivate a range of vegetables in their place. They are appealing to parents and staff who shop at Morrisons to donate any vouchers they acquire, to help obtain new gardening equipment and supplies. From 19th August 2013, every £10 spent in store will entitle the customer to a 'Let's Grow' voucher Appeal Poster. To follow their progress, click here.
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