HARTLEPOOL SCHOOLS KS3 TRAMPOLINING SUCCESS!
St. Hild's Trampolining Squad participated in a town wide KS3 trampolining competition and achieved success in several of the competition categories. details
UP-COMING PARENT/ CARER CONFERENCE AT TEESSIDE UNI.
Teesside University are offering Parents & Carers of our Year 8 students and upwards the opportunity to attend a conference on Wednesday 24th February. The event starts at 5.30pm, with registration and refreshments from 5.15pm. Delivered by experts from education, industry and government agencies, this session maps out the future job trends for the North East and identifies which skills and subjects will be most valuable to young people. Click here for details and to book online.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY - 27th JANUARY 2016
Students at St. Hild's took part in a week of activities and events to help ensure that the horrors of the Holocaust are never forgotten. St. Hild’s Church of England School organised the programme to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday 27th January. details
GROWTH MINDSET - REFLECTION.
Pupils in all year groups have been reflecting on how they have used their Growth mind-sets to overcome barriers to learning. Pupils in years 7-10 received house points for the most inspiring examples; some of their views can be read by clicking here.
YEAR 11 AFTER SCHOOL REVISION SCHEDULE
Revision for our Year 11 students is now underway operating on a 2 week rota. Core subjects are offered on week 1 and sessions for Option subjects on week 2. Advice on good revision practice - 'How to revise' and the revision sessions schedule poster can be accessed by clicking on the links.
YEAR 8 HOLOCAUST ART EXHIBITION.
In Religious Education, Year 8 pupils covered the topics of prejudice and discrimination and as part of this work they have studied the Holocaust. Every Year 8 student produced a piece of art work to reflect their learning on this topic. Parents were invited to come along to view the students work at an Exhibition in the school hall. Photos
REFLECTION ROOM (formerly Isolation).
Students placed in the reflection room are expected to be in school from 9.30am to 3.30pm. On arrival they need to report to their Year Leader in Student Services. Students will be provided with work from their subject teachers and are expected to complete the work provided in silence. Please note that students will remain in the reflection room for lunch. They will be given the opportunity to pre-order lunch from the school canteen or they may prefer to bring a packed lunch.
TAXI SERVICE TO THE HEADLAND RESTARTED!
As from Monday 11th January a taxi service to the Headland for students who wish to participate in extra curricular activities including revision, use of the Library Resource Centre and Sports will be made available again. Due to occasional low numbers of students using the service the cost will now be £1 (if there are 3 or 4 sharing) or £2 ( if there are only 1 or 2 students). Students who wish to make use of this service will need to submit names to student services by 11.05am on the required day. The amount required will need to be paid at the time of booking. Parents will receive confirmation of the booking by text. The taxi will leave school at 3.45pm and will follow the normal bus route and drop off points.
8SD - CANDY CANE FUNDRAISER FOR HOSPICE!
Year 8 tutor group 8SD along with tutor Miss Dar organised a fundraiser with the aim of donating the proceeds to Hartlepool & District Hospice. They sold gift tags for 50p each allowing Year 8 students and staff to write a Christmas message to another person in school. details
VOLUNTEERS SCOOP TOP COMMUNITY AWARD!
Five St. Hild's students who were shortlisted for a top award came away from the awards ceremony at Wynyard Hall, as the winners in the Young Person's Award category. details
TREE DRESSING AT ST. HILDA'S CHURCH!
Three Worship Leaders visited St Hilda’s Church to decorate the school’s tree. The tree - along with many other beautifully adorned trees - can be seen at St Hilda’s Church until the new year! details
THE GREAT ST. HILD'S BAKE OFF!
As part of House Cup week; The Great St Hild’s Bake Off took place. Students from Year 9 and 10 represented their House and competed against each other to win House Points. A competition for staff also took place which required competitors to bake a dozen festive themed cakes. details
YEAR 9 TEES VALLEY SKILLS EVENT.
A group of Year 9 students visited the Tees Valley Skills Event at Teesside University in December. The day gave students the opportunity to find out more about careers and training opportunities available to them within the Tees Valley and to have a go at a number of activities linked to specific careers. details
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK.
12 x Year 9 students took part in a town-wide Enterprise Day organised by Hartlepool Borough Council on Wednesday 18th November as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Students took part in a number of workshops led by local entrepreneurs and covered subjects such as finance, marketing and creating ideas. details
YEAR 9 MANCHESTER/ YORK TRIP.
Year 9 students experienced a jam packed overnight trip to Manchester in November. On the way they stopped at York Dungeon and enjoyed a 75 minute journey through 2000 years of York’s murky history. details
CLEVELAND POLICE CADET PROGRAMME - JOIN THE ADVENTURE!
Cleveland Police Cadet Programme; a personal development and community volunteering initiative for young people aged 13 - 17 years old is currently looking for new recruits. For more information and how to apply click here.
St. Hild’s Church of England School values its partnership with parents and carers. In response to feedback from parents and carers asking us to enhance parental communication, we have introduced a parent/carer forum which is open to all. Meeting records will be made available on the website. Parents/carers will be informed of upcoming forums via our website, twitter and our texting service.
STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR A COMMUNITY AWARD!
Five St. Hild's students have been shortlisted for a Community Award, after giving up most of their Summer holiday to help out at a children's play scheme. details
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