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UNIVERSITY EXPLAINED EVENT - PARENT/CARER CONFERENCE.
Durham University are holding a conference for parents and carers of year 10, 11 and 12 students, called University Explained, as part of the Raising Aspirations Partnership (a collaboration of the 5 NE universities). The event will take place on Saturday 20 June from 9.30 am – 2.00 pm in the Calman Learning Centre at Durham University.  Part of the event will be a Higher Education Marketplace where parents, carers and students can speak to representatives from each of the universities, Student Finance England and the university careers service. For more information on this event visit: www.durham.ac.uk/schools

NON-UNIFORM DAY CASH ADDS TO LEE'S HOSPICE TOTAL.
£653 raised from a St. Hild's Non-uniform day and then used to sponsor ex-pupil, Lee Dodgson, as he attempted 7 marathons in 7 days has helped in him raising over £15,000 for Hartlepool & District Hospice. Lee and his fellow runners were also cheered on as they passed St. Hild's on day 5, when our Year 7 students lined the route. Full story

MATHEMATICS MASTERCLASSES EXPAND YEAR 8 STUDENT'S SKILLS!
Five of our Year 8 top mathematicians attended four Saturday morning Masterclasses at Teesside University.They were introduced to topics and applications of maths that are not covered within the school Mathematics Curriculum. details

CRAIG McCANN MENTORS OUR 'LIKELY LADS'.
Paralympic athlete Craig McCann shared his inspirational life story with some of the Year 11 ‘Likely Lads’ during the Easter holiday break. details

YEAR 10 PRACTICE INTERVIEWS.
Year 10 students had the opportunity to experience what a formal interview could be like, and a gained an insight of the recruitment process when members of our local business community staged some practice interviews for them. details

TEXAN VISITORS.
For the third year running St. Hild's has had the pleasure of welcoming a team of Texans visitors from the Nassau Bay Baptist Church, Houston. details

VAN MILDERT COLLEGE RESIDENTIAL 2015.
The thirteenth annual Van Mildert College Residential for a group of Year 10 students commenced this year on the 26th January, with the usual six weekly visits from the Young Person's Project team mentors. This was the prelude to a four day residential at Van Mildert College running from Thursday 19th March to Sunday 22nd March. details

ST. HILD'S RECEIVE PRAISE FOLLOWING SIAMS INSPECTION.
St. Hild's School has been praised for the improvements it has made following its most recent SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) inspection carried out on the behalf of the Durham Diocese. details

BRUSSELS & CHRISTMAS MARKETS TRIP.
Over the festive period, in a joint History and Language trip, 44 - Year 11 pupils enjoyed a 3 day jam packed residential to Belgium and France. details

CHRISTMAS WORSHIP LEADERS.
Collective Worship for the last three weeks of the Autumn term were lead by tutor groups from Years 7 & 8. Each group involved put together a Christmas themed assembly to present to year groups during the Advent period. details

JAPAN DAY AT ST. HILD'S.
49 students from Hartlepool Secondary schools were invited to a Japan Day event at St. Hild's School, the schools present included St Hild’s, Manor College, High Tunstall and English Martyrs. details

REMEMBRANCE 2014.
Our official act of Remembrance at St. Hild's this year took place on Tuesday 11th November. A two minute silence was observed throughout the school and the Remembrance theme also featured in Collective Worship for the full week. details

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

KEY STAGE 4 PREPARE FOR THEIR FUTURE.
Key Stage 4 students took part in some engaging activities over three busy days, when the Bright Futures Team delivered the 'Money Matters' programme to Year 10 and Year 11 students. The next day they challenged Year 10 with some Employability issues to consider. The following day saw Year 11 students visit the Choices event at Brierton Sports Centre. details

PARIS 2014 - DISNEYLAND, SIGHT-SEEING AND MORE! 
A three day trip to Paris for a group Year 8 & 9 students saw them taking in the sights, with a visit to the Eiffel Tower and a cruise along the Seine. They also spent a full day at the Disneyland Paris resort. Story & Pics

JORDAN NOBBS LAUNCHES GIRLS' FOOTBALL PROGRAMME.
Ladies Footballer Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal and England joined our Girls' Football Squad at their training session to launch the Female Football Development Programme (FFD) in the Hartlepool area. details

BIKE SHELTER SECURITY.
Students who cycle or ride a scooter to school are urged to secure their mode of transport with a good quality bike lock when using the Bike Shelters outside the school.  A good quality lock is still required even when using the lockable shelter; this will ensure the security of the property is maintained, at the times of parking and collection, when the shelter is open.

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