KS3 GIRLS' FOOTBALL TEAM GAIN TMJ LEGAL SERVICES BACKING!
St. Hild’s Key Stage 3 Girls Football team who are in their first season of 11 a side and compete in the Cleveland League and also the Town Cup have gained sponsorship from local business, TMJ Legal Services. Representatives from TMJ Legal Services came into school to present the team with their new kit. details
ENGINEERING CHOICES EVENING - A GREAT SUCCESS!
A very successful Engineering Choices evening was held on Wednesday 5th March. We had over 100 parents just wanting to know about the Engineering courses taught and where students can go with the qualification. If you were unable to attend and would like information please follow this link for the presentation and come to the full choices event on the 11th March.
YEAR 8 AND YEAR 9 OPTIONS EVENING - TUESDAY 11th MARCH 2014.
Due to the changes in the Key Stage 4 curriculum it has been decided that both years 8 and 9 will select their GCSE courses this year. An evening has been arranged to outline the curriculum and the choices available. The first part of the evening is offered to our current Year 8 students and their parents, and the second half is for our Year 9 students and their parents to attend. For more details click here.
YEAR 8 SHOW THEIR HOLOCAUST UNDERSTANDING THROUGH ART
During the Autumn term 2013, Year 8 students, through their RE lessons, learnt about prejudice and discrimination. The students then completed a piece of art work to demonstrate their understanding of their own learning. As part of Holocaust Memorial week at St. Hild's, an exhibition of their work was held and a small group of year 8 students lead Collective Worship about the Holocaust. details
FRANCE & BELGIUM TRIP 2013.
A joint History/Languages/Citizenship residential took 40 St. Hild's Students on a packed schedule of activities, including a visit to the European Parliament in Brussels, a tour of Fort Breendonk, experiencing the Menin Gate Ceremony and the Christmas Markets. details
GOING ON THE YEAR 9 & 10 TRIP TO FRANCE & BELGIUM IN JULY?
You must have a European Health Insurance Card. This is very important, but getting one is straightforward. For full information click here.
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.
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.
BLENCATHRA FIELD STUDY CENTRE.
A group Year 7 students enjoyed a 3 day packed programme of activities at Blencathra Field Study Centre in the Lake District. Details
NORTHERN CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL - AUTHOR VISIT.
As part of the Northern Children's Book Festival, St. Hild's hosted an event that saw Craig Bradley, 'That Poetry Bloke' perform to Year 7 students in the Northern Lights Academy. The students thoroughly enjoyed his performance, and learnt to think about poetry very differently. Details
ST. HILD BOARD GAME LAUNCH.
An educational board game designed by student librarians on the life of St. Hild was launched on Monday 18th November. The students were joined in playing the game at the launch by Reverend Chris Collinson from St. Hilda's Church and Author, Ray Simpson from Lindisfarne. Details
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
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
TAXI SERVICE TO THE HEADLAND!
As from Monday 16th December the charges for the 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 change. 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 10.45am 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 4.00pm and will follow the normal bus route and drop off points.
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