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G.C.S.E. RESULTS COLLECTION DAY.
Thursday, 24th August, saw our 2016-17 - Year 11 students returning to school to collect their G.C.S.E. results. Our wonderful Class of 2017 can be very proud of their achievements, we certainly are!. For pictures from the day please click here.

ST. HILD'S YEAR 11 LEAVERS' PROM 2017.
St. Hild's Year 11 had their leaver's Prom on Thursday 6th July at Shotton Hall. For a selection of photographs from the evening please click here.

INFORMATION NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS.
A newsletter containing useful information for parents of St. Hild's pupils has been produced and posted out. The new Year 7 pupils were also issued with a copy of this Newsletter on their last Year 6 transition day at St. Hild's. To view the Newsletter please click here.

G.C.S.E. RESULTS COLLECTION - THURSDAY 24th AUGUST
GCSE examination results will be available for collection from the Main Hall on Thursday 24th August from 9.30am to 12 noon. For those who are unable to attend at this time the results will be available for collection from reception from Friday 25th August between 9.00am and 3.00pm.  Results should be signed for by the pupil; if they are unavailable to collect their results a letter of authority must be given to the person they wish to collect their results on their behalf. Pupils will be contacted during the Autumn term with regards to collecting certificates.

ALTERNATIVE CURRICULUM DAY JULY 2017. 
The final Alternative Curriculum Day for the academic year took place on Wednesday 12th July. For a selection of images from the day please click here.

AUTUMN TERM ARRANGEMENTS - FIRST DAY BACK.
All Pupils will return after the six week Summer break on Tuesday 5th September ready for a prompt start at 8.45am.

BRADLEY LOWERY FOUNDATION - NON-UNIFORM DAY SUPPORT
After requests from an increasing number of our pupils to support the Bradley Lowery Foundation we held a non-uniform day on Friday 14th July. Pupils could wear their favourite football shirt or something red or white, the colours of Bradley’s favourite team; Sunderland AFC.
Pupils and staff donated £1 and raised over £618 for Bradley’s Fund.

ST. HILD'S PRAISED FOR THE PROGRESS MADE BY OFSTED!
The final report from our Ofsted Inspection on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st June recognised that St. Hild's has made progress in a number of areas. The Lead Inspector says in the report: "The headteacher has brought about a much-needed stability to the school. As a result, there is a positive and optimistic outlook for the future among pupils and staff at all levels." For the report from the Hartlepool Mail please click here.

SUMMER FUN CLUB ENROLMENT
Enrolment for this year's Summer Fun Club started on Wednesday 12th July - 4 weeks of Summer activities, a weekly trip + FREE Breakfast Club - contact Mrs Julie Fletcher at the school to book activities.  Advert

SCHOOLCAL COMMUNICATION APP - HAVE YOU SIGNED UP?
St. Hild’s Church of England School uses SchoolCal to share news, information and updates with parents/carers. SchoolCal is a web, mobile and smartphone app that enables us to share school activities with you easily. If you are not currently receiving messages from us and would like to sign up, click here for more information.   

30 HOURS FREE CHILDCARE - ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?
You may be eligible for 30 hours free childcare. Please see the attached document to find out if you are entitled and how to apply. Information

EMOTIONAL WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE SURVEY.
Hartlepool is currently undergoing a full review of the emotional wellbeing of children and young people. Surveys have already been carried out with schools, providers, children and young people. Now feedback is being sought from Parents and Carers. More Information. To access the survey please click here 

YEAR 10 PRACTICE INTERVIEW DAY.
On Thursday 25th May our Year 10 pupils took part in a Practice Interview Day. Each pupil was given a 10 minute mock interview with a member of the business community. Details

YEAR 10 COLLEGE TASTER DAYS IN JUNE AND JULY.
Taster days have been arranged for Year 10 pupils at Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Hartlepool College of Further Education. The days will give a valuable insight into college life and help pupils in making decisions before applying to colleges during Year 11. Letter to Parents/Carers

CLEVELAND SCHOOLS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS SELECTION.
Following Athletics trials at Middlesbrough Sports Village a group of St. Hild's pupils have been selected to represent Hartlepool at the Cleveland Schools Track & Field Championships in June. Details

ACCELERATED READER TARGET ACHIEVERS MEET DAVID ALMOND.
Year 7 pupils who achieved their Accelerated Reader target were selected to visit the Town Hall Theatre to meet the author David Almond. Click here.

YEAR 7 - READATHON SPONSORED READ. 
Caring Year 7 pupils raised £318 for new books and storyteller visits to children in hospitals across the UK. Click here.

TEES VALLEY SKILLS EVENTS NEWSLETTER.
Tees Valley Combined Authority has a number of up-coming Career events. Please see the attached Newsletters for details. Newsletter. Health & Social Care Newsletter

ALEX WHEATLE M.B.E. VISITS ST. HILD'S.
On Thursday, 27th April, Author, Alex Wheatle talked to Year 8, Year 9 and staff about his life journey and young adult books. Click here.

HARTLEPOOL HIP-HOP COMPETITION.
Year 8 visited the Borough Hall with Mrs Morley to take part in the Hartlepool Hip Hop Competition 2017.  Story

ALTERNATIVE CURRICULUM DAY - THURSDAY 23rd MARCH!
Thursday 23rd March saw our second Alternative Curriculum Day of this academic year. Each year group had a bespoke timetable for the day which was designed to meet their particular needs. For a selection of photographs from the day. Click here

ST. HILD'S BUDDING SCIENTISTS VISIT CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Year 7 and Year 8 budding Scientists had a fantastic opportunity to join other students from across the borough to visit some of the most prestigious scientific research laboratories in the world. Story

FORMER ST. HILD'S STUDENT BACKS APPRENTICESHIPS.
Former St. Hild's Student, Lewis Hunt, a management trainee at Seymour Civil Engineering has praised his apprenticeship for the ways it has helped him get started on his career path. Lewis spoke to the Hartlepool Mail on how the mix of work experience in a great job and college life gave him the best of all worlds. Full story

YEAR 8 OPTIONS BOOKLET 2017
An updated and amended version of the Options Booklet for Year 8 can be accessed by clicking here. The booklet contains more information to support your child when choosing their options.

NEW SCHOLASTIC TEEN BOOK LEAFLET OUT NOW!
The new Scholastic Teen Book Leaflet (including Order form) is now available from Form Tutors and the Library). Anyone wishing to order any books should bring their order form and money in by Friday 24th March 2017.  All orders and money to be given to Mrs Bulley or Miss Goodier in the Library.

CELEBRATING WORLD BOOK DAY AT ST. HILD'S.
To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March, a range of activities were arranged for students to participate in throughout the week. Cortney Wood, 7AC was the winner of the bookmark competition and Jack Gardner 7RS got 9/9 correct to win the 'Shelfie' Competition. Further details.

YEAR 7 - READATHON SPONSORED READ.
We are running a Readathon Sponsored Read with Year 7 pupils from Monday 27th February 2017 to Friday 31st March 2017 and we would like your child to join in. Details

FREE SCHOOLS MEALS - ARE YOU ENTITLED?
If you are in receipt of UNIVERSAL CREDIT you can claim Free School Meals for your children.  Contact the Main School Office or telephone 01429 284188 to make your claim.

YEAR 10 NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY WORKSHOP.
Year 10 Students had a fantastic time taking part in the ‘App-rentice’ where they had to develop and pitch a new app during a workshop delivered by Northumbria University. Details

CHRISTMAS FAIR 2016.
The Positive Parents group, volunteers, staff and students of St. Hild’s Church of England school all came together to support the Christmas Fair on Saturday 26th November at the school. Details

EDF ENERGY APPRENTICESHIP EVENTS.
St. Hild’s pupils took part in two events hosted by EDF Energy at Hartlepool Power Station.  Year 11 pupils visited the Power Station where they found out more about the company’s engineering apprenticeship scheme. The following week a group of Year 10 girls took part in Work In A Box. Details

CATHY CASSIDY VISITS ST. HILD'S.
Author, Cathy Cassidy made a visit to St. Hild's as part of this year's Northern Children’s Book Festival celebrations. Details

PARENTPAY SYSTEM - INTRODUCTION 
Starting in December we will be introducing a more convenient way to pay for school meals. ParentPay will be live at school from 1st December; helping us work towards making the school a cash free environment. Parent/ Carer Letter     Further details

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