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YOUR SAY, OUR FUTURE! - H.B.C. REQUEST YOUR VIEWS.
Hartlepool residents have a chance to help shape the future of Hartlepool Council. Public sessions are being held at several town venues, St. Hild's staff and students are very welcome to attend any of these public meetings, bookings can be made emailing yoursay@hartlepool.gov.uk or contacting us on 01429 523002 / 523003. Click here for Infomation Poster.

HARTLEPOOL PHOTOGRAPH COMPETITION.
Hartlepool Secondary schools together with Hartlepool Council are running a photography competition for pupils who have just finished Year 6 and Year 7. You are all invited to enter a photo on the theme ‘Pride in your Community’ and we want pupils at St. Hild's Church of England School to get involved! details

SPACE LAUNCH.
For the last 2 years a group of students from St Hild’s School have been working towards launching a high altitude balloon into Space. The final stage of the project was the launch itself. details.

WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016. 
GAME, SET and MATCH! It certainly was for a group of our pupils who enjoyed the unique opportunity of going to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. details

YORK 2016 - HISTORY TRIP!
Year 7 pupils enjoyed the thrills and spills of York Dungeon where they followed the story of 2000 years of York’s darkest history as part of a trip organised by St. Hild's History Department. details.

PARIS 2016
71 fantastic Year 7 & 8 pupils have just returned from an amazing trip to Paris. In central Paris the first stop was the Eiffel Tower, followed by a relaxing cruise up and down the Seine to see lots more of the sights. details

FORMER STUDENT DANIELLE -  WELDER OF THE YEAR.
Former St. Hild's student Danielle Williams has had a brilliant start to her first year at Middlesbrough College.  Danielle completed her level 2 Welding Course at Middlesbrough College during which she was nominated and won an award for the best welder.  She is now seeking an apprenticeship in which the sponsor of the award is assisting. Danielle is pictured at the award ceremony here.

WOMEN IN ENGINEERING 2016
On Tuesday, 21st June, several of our year 9 and year 10 girls took part in an engineering awareness day hosted by Hartlepool College of Further Education as part of the National Women in Engineering Day celebrations. details

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK. 
During Christian Aid week tutor groups were challenged to view the wonderful worm related work the charity carries out before creating their own coin 'worms' from donated copper coins. details

YEAR 9 TARGET SETTING MEETING 21.06.16 - PRESENTATION.
Any Year 9 Parents who were unable to attend the meeting held in school on Tuesday 21st June and missed the Target Setting Presentation, can view it here. Presentation

YEAR 10 PRACTICE INTERVIEWS - APPLICATION COACHING PART II.
Our Year 10 students received an interview from members of the business community linking to the application forms which they had completed at the Application Coaching event earlier this year. Students received both verbal and written feedback on their application form and on their interview technique. details

WATER-AID SUPPORT DONATION GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGED.
A £246.00 donation to the WaterAid charity, has been acknowledged by the receipt of a thank you letter from the charity. The money was raised by the collection of loose change within registration tutor groups. The top form fundraisers in school were 9IH. Letter

STUDENT LIBRARIAN ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY!
St. Hild’s Church of England School were pleased to welcome students, staff, parents and carers from all the schools who took part to the 17th Annual Student Librarian Scheme Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, 19th April 2016. details

RNLI THANK YOU LETTER FOR CHARITY DONATION.
Staff member Mrs Faulkner has received a letter of thanks from the Hartlepool RNLI Enterprise Branch.  This was in recognition of her organisation of the fund raiser which raised £705 for their support. Letter

YEAR 10 BOYS' FOOTBALL TEAM - TOWN CUP CHAMPS!
Well done to our Year 10 Boys' Football Team on becoming the Secondary Schools Town Cup Champions following their 1 - 0 Cup Final win against Dyke House College. details

YEAR 7 STUDENTS ATTEND MATHEMATICS MASTERCLASSES.
During March, five of our highest achieving Year 7 pupils attended Saturday morning Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses at The University of Teesside. These classes involved Year 7 students, from many schools across the Tees Valley. details

BARRY HUTCHISON VISITS ST. HILD"S TO WORK WITH STUDENTS.
Children's book author, Barry Hutchison came into school to work with our Year 7 students and Year 5 pupils from the local Primary Schools. details

ARMY CAREERS TRAILER VISIT TO ST. HILD'S.
On Wednesday, 13th April, the Army Careers trailer visited St. Hild’s Church of England School. details

YEAR 10 ACCESS BUS VISIT - KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
24 members of our Year 10 More Able cohort took part in an interactive workshop hosted by Student Ambassadors from King’s College, Cambridge. details

YEAR 7 BOYS' FOOTBALL STRIP SPONSORSHIP.
In September 2016, Phototronics took over the contract for taking our student's school photographs. As a good will gesture they bought our Year 7 Boys' Football team a new strip with their sponsorship details on. details

YEAR 8 BEAMISH MUSEUM HISTORY TRIP.
In March our Year 8 pupils went on a History trip to Beamish Museum. Their travel back in time allowed the pupils to see and experience what life was like in 19th and 20th century England. details

TEAM ST. HILD'S DO WELL AT REGIONAL MATHS FINALS.
On Tuesday, 22nd March four students from St. Hild’s travelled to Durham Johnston school to compete in the regional finals of the team maths challenge. The team put in a very strong performance. details

TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY SCIENCE LECTURE.
34 - Year 10 students attended Teesside University for a lecture about the human genome. details

YEAR 10 APPLICATION COACHING.
On Tuesday, 15th March our Year 10 students took part in workshops being coached by members of the business community in the process of writing a successful application form. details

YEAR 8 - CAREER SPEED DATING 2016.
Our Year 8 students took part in a Career Speed Dating session hosted by Business in the Community. Volunteers were questioned about their job roles by a small number of students in a sequence of 8 minute “speed dates”. details

WORSHIP WORKSHOP WITH ARCHBISHOP'S AWARD YOUNG LEADERS!
On Wednesday, 9th March, those students completing the Archbishop's Young Leaders Award hosted the school’s first Worship Workshop for neighbouring Church of England Primary Schools. details

ENGINEERING - NATIONAL SKILLS ACADEMY for NUCLEAR EVENT.
Thursday, 3rd March and Friday, 4th March saw our Year 10 engineering students take part in the National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN) event run in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education and EDF Nuclear Power Station. details

SPORT RELIEF 2016 - SPORTING THEMED NON-UNIFORM DAY!
Friday 18th March was a sports clothing based non uniform day for Sport Relief.  Students paid £1 and had the chance of winning an Easter egg, signed GB boxing t-shirt or football shirt. Students also went the extra mile by running, walking, hopping, dancing a mile, how they did it is entirely up to them! Each year group went out during one of the lessons in the day and completed their miles together.

YEAR 11 AFTER SCHOOL REVISION SCHEDULE
Revision for our Year 11 students is now underway operating on a 2 week rota. Core subjectsare 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.

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