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
PLANNED SCHOOL TRIPS - TRAVEL CONCERNS UPDATE.
Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, we understand that Parents may have concerns about the upcoming school visits to Belguim and Lille in France this December, and to Paris in June 2016. Please click on the following links for an update letter regarding these trips. Brussels trip / Paris Trip.
UNIFORM CHANGES UPDATE.
Please see attached regarding our letter of the 3rd of November. click here.
REMEMBRANCE WEEK 2015.
Remembrance week 2015 saw us use the theme of ‘Thoughtfulness’ to reflect on the service of those in the Armed Forces. Year 8 Worship Leaders along with Head Teacher Mrs Gibson also led Collective Worships throughout the week exploring the enduring importance of poppies in Remembrance. Click here for full story.
HEADLAND TAXI SERVICE STOPS FOLLOWING A DECLINE IN DEMAND!
Due to a lack of demand the Headland Taxi Service will, as from Monday, 9th November, 2015, no longer run from St. Hild's to the Headland after school.
SCHOOL UNIFORM CHANGE with EFFECT FROM MONDAY 9/11/15.
We would like to review our school uniform policy and will be inviting you to take part in a full consultation in due course. However, we have a particular concern at the moment regarding the length of skirts worn by some of our female students. In the interest of modesty and ensuring your child is properly safeguarded on their way to and from school, we ask that from Monday 9th November 2015, that black tights be worn when wearing skirts. To view our letter to Parents and for further details, please click here.
ST. HILD'S LAUNCHES NEW HOUSE SYSTEM.
St. Hild’s has launched a new House System which aims to embody academic, pastoral, artistic, sporting, spiritual and cultural achievement and challenge students to extend themselves through both effort and achievement. click here for full details.
FREE ACCESS TO A FANTASTIC DAILY NEWS SERVICE!
Free access has been arranged for all St. Hild's students, parents and staff to The Day which is a daily news service for use in school, colleges and homes. details
YEAR 5 & 6 OPEN EVENING.
PRIMARY school pupils and their parents from across the town attended an open evening to find out more about life at St Hild’s. Visitors had the opportunity to tour the school, view facilities and even taste the school dinners! click here for details.
SUMMER SCHOOL - KEEN STUDENTS GIVE UP HOLIDAYS!
73 of our new Year 7 Students attended a week-long free Summer School at the end of their six-week break and their enthusiasm was matched by 14 members of staff who volunteered to come into school and support them with their learning. details
G.C.S.E. RESULTS COLLECTION DAY!
Following our best ever year in 2014, St. Hild’s has consolidated results in many areas of the curriculum which includes a St. Hild’s record in Maths (72% A*- C). For pictures from the collection event. click here
YEAR 8 ASK QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS DURING CAREER 'SPEED DATING'!
On Thursday 9th July Year 8 student took part in Career Speed Dating. The day, which was organised by John Riddell and Lisa Thompson from Business in the Community, saw our students asking a series of quick fire questions of several business guests from a variety of organisations and career backgrounds. details
STUDENT LIBRARIAN'S HARD WORK REWARDED!
School Governor, the Reverend Chris Collison was our invited guest, when a number of our Student Librarians received Award Certificates for their service in the school library. details
YEAR 7 STUDENTS' COASTAL FIELD TRIP!
Year 7 Students took part in a trip to Hart Warren Sands where they enjoyed time on the beach, drawing river basins in the sand, completing field sketches and demonstrating their knowledge of erosion. full details
JPD WINNING TEACHERS EARN A DAY OFF!
Two teachers have been rewarded with a day off school in recognition of their efforts to improve pupil learning! Mr Rowe and Mr Crannage won the prize as part of our Joint Practice Development (JPD) programme. full details
YEAR 10 STUDENTS ENJOY LONDON VISIT!
Forty of our Year 10 pupils enjoyed a 4 day/ 3 night History residential to our nation’s capital London. Tours, Shopping and Shows were just a part of their fun packed experience. full details
OPAL COAST TRANSITION TRIP
As part of the Year 6 transition programme a mixed group of Year 8, Year 7 and Year 6 students enjoyed a MFL Department organised visit to the Opal Coast in France. details
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
For a selection of older news items, click here.