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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

CELEBRATION OF ACHIEVEMENT CEREMONY 2016.
The Rt. Rev'd, Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham was in Hartlepool on Wednesday 16th November to present awards to the pupils at St. Hild's Church of England School. For story and a selection of photographs from the event, click here.

GOING ON THE TRIP TO STRASBOURG IN DECEMBER?
You must have a European Health Insurance Card. This is very important, but getting one is straightforward. For full information click here.

REMEMBRANCE 2016.
The whole school gathered together at the start of Armistice Day for Remembrance Worship. There were readings, reflection and prayers led by students, with Year 7 Student, Kiera Wilson bringing her own perspective on the importance of Remembrance. details

YEAR 9 STUDENTS - 'RAISING THE BAR'!
Nine members of our Year 9 More Able cohort have been successful in their application to join the Raising Aspirations Youth (RAY) Programme. Students will undertake a 2-year programme of seminars and workshops with Hartlepool Sixth Form College. Further details

SHOP FOR SCHOOLS CAMPAIGN AT MIDDLETON GRANGE CENTRE.
We have signed up to the Shop for Schools campaign offered by Middleton Grange Shopping Centre between now and the 31st December 2016. Every £1 spent in Middleton Grange is worth one point and in January 2017 our points will be totalled up, and depending on how many we have, we can choose free books, sports equipment etc. This works by taking any receipts to the Customer Service Desk in the shopping centre and they will assign the points to our school account. Poster

END OF DAY - LEAVING SCHOOL SITE AND CAR PARK ACCESS CHANGES.
As a result of several incidents in our car park which have given cause for concern over pupil safety, we will be trialling closing our car park gates from 3:20pm to 3:40pm each day, beginning on Monday 17th October. The gates will be reopened after 3:40pm once all school buses have left the site. Letter to Parents

ADMISSIONS POLICY CHANGES - CONSULTATION NOTICE
We are proposing a change to our admission policy for September 2018, which is now open for consultation. Consultation period will end Tuesday 20th December 2016.
Criteria 4 on page 2 will now read: “Those children who attend Barnard Grove, Clavering, St. Helen's, West View or Throston. (St. Hild’s identified Partner Primary Schools).”
If you would like any more information on the proposed change or would like to raise concerns please contact Mr G. Carswell, Deputy Headteacher at St. Hild’s.
Email carswell.g@st-hilds.hartlepool.sch.uk

ADVANCED MODERN ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES.
EDF are looking to provide local school leavers with the opportunity to take an interest in their Advanced Modern Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme. Recruitment for the 2017 intake starts from 1st November 2016. More details

ST. HILD'S STUDENTS SELECTED FOR COUNTY SQUAD. 
Year 11 students Liam Pritchard and Jay McLean were both successful in gaining selection for this season’s County football squad at this year's trials. Full details.

ROALD DAHL DAY - TUESDAY 13th SEPTEMBER.
We celebrated Roald Dahl Day on Tuesday 13th September 2016, which included a Dahlicious Dress Up Day for all students and staff. We asked students and staff to donate £1 to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and the Roald Dahl children’s nurses. details

A NEW WAY TO ACCESS YOUR SCHOOL FILES. 
There is now a new way for Staff and Students to access their school files from home. Access should now be made using the 'Unity' file access link above this section, instead of through 'My Schools'. 

G.C.S.E. RESULTS COLLECTION DAY 2016.
St. Hild's examination results showed an improvement, when Year 11 leavers called into school to collect their grades on G.C.S.E. Results Collection Day. Details and pics.

CRACKING KRAKOW 2016!
The History and MFL Departments have returned from - quote! - “an amazing trip” to Krakow in Poland! The first day - involved the pupils having a guided tour of Krakow taking in all the key sights and stories of the city. Further details.

ST. HILD'S PROM 2016. 
To view some of the photographs taken at St. Hild's 2016 Prom, please click here.

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.

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.

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