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New Y7 and Y12 Induction Day

School closed to all pupils, with the exception of the new Y7 and Y12 cohort.

Calypso workshop captivates pupils

Calypso workshop captivates pupils

More than 70 Hardenhuish pupils from Years 8, 9 and 10 were captivated when Gillian Holmes and her Steel Pans visited the school this week. The Peter Thompson Hall was alive with the sound of traditional calypso and more modern pieces which Gillian introduced to the pupils. Gillian’s visit was generously funded by the Chippenham Borough Lands Charity. Miss Debbie Workman, Music Curriculum Leader at Hardenhuish School, said “The pupils learned a lot about ensemble skills during Gillian’s visit and have had great fun at…

And that's a wrap!

And that’s a wrap!

Jamie Oliver and nearly 10,000 schools worldwide smash the Guinness World Record for largest live cooking lesson! Two food technology classes in Year 7 at Hardenhuish School joined thousands of pupils globally taking part in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day on Friday 16th  May in a bid a create a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of participants in a cookery lesson.The Food Technology classrooms at Hardenhuish School were buzzing with excitement as the live stream of the TV chef’s record breaking cookery…

Nick's career is set to soar!

Nick’s career is set to soar!

Hardenhuish Sixth Form student Nick Arthur is flying high after being awarded his light aircraft pilot’s licence this week.  Seventeen year old Nick who is studying for his A’ Levels in Business Studies, Product Design and Travel & Tourism at Hardenhuish School, started taking flying lessons in November 2012 at the Cotswold Flying School at Kemble Airfield. Nick’s inspiration for flying came from his father who was a pilot and who tragically passed away a few years ago.  Nick was determined to follow in his…

Designs for the Future!

Designs for the Future!

More than 45 parents, governors and teachers who attended the Sixth Form Design & Technology Exhibition in the Technology Centre last week were full of admiration for the sheer variety of exhibits on display. The evening was the culmination of months of work by the Product Design students. Highlights of the evening included Massine Yallaoui’s model of the proposed extension to Whitehall Garden Centre and Oliver Warren-Fisher’s bike light, displayed superbly on a printed road surface! Two of the school governors, who are themselves architects,…

Student's engineering win!

Student’s engineering win!

The opportunity of working closely with M+W Group, a Chippenham based engineering, design and construction company, on a project entitled ‘Modules, Mobile Site Offices’ propelled a group of Hardenhuish students to victory at the South West Regional Final of the Engineering Education Scheme 2013/14. The scheme enabled the students take part in an introductory launch at Rolls Royce in Bristol and a two day residential workshop at Gloucestershire College. The four Year 12 students – James Crew, Alice Bunning, Andrew Sharp and James Gaunt have…

Friends of Hardenhuish present Piano Pete & Shake the Bucket

Back, due to popular demand, Piano Pete and ‘Shake the Bucket’ will be performing on Saturday 6 June.  This outstanding Pop and Rock covers band, featuring our very own pianist extraordinaire, Pete Williams, promise a fantastic evening of entertainment, as they put their unique twist on all your favourite tunes from the 60s to today.  Last year’s event was a sell-out, so be sure to book your tickets early!  The band are helping the school to raise funds in support of the ‘Electronic Tablets’ project…

Top speakers receive trophy from rotary

Top speakers receive trophy from rotary

Three Year 9 Hardenhuish pupils, recent winners of the regional Rotary Intermediate Youth Speaks public speaking competition, were presented with a trophy to celebrate their achievements last week. Stonar School near Bath hosted the competition between pupils representing both maintained and independent schools from the North Wiltshire area. Brenda Spenceley from the Rotary Club presented the trophy to the delighted Year 9 girls during their assembly. The focus of Brenda’s presentation was to emphasise to the pupils the importance of always making the most of…

Summer Concert

All seated tickets are now sold out – please contact the Events Office

Year 12 Parent Forum

in the Sixth Form Centre from 7pm

Open Evening 2017, please click  here  for further info.