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Hardenhuish Careers Fair - A Job Well Done!

Hardenhuish Careers Fair – A Job Well Done!

Hardenhuish’s recent Careers Fair on Thursday 27th November proved a great success as it was attended by more than 30 local businesses, educational institutions and training providers. The inaugural event attracted a wide variety of businesses from Lloyds Bank to Oasis Hair Studio and was sponsored by M + W group. Oli Ellis, Electrical Leader for M+W said: “It has been a great pleasure to sponsor the first Careers Fair at Hardenhuish School, who are only a few minutes from our headquarters in Chippenham. M+W…

Traffic Management Works

We have been notified by Wiltshire Council that works will commence 5 January 2015 until 27 March 2015 to widen the existing footway on the Eastern side of Hungerdown Lane to form a shared use path (pedestrians/cyclists) between the A4 Bath Road and Sheldon Road. The works will involve two forms of traffic management. The first will be provision of two way temporary traffic signals on Hungerdown Lane, between Sheldon Road and Bath Road. The second will involve works to the footway on the eastern…

UNICEF Award for Hardenhuish School

UNICEF Award for Hardenhuish School

Congratulations have been sent to all staff and students at Hardenhuish School as recipients of UNICEF’S RIGHTS RESPECTING SCHOOL AWARD LEVEL1. This prestigious international standard was awarded following a recent inspection earlier this month during which UNICEF representatives met students, staff, governors and parents. Inspectors toured the school and during discussions the students spoke eloquently about the importance of rights and respect at Hardenhuish School and showed their understanding of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Inspectors recognised that Hardenhuish students have…

Teacher's Praise for Pupils' Short Stories

Teacher’s Praise for Pupils’ Short Stories

NATIONAL SHORT STORY WEEK 16– 23 NOVEMBER 2014 Jennifer Sykes 7KED has won Hardenhuish School’s short story competition after submitting a narrative about an unusual discovery in a garden shed! The competition was held during National Short Story Week 16-23 November and keen story writers were tasked with the challenge of writing a short story entitled ‘The Shed’ in no more than 300 words. Eloise Smith 12DRS and Kieran Law 7MET were awarded joint second place in the competition. Jennifer’s first prize was a beautiful…

Conor's Bouncing High!

Conor’s Bouncing High!

Hardenhuish Year 8 pupil Conor Irwin’s recent success in a Trampolining and Double Mini Tramp (DMT) International Competition last month saw him making it through to the finals for both events in the UK league. Held at Cambridge University at the beginning of December, Conor finished the meet having scooped 2nd place in the Trampolining final and finished 3rd in DMT. At the earlier competition in November he had finished 9th out of 21 competitors (mainly from Europe) in the 9-16 age group of the…

Former BBC Foreign Correspondent Visits Hardenhuish School!

Former BBC Foreign Correspondent Visits Hardenhuish School!

Hardenhuish School were delighted to welcome Robin Lustig, the world-renowned journalist and former BBC foreign correspondent, who visited the Resource Centre in early December to speak to over 250 students in a series of workshops. Covering subjects ranging from the growth in communication and technology used in the media over the past 20 years to a variety of news topics past and present, Robin gave a fascinating account of what it takes to be a leading journalist as well as a unique insight into the…

Hardenhuish School's Year 7 Rugby Team Show Their Class!

Hardenhuish School’s Year 7 Rugby Team Show Their Class!

A team of talented rugby players in Year 7 at Hardehuish School won the Year 7 Area Rugby Tournament hosted by Devizes School on Saturday 29th November. Fourteen teams from local schools in Wiltshire entered the tournament which was run in two pools, each consisting of seven teams, where all teams in each pool played each other. The Hardenhuish team played consistently excellent rugby throughout the initial play-off rounds remaining undefeated and without conceding a single try in all six games! Victories were secured against…

Hardenhuish School Commemorates World War One Week

Hardenhuish School Commemorates World War One Week

Hardenhuish School helped to commemorate the start of the First World War with a special series of activities which ran from 10th until 14th November. The activities were aimed at giving pupils a sense of what the war was like for civilians and soldiers. The week began with assemblies and tutor activities for all year groups to discuss the way that we remember the war and Hardenhuish’s war memorial, which was presented to the school in 1920. Pupils looked at the names of those on…

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