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Poetry Workshops With Ash Are A Real Smash!

Poetry Workshops With Ash Are A Real Smash!

Year 8 pupils at Hardenhuish School were inspired to get creative in their poetry writing this week when they attended a series of workshops in the school library hosted by performance poet and multiple slam winner, Ash Dickinson. The sessions are part of a war poetry unit that Year 8 have been studying in English this term and their aim was to broaden their knowledge of poetic techniques whilst strengthening their understanding of the subject. It also gave them the opportunity to share their own…

Hardenhuish Year 9s Are Mid Wilts Champions!

Following an outstanding season, Hardenhuish School’s Year 9 Boys Rugby team have been crowned Mid Wiltshire County Champions 2016. In the final of the Mid Wiltshire Cup on Wednesday, the team were victorious over Malmesbury School, racking up an impressive score line of 39-5 This season has seen expansive and flowing rugby with victories against St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon, John Bentley in Calne, Kingdown School in Warminster and Bishops Wordsworth’s School in Salisbury to mention but a few. Prior to the Mid…

Hardenhuish Welcomes Badminton Ace!

Hardenhuish Welcomes Badminton Ace!

On Thursday 1st December, Hardenhuish School in Chippenham welcomed one of badminton’s most prolific and respected players, Anthony Clarke. Following the huge success of Hardenhuish’s badminton teams over the last few years, Anthony’s visit was well received by the pupils he met, particularly by those who have represented the school in the sport. During his visit, he spoke to some Year 9 and Year 11 pupils about his journey to success, which started at the age of 12, and also gave an inspiring account of…

A Great Job Done At Hardenhuish School!

A Great Job Done At Hardenhuish School!

Hardenhuish School’s annual Careers Fair on Wednesday 30 November proved an enormous success when it was attended by a wide variety of businesses from the local area. Companies such as Garden Veterinary Group based in Chippenham, Lucknam Park Hotel and Chippenham based M J Church Construction had stands at the Fair whilst M+W Group, a leading global high-tech engineering and construction company with offices in Chippenham, kindly sponsored this year’s event. During the afternoon, all 217 of the school’s Year 11 pupils attended the event…

Monkey Madness Wins Hardenhuish Poetry Slam!

Monkey Madness Wins Hardenhuish Poetry Slam!

On Tuesday 29th November, over 100 Year 7 pupils proudly showcased their poetry skills at Hardenhuish School’s seventh Annual Poetry Slam.  The showpiece finals evening, attended by an audience of friends, family, staff and governors, was the culmination of six poetry workshops that had taken place in the school library the week before and were attended by all Year 7 pupils. The hour and 40-minute workshops were led by renowned performance poet Sara-Jayne Arbury, an extremely high profile figure on the performance poetry circuit who…

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