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Hardenhuish Headlines Friday 16 June 2017

Hardenhuish Headlines Friday 16 June 2017

Over the past five days we have focused on Healthy Hardenhuish with pupils participating in fruit tasting with Greg@total_produce, Wake Up Aerobics, Cycle to School Day and 1500m runs at lunchtime for each year group in preparation for Sports Day next week. It has been a fantastic way to consider how we as a community can become healthier and has firmly established its place on the calendar. I wish Year 10 well with their Statistics exam next week. We have Drop Everything And Read (DEAR)…

Hardenhuish Student Runs From One Marshfield To Another!

Hardenhuish Student Runs From One Marshfield To Another!

On Sunday 28 May, Hardenhuish student, James Warren, ran 48.1 miles from Marshfield in Wales, across the Severn Bridge, to Marshfield in South Gloucestershire. In temperatures of up to 23°C, it took James 9 hours, 36 minutes and 18 seconds, meaning that he averaged 8.59 minutes per mile.   He consumed 9 litres of water and electrolytes and ate lots of pasta salad along the way to keep his energy levels up. James, who is in Year 12, had the idea for this project months ago….

Hardenhuish Student Reaches Poetry Finals

Hardenhuish Student Reaches Poetry Finals

Year 13 Hardenhuish student, Rebecca Warner, has made the school proud after reaching the finals weekend of the national Poetry By Heart competition at the British Library in London last weekend. This is the fifth year of Poetry By Heart, a national competition designed to encourage pupils aged 14-18 to learn and to recite poems by heart in a way that shows they have inwardly-understood and enjoyed them. Each pupil is challenged to memorise and recite two poems – one published before 1914 and one…

Hardenhuish Headlines Friday 10 March

Hardenhuish Headlines Friday 10 March

National Funding Consultation – Phase 2 As you will have seen from previous Headlines and the main item on the news this morning, phase 2 of the National Fairer Funding Consultation is open until 22 March 2017. Wiltshire schools have had to cut teachers and support staff, increase contact time for teachers, increase class sizes, reduce curriculum offers (reduced number of GCSEs and A Levels), cut training for staff, stop ICT hardware renewal, cut support for SEND pupils, and cut mental health support. There will…

Hardenhuish Delegates Attend MUN Conference

Hardenhuish Delegates Attend MUN Conference

Last weekend, five of our Year 11 and 12 students attended the annual Kingswood School Model United Nations Conference. It is safe to say that a fantastic weekend was had by everyone involved, with all delegates performing brilliantly. Harry Wright (Year 12) was awarded a commendation for his efforts in the Economic Committee and all students got involved in the debates that took place. On Friday night, the group took part in lobbying for their resolutions with students from schools across the UK and Europe. This was followed by…

Hardenhuish Celebrates LGBT History Month

Hardenhuish Celebrates LGBT History Month

Hardenhuish School has been celebrating LGBT History Month with dedicated assemblies for each year group and the creation of a piece of artwork where pupils have been invited to put their fingerprint as a celebration of diversity. Miss Stephanie Britton, Teacher of RE and PSHE at Hardenhuish, said “I was really proud to see our pupils marking LGBT history month whilst creating a piece of artwork which celebrates individuality and diversity at Hardenhuish”.

Spring Concert

Spring Concert

Hardenhuish Headlines 24 February 2017

Hardenhuish Headlines 24 February 2017

Term 4 has started well and pupils and staff have been very focused this week on our positive rewards, ACEs, as they re-establish learning habits. Year 13 have approached their mocks with maturity and are now fully aware of their areas for concentration over the coming weeks. I am looking forward to our Literature Festival next week which will involve the whole school in an exciting range of literature related events and opportunities. Mrs Percy Headteacher   News Items   News from Hardenhuish’s Green Team…

Anything Goes at Hardenhuish!

Anything Goes at Hardenhuish!

Audiences were dazzled this week by the four sell-out performances of Hardenhuish School’s production of “Anything Goes”. The cast of almost fifty pupils has been rehearsing for the production since last September and their hard work and talent was obvious for all to see. More than 400 excited family, friends and staff bought tickets for the show, Anything Goes is a classic, Broadway musical featuring well-known songs such as ‘I Get A Kick out Of You’ and ‘It’s De-Lovely’, as well as comedy hi-jinks and…

Hardenhuish Headlines 27 January 2017

Hardenhuish Headlines 27 January 2017

Staff have focused on ICT developments this week with whole staff training to ensure that our teaching and learning makes the best use of Office 365, and several colleagues including myself visiting BETT, the education technology conference to plan future developments. More exciting details to come over the coming weeks and months! There have been further fantastic achievements by pupils and students this week across many curriculum areas and visitors to the school have commented on their focus and positive attitudes. Mrs Percy Headteacher  News…

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