March 2022

Month

photograph of minibus
After many years of faithful service, one of our minibuses has been replaced with a new one.  Last week saw the delivery of our lovely new bus, complete with updated graphics and up-to-date comfortable interior. Heart of England School are delighted to take delivery of its new school minibus.  Having fundraised over a number of...
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Mrs McLarnon tells us about the welcome return of public speaking and the success of our own students during their first outing: After a hiatus of two years, the national public speaking competition Youth Speaks hosted by the Rotary Club is back on.  This year our team was comprised of four Year 11 students: Farrah,...
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25.03.2022 World Autism Awareness and Acceptance Week (28 March – 3 April) This week is Autism Awareness Week.  Tutors will be talking to students about it during the week in Tutor time. New Minibus We are very pleased to announce that we have taken delivery of a new minibus to replace one of our old...
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18.03.2022 Professional Development Day A reminder that Wednesday 23 March is a staff training day and school is closed to students. New Maths Homework Site We now have a new maths homework system called HegartyMaths which is replacing MathsWatch, which we have used previously.  It allows homework to be completed on any device and has...
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FULL TIME MATERNITY COVER Required as soon as possible “What I love about my Business lessons is that I am learning a subject but I am also understanding about life” KS4 student. Business teachers at Heart of England are valuable commodities; we provide our students with high quality teaching and rigorous exam preparation, yet we...
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Introduction Welcome to the first edition of our weekly news summary NewsBrief.  This will be sent out every Friday and posted in a blog on the website. School Production Tickets are available on our ParentPay service or cash will be accepted on the door: Tuesday 5 & Wednesday 6 April, Adults £6.00, Concessions £4.00 Thursday...
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Digital Detox Begins from Monday 14 March.  All phones, smart devices and earbuds/AirPods/headphones will be banned from used in school for Year 7-11 students.  Any devices seen or heard will be confiscated to be collected at the end of the day.  Devices must be stored is bags or lockers and not be carried on person...
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At a time when the Year 9 students are considering their GCSE options, they have attended a motivating assembly led by a successful recruitment executive from Coventry. Nick Goodwin from TalentTech Recruitment was introduced by Mrs Henton and he began his talk with reminding the Year 9 students that this is an important time for...
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Digital Detox The Digital Detox countdown has begun!  With 5 school days to go until 14 March, everyone in school is preparing for the great day “D-Day” when mobile phones, smart devices and earpods/headphones are put away whilst in school.In anticipation of the beginning of the five-day countdown and “D-Day” itself all the year assemblies...
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