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Letter from the Secretaries of State for Education and Health The Secretary of State for Education and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care have written a joint letter to parents about the vaccination of children aged 12 to 15 and the importance of continuing with twice-weekly COVID-19 testing and reporting. The letter...
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During October we launched our Open Week Event for those seeking to join us for Year 7 in September 2022.  Although mostly online, the event was of a hybrid nature with some visits to school by small groups. The week started with the launch of the new and updated 2022 Prospectus which includes material about...
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Another year of exceptional achievement from our GCSE class of 2021.  This year group has shown courage and resilience in facing the challenges since the Spring of 2020 and their hard work is evident in today’s superb results. Results day this year had an unusual start in what has been an extraordinary year for everyone. ...
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Heart of England A Level students have been visiting school during the morning of results day to collect their results envelopes.  Despite the availability of online results and access to UCAS online, many students have kept up the tradition of collecting results in person with a good number waiting to open their envelopes at school...
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In a final message of the year, our Principal Miss Hughes-Williams reflects on the journey and the changes we’ve all faced over the last year: It is not easy to capture the levels of challenge and change that everyone in our communities have risen to this academic year.  The competing pressures on families has been...
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As the end of term approaches, some students have been celebrating their success in gaining the highest number of merits in their year.  Our merit system allows students to be rewarded for a variety of behaviours including doing well in class, producing good work, behaving well or displaying our Core Values in notable ways.  Various...
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Key stage 3 students have been reward with Subject Awards during tutor time today as our usual awards ceremony could not take place.  Students were nominated by their class teachers for an array of reasons from academic achievement, outstanding attitude to learning, overcoming barriers, excellent progress and consistent hard work in lockdown and lessons.  Students...
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Officially, our transition week has ended although we are keeping the online material available until September so that our incoming Year 7 students, currently in Year 6 and their parents/carers can revisit it. As has been the case everywhere, for more than a year we have been unable to hold live events or have visitors...
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Computer Science Hello, we’d like to welcome you to Heart of England School and to our Computer Science department. In Computer Science we like to learn about … Computers! How they are built: what is inside them – hardware How that works: with switches that are on or off How to make them do things...
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Music Music in Year 7 focuses on you learning the knowledge and skills that will be the foundations to everything you will learn in music moving forwards. There is lots of focus on the musical elements, which some of you may have already learnt about. In a typical music lesson you will experience listening activities,...
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