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Speakers for Schools continues their regular virtual talks online:  VTALK Schedule. There is a wide variety of topics available.  Check out the list below to see if there is anything of interest to you.  This week includes a presentation on how to talk to strangers, a talk on what architects do by Dr Maria Faraone and...
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Our school Careers and Destinations lead Mrs Williams suggests some useful links to talks from Speakers for Schools, an organisation set up by Robert Peston to give all school children access to prestigious speakers across a range of industries.  Read about their latest online offering whilst we are all at home: Speakers for Schools have...
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At the end of an extraordinary term Miss Hughes-Williams sends out a message to us all as we begin a rather different holiday than perhaps the one we expected: Many thanks for all your wonderful messages of support and appreciation over the past fortnight.   Thank you also for your patience and proportionality as we navigate...
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Head of English Miss McLarnon suggests some ways to improving our well-being, especially during this time when we may be looking for things to do: In these extraordinary times, many of us will find ourselves with more time on our hands than at any other.  Time that we could fill up with looking obsessively at...
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Year 7 students attended a personal safety assembly which included a drama monologue exploring the themes of exploitation and grooming. The assembly began with actor Jodi Brée adopting the character of Danielle, an impressionable 14-year old girl who was drawn into a friendship with an older man called Callum. Callum used information he had researched...
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An annual visit from our very own piper has become a bit of a tradition here at Heart of England School.  Governor Malcolm Halliday, true Scotsman and bona fide bagpipe player visited in full Highland regalia and brought in the New Year for us! If students and staff were expecting a quiet start to the...
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It is that time of year again.  A time of endings as we say goodbye to 2019 and new beginnings as we welcome 2020. I started the Autumn Term in our whole school assembly by saying: “What’s past is done, we can either learn from it, repeat it or allow ourselves to be limited by...
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After welcoming our new Year 7 students to Heart of England on Tuesday, we began the new academic year with a whole school assembly on the first full day back after the summer break. “We always begin with a whole school assembly because it is an opportunity to come together as a community,” began Mr...
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Our Principal Miss Hughes-Williams rounds off a great academic year with a reminder of how well our students have done in and out of school: Time once again for reflection and evaluation at the end of another successful school year.  Our recent awards evenings, achievement assemblies and tutor time have provided space to look back...
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