British Biology Olympiad

The British Biology Olympiad (BBO) is an annual competition for post-16 students. Three Y12 Biology students (Rio Arnott, Hollie Staward and Rachel Tindle) have just taken part in the 2011 British Biology Olympiad. The ultimate aim is to represent the UK at the International Biology Olympiad in Chinese Taipei later in the year.[/fusion_image]Aims [...]

British Biology Olympiad2011-03-30T12:51:55+00:00

Red Nose Day 2011

Year 7 raises £568 for Comic Relief! Heworth Grange Year 7 cleaned up on Red Nose Day this year with, among other things, a sponsored car wash. Over 20 brave members of staff (including our Head Teacher Mr Richardson) paid to have their cars washed by students, ably assisted by 6th form vice-president Mark Cranston [...]

Red Nose Day 20112011-03-30T11:15:03+00:00

Charlottes are champions!

Two of Heworth's year 11 girls, Charlotte Potts and Charlotte Pelleymounter starred for the Durham County team in the English Schools FA Under 16 Girls Inter-County Trophy, played at Nottingham Forest's City Ground on the 24th of March. Durham girls outscored and outfought Kent to a well-deserved 3-2 win. Full match report Both girls [...]

Charlottes are champions!2011-03-25T12:20:52+00:00

Student Profile: Emily Terry In March this year Year 7 student Emily Terry danced her way to success with a role in The English Youth Ballet's production of "Coppelia" [blockquote align="left" cite="Newcastle Journal"]An evening to treasure.[/blockquote]Last November Emily was one of hundreds of youngsters aged from 8-18yrs who auditioned to perform with English Youth Ballets version of [...]

Student Profile: Emily Terry2011-03-23T14:17:46+00:00

Inclusion Leader (SENCO)

Position: Inclusion Leader (SENCO) Closing Date: Friday 8th April 2011 Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 2nd May 2011 TES advertisement link: Here [error]Please not that under 'Safer Recruitment' guidelines we are not able to accept curriculum vitaes, please apply using the forms on this advert.[/error] Heworth Grange Comprehensive School is an 11-18 school [...]

Inclusion Leader (SENCO)2011-03-20T15:55:43+00:00

Change in School Meal costs

School Meal Tariff & Pricing from Monday, 4th April 2011 This is to inform you that from Monday 4th April 2011 the price of a two course meal [the daily “special”] will be £1.90. This will also be the value of a free meal entitlement. There will be some small increases in the tariff, however [...]

Change in School Meal costs2011-03-16T14:36:55+00:00

Breakfast Club

Heworth Grange Free Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club at Heworth Grange is open daily from 8am till 8.30am and is located in the Old Sports Hall. A selection of healthy and nutritious options are available and it’s free to all pupils.[/fusion_image]Research has shown that eating breakfast improves children’s problem solving abilities, their memory, [...]

Breakfast Club2011-03-16T14:11:16+00:00

The name’s Club. Film Club.

In March Heworth Grange launched a brand new experience for our Year 7 students - Film Club. Films so far: 14th March - "Edward Scissorhands" 21st March - "Coraline" 28th March - "Cloudy with a chance of meatballs." 04th April - "The Simpsons Movie" 11th April - "Remember The Titans" Each Monday after school, we [...]

The name’s Club. Film Club.2011-03-10T11:40:01+00:00

BBC Waterloo Road Project[/fusion_image] Year 11 Creative and Media Diploma students were recently given the opportunity of a lifetime to work with programme makers of the BBC's Waterloo Road The group were selected to represent students from the North East along with three other schools from around the country. A treatment for a mini episode exploring the [...]

BBC Waterloo Road Project2011-03-07T11:53:12+00:00

Outdoor Adventures in PE

The PE department are always trying to provide interesting activities as options for KS4 PE students and one area that is continuing to prove popular this year is Outdoor Adventure Activities (OAA).[/fusion_image]Courses generally run for a half term block and are delivered at Whickham Thorns by qualified instructor Andy Siddle and his Leisure [...]

Outdoor Adventures in PE2011-03-07T11:05:12+00:00