Creating Change Project

On Friday night 23 of our year 8's attended a celebration event held at the BALTIC.  There were around 200 people there including pupils, teachers and parents from three different schools there: ours, Cardinal Hume and Joseph Swan and staff from the BALTIC. During the evening two groups of our pupils did short presentations on [...]

Creating Change Project2019-07-16T09:05:38+00:00

Student Voice in Dragons Den!

We had some of our Student Voice present in the Dragons’ Den today for funds to improve social areas in school. Our Dragons were Deborah Meaden (Mrs Patterson) and Peter Jones - complete with his trademark stripy socks - (Mr Hurst from the Trust). Students presented so well that both Deborah and Peter were locked [...]

Student Voice in Dragons Den!2019-07-16T06:47:07+00:00

BBC Newcastle

On Tuesday 9th March the year 9 music production class went on a trip to the BBC in Newcastle. We had great fun playing with the green screen (that was blue!!), reading the auto cue, looking in the archives, recording a radio play with live foley and finding out a few tricks of the trade! [...]

BBC Newcastle2019-07-15T14:00:04+00:00

Shakespeare Workshop

A big thanks from the English department to those staff who released Year 9 pupils yesterday to take part in the Shakespeare workshops. Both sessions went really well and were enjoyed by the students, who behaved impeccably.  The actors from the theatre company praised the students for their enthusiasm and willingness to take part.   It [...]

Shakespeare Workshop2019-07-15T13:30:02+00:00

Wimbledon 2019

We took a group of 12 students to Wimbledon on Tuesday and had a thoroughly enjoyable day in the sunshine.   We were lucky enough to see Roger and Serena play their first round matches on centre court and also watched Thiem and Sharapova's games on court two.   Our students were simply fantastic, several [...]

Wimbledon 20192019-07-10T09:32:51+00:00

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

Pupils at Heworth Grange achieved 1 gold, 9 silver and 10 bronze certificates in this years's UKMT Junior Maths Challenge.  Over 270 000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze.  A special mention to [...]

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge2019-07-10T08:45:38+00:00