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FoodBank Appeal CHRISTMAS 2018

FoodBank Appeal CHRISTMAS 2018   This year will be the 5th consecutive year that we have supported the Gateshead Foodbank at Christmas   Collection Week (10th – 14th December)   Things that the Foodbank have plenty of: BEANS PASTA SOUP Tea bags Sanitary products   Things that the Foodbank need:   FISH (TINNED)                                   FRUIT JUICE (LONG LIFE) FRUIT [...]

FoodBank Appeal CHRISTMAS 20182018-12-05T19:02:40+00:00

Petition to Increase funding for schools

Gateshead heads are trying to raise awareness and motivate action regarding the current financial crisis. The chairs of our 3 head teacher associations have signed a letter which all schools sent out recently. It raises awareness of the current funding situation and asks parents to sign a petition we have set up on Parliament’s website. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/232220 [...]

Petition to Increase funding for schools2018-12-05T00:38:34+00:00

Year 11 wins Gateshead Schools FA U16 Futsal Cup!

Our Year 11 team won the Gateshead Schools FA U16 Futsal Cup on Thursday 22nd November 2018. The players showed great character coming from behind in games against Lord Lawson and St Thomas More to win the competition. In the six years that the cup has been in existence, Heworth Grange have won it on [...]

Year 11 wins Gateshead Schools FA U16 Futsal Cup!2018-11-23T17:50:20+00:00

Royal Northern Sinfonia

On Thursday 15th November,  a group of musicians from the Royal Northern Sinfonia visited us.  They performed a short concert to two audiences, one of year 7 pupils from Heworth and one of year 6 pupils from six of our local primary schools.  They performed three pieces of music by French composers, first explaining what imagery the [...]

Royal Northern Sinfonia2018-11-20T13:41:45+00:00

Peace Babies

In 2014 the English, Art and DT departments created templates and decorated ‘Peace Babies’ to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. On Friday 9th November 2018, we put the Peace Babies officially on display, to mark the of the end of the First World War 100 years' ago. We conducted a small ceremony where Mrs Codling, Chair of Governors, thanked [...]

Peace Babies2018-11-14T09:51:49+00:00

Hylton Castle – Year 9 Story Competition

I entered the Hylton Castle story competition with a description about the chapel. However it wasn’t about the castle so I couldn’t win first, second or third for Key Stage 3, instead I got the judge’s recommendation for the most creative perspective. I was one out of ten to receive this award.   https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/sunderlands-hylton-castle-4m-development-10701715 https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/hylton-castle/history/ [...]

Hylton Castle – Year 9 Story Competition2018-11-14T09:52:48+00:00

Exam Invigilators Required

£10.00 per hour including holiday pay Required for examinations throughout the school year, but particularly in May and June. Duties include supervising students taking examinations, preparing exam rooms and distributing and collecting exam papers.    The ideal applicant will be highly organised, vigilant and reliable, have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to [...]

Exam Invigilators Required2018-11-05T23:28:42+00:00