Front page 2nd row for popular news that isn’t in latest 4. May need to re-order items in posts.

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

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

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

Year 11 Students get motivated

MADE On Thursday the 10th of February year 11 had it 'made' when a motivational speaker from the MADE company delivered the session: Exams Made Easy. It was hugely successful with the entire year group gaining some useful examination preparation skills. Skills like: visual mapping; speed reading and memory techniques were presented to year 11, [...]

Year 11 Students get motivated2011-02-21T20:25:37+00:00

Explore science

Café Sci is back! Café Sci is an opportunity to chat to some of Britain’s most fascinating and engaging scientists and to stimulate free-thinking conversation about topical issues in science and technology, from 'The real science behind Dr Who' to 'Will men ever have babies?' Café Sci is completely informal, out of the classroom and [...]

Explore science2011-02-13T11:06:52+00:00

Author spreads the word

Last term we were visited by Chris Higgins, the author of many popular books for teenagers. Chris visited three classes to talk about her stories and the characters in her books, then she answered questions-we had lots of them![/fusion_image] At lunchtime we had a book-signing event, which was great fun. A couple of [...]

Author spreads the word2011-02-09T22:42:00+00:00

SMART & Citizenship in PSRE

This week our Year 10 PSRE groups have been finalising their GCSE Citizenship Studies projects.[/fusion_image]The students have been working in groups to advocate the work of a charity or pressure group. One group (Beth Haywood, Elle Holland, Chloe Mason, Georgia Crawford and Ashley Pearson), created a fantastic hamper of food to advocate the [...]

SMART & Citizenship in PSRE2011-02-09T13:13:30+00:00

Local sculpture a wheel treat!

The Gateshead Housing Company has joined local residents and councillors to celebrate the unveiling of a new piece of artwork on High Lanes, Heworth, directly opposite what will be the brand new entrance to Heworth Grange. 'Water Wheel', by artist Jim Roberts, was officially opened at the entrance of the High Lanes estate through partnership [...]

Local sculpture a wheel treat!2011-02-03T23:43:32+00:00