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  • Getting ready for Year 7 Attached is the homework given to Year 6 in the summer term.
  • GCSE Results August 2015 Harwich and Dovercourt High School is proud of some exceptional GCSE performances again this year. Many congratulations to our top achievers who include Maggie Brundle, Ellis Janda-Bantick, Tom Wotton, Katie Baker, Romana Baker, Darcie Jobling, Chloe Rotchell, Jess Powell, Emmie Rivers, Harvey Green and Ellie Free. Rob Garrett, Headteacher said “We are celebrating significant successes for ...
  • A Level and BTEC Results Press Release Thursday 13th August ‘It has been very pleasing to see our A Level and BTEC results come into school. A Level results are in line with those achieved in 2014 whilst the school has seen a significant increase in the outcomes from its vocational courses. The increase is broadly equivalent to a grade per student. We ...
  • ‘Patterns’ photography competition Please see attachments for rules of the competition. Closing date is 23rd October 2015.

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School Updates

Following the release of this year’s GCSE results, if you would like to talk to someone about continuing your studies at Harwich and Dovercourt Sixth Form College please contact either Mr Woodhouse (mark.woodhouse@hdhs.org.uk) or Mrs Parks (philippa.parks@hdhs.org.uk)

Summer Update For Parents

Student Arrangements For September

Student-Arrangements-for-September-Start.pdf – 180 kB
Year-7-arrangements-for-Sept-2015.pdf – 178 kB
Years-8-11-arrangements-for-Sept-2015.pdf – 178 kB

Welcome to 2015

The letter below contains useful and important information regarding the return to school on Monday 7th September 2015.

Welcome-to-2015.pdf – 261 kB

Headteacher’s Welcome

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is a vibrant, caring school serving the community. Every student is welcomed, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential and every student has opportunities and experiences to ensure their schooling is fulfilling and enjoyable.

At Harwich and Dovercourt High School we believe in partnerships between students, staff and the home. We believe in responsibility, ambition and commitment, where no challenge is too great and where great futures are nurtured.

Our goal is for every student to be proud of their efforts and achievement and for every parent and carer to be proud of their child, school and community. Our pledge is to work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence.

Rob Garrett

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“Attendance has improved, the school’s rewards system celebrates and motivates students.” – Ofsted, May 2014


“Behaviour has improved since the previous inspection and is now good. Students cooperate well with each other in lessons. In lessons, students have positive attitudes to learning” – Ofsted, May 2014


“The proportion of students achieving five GCSE passes at grades A* to C, including English and mathematics, is rising. Students achieve particularly well in English.” – Ofsted, May 2014

Whats On

“Sixth formers say, “We are one big family”. They are very positive about their learning and wider school experience. Students regularly raise money for charities such as Sports Relief and Children in Need. A good programme of trips and visits widen students’ cultural awareness.” – Ofsted, May 2014

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