Archive for December, 2014

Examination Certificates

Written by Anna Day on . Posted in Archived News, Parent News, School News, Student News

To all former Year 11, 12 and 13 students who took examinations in Summer 2014: Examination Certificates will be ready for you to collect from Monday, 5th January 2015 from the main Reception area.

If you want certificates to be collected by someone on your behalf, please contact the exam office via email: exams@harwich.essex.sch.uk  Your representative will need to bring a note signed by you to confirm you give permission for them to collect on your behalf.

Certificates can be posted home, on request, however you will need to provide the exams office with an up to date address. Please be aware that the certificates will need to be signed for and the school cannot take responsibility for any certificates lost in the post.

Berlin 2014 – Modern Languages and Humanities Joint Trip

Written by Anna Day on . Posted in Archived News, Parent News, School News, Student News

In the very early hours of Saturday 13th December Mr Read, Mr Harrington and Mrs Beasley left with 20 students for the Berlin trip for the 3rd consecutive year after such previous success.

It was a busy few days visiting many sites of interest and the students were extremely well behave, a credit not only to our school but to the UK also.

For the full schedule of the trip see the link below.

Berlin-2014.pdf – 181 KB

 

 

Christmas Jumper Day Friday 19th December 2014

Written by Anna Day on . Posted in Archived News, Parent News, School News, Student News

Celebrating the end of term and the beginning of the festive season we will be having a ‘Christmas Jumper’ themed non-uniform day on Friday. This gives us the opportunity to reflect on those less fortunate than ourselves and raise funds for Crisis at Christmas and a local charity through voluntary donations of one pound.

 

 

Computer Science Convention

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On 2nd December, students from Year 9 and 10 attended a trip to a very popular war museum and took part in indoor activities, as well as workshops being run by Microsoft,regarding the Think Computer Science Competition. One of our students commented, “Duxford was a perfect place for a convention like this. The main stage was set up well and viewable from anywhere, I think this showed its importance. The talks were interesting and pulled me into the experience”.

Imperial-museum-duxford.pdf – 749 KB

 

 

Year 7 and 8 Celebration Evening

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The celebration evening took place on the 11th December. Displayed were various pieces of work from Year 7 and 8 students that had been created in their first term. This included Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ and various plays by ‘Shakespeare’. Their work was on display in the Lighthouse for parents and carers to view followed by a presentation from some students in the Mezzanine. For images see the link below.

YEAR-7-AND-8-CELEBRATION-EVENING.pdf – 588 KB

HDHS Staff At Christmas

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In preparation for his assembly on the Humanities Thought for the Week theme – ‘Generosity’, Mr Brock went walkabout with his camera to ask HDHS staff Christmas related question. The nine minute film was shown to all students during their assembly last week.

Mr Brock commented that “The film was an opportunity for students to hear from a diverse range of school staff, not just teachers, all about their Christmas plans and what they enjoy most about Christmas. After the film I asked the students to identify some of the main words these staff had used to describe their Christmas and how this linked to the theme of ‘generosity.’ Lots of arms shot up as students quickly identified that generosity involves the giving of a person’s time, care and thought, directed toward others, as well as the giving and receiving of presents.”

See the video below or look on our YouTube channel.