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Archive for April, 2015

Kindertransport presentation will form part of the Harwich Festival

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

Year 9 students yesterday began writing the school’s Kindertransport presentation which will form part of the Harwich Festival on Wednesday 1st July. With support from script writer Mike Levy of Keystage Solutions, producer Lesley Ford and graphic designer Kate Molloy, whose time has all been funded by the Heritage Lottery, Year 9 pupils are producing an exhibition that will tell the tale of Harwich and Dovercourt’s part in the evacuation of 10,000 Jewish refugee children in 1938-39.
Students James Ashworth, Joe Crabb, Katie Fisher, Holly Hammond, Nicole Leggett Wones, Kaci Mark, Ebony Perkins, Sam Pickess, Elisha Rowland, Sydney Storer, Gabi Whigham and Taylor Zeghli have given up lunch times, after school and holidays to research the project and are excited to tell the story of their findings in music, drama, art and displays.
Tickets for the final production, which will take place on 1st July at 7pm in the school hall, will be available in June.

Who gets your vote?

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

To tie in with the General Election, HDHS library is holding a ‘Book Character Election’, where pupils will have the opportunity to vote for one of the six contemporary literary figures (candidates) shortlisted. The characters have been selected based on the amount of school library loans of the books they feature in. Voting will take place at break and lunchtime on Thursday 7th May, in the library. Everyone who votes will have their name entered into a draw, where the prize is 25 Vivo Points!! See attached for candidates. Who-gets-your-vote.pdf – 360 KB

Sports Personality of the Year 2015

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

In July we will be holding our 3rd ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ awards evening.
Our students are awarded points throughout the academic year based on their attendance, commitment, passion, ability, courage, sportsmanship and excellence within sport.
We are looking for local businesses to sponsor prizes which will be awarded to the students who have shown the qualities above.
Please see the link for further details. SPORTS-PERSONALITY-LETTER-TO-SPONSORS-2015.pdf – 193 KB

‘Our Race for Life’

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

We will be holding ‘Our Race for Life’ on Wednesday 10th June at 3.30pm on the school field. This event is open to ALL students, staff and parents.
Please let me know if you are interested in taking part – you don’t have to run!! Many people are going to be walking the distance to raise money. The distance is 5k (3.1 miles).
When you have registered your interest, you will receive a sponsorship form. Every finisher will receive an official medal.

Please help support this amazing charity.