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Archive for February, 2019

Red Nose Day Friday 15 March 2019

Written by Belinda Gosling on . Posted in Archived News, School News

Red Nose Day 2019 is just around the corner and we’ve decided to join in the fun.

To raise money, we’re going to have a non-uniform day on 15th March 2019 where we ask every student to donate £1 for comic relief. This year’s theme is ‘SPORTSWEAR’.

It is a normal day for lessons and as such please ensure you child still brings the correct equipment for their lessons: this will be checked during tutor time.

There will also be cake stalls and a sweet shop on the day so they may need some small change too.

The money we raise will be used to change countless lives, both here in the UK and worldwide.

In fact, just £3 could pay for crayons, pencils, paint and paper for children living in a Serbian refugee camp. £10 could cover the cost of 10 hot meals for a homeless person in the UK.

We’ll also be using Red Nose Day as a learning opportunity to help our pupils explore the issues facing young people across the world, and how the money we raise can help.

We really appreciate your support and hope that you’ll have fun helping us raise lots of money for Red Nose Day.

United Against Knife Crime Celebration Event

Written by Belinda Gosling on . Posted in Archived News, School News

Colchester United Football in the Community are delighted to announce we will be holding a celebration event for those who took part in our 2018-19 delivery at The JobServe Community Stadium on Saturday 23rd March 2019.

On this day Colchester United take on Tranmere Rovers and we would like to invite participants to share the day with us whilst helping us to demonstrate the impact of our United Against Knife Crime Programme alongside additional peripheral activities for the day.

The day will run from 12:00pm – 6:00pm and will consist of the following activities :-

United Against Knife Crime Review Activities
Guest Speakers
Colchester United Player Appearances
Sport/Physical Activity Session
Lunch & Refreshments Provided

Please click here for further details:

United-Against-Knife-Crime-Celebration.pdf – 3 MB United-Against-Knife-Crime-Letter-Celebration-Event-March-2019.pdf – 269 KB

National Citizen Service visit to HDHS

Written by Belinda Gosling on . Posted in Archived News, School News

The NCS (National Citizen Service) are due to attend your child’s school soon to discuss the Summer 2019 Programme with Year 11 students. NCS is a nationally recognized programme for those aged 16-17 which takes place during the school holidays. It’s a great way for young people to learn the skills for work and life they need to succeed in the future, whilst having an amazing time.

Further details can be found here:   NCS-Letter-to-Parents.pdf – 192 KB