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Archive for February, 2020

HDHS Literature theme of the month

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

March: Learning from the past- The Holocaust
In the library in K block HDHS will have a monthly focus of Literature reflecting the real world. This month it is a focus on Literature relating to The Holocaust. Students learn about The Holocaust in various subjects across the curriculum and we are providing our students with further opportunity to explore a significant historical event and learn from it to shape our minds and enhance our understanding of the world we live in.
“If to teach is to learn, then to learn is to question

Year 8 Parents/Options Evening, Thursday 27th February, 3.30-6.30pm

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

Appointments to meet with teachers can be booked here: from 9.00am on Friday 14th February until 9.00 am on Thursday 27th February. As well as the opportunity to meet with subject teachers to discuss progress, there will be 10 minute options presentations taking place in the raised seating area in K Block. Please make appointments to see subject teachers around the times of the options presentations you would like to attend.   Presentation Times – 397 KB

Teacher subject appointments will take place in K Block for core subjects + PE/French/Life Skills and all other subjects will be in J block.

If you are unable to access the link please telephone the school on 012554 245460 and someone will make the appointments for you.

If you would like an appointment with Mrs Fox, Assistant to the SENCO, please contact her directly on Ext 2220.

Entrance will be via the main reception.

Football Writer Matt Oldfield visits HDHS

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

Popular author Matt Oldfield ( writer of the ’Ultimate Football Heroes’ book series) visited HDHS on Wednesday 29th January and delivered an inspiring assembly to Year 7 and Year 8 sending a clear message about the importance of reading for pleasure and purpose. Matt also passed on some valuable tips to inspire some future writers. Students were excited to be given the opportunity to meet Matt Oldfield in person and many students purchased his books.We are grateful to Matt for visiting us and creating a buzz about books and reading.