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  • HDHS LITFLIX: Week 3 Every week there are films being shown across all channels that can support the study of English Literature and Language. Every week we will release HDHS LITFLIX recommendations which will consist of some details of films being shown weekly that can support the HDHS English curriculum. If it leads to reading any of the books, even better!  We ...
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  • Free School Meals E-mail Scam Dear Parents/Carers If you are in receipt of the FSM vouchers through the voucher system we are currently using, I need to warn you of a scam which is underway across the country. If you receive an email stating the following: ‘As schools will be closing, if you’re entitled to free school meals, please send your bank details and ...
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Work for students will be provided via Google Classroom

For students having difficulty logging on to Google Classroom, please direct them to this guide:   Google-Classroom-Student-Guide.pdf – 340 KB Google-Classroom-Student-Guide.pdf – 340 KB

HOME LEARNING IN ENGLISH

Year 10 English Remote Learning Overview: Week beginning Monday 30th March

This is an overview that will be shared weekly to support parents with Year 10 learning from home. If you have any further questions, you can email the class teacher. Individual teachers will also continue to post on Google Classroom

Year 9 English Remote Learning Overview: Week beginning Monday 30th March

This is an overview that will be shared weekly to support parents with Year 9 learning from home. If you have any further questions, you can email the class teacher. Individual teachers will also continue to post on Google Classroom.

School Closure-  A Survival Guide

This is some guidance for parents and carers from the Bedrock team, who play an important part in supporting the literacy development of HDHS students:

Year 7: Bedrock Vocabulary: Students to login to their Bedrock account and completed Bedrock lessons online.
Year 8: Bedrock Vocabulary: Students to login to their Bedrock account and completed Bedrock lessons online.
Year 9: Bedrock Vocabulary: Students to login to their Bedrock account and completed Bedrock lessons online.
Year 10:  GCSE Pod: Students to login to GCSEPod and complete GCSEPod assignments
Year 11:  GCSEPOD: Students to login to GCSEPod and complete GCSEPod assignments.
Re-read Romeo and Juliet,An Inspector Calls, Jekyll and Hyde( if you do not have physical copies, online copies can be sourced).
Revise Paper 1 Q5 and practise Language Q5s using the attached Q5 booklet:
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS:

HDHS STUDENTS MUST KEEP GETTING THEIR TWENTY!

Please make sure your son/daughter is getting their TWENTY. All students should be reading independently for at least twenty minutes a day. This has been proven to have the greatest impact on academic success.

HDHS READ ALOUD

This is a guidance to support reading aloud for HDHS students outside of school.

Reading and Literacy Home Support

This is a support guide for parents to recommend resources to support home learning regarding reading and literacy:

HDHS READ, READ, READ and READ List 2020

This is a varied and extensive selection of recommended books for HDHS students:

HDHS-READ-READ-READ-and-READ-List-2020.pdf – 8 MB

HDHS LITFLIX: Week 3

Every week there are films being shown across all channels that can support the study of English Literature and Language. Every week we will release HDHS LITFLIX recommendations which will consist of some details of films being shown weekly that can support the HDHS English curriculum. If it leads to reading any of the books, even better!  We would also love students to send us film reviews of any the HDHS LITFLIX films. Film reviews can be sent to Mr Gallagher at raymond.gallagher@hdhs.school

HDHS IS A READING SCHOOL NEWSLETTER: WEEK 1

This is the first edition of a weekly newsletter with book recommendations and other notable information and links.
HDHS-is-a-Reading-School-Newsletter-Edition-1.pdf – 363 KB

 

HDHS EXPAND YOUR MIND

HDHS Students- Now more than ever is a good time to expand your mind and explore the world. These are some sources and recommendations to get you started on your exploration.Challenge yourself and your mind by investigating an area that you may not know a lot about. These recommendations will be updated and will grow over time