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  • STEM Week – Day 3 Today Year 7, 8 and 9 had all sorts of fun and exciting activities to complete! Year 7 have had a natural disasters day, discussing all the issues and thinking of the solutions. They then got the chance to model their own survival shelters then make group water filtration systems. They discussed as groups what’s best ...
  • Young Engineers at Harwich September 2016 sees the launch of Engineering at HDHS, it will be taught across the school in every year. Year 7 will be learning about all the different areas of engineering from chemical engineers to structural engineers and everything in-between. Year 8 will all be learning about engineering with a Space focus. and Year 9 ...
  • Resistant Materials Revision Guides To enable students to reach their full potential in Resistant Materials we will be ordering revision guides on their behalf. These contain bitesize summaries of all the units studied. If you would like your son/daughter to have one of these revision guides, at the price of £7.25, payment should be made on line using Wisepay, ...
  • TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION FOR YEARS 7 & 8 A letter has gone home to parents/carers of Year 7 & 8 students regarding Design and Technology. Attached are the letters and information on choices. Year 7 Design and Technology Specialism Choices Year 8 Design and Technology Choices  
  • KS3 solving Rocket Science Problems “Boldly going where no-one has gone before, the KS3 STEM group met together on the 9th February to solve some key rocket science problems. How do we get a rocket up? How do we slow its decent on the way down? (most importantly) How do we protect a raw egg from going SPLAT?! All of ...