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19th February 2018

Year 11 students receiving prizes for earning 200 positive credits for excellent attendance, punctuality and effort in lessons. Now time to aim for 300 credits! Year 10 students sporting their new Hair and Beauty …

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Excellence in Maths

19th February 2018

Excellence in Maths is an award that is achievable for any student at Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy. The award focuses on recognising students who are motivated in maths, regardless of their aptitude; it is not …

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Mixing it up in BITE

15th February 2018

Hemsworth Arts & Community Academy’s first group of BTEC Business National (2016) students are currently working to prepare for an important synoptic controlled assessment. Here students from Mr …

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Ellie-May Strikes Again

15th February 2018

Congratulations once again to Ellie May and her Team GB who picked up the Bronze Medal in their category at the Scottish International held in Dumfries over the weekend. Her team competed against teams from Sweden, …

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*** Parents meeting with OGAT ***

14th February 2018

Due to an overwhelming response regarding the parents meeting taking place at 6.00 pm on Thursday 1 March, this session is now at capacity. An additional information session will take place on the same night at 4.30 pm …

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Year 9 Entrepreneurs

9th February 2018

One of Hemsworth Arts & Community Academy’s first Year 9 BTEC Enterprise groups are showing that if you’re bright enough, you’re old enough! Mr Haigh’s brilliant Year 9 group merged two topics …

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Year 9 DTP / Meningitis Vaccination Reply Slip

7th February 2018

Please can you ensure you return your child's vaccination slip as a matter of urgency. Thank you …

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Did you receive the OGAT letter to parents?

7th February 2018

Your child should have brought home a letter yesterday (Tuesday 6th February) regarding a Parents meeting with OGAT. Please can you confirm your attendance by completing the reply slip at the bottom of the letter and send it …

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If only they could talk…

5th February 2018

Last week, 4 students from Year 11 successfully completed an important practical assessment as part of the Environmental and Land-based Studies programme. The students were required to carry out health checks on rabbits, …

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Announcement from the Regional Schools Commissioner - Lancashire & West Yorkshire

30th January 2018

Please click here to view a letter from Vicky Beer the Regional Schools Commissioner - Lancashire & West Yorkshire regarding plans to transfer Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy to a new sponsor. Please click here …

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Year 12 Ice Skater takes Bronze at the British Championships

26th January 2018

A massive congratulations to our Year 12 student Ellie-Mae and her team who took the Bronze medal at the British Championships, Nottingham. Ellie-Mae has been skating for many years and …

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Tribute to a Former Music Teacher

24th January 2018

It is with deep sadness that we have to announce the passing away of Mr Paul Harkin, our guitar and music teacher. Mr Harkin originally joined the staff at Hemsworth as a classroom music teacher before later deciding to change …

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Active Revision in Psychology with ‘The Washing Line Challenge’!

24th January 2018

Active Revision has arrived in Psychology where Year 13 BITE students have been showing off their knowledge of psychological core studies by completing a variety of active revision challenges. Working in teams this week, …

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Excellence in Maths

22nd January 2018

Excellence in Maths Excellence in Maths is an award that is achievable for any student at Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy. The award focuses on recognising students who are motivated in maths, regardless of their …

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University of Cambridge Residential

18th January 2018

After only two days back at school post-Christmas holidays, 40 year ten students from the Wakefield NCOP schools spent two days and one night at the University of Cambridge last week. Accompanied by Higher Education …

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Christmas Party

16th January 2018

On Tuesday 19th December 2017 a group of Year 12 BITE students hosted a successful event for Key Stage 3 students. The Year 12 BTEC Business students were required to work as a group to host an event as part of their Managing an …

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Up-date on academy re-brokerage

11th January 2018

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