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Parents of Year 10 - we want your feedback!

24th February 2017

Please complete our Year 10 survey relating to the format of Parents Evening, the progress your child is making and the new format of the assessment systems. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Click the following link …

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Yr 13 mock interviews take place as part of the Recruitment and Selection unit of BTEC National Business programme.

24th February 2017

Year 13 Business students were involved in a mock interviews event yesterday as part of the Recruitment and Selection unit of their BTEC National Business programme. The students were required to participate in a formal …

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HACA gets involved with Student Volunteering Week

24th February 2017

As part of the National Student Volunteering Week, HACA Student Council have run a series of events this week. In addition to raising awareness about people in need through a Reflections video made by students and Mr …

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Want to help charity by simply doing your favourite pastime?

22nd February 2017

Want to help charity by simply doing your favourite pastime? Then sign up to our World Book Day READATHON! We meet in the  library at lunch on Thursday, 23rd February, where you will receive your reading log, …

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1 Gold, 5 Silver and 14 Bronze Awards taken at the Intermediate Maths Challenge

21st February 2017

Another very successful intermediate maths challenge. In total the students achieved 1 gold, 5 silver and 14 bronze awards. Congratulations to the following students:  Year 11 Shona Fitzpatrick – …

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Students using the Watersons Bus Service - SAVE! SAVE! SAVE!

20th February 2017

Don't forget the Watersons bus scheme starts today! Purchase your ticket online at www.scopay.com/hemsworthacademy (your username and password was sent in the post) or at Student Services. If for any reason you did not …

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Love is in the Air for P16 Students

13th February 2017

On Wednesday 8th February a group of Year 12 BITE students, supported by their teacher Mr Henderson, hosted a successful party for Key Stage 3 students. The Year 12 students were required to work as a group to host an event as part …

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Amazing Apprenticeships

13th February 2017

Teachers or Career Advisers Click Here to access the latest information about apprenticeships.   …

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Word of the week

Word of the Week: Interdependence

10th February 2017

Interdependence - Mutual dependence at a global level. One country depends on another country for something and that country may depend on another country, which eventually creates global interdependence. - …

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Free Networking Event - Don't Miss Out!

8th February 2017

The Wakefield South East Traning and Enterprise Centre (WSETEC) based at the South Kirkby Business Park is hosting a free networking event on Friday 3rd March 12.30pm to 2.30pm. If you would like to take this …

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Principal's Commendations are on the rise in English

8th February 2017

Students are really setting high standards in English. Commitment to class work and homework are second to none. We truly are proud of our students. Keep up the fantastic work!  This week both Amy and Angel have been …

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Bookbuzz the new reading programme for Year 7 students

6th February 2017

Bookbuzz is a new reading programme which gives schools the opportunity to offer their Year 7 students the choice of a book from a list of specially selected titles - Click Here to view the Parent Engagement …

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Pay Online - The Countdown Begins

2nd February 2017

Schools Cash Office system will go-live Monday 20 February 2017.  Letters containing activation codes and instructions will be sent to all parents week commencing 6 February 2017. This system will enable you to make …

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Wakefield Safeguarding Children Board Forum for Designated Safeguarding

30th January 2017

On 25 January HACA hosted the Wakefield Safeguarding Children Board Forum for Designated Safeguarding leads in schools. The event was attended by 40+ delegates from all over the district and the speakers  were from …

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Important Notice Regarding C3 System - Choices for Learning

30th January 2017

The Academy has a 'Choices for Learning' strategy which is embedded within our behaviour policy. Please click here for further information relating to the new changes.  …

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Public Transport Changes for West Yorkshire

27th January 2017

The academy has been notified that there are to be changes to public transport for West Yorkshire. Please click here to view the changes.  …

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Youth Work Team’s Winter Newsletter

26th January 2017

To click a downloadable version Click Here Spring Newsletter Coming Soon!  …

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Parents of Year 9 - we want your feedback

26th January 2017

Please complete our Year 9 survey relating to the format of Parents Evening, the progress your child is making and the new format of the assessment systems. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Click the following link …

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I've got the Golden Ticket

23rd January 2017

Congratulations to our Year 9 student, Aaron, who found the Golden Ticket! As part of the Rewards system, students are now given scratchcards as a reward for their good behaviour and hard work which can win various prizes! …

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Top Students in English

19th January 2017

Principal's Commendations for excellent English homework to Ellie-Mae, Byron &Tyler and a special award to Jess for outstanding student in English for the Autumn term Brilliant, well done to all 4 students. …

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Year 11 Ice Skater takes Silver at the British Championships

16th January 2017

Our Year 11 Ice Skater, Ellie-May, competed at the British Championships held at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham yesterday and placed second! A very well done Ellie-May!    …

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