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Staff Storytelling Week - posted 27th Apr

Students recently enjoyed a week of storytelling by staff in the library.  Mrs Cofie-Barr, Literacy Coordinator, had no shortage of volunteers when she asked staff.  As you can see in the photographs below, students were captivated by the stories that were shared.  Students said they really enjoyed hearing new stories and particularly enjoyed being read to by staff they have not been taught by.  We are already planning our next storytelling sessions!

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Welcome to Halewood! - posted 21st Apr

Halewood Academy staff and Governors are delighted that September 2017 will see the arrival of over 220 students in Year 7. With the current figure at 221 it will be our largest year group. Derek Darlington, Halewood Academy Chair of Governors said, "I would like to thank all those year 6 parents who have elected to send their sons/daughters to Halewood in September. At present the predicted intake stands at 221 which is a huge endorsement of  the Academy and potentially could see Halewood as an over subscribed school. Thank you for sharing our vision of a safe, rapidly improving and growing school as a member of the Wade Deacon Trust."  

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Race For Life - posted 7th Apr

Halewood Academy students, parents and staff joined together for our inaugural Race for Life to raise funds for Cancer Research.  Over 200 students, parents and staff ran the 3km course around the Academy on Friday 31 March.  Back in February Year 8 student and Junior Leadership Team member, Lillie Beth Kelly, approached senior staff with the idea of supporting a charity that is fighting a disease that affects more and more of us each year.  Lillie Beth gave a presentation in Staff Briefing to enlist the support of the staff and then gave assemblies to all year groups to raise awareness of the charity and of the event she had organised.  

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Easter GCSE Revision - posted 28th Mar

Year 11 students have been attending Saturday revision sessions for some weeks.  Below are details of the sessions available to all Year 11 students over the Easter holiday.  We would encourage all students to attend as many sessions as possible!

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Year 11 Science Teachers! - posted 17th Mar

British Science Week continues at Halewood Academy this week and on Tuesday we welcomed staff and students from St. Mark’s Catholic Primary and Plantation Primary schools. As part of the Royal Society of Biology’s Gopher Science Lab programme eight Year 11 students have been planning practical activities to teach to some of our future Year 7 students.

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Medical Mavericks - posted 15th Mar

Halewood Academy got British Science Week off to a healthy start with a Mini-Medics workshop from the Medical Mavericks. Thirty five students from all year groups attended on Saturday morning to learn more about careers in medicine and the NHS.

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Virtual Reality Learning - posted 8th Mar

Halewood Academy has recently taken delivery of our very own set of Virtual Reality goggles. This equipment will enable teachers to take their students on expeditions around the world without leaving the classroom. It has already had positive impacts on teaching and learning across the curriculum.

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Maths March Challenge - posted 7th Mar

Test yourself this month each day with our monthly Maths challenge.  Try these daily puzzles and see how you get on at the end of the month! You can get the answers to our February questions HERE. We will publish a new set of puzzles in April along with the answers to these next month!  Good luck!  Click on the image below to download your March questions!

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A little bit of Maths everyday! - posted 22nd Feb

A little bit of Maths everyday is a great way to maintain or improve your Maths skills.  Try these daily puzzles and see how you get on at the end of the month!  We will publish a new set of puzzles in March along with the answers to these next week!  Good luck!  Click on the image below to download your February questions!

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Yr 7 & 8 High Attaining & Talented Students - Parent Meeting - posted 21st Feb

We would like to invite you into the Academy for our ‘HAT Forum’ on Tuesday 28th February. The main focus will be exploring career aspirations and the opportunities are available for students in further education. Therefore, we have invited Cronton College and Liverpool University to attend the event and they will be discussing what they can offer high attaining and talented students in order for them to succeed in their future prospects.    This will also be a good opportunity to discuss any queries you have regarding your son/daughter's chosen pathway.                                                                                                  

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