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Year 11 Revision Rota - posted 16th Sep

Halewood staff will begin GCSE revision sessions for Year 11 students on Monday 17 September.  We would urge all students to take this opportunity of extra study time to help them prepare for the P2S1 assessments which start on October 8th.  The daily rota for the revision sessions is below.  Sessions will last one hour from 2.45pm to 3.45pm.  On some days there will be extra sessions at 3.45pm in PE and Dance.  Revision and extra study is key for students to be able to achieve.

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Year 5 & 6 Open Evening & Morning - posted 6th Sep

Parents of students in Year 5 & 6 are welcome to join us at our Open Evening, along with their child, on Thursday 20 September. The event will start at 4.30pm and finish at 7.00pm. You will be able to stroll around the Academy to chat to staff and students and see our fantastic facilities. The Principal will deliver an address at 5.30pm. 

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GCSE Celebrations - posted 24th Aug

Halewood Academy students are celebrating the largest haul ever of the top grades at GCSE.  The number of 9 & 8 Grades awarded is three times more than the 2017 total of 9, 8 and A* grades.  Three times more students celebrated gaining the top grades under the new grading system than in the previous year.  Stephanie Day achieved a remarkable 4 Grade 9 (English Literature, Chemistry, Geography & Physics) and 5 Grade 8 GCSEs (English Language, Mathematics, Biology, History & Spanish).  Callum McDonald was close behind with a brilliant 3 Grade 9 (Biology, Chemistry & PE) and 4 Grade 8 GCSEs (Mathematics, Physics, Geography & Spanish).  The following students also achieved at least one A*, 9 or 8 Grade - Zoe Hough, Ellie Moss, Daniel Fisher, Emily Walls, Caitlyn Graham, Claire Kelly, Thomas Thorogood, Hasan Ordek, Faye Clifton, Ben Ellis, Connor Eves, Jennifer Hickey, Lauren McGough, Lydia Prescott, Isaac Wilson, Wictoria Kawecka & Nikita Lihanuskins.

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Back to School Arrangements - posted 16th Aug

Halewood Academy is looking forward to welcoming students back in September.  Year 7 and Year 11 students return on Tuesday 4th September.  Year 7 need to be at school before 8.45am.  Year 11 need to be in school for 10.00am.  ALL other years (Years 8, 9 & 10) return to school on Wednesday 5th September at 8.45am.  We look forward to seeing all of our students.  In the meantime, enjoy the rest of the holiday!

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Megan's Garden - posted 4th Jul

On Saturday June 30th we were honoured to welcome Jo, Mike and Bradley Hurley to officially open Megan's Garden.  They were joined by comedian, John Bishop, who has got to know them in recent months.  Megan Hurley lost her life at the Manchester Arena on May 22nd 2017.  A few weeks later Megan's friends came up with the idea of creating a memorial garden in an outdoor area near to their homebase on the second floor.  Since then students and staff have worked hard, in liaison with Megan's family, designing and setting up the garden.  It is now a beautiful place for students and staff to sit and chat, reflect, study or socialise.  Mr Evans, Principal, said, “I am so proud of what the students and staff have achieved.  Our aim is to keep Megan’s memory alive for students today and in the future.  Future students will continue to look after and respect the garden which represents Megan and the memories we all have of her.”  The opening was attended by many invited guests from Megan’s family, her friends, staff and many people who helped to raise money for the garden.  We would like to thank everybody for their support. 

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Double Award Winners - posted 27th Jun

Halewood Academy staff and students celebrated winning two awards at the inaugural Knowsley Education Awards ceremony at Liverpool University.  The input of school Governors into the improvements at Halewood was recognised as they won the Governing Body of the Year award.  The final award of the evening also went to Halewood Academy - the Most Inspiring Secondary School of the Year award.  Mr Evans asked all of the 25 staff present, along with newly appointed Head Boy, Elliot France, and Head Girl, Katy Allen, to join him on stage to receive the award.  He praised the teamwork that was evident across the academy and the work of all the staff before dedicating the award to the memory of Megan Hurley.   Halewood Academy had a further 5 nominations but with strong competition in all categories it was special to take away 2 awards.


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Year 8 Scholars - posted 20th Jun

This week, our Year 8 Brilliant Club students received their Scholars Programme results and attended their graduation ceremony at the University of Liverpool. The students have been working with a PhD tutor over the last term researching the topic 'Would a star float in the bath?' This has involved weekly tutorials with their tutor and writing a 1500 word assignment on the topic which was marked at University level.

Seven of our students received the highest possible grade, a first, and a further three students received a 2.1. The students celebrated this success at the University of Liverpool on Wednesday 20th June. The day involved a study skills session, a sample lecture and a tour of the University before they had a graduation ceremony and received their certificates.  

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One Year On - posted 20th May

On Tuesday afternoon staff and students will be leading a service of remembrance for Megan Hurley who lost her life in the Manchester Arena bombing. The service will take place at St Nicholas' Church in Halewood at 4pm.  We are grateful for the support and assistance of Rector Martyn Woodsford from St Nicholas' who will lead the service along with Mr Evans and Mrs Thomas.  Students are welcome to contribute to the service with their memories of Megan.  All are welcome to attend.  At this extremely difficult time, staff and students at Halewood Academy want to send their very best wishes and thoughts to Jo, Mike and Bradley and the rest of Megan's family.  The Halewood family is with you all.  x

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MP praises Halewood pupils - posted 11th May

Local MP Maria Eagle visited Year 8 and 10 pupils at Halewood Academy this week to hear about their progress as part of The Scholars Programme – a prestigious national scheme which gives school pupils an opportunity to experience university-style learning.

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