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Writing workshop with a professional writer

New Writing North are hoping to establish a creative writing group in South Shields. This will start from Saturday 19th November and be held weekly on Saturdays at The Word from 1pm - 3pm. To encourage pupils to attend, New Writing North contacted the school to ask if any pupils would be interested in a writing workshop with a professional writer. As a result, a number of volunteers from Years 8, 9 and 10 had the exciting opportunity to work with a professional writer on Wednesday 16th November. Poet and playwright, Susannah Pickering helped pupils create a memorable setting before asking the pupils to create an intr...

21 / 11 / 2016

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Remembrance Service

Harton Technology College stopped still for a short while on 11th day of the 11th month to remember those lost and hurt by war. Every student in the school attended a Remembrance Service led by Ms Braybrook where students were asked to take time out from their busy lives to reflect upon the sacrifices made by so many in war. The service included readings by Head Boy Ben Baxendale-Smith and Head Girl Leoni Loughlin. Harsev Singh played a haunting violin rendition of the soundtrack from Schindlers List, the school harmony choir sang Amazing Grace and Stevie Tennet sang Fields of Gold, all supported by Mr Dunstan and various members of the Music...

15 / 11 / 2016

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Bronte Trip

A visit to Howarth was undertaken by the Year 12 and Year 13 English Literature students in an endeavour to underpin Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights'. The itinerary comprised of various lectures rooted in the importance of context and varied interpretations of the text; such components indicative of the outlined assessment objectives. A tour of the parsonage as well as insight given toward the lives of the Bronte family provided a unique and enriching insight into the lives of such inspirational writers. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69967,69968,69969,69970,69971,69972,69973,69974,69975,69976,69977,69978,69979,69980,69981,69982,69983"...

08 / 11 / 2016

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Lessons from Auschwitz Project

Leoni and Ben from Harton 6th Form recently took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust's Lessons from Auschwitz Project. Since 1999, over 30,000 students and teachers have taken part in the scheme and based on the premise that 'hearing is not like seeing', this four-part course explores the universal lessons of the Holocaust and its relevance for today. The LFA Project aims to increase knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust for young people and to clearly highlight what can happen if prejudice and racism become acceptable. Both the students will be planning and delivering what they have learnt from such a life changing opport...

31 / 10 / 2016

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Friday 21 October school is closed to pupils.

A reminder that Friday 21 October is a staff training day, the school is closed to pupils....

18 / 10 / 2016

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