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Non-uniform day - Tuesday 22 May 2018

We would like to give you advance notice that Tuesday 22 May will be a non-uniform day. As is tradition, the suggested donation per student will be £1.00. We will use this occasion to raise funds for the ‘Together Forever Trust’, set up in memory of two of South Tyneside’s own: Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, who were killed in the Manchester Arena Bombings on 22 May 2017. Chloe was a pupil at Harton for five years, and we have marked the first anniversary of her and Liam’s tragic deaths with a series of memorial assemblies, led by two of Chloe’s close friends, Clodagh Denham and Katie Reed. Liam’s and Chloe’s families came...

18 / 05 / 2018

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Medal success at the world school games

World school games 2018 - Marrakesh-Casablanca Morocco Year 13 Harton student Rachel Taylor has just returned after representing the England swim team in the World School Games in Marrakesh, Morocco. The England swim team consisted of 24 swimmers from all over the country- 12 boys and 12 girls selected on the basis of national rankings. Rachel stayed in the Plam Plaza hotel with the England Swim Team in Marrakesh for two nights whilst training before the competition. On the 3rd May the opening ceremony took place in the Stade de Marrakesh stadium and was attended by 3000 athletes from 50 Countries who were participating in 18 dif...

14 / 05 / 2018

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Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’ Award expeditions

It is fantastic to see so many students at Harton challenging themselves and getting involved in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and recently we have been doing the expedition section which certainly takes students out of their comfort zone and challenges them in the great outdoors. Close to 80 students over four weekends will be completing their training and qualifying expeditions in the Hadrian’s Wall and Teesdale area. It has been great to see all the student’s learning so many new skills and about themselves when the going gets tough. We already have another 70 students signed up for next year which is g...

09 / 05 / 2018

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Introduction of New School Uniform

Following an extensive consultation with students, parents and teachers, the Governing Body has decided to go ahead with the introduction of a new school uniform. This is in line with many schools locally and nationally and will ensure that Harton Academy students are proud to be dressed in a uniform that is both practical and attractive. The outcome of the consultation has led to a number of compromises being made to ensure that we are offering a uniform that is not only suitable for purpose but one which is in line with comments and responses. Thank you to everyone that helped in this process. ...

26 / 04 / 2018

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Year 11 Leavers

Dear Parent/Carer For our Year 11 students the arrival of the exam period marks the beginning of the end of KS4 and GCSE at Harton Academy.  This letter contains important information about arrangements for the exam period and ‘leaving school’. Of course, many of our students will return into the sixth form, but nevertheless, leaving procedures still need to be observed. In our main hall, exams begin in earnest on Monday 14 May 2018. By now, all Year 11 students should have received information about the examinations they intend to take. Please encourage students to be aware of d...

19 / 04 / 2018

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