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Multi Academy Trust

Welcome to The Illuminare Multi Academy Trust The Illuminare Multi Academy Trust is based in the seaside town of South Shields, in the North East of England. The Trust was initially created from Harton Academy (formerly Harton Technology College) which...

Charging Policy

Charging Policy The traditional method of charging schools within a Multi Academy Trust are by Top Slicing, however, we believe that every school is different and will need differing levels of support. The top-slice percentage can be based on various...

Governance Structure

The Illuminare Academy Trust Governance Structure May 2018 MAT Governance Structure - The Illuminare MAT - Stage 1 Contacting our Governors For further information on Governance please contact Pam Lynn , Leadership and Governance Manager, on ...

Joining Our Multi Academy Trust

What can we offer you? Schools joining The Illuminare Multi Academy Trust can be assured that they are joining a team that will work with you – step by step, day by day, offering support where you need it, when you need it!   Working across the Tru...

Multi Academy Trust Policies

Policies Anti Fraud and Bribery Policy - Dec 17 Assets and Disposal Policy - Dec 17 Behaviour Management Policy - Sept 17 Charging and Remissions Policy - Dec 17 Complaints and Compliments Policy - Nov 17...

Art

Art - Summer Task 2016

Learning Journal - May 2016

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Where to find us and our partner schools

Where to find us and our partner schools.

About us

Welcome to Harton Academy Welcome to our website, which was launched in November 2015. The website will be continually updated with news and relevant information for staff, students, parents, governors and the wider community. We would welcome any f...

Contact

Postal Address Head Teacher Harton Academy Lisle Road, South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6DL Tel. 0191 427 4050 Fax. 0191 427 1478 Email. headteacher@hartonacademy.co.uk Company Details Company registered name: The Illuminare Multi Academy T...

Curriculum

The national curriculum secondary programmes of study for key stages 3 and 4.
Art and Design

Art and Design

Our Art Department has 4 excellent, fully qualified Art teachers, each with their own specialist room. Each room, as well as being fully equipped to deliver our subject, also has its own mini computer suite,  access to the internet and an interactive ...
Business Studies

Business Studies

Key Stage 4 Level 2 Award in Business Enterprise An aspiration for many young people is to be self-employed and start their own business. The skills required for this, such as being able to work collaboratively and creatively, solve problems and have...
English

English

Key Stage 3 English Independent reading and reading for pleasure is consistently encouraged. Class readers are filtered throughout the year. Spoken English (taking the form of speaking and listening activities) is integrated throughout the year...
Geography

Geography

The Geography Department at Harton Technology College consists of a suite of 4 teaching rooms and eight staff. We teach Geography at KS3, KS4, KS5 and BTEC Travel and Tourism. The department is a close knit community and the staff aim to offer a united...
Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

Key Stage 4 BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in Health and Social Care. This course offers students a unique opportunity to discover the key principles and values that underpin Health, Social Care and Early Years professions. Students will not only develop ...
History

History

The History Department’s aim is first to enlarge a child's knowledge, experience and imaginative understanding and thus their awareness of moral values and capacity for enjoyment. Second, to enable the students to enter the world after formal education i...
ICT and Computing

ICT and Computing

The ICT and Computing department is situated in the refurbished building, with 6 specialist ICT suites. All of these feature interactive smart boards and pupils have access to the use of both laptops and desktops. All machines in the department have ...

Leisure and Tourism

Awaiting info.
Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics is a core subject and as such is studied by every student in the school from Year 7 to Year 11. Mathematics is an all-embracing and pervading part of life. It helps us to creates, plan, organise and solve problems. The department, therefore, ...
Modern Foreign Languages

Modern Foreign Languages

In the society of the 21st century, language competence and intercultural understanding are not optional extras; they are an essential part of being a citizen. Language skills are also vital in improving understanding between people here and in the wider...

Music

Music is a powerful, unique form of communication that can change the way students feel, think and act. It brings together intellect and feeling and enables personal expression, reflection and emotional development. As an integral part of culture,...
Physical Education

Physical Education

Our main aim is to make Physical Education enjoyable and challenging to help instill a healthy and active lifestyle which can be carried on outside the confines of the school. Within all lessons, students will be supported and encouraged to progress,...
Science

Science

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8) All students broadly follow the QCA scheme of work published by central government. This has been adapted to suit the resources and skills available within Harton Academy and has undergone some development to ensure adequate...

Social and Cultural Studies

Social and Cultural Studies in Harton Technology College is delivered through one dynamic and forward looking department. The department teaches three key areas of the curriculum Religious Education, Citizenship and PSHE. Staff encourage pupils to developed...
Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

The school has an Equal Opportunities Department which is managed by Mr V Stonehouse. It provides for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in two ways: Students with SEND who are attached to the mainstream school The Equal...
Technology

Technology

Inspiring students to work together, to be creative, solve problems, communicate their ideas and apply knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of materials and systems is our mission. The Design and Technology department’s mission statement r...

Gallery

View a collection of our photographs and share the moment with us.
South Shields Lecture

South Shields Lecture

We are proud to host the South Shields Annual Lecture with previous guest speakers such as Sir Patrick Stewart OBE, Lord Peter Mandelson, Bill Bryson, Jo Brand, David Walliams, Alan Bennett, Sting and many more to come.
2008 - Sir Patrick Stewart

2008 - Sir Patrick Stewart

7th November 2008 The school was very proud to host the 7th South Shields Annual Lecture (sponsored by Northern Film and Media) on behalf of the Right Honourable David Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. The...
2009 - Lord Peter Mandelson

2009 - Lord Peter Mandelson

23rd October 2009 The school was, once again, extremely proud to host the 8th South Shields Annual Lecture on behalf of the Right Honourable David Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. This year’s guest speaker w...
2011 - Bill Bryson

2011 - Bill Bryson

14th January 2011 The school was once again very proud to host the recent South Shields Annual Lecture on behalf of the Rt Honourable David Miliband MP. The guest speaker at the 9th annual lecture was Bill Bryson . William McGuire "Bill" Bryson,...
2012 - Jo Brand

2012 - Jo Brand

20th January 2012 After successfully hosting the South Shields Annual Lecture for the last three years at Harton Technology College, we were delighted to be asked by the Rt Hon David Miliband to host it once again this year. The guest speaker for ...
2013 - David Walliams

2013 - David Walliams

1st March 2013 We were incredibly proud and honoured to be able to host the 11th South Shields Annual Lecture. This is the fifth year running that we have held the lecture at Harton Technology College and we are indebted to the Rt Hon David Miliband...
2014 - Alan Bennett

2014 - Alan Bennett

30th January 2014 Once again, we are proud to announce the success of the 12th South Shields Annual Lecture, hosted here at Harton for the 6th time. This year, we were delighted to welcome the award-winning dramatist and screenwriter, Alan Bennett...
2015 - Sting

2015 - Sting

28th February 2015 The 2015 Annual Lecture saw the return of the Rt Hon David Miliband to South Shields and we were delighted, as ever, to see him at Harton. This year his special guest was the pop superstar ‘Sting ’ CBE with tickets being highly soug...
2016 - Sam Mendes, CBE

2016 - Sam Mendes, CBE

7th May 2016 The 2016 event was David Miliband’s fourteenth South Shields Annual Lecture and the eighth consecutive year that it has been hosted at Harton Technology College. This year we were delighted to welcome Sam Mendes CBE, the world-renowned s...
2017 - Danny Boyle

2017 - Danny Boyle

29 September 2017 The 2017 lecture was David Miliband’s fifteenth South Shields Annual Lecture and the ninth consecutive year that it has been hosted at Harton Academy. This year we were delighted to welcome none other than film director, producer an...

Data Protection and Privacy

If you have any queries relating to personal data for yourself, or for a child or children for whom you have a parental responsibility or about the Academy's approach to collecting and using personal data - please contact the Executive Head...

Consent for Participation

Your Consent As part of the Academy's admissions process, we will seek your consent for a number of things, where we wish to process your child's, or your, personal data.  These will be for things such as your permission to take photographs or ...

Making a Subject Access Request

Should you wish to make a Subject Access request, please print off and complete the form below: Harton Academy Subject Access Application Form It should be returned for the attention of the Executive Head Teacher and marked "Subject Access Request". The...

Your Information - Your Rights

Introduction As an Academy we may use (“process”) your and your child’s information (“personal data”) for all sorts of different reasons, for example, to register your child at the Academy, to contact you in an emergency, to provide your child with an e...

Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Harton Academy uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. Harton Academy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information ...

Key Information

School Contact Information Head Teacher Harton Academy Lisle Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6DL Tel. 0191 427 4050 Fax. 0191 427 1478 Email. headteacher@hartonacademy.co.uk Executive Head Teacher/CEO: Sir Ken Gibson Head of S...

Issue 1 - Christmas 2017

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Issue 2 - Easter 2018

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Issue 3 - Summer 2018

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New School Uniform

Harton Academy uniform price list - May 2018 Item LOGO/PLAIN PRICE CHILDS PRICE ADULT * BEAU BRUMMEL ACADEMY NAVY BLAZER WITH LOGO LOGO LEFT CHEST POCKET 23.99 27.99 Compulsory for Years 7, 8, 9 & 10 ...

Awards Evenings

Please find below, dates and times for our upcoming 2019 Awards Evenings Year 7 and Year 8 Details coming soon Year 9 and Year 10 Details coming soon Year 11 Details coming soon

Exam ‘Stress’

Hints and tips to help parents to support students during the exam season. Research suggests that exams can be a worry for both 41% of Secondary and 39% of Primary pupils. This is perfectly natural. Exams ARE stressful! It is part of life. Managing...

GCSEPod

GCSEPod.com service provides high quality, focused learning in a unique ‘Pod’ format across 20 popular GCSE subjects, and filtered by exam boards. The service includes teacher-friendly monitoring and reporting, homework setting and even the addi...

Food Allergen Awareness

Customer Notice Your safety is important to us. We cannot guarantee that all our dishes are nut free. If you have a nut allergy please inform a member of the kitchen team who will be happy to check the allergen file.

Norovirus schools guide

Norovirus schools guide Click here to download Norovirus Schools guide pack Norovirus , also known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK. NHS Choices, in collaboration with the Food Standards Agency, has put together ...

OFSTED Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Follow this link to access OFSTED's Parent View

Parent Pay

ParentPay online payments for schools is the unique web service that lets parents make secure online payments by credit and debit card to schools and to school suppliers. Click here to access "ParentPay" to login and make a payment ParentPay have...

Reporting to parents

At Harton Academy we grade the majority of students using the 9-1 grading system. However, in the early years of key stage 3 and for some of our more challenged learners this grading system is not sufficient. This is because the students have yet to develop...

Parents' Evenings

Please find below, dates of our upcoming parents’ evenings Year 7 Parents’ Evening Details coming soon Year 8 Parents’ Evening Details coming soon Year 9 Parents’ Evening Details coming soon Year 9 Options Evening Details co...

Harton Academy PE ‘uniform’ 2018 - 2019

Download PDF/printable version of letter here. Our Ref: CC/at/ADM356 Date: 16 May 2018 Dear Parent/Carer Harton Academy PE ‘uniform’ 2018 - 2019 Physical Education department staff would like to issue a reminder about our ‘uniform’ require...

Radicalisation and Extremism Information

Keeping children and young people safe against radicalisation and extremism Radicalisation is defined as the process by which people come to support terrorism  and extremism and, in some cases, to then  participate in terrorist groups.  There is no...

School Term Times and Holidays

School holidays and term dates 2018/2019 Term Open morning of Close afternoon of Autumn Term Mon 03 Sep 2018 (* In-service day) Fri 19 Oct 2018 (* In-service day) Mon 29 Oct 2018 Fri 21 Dec 2018 Spring Term Mo...

Progression

Progression is at the centre of everything we do at Harton Academy. Successful students tend to be those that have a clear focus and plan for the future and throughout their time at Harton Academy we try to ensure that this is not just left to chance. ...

Enquiries

Enquiries Do you have a question regarding your future plans, whether it is do with selecting courses that are on offer at sixth form, what the entry requirements are for college or how to get an apprenticeship? Do you want some advice about how...

Admission Arrangements

Decisions on admissions are taken by the Local Authority according to the criteria declared in their booklet on Admissions to Secondary Schools. All information regarding admissions can be found on southtyneside.info website. Please click here...

DfE School Performance Tables

Find schools and colleges in England and view school performance, characteristics, workforce, finance and Ofsted inspection outcomes. You can find and compare schools and colleges using a map, the search box or by following the quick links. Access...

Fundamental British Values coverage at Harton

British Values at Harton Academy South Tyneside Council have provided a leaflet with information on keeping children and young people safe against radicalisation and extremism. You can download a copy here : Radicalisation and Extremism leaflet . ...

Governance

The Illuminare Academy Trust Governance Structure May 2018 MAT Governance Structure - The Illuminare MAT - Stage 1 Academy Articles of Association Attendance Records - 05-07-18 Business Interest Register Director De...

History of Harton Academy

Please see link below to the website outlining the history of Harton Academy (previously Harton Technology College). www.boyshighschool.co.uk Famous Former Pupils Dr Frederick Ernest Chapman - 1888 to 1938 South Shields High School, Durham County,...

Latest Ofsted Report

Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) awards Harton Technology College with 'Outstanding' status once again. "Harton Technology College has maintained its outstanding provision since its previous inspection in 2...

Medical Staff

If you require medical attention You should go to room G16 in the Main School Building, where a qualified first aider can be found. They can also be contacted on ext. 436 . If it is an emergency Ring ext.436 and ask for first aid assistance. You w...

Options Brochure

Click here to download our Options Brochure. * Adobe PDF reader required.

Attendance Policy

Attendance Policy April 2017 - Click here to download

Behaviour Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version The Management of Pupil Behaviour Policy statement Good order and effective discipline are essential conditions if pupils are to make the most of their time at the academy. Pupils should be given clear...

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version Policy for Careers Education Information, Advice & Guidance 1 Introduction 1.1 Rationale for CEIAG A young person’s career reflects the progress that they have made in learning and work. I...

Charging and Remissions Policies

Harton Academy Governors have set out this policy on charging and remission for school activities and school visits to advise parents what activities will be charged for, how these charges will be worked out and who might qualify for help with the costs. This...

Children in Care Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version 1 Background Schools have a major part to play in ensuring that children in care are able to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy, achieve and make a positive contribution to society. Nationally, children in...

Complaints Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version 1 Complaints : Our Policy and Procedure Most concerns or complaints can be dealt with on an informal basis in discussion with a member of staff. This procedure, whilst anticipating that for many an informal...

Curriculum Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version The Curriculum at Harton Academy aims to empower students for life beyond school as successful, confident, responsible and tolerant citizens who have a love of learning and willingness to apply themselves...

Medical Care Policy

Medical and Personal Care Policy - Sep 2017 - Click here to download

Safeguarding Policy

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version 1 Introduction   We take pride at Harton Academy in providing high quality support for a diverse range of needs from the pupils attending the school. We seek to provide opportunities for everyone to ...

Uniform Policy

Harton Academy Uniform From September 2018, Harton Academy will have a new school uniform, details of which can be found here . All main school students are expected to wear school uniform. We ask students to attend school looking smart and business ...

Work Experience Policy

Click here to download a printable PDF version 1 Introduction Work experience is an integral part of our students’ entitlement to CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance); providing a key opportunity to support students in preparing f...

Prospectus

Click here to download our latest prospectus. * Adobe PDF reader required.

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium (Disadvantaged Students) The following activities, processes and strategies contribute either directly or indirectly to narrowing the attainment gap at Harton Academy. CPD to support effective teaching and learning in the classroom...

Special Educational Needs or Disabilities

Click here for SEN Information Report The Equal Opportunities Department has responsibility for the registration, support and review of all students with special educational needs in the school. The Special Educational Needs Code of Practice...

Accessibility Plan 2015

Harton Technology College’s Accessibility Plan will be compiled by using information provided by the Local Authority and the results of consultations with students, parents, staff and governors of the school. The advice of agencies and professionals o...

SEN Information Report

The school has an Equal Opportunities Department which is managed by Mr K Haswell. It provides for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in two ways: Students with SEND who are attached to the mainstream school The Equal Opportunities...

Values and Ethos

School Aims Our aim is to create an environment that suits all types of learners providing an education that recognises the needs of all our young people, no matter what their gift or talent may be. We stress that school is a work place and that we...

School Term Times and Holidays

School holidays and term dates 2018/2019 Term Open morning of Close afternoon of Autumn Term Mon 03 Sep 2018 (* In-service day) Fri 19 Oct 2018 (* In-service day) Mon 29 Oct 2018 Fri 21 Dec 2018 Spring Term Mo...

Accelerated Reader

At Harton Technology College all KS3 students participate in the Accelerated Reading Programme, during registration, three mornings a week. The Accelerated Reading programme focusses on reading for understanding and this is assessed by a short quiz at...

Student News

Welcome to HTC News! HTC News is a student run news page that delivers all the latest stories coming from Harton Technology College, and from all over the world. The news team is made up of pupils from years 7, 8 and 9 who meet up twice a week to ...
22nd March 2018

22nd March 2018

Current Affairs https://vimeo.com/261328391 Music Hello Internet welcome to Harton News for today’s review of Nirvana’s album Nevermind. The album kicks off with one of Nirvana’s most successful songs ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ which is an all...
28th June 2017

28th June 2017

Entertainment https://player.vimeo.com/video/223448791 Entertainment Player protests have prompted the publishers of GTA V to halt legal action against a widely used software add-on for the single-player version. Take-Two claimed the Open IV program...
21st June 2017

21st June 2017

Entertainment Music review Hello, I’m Scott and welcome to my review of the band, Nirvana’s first album, Bleach . The album was released on June 15th 1989 to critical success and is Sub-Pop’s (the record label) bestselling album, which has sold ...
15th June 2017

15th June 2017

Entertainment X-Box excite fans at E3 Hello and welcome to HTC news, on the 13th of June 2017 E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) took place, and there is a huge amount of video game news to cover. First of all X-Box revealed ‘Project Scorpio’ which as i...
8th June 2017

8th June 2017

Current Affairs UK United in hope by 'One Love' concert Within minutes US singer Ariana Grande’s high profile fundraiser concert was sold out buy fans and the public alike, all eager to show their support for the victims and families’ of the dev...
25th May 2017

25th May 2017

Current Affairs Sports South Shields have completed the quadruple after beating Cleethorpes town 4-0 in the final of the FA vase on Sunday at the famous Wembley stadium. Gavin Codgen won a penalty for shields in the 42nd minute which Carl Finnigan...
22nd May 2017

22nd May 2017

Current Affairs Sports Sunderland’s final home game of the season commenced on Saturday against Swansea. After a somewhat disappointing season the boys in red and white were booed by their own fans as they predictably lost 2-0. Highlights included L...
29th March 2017

29th March 2017

Music Just a quick update on the HTC News music league. After another listen I have decided to change Divide’s score to an 8/10 but anyway lets jump right in to this episode. Hello internet and welcome to HTC news today we have another album to t...
23rd March 2017

23rd March 2017

Sport https://vimeo.com/209716540 Music https://vimeo.com/209716588 Technology https://vimeo.com/209716624  
16th March 2017

16th March 2017

Sports https://vimeo.com/208635741 Politics Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, has called for a second Scottish referendum in the coming years. Sturgeon has called the referendum due to the fact that all the constituencies in Scotland...
8th March 2017

8th March 2017

Entertainment https://vimeo.com/207470765 Sports https://vimeo.com/207470721
15th February 2017

15th February 2017

Technology https://vimeo.com/204197883 Local News Hello Internet welcome to HTC news in tonight’s edition we’re talking about the moving story of South Tyneside schools reaching out and supporting younger members of the LGBT community(Lesbian Gay...
8th February 2017

8th February 2017

School News On Monday the 6th of February, the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze and Silver awards were held in the lecture theatre to celebrate the Harton students who had achieved their respective awards. The Duke of Edinburgh's is the generic name for...
1st February 2017

1st February 2017

Entertainment Our reporters Kate, Nikita and Sushma have written a report on the recent news surrounding the hugely popular TV show Dr Who. https://vimeo.com/202037877 Technology LEGO venture into social media LEGO have released a brand n...
25th January 2017

25th January 2017

School News Cambridge Trip Isaac from year 9 took a look at the recent 6form trip to Cambridge University. International News Donald Trump's Inaugeration On 20th of January 2017 Donald Trump took the oath to the office as the 45th ...
18th January 2017

18th January 2017

School Sports Harton Girls Rugby Player Earns an England Trial  April, a pupil from year 9, has been invited to trial for the North of England Girls’ U15 rugby squad. Having been selected for Durham County with three other girls from her year gro...
9th December 2016

9th December 2016

School Advertisement With the festive season fast approaching our music department have been busy preparing for this years Christmas Concert. Robert is here to update us on how to purchase tickets, when it is, and what to expect from this years concert. ...
Harton Media Studies Awards 2016

Harton Media Studies Awards 2016

On Monday the 12th of December we hosted our fourth annual media studies awards ceremony in the lecture theatre. The awards recognised the hard work and talent of all our media studies students put into their coursework. This year there was an impressive...
30th November 2016

30th November 2016

Sports News Harton’s Year 10 Rugby Team Win Again. The Harton year 10 rugby team played against Newcastle School for Boys on Tuesday night and thankfully won the game 50-19. Mr Dalton, who was at the game said “the boys put on a really good perfor...
25th November 2016

25th November 2016

School News Storm Angus Hits the UK Over the past few days the nation has been hit by Storm Angus, the first named UK storm of this winter. So how does one of these storms form? The storm forms when warm air from Africa merges with cold air from places...
9th November 2016

9th November 2016

Sport How well did our local football teams do at the weekend? Alex is here to tell us all. Gaming Infinity Ward release Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Call of duty, Infinite Warfare was released just four days ago and has already found...
2nd November 2016

2nd November 2016

Gaming Our year 8 reporter Robert takes a look at the newly announced gaming console the Nintendo Switch. Technology In the technology news this week. Google announce a brand new virtual reality headset Google are releasing a brand new...

Bringing Excellence to Art & Talent

Welcome to BEAT! BEAT is a creative project that gives students the opportunity to show how they are Bringing Excellence to Art and Talent. Whether it be a creative video, musical expertise or an artistic flair, BEAT will allow students, individually...
School of Rock Programme

School of Rock Programme

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Exam Regulations

AQA City & Guilds CCEA OCR Pearson WJEC No Mobile Phones NO iPODs, iWATCHES, MOBILE PHONES, MP3/4 PLAYERS NO POTENTIAL TECHNOLOGICAL/WEB ENABLED SOURCES OF INFORMATION Possession of unauthorised items, such as a mobile...

Exam Results

"I am delighted with the GCSE results once again. Despite the changes to numbered grades in maths and English, the results compare extremely favourably with recent years and with the local, regional and national picture. Two-thirds of the students achieved...

Revision Sessions

TIME/DAY Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 12.30 Health & Social Care, Media, PE, Art, Music, Business RE ICT DT History 3.15 English Science Mathematics Geography, Computer Science, French...

Summer timetable with Year 12 mocks added - 2018 Version 1.4

Click here for printable version - Summer timetable with Year 12 mocks added - 2018 Version 1.1 Click here for printable version - Summer timetable with Year 12 mocks added - 2018 Version 1.2 Click here for printable version - Summer timetable with...

Extra Curricular Activities

Monday Activity Contact Teacher Location Year Time Music Coursework Mr Dunston Music block 11 3:15-4:15 Library Miss Kerrison Library All Break Trampolining Mrs Morris Large...

GCSEPod

GCSEPod.com service provides high quality, focused learning in a unique ‘Pod’ format across 20 popular GCSE subjects, and filtered by exam boards. The service includes teacher-friendly monitoring and reporting, homework setting and even the addition of y...

School Day

The School Day 8:30am Pupils enter school 8:30 - 8:55am Registration/Assembly 8:55 - 9:55am Period 1 9:55 - 10:55am Period 2 10:55 - 11:15am Break 11:15 - 12:15am Period 3 12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch...

School Term Times and Holidays

School holidays and term dates 2018/2019 Term Open morning of Close afternoon of Autumn Term Mon 03 Sep 2018 (* In-service day) Fri 19 Oct 2018 (* In-service day) Mon 29 Oct 2018 Fri 21 Dec 2018 Spring Term Mo...

Completing your application

This guidance is intended to assist with the completion of your application for employment. You should ensure that all the information you provide is accurate and in sufficient detail to allow the School to get a full picture of your skills, knowledge...

Information for Applicants

Harton Technology College is a mixed 11-18 comprehensive school maintained by South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council. It is one of several schools serving the commercial, maritime and sea-side town of South Shields. Students at Harton Technology...

Safeguarding Information for Applicants

The School takes its safeguarding responsibilities seriously and all staff are required to have an enhanced check (with barred list checking) with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).    In addition to the declaration we require you to complete on ...

Train to Teach Primary Vacancy

Train to Teach Primary Vacancy Here at Harton Teaching School Alliance, we offer teacher training through the School Direct route. If you want your training to be based at a school where you can be fully immersed in the life of a teacher from day one,...

Train to Teach Secondary Vacancy

Train to Teach Secondary Vacancy Here at Harton Teaching School Alliance, we offer teacher training through the School Direct route. If you want your training to be based at a school where you can be fully immersed in the life of a teacher from day...

Volunteering

Volunteering, Work Experience and Placements at Harton Academy As a Teaching School, we are pleased to be able to offer opportunities for volunteering, work experience or college placements. Often these are an opportunity for people interested in • t...

VLE login

O ur Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a fantastic learning platform, that can be accessed from anywhere which supports Teaching and Learning. All our staff and students have a personal ‘log on’ which gives them access to their own customisable hom...

Apply

The 6th Form on-line application form has now closed. If you would like to enter a late application, please contact us on 0191 427 4050.

Apply Now

The 6th Form on-line application form has now closed. If you would like to enter a late application, please fill out the form below and contact us on 0191 427 4050. The information you provide here is used solely for the purpose of assisting to process...

Contact

Head Teacher Harton Academy Lisle Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6DL Tel. 0191 427 4050 Fax. 0191 427 1478 Email. headteacher@hartonacademy.co.uk Queries For general enquiries please contact Reception in the first instance by t...
3D Product Design

3D Product Design

Why study this subject? The course is designed to offer students the opportunity to study, propose and realise prototype solutions closely linked to the real world of product manufacture. What will the subject include? Materials, Components and Applications,...
Art and Design

Art and Design

Why study this subject? If you enjoyed the challenges put to you at GCSE – A level Art and Design gives you the opportunity to develop your ideas and creativity further. It offers a practical hand on approach to learning. It can help you gain a f...

Biology

Course Introduction Biology is a subject about us and our world. In the 6th Form it aims to explain how animals and plants live and grow, and shows how they depend on each other to survive. The course looks at the latest developments in research to...

Business Studies

Why study this subject? This course is aimed at students who have a passion for business. The course focuses on all the key areas of how businesses operate and how they affect their various stakeholders both inside and outside the business. It will...
Chemistry

Chemistry

Course introduction? In year one the course covers fundamental chemical concepts which are clearly broken down into the three branches of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry. In year two you will study these three branches of chemistry in much...
Computer Science

Computer Science

AQA AS Level Computer Science This is designed to allow students to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of the subject whilst developing problem solving abilities in a computing context, using an algorithmic approach. Students will gain...
Core Mathematics

Core Mathematics

What is Core Mathematics? Core Mathematics is a brand new course for those who want to keep up their valuable Mathematics skills but who are not planning on taking A-level mathematics. At the end of the two-year course, you will come out with a level...
Economics

Economics

Course Introduction Economics is everywhere around us and this is what makes it fascinating to study. During the past year, the roller coaster that is the world of Economics has continued to make waves in the global news. If you have an interest in...
English Language

English Language

Why study this subject? It’s all around us! Language defines us: We use language - written, spoken and electronic - all of the time, but do we stop to consider HOW language is used and question it? Is the English Language sexist? How do we use language t...

English Literature

Year 12 students - A level English Literature Course Outline Students will study the new Edexcel specification. Qualification requirements for A level The qualification requires students to study eight literary texts. Three of these have to be...
French

French

Course Introduction Studying French brings you into close contact with the country’s rich historic, literary and artistic traditions. Improve your command of the language, written and spoken, and study contemporary sources and media. AS / A Level F...
Further Mathematics

Further Mathematics

Why study this subject? Further Mathematics is a second mathematics qualification. The course is ideal for students wishing to pursue Mathematics or a course containing a substantial mathematical content such as Engineering or Physics, at degree level.  ...
Geography

Geography

At KS5 we study the GCE specification offered by Edexcel. The course is designed to address key ideas and debates in the world today, such as climate change, globalisation, urban regeneration and management of the world’s resources. It also aims t...
Government and Politics

Government and Politics

Why study this subject? The business of politics touches every aspect of our lives. Society just wouldn’t function without an elected body to decide what taxes will be levied, how those taxes will be spent on things like health and education or how t...
Health and Social Care - BTEC

Health and Social Care - BTEC

Course Introduction This course will provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the attributes and skills that are required within health, social care and early years sectors. The BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care attracts...
History

History

Why study this subject? If you enjoy discovering what makes people and countries behave as they do; if you want to make sense of the complicated world we live in; if you want to gain skills which are highly valued by a huge variety of employers. What...
Law

Law

Why study this subject? This course provides an excellent introduction for students wishing to study law at university. The OCR course has been developed following advice from a number of universities who recognise the advantages of this A level. Students...
Mathematics

Mathematics

Why study this subject? Mathematics is a key subject for students wishing to study the Sciences and Computing. It requires a logical mind and the ability of students to develop problem solving strategies. If you have enjoyed higher tier GCSE Mathematics...

Media Studies

Why study this subject? Today’s world sees young people producing and consuming media forms like never before. Media Studies helps pupils make sense of this world, become discerning consumers, and be prepared not just for a career in the media, but f...
Music

Music

Students at KS5 can choose either the Edexcel BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Music or the AQA GCE A Level in Music AQA A Level Music The A level Music specification enables students to extend their knowledge and understanding of music, to create and develop...
Music - BTEC

Music - BTEC

Students at KS5 can choose either the Edexcel BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Music or the AQA GCE A Level in Music BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Music The BTEC course is a vocational course, studied over two years. It is internally assessed but verified externally....

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) provides an opportunity for students to extend their abilities beyond the A-level syllabus, stand out and prepare for university or their future career. It can also be used to earn extra UCAS points. The Extended...

Philosophy and Ethics

Why study this subject? This course is designed to explore the big questions! We aim to investigate our place in the universe and how best we can live our lives. This course would be ideally suited to someone who loves arguing their point and investigating...
Physical Education

Physical Education

Course Introduction Anyone who has an enthusiastic interest in sport and is a keen participant or performer will enjoy the challenges that an A level course in PE will present. It is an ideal subject to allow you to develop the skills in your specialist...

Physics

Why study this subject? Physics courses are stimulating and exciting.  We strive to understand the physical world around us – how things move, what is electricity, what happens inside atoms, how we communicate by sound? What will the subject include? ...
Psychology

Psychology

What will I study? For the A level, you study Social Influence, Memory, Attachments, Psychopathology, Approaches, Biopsychology, Research methods, Issues and debates, Relationships, Schizophrenia and Forensic Psychology. In each topic area, you will...
Sociology

Sociology

Course Introduction AQA A Level Sociology offers learners an engaging and effective introduction to Sociology. Students will learn the fundamentals of the subject and develop skills valued by both higher education and employers. This qualification is...

Summer Tasks

Please find below 2018  summer tasks for all subjects.

Biology

Biology Summer Tasks

Business Studies

Business Studies Summer Tasks

Chemistry

Chemistry Summer Tasks

Computer Science

Computer Science Summer Tasks

Economics

Economics Summer Tasks

English Language

English Language Summer Tasks

English Literature

Updated: 12-06-18 English Literature Summer Tasks

Geography

Geography Summer Tasks

Government and Politics

Government and Politics Summer Tasks

Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care Summer Tasks

History

Updated: 13-08-19 Article 1 A brief overview Summer tasks USA History - Angevin Kings Summer Task - Essay History - Angevin Kings Summer Task - Who is who The Legacy of the Civil War

Law

Updated: 14-06-17 Law - Preparation for A Level Law Summer Task 2017

Mathematics

Mathematics Summer Tasks

Media Studies

Media Studies Summer Tasks

Philosophy and Ethics

Philosophy and Ethics

Physical Education

Updated: 14-06-17 Physical Education Summer Tasks

Physics

Physics Summer Tasks

Psychology

Updated: 30-06-17 Psychology Summer Tasks

Sociology

Sociology Summer Tasks

Enrichment

A core part of Harton Sixth Form from the early planning stages has been to develop an interesting, varied and worthwhile enrichment programme. This will be timetabled on a Wednesday afternoon for all students and will mean that student’s can develop v...

Facilities

Facilities The Sixth Form Centre is a state of the art building, developed to enable first class education to take place in a purpose built environment. There are a number of general classrooms, some subject specific areas, a learning resource centre,...
Gallery

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Life @ Harton

Harton 6th Form allows students to make that challenging transition to level three study in a modern business like environment and supports and promotes independence so that students can develop and flourish in all aspects of life. The ethos is p...

Beyond the classroom

For any student that really fancies a challenge and getting out of their comfort zone there is the opportunity to get involved in a 3/4 week expedition to an exciting and remote part of the world. Groups have already been to Vietnam, Peru, Tanzania, Indian...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The value and recognition of Duke of Edinburgh is very well known and it is the most valued non-academic award rated by major employers. At Harton we have grown the numbers significantly over the past few years and we have a really strong team of volunteers...

International Expeditions

International 4 week Expeditions (Community Project/Trekking and Culture) For any student that really fancies a challenge and getting out of their comfort zone there is the opportunity to get involved in a 4 week expedition to a remote part of the world....

Ski Trip

If there is sufficient interest and uptake a 6th form ski trip is offered each year. There has been fantastic feedback from the previous ones and whether you are a beginner or expert there is no doubt that it will be a worthwhile and incredibly rewarding...

Dress code

How you dress for learning has an effect on how you approach your studies.  In the 6th  Form you will be expected to wear smart executive business dress. This consists of dark tailored suit or jacket, dark (black, blue, grey) tailored trousers or skirt (...

Programmes of Learning

Harton Sixth Form offers an extensive range of level three courses and prides itself on working with students to ensure that programmes of study match their aspirations and plans for the future. The majority of students progress on to Further / Higher...

The School Day

8:30am Pupils enter school 8:30 – 8:55am Registration/Assembly 8:55 – 9:55am Period 1 9:55 – 10:55am Period 2 10:55 – 11:15am Break 11:15 – 12:15am Period 3 12:15 – 1:15pm Lunch 1:15...

Progression

Progression is at the centre of everything we do at Harton Sixth Form and it is integral in our facilities, our tutorial programme and the extensive support and guidance that we offer our students. Successful students tend to be those that have a clear...

Apprenticeships & Employment

Apprenticeships The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) The NAS website: https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships has lots of information about apprenticeships for young people, their parents and prospective employers....

Careers

National Careers Service The National Careers Service (nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk ) has some excellent careers information on it, including entry routes, skills required and pay. It also gives you some alternative, related careers information ...

Enquiries

Questions Do you have a question regarding your future plans, whether it is do with selecting courses that are on offer at sixth form, what the entry requirements are for college or how to get an apprenticeship? Do you want some advice about how...

Student Finance

Gov.uk The main government website (www.direct.gov.uk ) contains information on HE finance for English-based students and is the website where you will go to submit your application for financial support. Scholarship Hub The Scholarship Hub...

Gap Year and Volunteering

Volunteering websites www.vinspired.com  – V’s website (ex-Millennium volunteers) www.voluntaryworks.org  – Community Service Volunteers’ website www.gapyear.com  - A gap year website with information on how to plan and organise a gap year as we...

Higher Education

Higher Education Whilst all of the various websites and resources below will be useful in supporting you to make decision about your future Higher Education plans, you should NOT rely on any one source alone. It is ALWAYS best to use a range of different...

Other useful information

Please find below a list of other websites, which might be useful for helping you to explore your future plans: Parental Guidance: http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/ is a website written by The Careers Writers Association that gives some useful...

Transferable Skills

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Careers Guidance

  Progression and future planning is integral to everything that we do at Harton 6th  Form. Through the tutorial structure and assembly programme we go through in detail the many options and opportunities that students have available. Our ...

Extended Project

All Year 12 students will have the opportunity to complete the level 3 Extended Project. This will be introduced in the summer term of year 12 and students will be expected to complete the majority of the project over the summer for it to be submitted...

Financial Support

Financial support through the 16 – 19 Bursary fund. A bursary of £1200 per year is available for students that: Are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance Have been or are in care Entitled to free school meals   A discretionary bu...

Prestigious University Support

‘A group of ten Year 12 students visited Cambridge University in July 2011. They were involved in some aspiration raising group activities and listened to talks on the subjects of their preference. We stayed overnight in one of the Halls of residence. It...

Tutorial Programme

Year 12 Students are required to attend tutorial sessions every Monday / Wednesday / Friday morning between 8.30 – 8.55am. Register to close at 8.35 and students to be marked late after this time. Monday Every Monday year 12 students will have a...

Why Harton

Why Harton? Why choose Harton? There are many great aspects to life as a student at Harton 6. Click the links below to read about them:

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements To access level three courses at Harton 6th Form, students need to obtain a minimum GCSE only Average Point Score (APS) of 5.5 (from the best 8 GCSE results). Students should have at least GCSE level 4 in both English and mathematics....

Welcome

Harton Sixth Form is establishing itself as a high quality provider for 6th form education. The fabulous new state of the art building provides a great environment for students to make the transition to a business like work space and it has been ...

Latest Destinations

In 2017 88% progressed on to higher education. 35% have progressed on to Russell Group (research led universities) significantly higher than the 8% average figure in the North East of England 83 students secured a place at their first choice university...

Latest Results

Academic Record Harton 6th forms academic record over the past 6 years has been strong and improving each year and in 2017 the results were the best that have been achieved to date with an overall value added figure of + 0.08. This means that across...

Subject Taster

Subject Taster Event Wednesday 25 April 2018 Selecting courses to study at Level 3 is often a challenging process, especially when there are a number of subjects which you may never have studied before. It is a very important decision and therefore ...

Contact

For any information regarding all aspects of the Sports Centre do not hesitate to get in touch. Any comments or suggestions are welcomed. We are always trying to improve the services we offer. Postal Address Harton Sports Centre St Mary's Avenue South...

Opening Times

 Facility Opening Times Easter Opening Hours - All Facilities Good Friday Closed Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Easter Sunday Closed Easter Monday Closed  Fitness Suite Opening Times  Monday - ...
3G All Weather Pitch

3G All Weather Pitch

This state of the art 3rd Generation (3G) pitch really is the perfect ALL weather pitch. Suitable for all age groups and all experience levels. Our clients range from a multitude of private Football and Rugby bookings to sports clubs and casual public...
Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall

Built in the summer of 2010, we are proud to offer a fantastic climbing wall. The routes would challenge anyone from a novice to a seasoned climber. Climbing Sessions 1 to 1 Private Session or Induction (1/2 hour) £5.00 After ...
Fitness Suite

Fitness Suite

Our equipment has been designed so that EVERYONE can use it – even if you haven’t used a gym before. All members are fully inducted into our fitness suite with a 3-Part Orientation by a fully qualified Fitness Instructor. You will be given a pe...
Sports Hall

Sports Hall

Our Sports Hall is perfect for many sports. We have professional teams such as the Newcastle Eagles using our facilities. The Sports Hall is also very popular with private Football, Kids' Parties, and Badminton Bookings. Per Hour Whole...
Studio

Studio

Purpose built fitness / dance studio,  boasting full air conditioning and a fully sprung floor. We currently run a wide variety of classes from Zumba to Pilatone and Circuit Training to Yoga plus many more. Our instructors are qualified and classes run...
Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Harton's refurbished swimming pool - Open for use by community groups Our swimming pool refurbishment is now complete and has been open since October 2015! Our pool is available for hire for a variety of groups for £35 per hour (this includes: changing ...
Tennis & Netball Courts

Tennis & Netball Courts

We have 6 fantastic Tennis and 5 Netball Courts available for hire. All courts are in excellent condition and equipment is free to hire (small deposit required). Gym Members can also use the tennis courts free of charge - advance booking required. ...

Fitness Classes

Welcome to what is possibly the best studio in the local area. Air conditioned with a fully sprung floor. We currently run a wide variety of classes from Zumba to Pilatone plus many more. Our instructors are qualified and classes run from 5.00pm weekdays,...

Diet

Diet

Breakfast Bar Recipe

It’s nearly Easter; can you believe how quickly the time goes, what happened to Christmas?  Likewise with this month, so sorry for the delay. I’ve just managed to get over the indulgence of the Christmas period and now Easter is approaching. I was ...

Eating The Right Calories

Happy New Year everyone I hope you all had a good Xmas, and enjoyed the festivities as I did. Unfortunately like most, I probably enjoyed it too much and am now feeling the results of the excesses, but that’s what Christmas is all about, I struggle t...

Having a Healthy Life

This month’s tip comes from a young friend and gym client – Adam Hutchinson. Adam is on home leave from the University of Miami where he is into his final year of a football scholarship; apparently he’s not too bad a player. He’s temporarily left the lan...

Honey

Why Honey? For a number of years now I’ve been using honey in my coffee in the morning, and as part of a snack after I was advised to do so as a natural remedy to help combat the effects of hay fever – and to be honest it’s worked quite effectively. Howev...

How Much Protein

How much protein should I include in my diet? I’ve previously covered the importance of carbohydrates in the diet to promote well being; now it’s the turn of protein and in particular, how much should you be consuming? a question regularly asked in ...

Hydration

We all know we need to hydrate, especially during exercise and in this unusually hot, extended weather we’re having at the moment. But how much and why? Water is the most abundant, yet often the most overlooked substance in the body, and plays a c...

Meal Sizes

Starting with nutrition; the old adage, ‘ you are what you eat ‘ has never been more appropriate in an age where fast/convenient food has become a way of life – hence our highest ever rate of obesity. So remember, eat breakfast like a King and suppe...

No Carb Diet

My daughter came home recently insisting she was going on a no carb diet after the new year because she had put too much weight on, that might be okay if all you intend to do is sit and vegetate but the fact is we all need essential nutrients in our diet...

Protein Pancake

For those who are conscious about what they eat and know what it’s like to try and think of healthy snacks, here’s a couple to try out; Firstly an indulgent but healthy treat – Protein Pancakes. Ingredients; cup of oats, 3 eggs, 2 scoops of prote...

What is Metabolic Rate

WHAT IS METABOLISM/METABOLIC RATE ? The scientific definition of metabolism is a set of life sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms, or in our case the body. These reactions allow for growth, maintenance, digestion...

Why Go Nuts?

WHY GO NUTS ? By that I mean the eating kind. It’s one of the snacks I regularly have to hand both at the gym and home to help me stave off the hunger pangs and my craving for sugary treats. But the humble nut is not just a fillip; we all know t...

Fitness

Fitness
Training and the Recovery Process.

Training and the Recovery Process.

Training and the Recovery Process. We all have our own reasons for training, and each of us do so to different intensities, however, what many of us fail to understand is that the most important part of any training routine is the recovery process...

Best Cardio for Weight Loss

There is often a lot of debate over which cardio routine is best for weight loss. The truth is all cardiovascular routines are beneficial; however, there is no question that some c.v. routines promote fat loss faster than others. Different types...

Getting stronger – How it works

To get stronger you first have to understand or define what physical strength actually is. What it’s not is a single measurement – instead it tends to have three components: The greatest force that is possible in a single maximum contraction ...

The Importance of Correct Breathing During Exercise and the Valsalva Effect.

In our daily lives, breathing comes naturally and doesn’t require any thought. We need oxygen, so we inhale, and we need to rid our bodies of carbon dioxide, so we exhale. When you exercise, however, your working muscles demand greater amounts of o...

The Myth; Muscle Weighs Heavier than Fat!

I’ve no doubt if you’re a regular gym goer you’ll have heard the above saying, however that’s not strictly true, as 1 pound of fat still weighs the same as 1 pound of muscle, that’s also true of a pound of bricks weighing the same of a pound of feathe...

Training programs designed to suit the individual

There are a number of reasons why people don’t like training in a gym, and the most common complaints I hear are; it’s boring, I feel intimidated, or in the case of women – “I don’t want muscles like a man”. I can understand all of these concerns; h...

What is Core Stability

We have a core stability class starting at Harton, but what is core stability? Most people think of the core as having a nice six pack or toned abs, however, the abdominal muscles are only a small part of a group of muscles which give us our core stability...

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Can my breasts get bigger doing weight bearing exercise

Well it’s a strange one, but it’s a question I was asked recently by one of our regular female clients. I can understand why she asked, as many clients assume that if you lift weights then you’ll automatically get big muscles. However that isn’t the cas...

Is orange juice good for you

Did you know? 1 x 500ml glass of orange juice can contain up to 51 grams of sugar which is equal to 5 doughnuts, so be careful of what you consider to be a healthy morning drink. A new study by the american heart association found that doing hand ...

What is Metabolism / Metabolic Rate

The scientific definition of metabolism is a set of life sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms, or in our case the body. These reactions allow for growth, maintenance, digestion and transportation of substances around...

Why do we exercise

I often ask myself the same question, particularly after a hard session before or after work, and being a gentleman of a certain age it just seems to get harder. Although I must admit I do feel the better for it, physically and mentally. We all know...

Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Lifestyle

Enjoy the festivities

Well here we are once again nearing the end of another year, and how quick has that gone? Many new faces arrived at the beginning of the year full of good intentions, some have fallen by the wayside but I’m glad to say most are still with us. Resolutions h...

More Benefits

Here at Harton Sports Centre we promote general well-being. Don’t assume that coming to the gym is all about muscle building and losing weight, listed below are just a few of the positive effects of exercise; 1) Weight bearing exercise which places s...

Numbers on the Scales

If you want to stay healthy, concentrate on your fitness levels, not the numbers on the scales! Studies suggest that when fitness levels increase there is a 19% reduction of mortality over a six year period. Losing weight did not have the same effect. So...

SAD

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD,  Sunlight and it’s affect on Vitamin D intake – The Winter Blues. SAD is sometimes known as “winter depression” because the symptoms are more apparent and tend to be more severe during the winter. Symptoms of SAD c...

Some benefits of exercise

A few entries ago I did a piece on the various benefits of exercise, many of which were relative to the health benefits and not just the usual presumptions, i.e. muscle building. Harton Sports Centre promotes well-being through exercise in a friendly...

Membership

Memberships Include Induction Unlimited training programmes PT sessions Training advice Unlimited access to the fitness suite Unlimited access to classes Free studio use Healthy eating advice No minimum term...

Data Protection

If you have any queries relating to personal data or about the Sports Centre's approach to collecting and using personal data - please contact the the Sports Centre Manager.  Please mark your correspondence "Data Protection".

Your Consent

Your Consent As part of your membership, we will seek your consent  for a small number of things, where we wish to process your personal data.  These will be for things such as your permission to take photographs or video images of the facilities or ...

Your Information - Your Rights

Introduction As an organisation we may use (“process”) your information (“personal data”) for all sorts of different reasons, for example, to establish your contract with us, or to be able to contact you about your membership. By “process” we mean ever...

Extra Benefits

Membership Benefits. Induction Each person who joins the gym will be taken through an induction to introduce you to the equipment and show you how to work it effectively and safely. It also gives you a chance to ask any questions and helps us...

2011

Member of the year 2011 Derek Bohill– Joined 1/12/2005 - During 2011 Burnt 34398kcal (13.8 lbs of fat) Lifted 920909kg (153.5 Tyrannosaurus Rex’s) Travelled 536.4km (not including the Rowing Machine). Congratulations Derek keep up the...

2012

Member of the year 2012 Tony Wakefield– Joined 4/11/2006 - During 2012 Burnt 22500kcal (over 6 lbs of fat) Lifted 2343498kg (5.9 Boeing 747′s) Travelled 609.4km (not including the Rowing Machine).

2013

Member of the year 2013 Caroline Bullock -  Caroline earned her place as class member of  the year by attending an insane 181 classes in 2013! Paul Clark - gym member of the year -  During 2013 Burnt 86641kcal (lost over 3 stone) Lifted 3117811kg (8.8 Bl...

2014

Member of the year 2014 Sandra Shiel - female member of the year - During 2014 Burnt 21929kcal Lifted 159531kg (15.9 Eiffel Towers) Travelled 690.5km (not including the Rowing Machine) Attended a great variety and great number of classes ...

2015

Member of the year 2015 Melissa Jones – female member of the year – During 2015 Burnt 12980kcal Lifted 688890kg Travelled 155.4km (not including the Rowing Machine) Complete 137 workouts (plus classes) Walter Rossiter – male member of the y...

2016

Member of the year 2016 Abigail Payne – female member of the year –  During 2016 Burnt 48210kcal Lifted 308395kg Travelled 330.23km (not including the Rowing Machine) Complete 154 workouts (plus classes) Walter Dorothy – male ...

Prices

Click here to see other membership benefits Concession Prices apply to: Over 60′s, People who are on Job Seekers Allowance and Full-Time Students.  MEMBERSHIP TYPES Price One - Off Joining Fee Joint Concession Monthly £37.50 £...

Products

Merchandise Price T-Shirt £10.00 Towel £4.50 Supplement Shaker £4.50 Pad Lock £4.00 Supplements Price CNP Proshake (ready to drink) £2.00 USN Protein Fuel 50 (read...

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Website usage terms and conditions - Harton Academy Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy p...

Written Communication

‘Producing grammatical, well expressed, easily understood and interesting text about topics that may be unfamiliar to the reader.’ Secretary of student society. Articles for Student and other newspapers. Publicity materials for a voluntary org...

About us

Harton Academy is a large, mixed 11-18 secondary school rated as outstanding by Ofsted in 2013. In 2011, as a result of a successful record of involvement in ITT, school to school support and CPD, the school was one of the first 100 Teaching Schools ...

Contact

Postal Address Harton Academy Lisle Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6DL Tel. 0191 427 4050 Fax. 0191 427 1478 Email. schooldirect@hartonacademy.co.uk Directions Please use the map above by clicking on directions and following t...

CPD/Develop

Harton Technology College has extensive experience of professional and leadership development and with the support and skills of our dedicated strategic partners and alliance members provides extensive development opportunities to staff locally regionally...

CPD Survey

We are interested in gathering information about CPD which is useful to teachers. Select and rank the top 5 activities which you think have had greatest impact on your development as a teacher. (1 being the most effective)

Subject Specific Training

New for 2018 Accessing GCSE Maths at Grade 1&2 for Students of Lower Ability Aimed at secondary teachers of mathematics and classroom support assistants working with students of lower ability, this new course, developed by our Maths specialist...

NQT/RQT

NQT Professional Learning Programme The NQT Professional Learning Programme comprising of two half days, one full day and four twilight sessions, provides a series of workshops for the newly qualified teacher at all phases including self-review, behaviour...

ELO

Every Lesson Outstanding A five session training opportunity to challenge teachers in all phases of education to develop their knowledge, understanding and every day practice to consistently and confidently deliver lessons of the highest quality. “Excellent  ...

ITP

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Specialist Areas

HTSA TSST Physics and Maths Programme These successful programmes launched in 2015 and 2016 respectively aim to upskill non-specialist teachers currently teaching Physics or Maths, those looking to return to the profession and those looking to move...

ITT/Train to Teach

As a teaching school it is essential that together with our strategic partners and alliance members we remain at the forefront of initial teaching training to ensure that all training across the alliance achieves the highest standards with trainees learning...

Meet the team

Kiera Dixon Kiera has worked in education since 2001 and has taught at Harton Academy since 2011. She currently acts as the ITT strategic lead for the Harton Teaching School Alliance cluster. Kiera has worked with ITT students since 2004 in various ...
Blogs

Blogs

“Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!” June 2017 One month. One month to this very day and I will be leaving CTTP as a newly qualified teacher with a job starting in September. If you had told me this, way back at the beginning of the year, I woul...
Insights into being a HTSA Trainee Teacher

Insights into being a HTSA Trainee Teacher

Insights into being a HTSA Trainee Teacher Our series of ‘Insight’ videos offers you an exclusive look into what it is like to be a trainee teacher with HTSA. From answering questions about the teacher training course, to offering advice on how to ...
What our trainees say

What our trainees say

What our trainees say “An incredibly supportive school where I felt valued and welcome.” “At both placements, everyone worked as hard as they could to provide the best training possible.” “My mentor was very informati...

UCAS Application Information

Why train with us? At Harton Teaching School Alliance we are passionate about teaching and when training with us this passion will be shared and embedded in a supportive, practical and hands on way. Students are trained so they are confident when taking...

Get in touch with us

We have some upcoming Teacher Training Information events, for people who are interested in applying to ITT in 2017. We would love to chat to you about routes into teaching, and what we could offer. Please send us an email at schooldirect@harton-tc.co.uk...

Partner Schools and where to find us

Where to find us and our partner schools. Partners in the Harton Teaching School Alliance currently include...

Training places for 2018-2019

September 2018: Initial Teacher Training with School Direct Train in South Tyneside to teach with the Harton Teaching School Alliance Harton Technology College is a lead school for School Direct applicants wishing to apply for Primary and Secondary ...
Art and Design

Art and Design

By training to teach in the arts, you’ll open your pupils' eyes to the importance of culture and its place in society, making sure they can pursue careers in some of the most experimental and creative of industries. Training to teach Art and Des...
Biology

Biology

When you teach biology, you’ll be responsible for introducing students to all manner of significant processes, from the human body to the natural world. You’ll be setting them up to succeed in a diverse range of important careers. Training to ...

Business Studies

As a business studies teacher, you get the chance to give young people a head start in developing the skills they’ll need for everyday professional life. Training to teach Business Studies overview Funding and salary information Apply now...

Chemistry

As a core subject, schools require high-quality chemistry teachers. So there’s never been a better time to use your skills and knowledge in chemistry to inspire young minds. Training to teach Chemistry overview Funding and salary information ...
Computing

Computing

Now is a great time to become a computing teacher. With more children in schools learning about programming and information technology, the subject is playing a more important role than ever before. Training to teach computing overview Funding...

Design and Technology

As a D&T teacher, you’ll nurture pupils’ creativity and teach them the skills to not only come up with brilliant ideas, but to turn them into a reality. Training to teach Design and Technology overview Funding and salary information ...
English

English

English is a vital subject at the core of the curriculum, one that can be integral to young people’s long-term prospects and success. That’s why schools need the very best professionals and graduates to bring their skills as English teachers to the cla...
Geography

Geography

Your teacher training will set you up for long-term success on a career path where you get to use your knowledge to inspire young people’s interest in the world and its environment. Training to teach Geography overview Funding and salary in...
History

History

As a trainee history teacher, you’ll learn the skills needed to enhance your pupils’ understanding of British history and the world as it is today. Training to teach History overview Funding and salary information Apply now ...
Languages

Languages

The most popular languages taught in schools are French , German and Spanish . The government is committed to increasing the proportion of pupils gaining language qualifications, to do this there is a need for more languages teachers. Training...

Mathematics

By training to teach maths, you’ll be embarking on a career that offers more than just exceptional job satisfaction. You’ll also get to help young people conquer a skill integral to their long-term success. Training to teach Mathematics overview ...
Music

Music

By training to teach in the arts, you’ll open your pupils' eyes to the importance of culture and its place in society, making sure they can pursue careers in some of the most experimental and creative of industries. Training to teach Music ov...
Physical Education

Physical Education

PE plays a vital role in promoting physical activities and a healthy lifestyle in a positive and enjoyable way for all pupils. Training to teach Physical Education overview Funding and salary information Apply now

Physics

A career as a physics teacher is hugely fulfilling. By sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject, you’ll show young people how physics is central to everyday life and needn’t be hard to learn. Training to teach Physics overview ...

Primary

By training to teach primary, you’ll have an extraordinary impact during some of the most crucial years of a child’s development. No two days will ever be the same as you teach subjects across the curriculum. Training to teach Primary overview ...

Religious Education

As a trainee RE teacher, you’ll develop the skills to devise and deliver lessons that excite and intrigue pupils. Training to teach Religious Education overview Funding and salary information Apply now

Headship

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) NPQH is the first choice qualification for anyone aspiring to be a Headteacher and academics, NPQH will develop talented leaders from all backgrounds who can deliver educational excellence in...

Middle

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) Delivered under the North East Teaching School Partnership (NETSP) licence this accredited qualification is assessed and awarded by the National College for Teaching and School Leadership...

Senior

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL) Delivered under the North East Teaching School Partnership (NETSP) licence this accredited qualification is assessed and awarded by the National College for Teaching and School Leadership....

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R&D / Research

Research and Development The Teaching Schools National Network presents key opportunities for HTSA to collaborate and learn from and with other teaching school alliances at both regional and national level. Harton Technology College strives to develop...

S2S Support

HTSA has an exceptional pool of skilled staff to support the raising of standards in schools across the region. The Executive Head Teacher of Harton is a National Leader of Education (NLE) who has supported leadership and whole school improvement in three...

LLE Pilot

LLEs are Head Teachers of good and Outstanding Schools whose skills and expertise are deployed in support of other schools where issues have been identified. In partnership with four other North East Teaching Schools we have recently piloted a new...

SLE Applications

The designation of SLEs by the National College of Teaching and Leadership is the most recent development in school to school support. SLEs are outstanding middle or senior leader with at least two years experience in a leadership role. Committed to...

SLE Deployments

Effective protocols and documentation for deployments including contracts and monitoring and evaluating processes have been established by HTSA. Any deployments takes full account of the areas of expertise and as tailored in full consultation with...

SLE Training

Specialist Leader of Education Core Training Aimed at newly designated SLEs this one day programme develops the skills of the SLE by examining the context of school to school and the role of emotional intelligence within it and provides a range of practical...
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