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Tom Brooks SQ
3 Apr

Tom Brooks

We were very saddened to hear the dreadful news about our former student, colleague and friend of Harton who tragically passed away this week. Tom was a larger than life character and one of the most generous and helpful colleagues. He attended Harton as a boy, trained with us to become a teacher and then taught in the school for a number of years. Our thoughts go out to all of his family and ...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update
3 Apr

COVID-19 Weekly Update

Dear students, parents and carers I hope you and your loved ones are all keeping well during these difficult times. Many thanks to all of you for your continued support, understanding and kind messages. I thought you would appreciate a weekly update so here goes: We have had between 3 and 5 students in attendance each day this week – they have had a real variety of teaching an...

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Subject Taster Event Cancelled
1 Apr

Subject Taster Event Cancelled

Unfortunately due to the current situation the taster event has been cancelled. Summer tasks have been updated and will be available from Monday 6th April via the subject page of the website. These will form part of the enrolment process and need to be completed by the end of June. These are to be emailed to the relevant Head of Subject - email address to be found on the subject section of the...

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For those in years 11 and 13
30 Mar

For those in Years 11 and 13

For those in Years 11 and 13 Dear Parents, Carers and Students I hope you are keeping well during this challenging time in our lives. Please do take the time to read this detailed communication, as we are keen to keep in touch with you. Many thanks to those who have contacted the school, requesting updates. GCSE and A Level Results: You will have heard that schools are bein...

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Appropriate work for students
27 Mar

Appropriate work for students

Dear Parents/Carers As you know we are making every effort to continue to supply appropriate work for students during these challenging and unprecedented times. Many subject leaders have set work through the department links on the school VLE. In addition to this, subject teachers are setting work using the assignments link. This arrangement should provide students with sufficient and varied t...

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COVID-19 Information SQ1
25 Mar

Notice for our families

Notice for our families, based on a summary of Government advice, published, 24 March 2020 From 20 March 2020, schools, colleges, nurseries, childminders and other registered childcare settings in England will close for all but the most vulnerable children and for children of critical workers. Vulnerable children in this context include children who have a social work...

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provision for students in receipt of free school meals 2
25 Mar

Provision for students in receipt of free school meals

25 March 2020 Dear Parents and Carers Provision for students in receipt of free school meals (FSM) I appreciate that the Dicksons vouchers you received earlier this week are now null and void, as the store has been required to close. As we have previously indicated, we are revising our strategy regarding support for FSM pupils, once we are able to further determine the duration that ...

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Critical Worker Student Attendance
23 Mar

'Critical Worker' Student Attendance

Dear Parents and Carers In order to plan for appropriate staffing to be in place to safeguard your child, could you please email headteacher@hartonacademy.co.uk in order to confirm that they will be coming to school? We will need to know the following information: Are you a ‘critical worker’ (see below)? What da...

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FrogLearn
23 Mar

Remote access to school systems

Remote access to school systems for Harton Academy Students The main way of accessing student data and any work set by teachers over the current school closure is via the school’s VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) or ‘Frog’ system as it’s known. VLE usernames and passwords Students all have a school username and password that they use when logging onto school computer...

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