6th Form Football - 3
16 Mar

Football victory against St Joseph’s

Harton’s 6th form football team have made it through to the final of the local league with a hard fought 4 - 3 victory against St Joseph’s. It was a good competitive game in windy conditions and both sets of players were a credit in the way they conducted themselves. Well done to all involved....

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15 Mar

Academy Status Update

The current date that Harton is hoping to complete conversion to Academy status is 1 May 2017 however, as this is quite a detailed process, this date could realistically be put back a little further into the summer term. Jarrow School are hoping to convert by 1 July 2017. We are looking forward to starting the new academic year as ‘Harton Academy’ which will be part of ‘The Illuminare Multi ...

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2 Mar

Alnwick Shrovetide Mob Football trip

Six of the A level Physical Education students watched a traditional game of mob football in Alnwick, Northumberland which is one of only four games which still continue in England. This game has been going for many centuries and has quite a gruesome history but a far more accessible occasion takes place every Shrovetide. The ball is thrown from Alnwick castle by the Duke of Northumberland and the...

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Annalise and Justine Greening 1
16 Feb

Lord Glenamara memorial prize

One of our talented students has been recognised for her academic success and voluntary work with a prize given to commemorate a politician who championed education in the North East. Annalise Murra...

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DofE Awards Evening - SQ
8 Feb

Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Evening

For the first time in many years, nine students were presented with their silver certificate and badge at the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award evening hosted at Harton. It was lovely to celebrate the students success in front of family members and staff and to see so many successfully complete the award. There are record numbers currently involved at all levels, including gold and there will be many mo...

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7 Feb

February Half Term Swimming

February Half Term Swimming Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February (9am - 12pm daily) Everyone is welcome for a casual swim. No need to book, just turn up. 1 Hour Maximum. £2 per swimmer (same price for all ages) Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water (maximum 2 children per adult) Children aged 8-16 years must be s...

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Community Tea Dance 2017 - 7
27 Jan

Community Tea Dance success

For the fifth year Harton 6th Form held one of the nicest events on the calendar when over 40 people supported a community tea dance on Saturday 21st January. As ever the 6th form students were fabulous in firstly volunteering their time to support the event and in serving food, cleaning up and even having a good go at some of the dances. The feedback from everyone that attended was lovely and we ...

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Cambridge University Trip - 6- SQ
23 Jan

Cambridge University Trip

Fifteen year 12 students have just recently returned from a two day visit to Trinity Hall at Cambridge University. The visit has been a huge success over the past few years in helping to raise students aspirations in believing that they can apply to such world renowned universities. The students thoroughly enjoyed the visit which included visiting several different colleges and the library as well...

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5 Jan

6th Form Ice Skating Trip

Record numbers of Harton 6th form students ventured to Whitley Bay Ice Rink prior to Christmas to test out there skating skills. Fair to say mixed fortunes but most importantly everyone had a great time and it is nice to see the numbers growing each year in what has become a Christmas tradition along with some fabulous Christmas jumpers. Here are some photos from the trip [ga...

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16 Dec

Confirmation of Multi Academy Trust

The school received confirmation last night from the Department for Education that Harton’s bid to become an Academy and set up a Multi Academy Trust, initially with Jarrow School, had been accepted. Further information will follow in the New Year. Sir Ken Gibson Executive Head Teacher View more...

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