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DofE Silver and Gold April 2017 --10
6 Apr

Durham University visit and tour

Twenty-two Harton 6th for year 12 students recently visited Durham University for a visit and tour. We were delighted that a former student Courtney was willing to act as our tour guide as she is currently studying Sociology and Anthropology at the university. It was great to catch up with her and she was exc...

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Ecuador Expedition Training - 09
27 Mar

Ecuador expedition training in North Yorkshire

Seven Harton year 13 students and one member of staff will soon be heading on a trip of a lifetime when they travel for a monthlong expedition to Ecuador in July 2017. After fundraising for 18 months the final preparation are now taking place with the team completing their expedition training in North Yorkshire. The aim of the weekend was to work together as a team with the expedition leader to fi...

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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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