6th Form Results - Leoni-1
17 Aug

A-level Results

It has been another pleasing year at Harton 6th Form and we are delighted that so many students have reaped the rewards for all the hard work they have put in over the past two years. It is lovely to see so many fulfilling their ambitions with high numbers heading to a wide range of universities across the co...

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Head Boy and Head Girl -4
21 Jul

2017/18 Head Boy and Girl

Following a very demanding four stage process I am delighted to announce that Clodagh Denham was selected as the Head Girl and Lewis Appleton as the Head Boy. Bethany Stanton, Abigail Carr and Elizabeth Brown will all be Deputy Head Girls and Brandon Jones and Michael O’Neil will both be Deputy Head Boys. I very much look forward to working with Clodagh, Lewis and the deputies along with t...

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13 Jul

Ecuador 2017

Team Ecuador has just sent through the first update since arriving 10 days ago. They have just returned to Tena after finishing the project phase. Everyone is grubby but happy and well. The team managed to build a jungle greenhouse for medicinal plants for the local communities, planted bamboo to reinforce the river banks and helped install a water...

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10 Jul

Edinburgh University visit 2017

On Friday, 7th July a group of 29 Year 12 students visited the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University. It gave the students an insight of what it would be like to study in a large city away from home. They experienced a tour of the city centre campus led by current student ambassadors; there was a graduation ceremony taking place which was great for the students to see. We then we...

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7 Jul

Danny Boyle to deliver South Shields lecture

David Miliband has announced that the 2017 South Shields Lecture will be delivered by award winning film producer, Danny Boyle. His work includes, Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later and 127 Hours. In addition to his blockbuster films, he was the Artistic Director for Isles of Wonder, the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. Having r...

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Leavers Ball 2017-101
6 Jul

A sweet end to a new beginning

The Year 13 students were in high spirits after two years of hard work, commitment and dedication. The class of 2017 certainly celebrated in style at The Hilton Hotel, Newcastle where they feasted on canapés and a three course dinner. The evening was a great success with many comical photo booth pictures, impromptu sing-alongs and a packed dance floor. Staff shared some words of wisdom with stud...

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh - 5
6 Jul

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award

32 year 12 students successfully completed the qualifying expedition section of their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. The five groups travelled up on the Saturday morning to the Kielder area where they hiked to Stonehaugh for the first night of camping. The following day the groups hiked to Twice Brewed near Hadrian’s wall before returning to Stonehaugh on day three to reach the finish. All the ...

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17 May

Academy Status Update

The process of conversion to Harton Academy within the Illuminare Multi Academy Trust continues. There has been a delay in the conversion date due to a number of small issues that are out of our control but all of which are currently being addressed. Our current date for conversion is September 2017. We are looking forward to starting a new academic year as an Academy within our own Multi Academy ...

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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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