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6th Form Open Evening 2019 SQ
27 Nov

6th Form Open Evening

Sir Ken Gibson (Executive Head Teacher) and Richard Burroughs (Director of 6th Form) invite you to attend our 6th Form Open Evening where you have the opportunity to have a look around and meet the staff and students. ...

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6th Form Open Evening 2019 2 SQ
27 Nov

6th Form Open Evening

Sir Ken Gibson (Executive Head Teacher) and Richard Burroughs (Director of 6th Form) invite you to attend our 6th Form Open Evening where you have the opportunity to have a look around and meet the staff and students. ...

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Mahrin - SQ
26 Nov

6th Form student, shortlisted as finalist at the British Education Awards (BEA) 2020

Congratulations, to Mahrin Ahmed, who has been shortlisted as a finalist at the British Education Awards (BEA) 2020. This wonderful accolade is in recognition of her remarkable GCSE results in the summer of 2019, and of her on-going extra-curricular successes. Of course, Mahrin has continued to prove an asset to Harton, and we are extremely proud of her. She and her family have been invited to att...

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LSOH - Dress Rehearsals-SQ
19 Nov

Little Shop of Horrors

Tonight, 19 November 2019, Harton Academy presents the first of its two performances of the hit Sci-Fi musical Little Shop of Horrors. Watch as Seymour Krelborn, a meek floral assistant, unearths a strange and interesting plant with a killer potential. Will his newfound fame and fortune attract the attention of Audrey, the girl of his dreams? Or will his world come crashing down around him?...

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Kielder Challenge 2019-16
11 Nov

2019 Kielder Challenge

A very big well done to the twenty six year 12 and 13 students that successfully completed the Kielder Challenge which consists of a 12 mile cycle and 14 mile walk around Kielder reservoir. The group had a very early start meeting at 5.50am and did not return until 8.00pm after a demanding day which finished under torch light in total darkness. Everyone showed fantastic determination and commitme...

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Remembrance Day Assembly 2019-13
11 Nov

Remembrance Service

On Friday 8 November, Harton Academy marked the Armistice in our annual Remembrance Service assemblies and we were delighted to welcome members of the neighbourhood and from a local care home, as we do every year. We are extremely honoured that our special guest, Mr Felix Wileneus, was able to visit us this morning, too. Felix was born in 1922 and is from South Shields. He joined the Allied invasi...

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Gary Lineker at the South Shields Lecture hosted by former MP David Miliband, at Harton Academy.
5 Nov

South Shields Lecture

Once again, it was a privilege to welcome back the Rt Hon David Miliband for his tenth South Shields Annual Lecture at Harton Academy. This year, David’s special guest was non-other than Gary Lineker OBE who was an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. Gary Lineker began his football career at Leicester City in 1978 and then played at Everton, Barcelona...

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Little Shop of Horrors Performance - SQ
5 Nov

Little Shop of Horrors

Harton Academy presents the hit Sci-Fi musical Little Shop of Horrors. On the 19th and 20th November, watch as Seymour Krelborn, a meek floral assistant, unearths a strange and interesting plant with a killer potential. Will his newfound fame and fortune attract the attention of Audrey, the girl of his dreams? Or will his world come crashing down around him? Tickets are £3 each and can be purc...

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Chris and Karen - Strictly Come Dancing-SQ
24 Oct

Strictly Come Dancing

Over 500 students and staff were absolutely thrilled to witness Chris and Karen’s dance last week and the students gave a massive thumbs up with a hall full of marks of 10 out of 10! Chris was hilarious on stage in his old school before the dance and he, and the delightful Karen, mixed with the students and staff afterwards, before Chris took Karen on a tour of the old building where he atten...

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