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19 Oct

School of Rock

On Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th November we will be hosting our performance of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s hit musical School of Rock. The show is based upon the hit Paramount movie of the same name starring Jack Black, with performances coming from many of our pupils in years 8 to 11. Tickets can be bought from the schools main recepti...

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6th Form Open Evening
19 Oct

6th Form Open Evening

Sir Ken Gibson (Executive Head Teacher/CEO) and Richard Burroughs (Director of 6th Form) invite you to attend our 6th Form Open Evening on Thursday 23rd November 6.00pm - 8.00pm Harton 6th Form offers: ...

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Harvest Festival 2017-7
18 Oct

Harvest Festival

Harvest festival is a long-standing tradition at Harton, and as an academy, we remain very proud of this! On 7th October, we welcomed several guests from our community, including the elderly VIP from Cheviot Court Care Home, escorted by Erica. They were also joined by the charity, The Key Pro...

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17 Oct

Lessons from Auschwitz programme

Two students from Harton 6th Form and a member of staff have been involved in a "Lessons from Auschwitz" programme run by The Holocaust Educational Trust. The mission of the trust is to educate every person from every background in the UK about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance. Based on the premise that 'hearing is not like seeing', this four-part course explores the universal lesso...

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5 Oct

David Miliband’s South Shields Lecture with Danny Boyle

The 2017 lecture was David Miliband’s fifteenth South Shields Annual Lecture and the ninth consecutive year that it has been hosted at Harton Technology College. This year we were delighted to welcome none other than film director, producer and screenwriter, Danny Boyle. Danny is best known for directing ….Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting 2, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, Steve...

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DofE Gold
13 Sep

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

The first team of students for many years have recently undertaken their Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition in the Lake District in unbelievably challenging conditions. The weather was horrendous from the start and the rain did not let up for the four days that the group were walking and the group dynamics were tested to the limits as they were out from dawn until dark each day and then had to set ...

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7 Sep

Challenging induction for Harton’s new 6th form students

We are delighted to welcome our new year 12 students to Harton 6th form and especially close to 50 students that have joined from other school’s around the region. They have been put through their paces with a series of challenges and team building activities so that they can get to meet new people and get ...

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5 Sep

Our New Year 7s First Day of School

Despite the awful weather, it was an absolute delight this morning to welcome our new Year 7 students into Harton Academy – all 278 of them! They all looked incredibly smart, were extremely attentive, polite and well-mannered during the welcome assembly and I wish them every success in their exciting first year at Harton....

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GCSE Results Day 2017 - Forder-1
24 Aug

GCSE Results

"I am delighted with the GCSE results once again. Despite the changes to numbered grades in maths and English, the results compare extremely favourably with recent years and with the local, regional and national picture. Two-thirds of the students achieved at least a good pass in both maths and English. The students and staff work harder and harder and it was fabulous to see so many ...

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