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Key Stage 4 Options Evening - Thursday 8th February 2018 - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Thursday 8th February 2018

The College would like to invite all parents/carers and students in Year 9 to the Key Stage 4 Options Evening on Thursday 8th February 2018, from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.  At the Parent Teacher Consultation evening on Wednesday 31st January 2018, you will receive the Key Stage 4 Options Booklet, to help you to prepare for the Options process.  This will also be available on the College website in the Useful Downloads section, below the Parents tab. At the Options Evening, Ms Martin, Deputy Headteacher, and I will lead talks in the Main Hall at 6.00pm and 7.00pm, outlining the Key...

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Year 11 Parents' Evening - Thursday 18th January

Thursday 18th January 2018

The College would like to invite parents/carers and students to the Year 11 Parents' Evening on Thursday 18th January from 4.30pm-7.00pm, which will be held on the North Site of Helston Community College.  Upon arrival please go to the Main Reception foyer to collect your child's Progress Sheet along with a list of your appointments and the location of staff. Please be aware that this is the last Parents' Evening before the GCSE examinations. During the evening you will have the opportunity to meet your child's subject teachers, collect progress data and discuss targets for the various subjects they have...

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Apprenticeship Exposition for Post 16 students.

Wednesday 17th January 2018

Helston Community College will be holding its first ever Apprenticeship Exposition in the New Year. The evening is aimed at the current Year 13 Helston students, but we would like to invite ex-students from the previous two years to come along and see what apprenticeships are on offer in the local area. The event will be in the Post 16 Centre at Helston Community College on the 17th January from 4pm until 6pm. We are very excited about the event, as many local employers have signed up to attend including, Serco, BAM, Pendennis Shipyard, Warrens Bakers, NHS and Bishop's Forum....

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Centenary Battlefields Trip Competition

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Last term, a competition was offered to all students in the College to research a Cornish person or place with a link to the First World War, and then to complete a piece of fiction writing to express their research findings. The entries for the competition were outstanding and it was extremely difficult to judge. However, the judges eventually settled on Charlotte King in 11F and Kerenza Stevens in 10K as the competition winners, with a Highly Commended Prize going to Thomas Sharratt in 8K for his extraordinarily mature and sophisticated piece of writing. Certificates of Participation also go to...

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Helston students compete in the National Future Chef Cooking Competition.

Wednesday 10th January 2018

On Wednesday this week, Mrs Day had the pleasure of attending Penwith College along with two of our students for the national future chef cooking competition. Representing the College were Year 10 students Amber Brierley and Sam Belert. They both worked professionally throughout the competition against other students from Penzance. We were delighted to hear that Sam was named the overall winner and now goes onto the Cornish finals of the competition at Rick Steins cookery school in Padstow in two weeks time. He also has the opportunity to work with a tutor and chef, Dave Power, who used to...

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The 'Meet the Examiner' event has been moved to 23rd January.

Tuesday 9th January 2018

Please note that the English department's 'Meet the Examiner' event which was due to be held on Tuesday 9th January has now been postponed until Tuesday 23rd January....

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Carol Service

Tuesday 19th December 2017

We would like to invite all memebrs of the College community to this special candlelit, musical event. It is a real highlight in the College calendar and will be held at St Michael's Church. We do hope that you will be able to join us in celebrating Christmas as a community. The retiring collection this year is in aid of CLIC Sargent. We also hope that you will be able to join us at the St Andrew's Hall after the service for a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine....

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Southerly Point Christmas Prize Draw

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Earlier this month, parents/carers were invited to take part in the Southerly Point Christmas Prize Draw. The Prizes were: 1st Prize - £1000 Cash 2nd Prize - Mid-Week Break courtesy of Puddle Duck Cottages (T&Cs apply) 3rd Prize – Lunch for two, at The Square, Rick Steins, Amelies, The Harbour Inn, The Atlantic and Kota Kai (Five lunches in total) 4th Prize – A stack of toys The draw took place last week and the winning prize draw numbers are: 1st Prize - £1,000 - ticket number 27146 2nd Prize - Mid week Break - ticket number 25033 3rd Prize...

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The Transition Project Post - Issue 1

Monday 18th December 2017

Click here to download Issue 1 of The Transition Project Post...

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Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party

Friday 15th December 2017

A selection of local nursing homes have been invited to attend our above community event at Helston Community College on Friday 15th December 2017. Students will be on hand to show our guests to their seats in our North Site Hall from 1.40pm. The afternoon will commence at 1.45pm and finish at 3.00pm.  We will be serving light refreshments and our orchestra will be playing a selection of music. Those invited: Godolphin Care Home, Breage House, Penhellis House and Trengrouse House....

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