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Students create an environment-friendly area at HCC

Wednesday 29th March 2017

There have been fantastic developments to the Year 8 environment-friendly outdoor area at the College, following our Personal, Social and Health Education day yesterday. Numerous bird boxes, bee-friendly flowers and a new insect hotel for our smallest visitors. Well done to the Year 8 students, Mrs Armstrong, the Construction Team, the student ambassadors and Mrs Barnes.  A great PSHE day! If there are any gardeners with spare plants, vegetables/fruit plants or herbs surplus to requirements, we have plenty of space to put them to good use....

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Annual Vocal Recital showcases a range of musical talent

Sunday 26th March 2017

For the third year running, we were treated to a host of immensely talented young singers at the vocal recital on Monday night. The standard of performance was incredibly high, with fifteen students from across all key stages shortlisted to take part. They were all a credit to the College. We were also treated to recitals from our own singing teacher Holly Turton and a fantastic performance from the Junior Choir who sung "All of Me" and "Royals". After much deliberation, our guest adjudicator Angela Renshaw, along with Sarah Bayes and Graham Vallender, decided the award should go to Ruby Livingstone...

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Parent Governor Election

Friday 24th March 2017

The Board of Governors has vacancies for Parent Governors and is now seeking nominations. If you are interested in being a Parent Governor, or wish to nominate another parent/carer, please complete the nomination form. The term of office for a Parent Governor, once elected, is for up to three years, even if in that time the Governor's child leaves school. Governors are, of course, free to resign at any time. Governors are representatives of the local community: their task is to guide and assist the College in the provision of the best possible education of our children. Being a governor is...

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Flora Day – 6th May 2017

Thursday 23rd March 2017

As always, a large number of students will be taking part this year and we are sure they will be a credit to both Helston and the College. We must respect the traditions of the day and have always been very grateful to parents for their support in this and helping students to appear so well turned out.  We have a special responsibility as the "senior" participants in this dance.  In particular, we must stress the importance of wearing white and not cream. A list of the correct dress for this day, including local suppliers can be found here....

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Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children’s Fund Art Competition

Thursday 23rd March 2017

The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children's Fund Art Competition for 2017 is now open for entries.  They have teamed up with Oaka Books, who specialise in curriculum based resources for struggling readers, SEN pupils and visual learners.  The theme this year is 'Plant Lifecycles'.  The winners will feature in the upcoming Plant Lifecycles Topic Pack from Oaka Books and receive prizes of Art Materials. Pictures can be drawing/painting/collage or cartoon (but no computer generated images please) and should be no bigger than A3 size, pictures cannot be returned. Full terms and conditions are available on the RNRM website – the closing date...

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England Hockey Trials

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Year 10 student Freya Tatham, has recently returned from King's College in Taunton, after trials for England Hockey. These trials were in the format of a tournament, in which she played other regional teams from Bristol, Southampton and Hazlemere.  Freya played in defence and midfield for the SW Region (representing Taunton).  England coaches were watching the games and noting players who performed well, for further selection to attend the High Performance Centre in Leeds this summer, for England Hockey training. This sport is dominated at the higher level by Public Schools, which usually have multiple Astroturf pitches, so to see...

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Comic Relief 2017

Tuesday 21st March 2017

This Friday (24th) will be a non-uniform day, for students to raise funds for Comic Relief.  Students will be asked for their £1 donation at tutor time. ...

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HSJO Annual Spring Concert

Monday 20th March 2017

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Multi Academy Trust - further update

Friday 17th March 2017

We are delighted to inform you that we have now obtained the necessary additional assurances around financial details from Cornwall Council, and are looking forward to the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi Academy Trust opening on 1st June 2017....

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Gymnastics Team Success at National Finals Competition

Wednesday 15th March 2017

The Under 13 Mixed and the Under 16 Girls Gymnastics Teams travelled to Stoke on Trent last weekend, to compete in the National Finals of the British Schools Milano Teams Gymnastics Competition. The Under 13 Mixed Team included Cameron Jenkin, Ashleigh Price and Kaitlyn Standing. Cameron scored 13.560 on floor, 14.300 on vault Ashleigh scored 14.160 on floor, 14.700 on vault Kaitlyn scored 14.330 on floor, 14.600 on vault With the highest score of 23.350 in the synchronised routine, the team came 2nd.  A fabulous result, which also meant that they are the National Regional Champions with West Buckland School....

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