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we will be enforcing in the New Year.

break, as well as guidance on the rules we

detailing the school arrangements over the Christmas

A letter was sent home on Wednesday 7th December

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about Dan and his books.

Find out what our students thought

department in December.

Author Dan Smith visited our English

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Year 7 Induction Review Parents’ Evening

We have an online booking system for Parents’ Evenings and the next event is on Monday 12th December from 3.30pm to 6.30pm for Year 7.

Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/heworthgrange

Login to see which appointments are available for your child’s form tutor and select one that is convenient for you.

Attendance

For information and guidance on applying for Leave of Absence, please click the document to the right.

Attendance at school is of the utmost importance. Attendance below 95% is proven to have a significant impact on student achievement and attainment. Please click here to read our Attendance policy for 2016/17.

Year Group attendance to end of November 16

(Rounded to nearest whole number)

Year 7 97%
Year 8 94%
Year 9 93%
Year 10 93%
Year 11 92%
Whole School Average 94%

Homework Club  – *New for 2016/17*

Homework Club will be starting on Monday 26th September. Students will have access to desks and computers in the Green Shared Learning Area (top floor). Every morning from 8.00am to 8.45am, Monday and Tuesday 3pm to 4pm and Wednesday 1.45pm to 3pm. Attendance is voluntary and all are welcome.

Latest News

ShowMyHomework

Click the logo on the left to access our new homework system “ShowmyHomework”. More information, including how to log on as a parent/carer to follow soon. Information videos are available by clicking here for students and here for parents/carers

FORGOTTEN PASSWORDS – All homework is visible on the Homework Calendar whether logged in or not, so students do not have to be logged in to view their homework. In order to see the “to-do” homework list a password can be reset using the “Forgot password?” link and school email to retrieve the information can be accessed using the school login link above.

You can view our Homework Policy here

Fundraising

Join our school lottery and help us raise funds, click the image below for more information.

What’s on

Pokemon Go

The NSPCC have published a guide to keeping children safe playing Pokemon Go. Click here.

Giant Hogweed

Gateshead Council have produced advice on identifying and dealing with Giant Hogweed, which can be extremely harmful. Please click here for advice and here for identification.

I would just like to thank everyone involved in the open night we attended last night. Pupils were polite and helpful as were the staff! Our girls currently attend year 6 and 5 at Bill Quay Primary now cannot wait to get stuck in at Heworth Grange! Thanks again and see you all in the future(hopefully)
Julie Conroy, Parent
Teachers are very committed and provide extensive out-of-school support for those in danger of failing, those working below target and for anyone, including the most able, who feels the need for additional guidance.
Gwen Coates, HMI Inspector, Ofsted
We would like to thank the staff and students for all the hard work and effort you all put into the visit. We were impressed with every aspect of the school, the students were so confident, polite and very mature from the youngest to eldest.
Mrs Exley, Parent
Well done to yourself and all of your staff for the work you have done and particular congratulations to all of the students who have achieved their own success hopes.
Mr Napier, Heworth Grange, Head of Governors
I have been to feel so welcome at the school as I go about working with the young people and staff. All of the staff on the front desk/office have been brilliant and extremely helpful and are a credit to the school. I look forward to my visits to Heworth school.
Mr G Thompson, S.M.A.R.T.
As you know its difficult when your child makes the move from primary to comprehensive school but we feel happier after the visit.
Mrs Exley, Parent
Teachers are very committed and provide extensive out-of-school support for those in danger of failing, those working below target and for anyone, including the most able, who feels the need for additional guidance.
Gwen Coates, HMI Inspector, Ofsted
Just a short email to thank you for your assistance at the Year 5/6 Hi 5 Netball tournament and also for organising the young leaders to assist.They were fantastic; they were great with the children, and adapted well to the Hi 5 rules. All in all, they were a complete credit Heworth.
Rachel Troke , Gateshead School Sport Partnership
Thank you to everyone at Heworth Grange Comprehensive for supporting our Christmas Carol Singing. We raised £755.85 from this which is just fantastic and would not have been possible without your support.
Hannah Taylor, Marie Curie Cancer Care
I am writing to thank you very much indeed for your very kind and generous donation. I understand this kind donation was raised from a cake sale organised by a student and we would like to express our special thanks to her for nominating our humble shelter to receive this very welcome donation. We appreciate all the hard work she would have done in the event.
Edith Watson, Northern Counties Horse and Smaller Animals Portection Society
Just a short email to thank you for your assistance at the Year 5/6 Hi 5 Netball tournament and also for organising the young leaders to assist. They were fantastic; they were great with the children, and adapted well to the Hi 5 rules. All in all, they were a complete credit Heworth
Rachel Troke, Gateshead School Sport Partnership
I just wanted to let you know that the young people who came along to help us with our sports day were absolutely brilliant, a fantastic help and good fun to work with . They are a credit to Heworth Grange. I hope that they enjoyed themselves too.
Mrs Rose