School Funding Formula

Please click below for a letter from the Head Teachers of all Gateshead Schools regarding the new Schools Funding Formula proposed by the Government.

Gateshead Schools letter

We currently have a number of parent governor vacancies.

If you are interested in applying please contact Mrs Patterson for an application form. The deadline for applications is noon Friday 24th March 2017. If you would like a discussion about this voluntary role please contact the school on 01914212244 and ask for Mrs Patterson.  Please note where the number of application exceed the number of vacancies, subject to an application being suitable, a ballot will be arranged.  

We are particularly looking for applicants with experience of premises and health and safety management.

Click here for more information on the role of a school governor.

Latest News

KS3 Class Reading Books Stretch and Challenge

March 21st, 2017|Comments Off on KS3 Class Reading Books Stretch and Challenge

It is the policy of the English department to guide the choice of reading materials for our pupils. This is [...]

Vacancy – Fundraising Assistant

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Vacancy – Fundraising Assistant

Salary: APT & C Grade B/C, Scale 10-13 (£15,238 - £16,191) Hours: 2 Days per week Contract: Fixed Term A Fundraising Assistant [...]

Park Life

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Park Life

BTEC Horticulture Pupils on the BTEC Horticulture course have been involved with a project (liaising with Friends of Felling [...]

Dickens’ Day Literacy

March 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Dickens’ Day Literacy

Heworth Grange's new Whole School Literacy initiative was successfully launched after February half term . In order to raise the profile of [...]

A Desirable Day

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on A Desirable Day

On Wednesday the 1st of March, Year 13 English Literature attended a series of lectures at the Royal Station Hotel [...]

Textiles in drop-down day

March 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Textiles in drop-down day

Year 11 Students were off timetable working in Textiles all day with the task of completing their final ‘outcome’ for [...]

Inspiration for language students

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Inspiration for language students

Our Year 10 GCSE Spanish students had a visit from Asa Buchanan, a solicitor at Bond Dickinson, this morning. Asa works [...]

Boxing clever!

March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Boxing clever!

Year 10 student Ellie Wilson recently returned from representing England in The Golden Girl Box Cup in Sweden, where she competed [...]

Careers Fair 2017

March 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Careers Fair 2017

Another hugely successful careers event at Heworth. Hundreds of students and their families came along to talk to exhibitors [...]

Iceland Trip

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Iceland Trip

Iceland Geography Trip Our Geography department took Sixth Form students to Iceland late last year to [...]

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 February 2017

(Rounded to nearest whole number)

Year 7 96%
Year 8 94%
Year 9 93%
Year 10 93%
Year 11 93%
Whole School Average 93%

Progress 8

Confused about Progress 8? You’re not alone! Here’s a short video to explain what it means:

GCSE Grades 1 to 9

The new grading system for English and Maths is now in place for this year’s GCSE results.

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

Calendar

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