Sunny success Thankyou to everyone who came out in the sunshine for our annual Easter Fair. While kids enjoyed the rides and attractions outside the school there was plenty to do, see and buy inside. Over 50 stalls of crafts, facepainting, cakes, glassware, perfumes, scented candles and even balloon animals inside the sports [...]
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School show 2018 a huge success! This is the first time we have moved our annual show away from July to March and the recent weather certainly made it an eventful experience for us all, the "Beast from the East" causing a week's postponement! In another first, we were delighted that our entire [...]
Main/Upper Pay Scale We are looking to appoint two dynamic and committed Teachers of Mathematics who are passionate about their subject, to join a supportive and successful department to start as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be able to confidently teach all aspects of mathematics to KS3 and 4, the ability to [...]
We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic, excellent teachers of English to join a strong, well established department to start 1 September 2018 or earlier if possible The successful candidates should be able to teach English Language and Literature across all abilities, initially in Key Stages 3 and 4. Candidates would also be expected [...]
Heworth Grange students take part in UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. On the 7th November A-level Maths students took part in the annual UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. This is a 90 minute paper with 25 multiple choice questions. The questions are challenging and require creative use of maths to solve correctly. Across the world about 100,000 [...]
On 23rd November 4 members of the sixth form took part in the Senior Maths Team Challenge at Northumbria University. The competition involved 3 rounds of questions including a cross number and team relay. The questions were very challenging, particularly as no calculators were allowed. Many teams from all over the North East were involved, [...]
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our non-uniform fundraising day on Thursday 23rd November. We raised £747 for the foodbank, attached are photos of the huge amount of toys that were donated by the Post 16 students and tutors.
One of our current Year 12 Futsal students Jake Charlton was selected to represent England Under 19's on Saturday 4th November. Jake scored in a 4-3 defeat to Manchester Futsal Club in an exhibition game prior to the England vs Wales senior Futsal International match. Remarkably, one of our ex-students Adam Byron was also [...]
Universal Credit full service roll out in Gateshead Universal Credit is a national benefit which will replace Income Support, Income related Jobseekers Allowance, Income related Employment and Support Allowance, Housing benefit, Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. People in Gateshead may currently claim Universal Credit, but generally only if they are a [...]
Many congratulations to our Year 11 students who collected their GCSE Grades. There were many exceptional individual results including some students who achieved the new grade 9 in English which is equivalent to the very top end of an A* grade. It is very difficult to put the school’s results into context until we [...]