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Posted on: May 15th 2018

Groundbreaking at Highworth!

Highworth staff and students attended a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday 9 May to celebrate the beginning of the new Sports Hall project. The Headteacher, Mr Danielsen, dug the first shovel of earth to mark the start of this exciting new development for the school. He was keen to impress upon the staff and students that commitment to regular sporting activity is important for health but also to develop leadership skills of teamwork and resilience.

The event was attended by Vicki Wise, representing the school governors, who worked hard with the architects, Ingleton Wood, to secure the necessary funding. Ingleton Wood produced the contemporary design and they will be overseeing the project for the duration of the build. The school will benefit from a bespoke sporting venue with modern design features, such as thermowood exterior cladding, sprung floors, four courts and a terrace overlooking the school’s playing field.

The ceremony was hosted on-site by the Managing Director of Beardwell Construction, Duncan Clark, Project Manager, Stuart Drake and Contracts Manager, Paul Watling. A tour of the site included an explanation of the next stages of the project to ensure that disruption to the normal running of the school is minimised. 

The Head of Physical Education, Louise Cassey, said: “We are excited that our new Sports Hall will be ready for action in February 2019. This modern facility will give our students an excellent opportunity to train hard, practise skills and enjoy a wider range of recreational sporting activities.”

 

 

 

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Posted on: 9/08/2018

Collection of GCSE and A Level Results

Thursday 16 August: A Level Results Day Thursday 23 August: GCSE Results Day/Sixth Form Enrolment Tuesday 4 September: Year 12 Induction Day: The day will begin at 11.00am in the Hall and will finish at 3.35pm. Lunch will be provided. Normal lessons begin on Wednesday 5 September at 8.45am RESULTS DAY and ENROLMENT: Thursday 23 August Existing Highworth Students: Following the collection of your results, please go the Staff Room to enrol into Year 12. You will be asked to confirm your A Level subject choices. Please enrol before 11.00am. New Highworth Students who have been made an offer of a place: Please come to the Staff Room between the hours of 12.00pm-3.00pm to enrol. You will be asked to confirm your A Level subject choices and to submit your completed enrolment forms that you will receive on Taster Day. Please bring your GCSE results and your passport or birth certificate. All applicants who have been offered a place and have met the entry requirements as per their offer letter, must enrol on Thursday 23 August in order to secure a place in our Sixth Form. If you are not able to do this in person, please email Mr Donovan, Deputy Head of Sixth Form a.donovan@highworth.kent.sch.uk Your offer of a place will be withdrawn if you have not contacted us by 3.30pm on Thursday 23 August. Please note that any changes to your A Level choices are subject to availability and it may not be possible to confirm this on enrolment day.          
  • 10:30 AM - 17th Aug 2018 Well done to our amazing year 13 A level PE group for your results - you all did fantastically well, getting the best results in many years! Good luck with all of your future plans 😀😀😀😆😆
  • 01:22 PM - 16th Aug 2018 Congratulations to all of our students for their excellent A Level results this year! We are really pleased that our students will be able to access extremely competitive Higher Education pathways with their grades and wish them all continued success in the future. Read more
  • 09:18 AM - 9th Aug 2018 Our new Sports Hall is progressing well Read more
  • 09:49 AM - 23rd Jul 2018 We are delighted to announce that Duncan Beer, currently Assistant Headteacher at Highworth Grammar School, has been appointed as a new Deputy Headteacher, alongside Mr Hall.
  • 02:26 PM - 19th Jul 2018 Many congratulations to Mr Beer who has been promoted from Assistant Head to Deputy Head from September 2018. Well Done!