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  • Letter to all Parents/Carers - August 2020 Dear parents/carers,I hope you are safe and well, enjoying the summer. The school is starting to increase its operations in preparation for GCSE and A Level examination results. This also means that we are starting to resume some normal services from next week.Much has happened in the last few weeks with the most significant being emerging concerns about growing COVID-19 infection rates in the Smethwick and West Bromwich areas of Sandwell, our immediate neighbours. We are monitoring the Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reports and taking advice from the Public Health Protection Team. We will respond immediately if any area surrounding B21 goes into localised lockdown. At present, we are evaluating the situation but intend ...
    Posted Aug 6, 2020, 5:38 AM by Mark Giudici
  • Continued Learning for Years 7 - 9 17th July 2020Dear Parents/Carers of Year 7-9 students,Thank you for your ongoing support throughout this difficult period, we have been overwhelmed with your kind words, positive feedback and the hard work that you have been putting in to support your children with their home learning since March. As we begin the summer holidays, it is paramount that we ensure that our students continue to feel supported with their learning and recognise the importance of being fully prepared for when they start school in September.For this reason, staff at Holyhead are currently working to ensure that our curriculum is thoroughly planned to address any opportunities in missed learning. We are committed to closing the gap so ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2020, 4:29 AM by Mark Giudici
  • Letter to Parents/Carers - Final Week of Term Dear Parents/CarersAs we enter the final week of term, I would like to thank all parents for their partnership in the schools educational and wider social mission. Your support with remote learning activities has given your child every chance of combating the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Directors of Learning are working hard to adjust the curriculum and to find creative ways of identifying and responding to any gaps in learning. This includes continuing with Google Classrooms so that students can supplement and extend their classroom learning at home.It has been a time of tremendous communication challenges. Thank you for reading and responding to our messages on ParentMail. We have now launched Arbor and ...
    Posted Jul 16, 2020, 12:38 AM by Mark Giudici
  • Moving from ParentMail to Arbor 2 July 2020Dear Parent/CarerRE: Moving from ParentMail to ArborDuring the COVID-19 period of lockdown it has become very clear that the school relied upon effective communication with parents and carers. ParentMail has been used to keep parents/carers updated about the school’s educational programme; its response to Government guidance; and the health and safety procedures that have been put in place.It has also been used to communicate important messages about the use of information technology and the school’s administration of Free School Meals vouchers. We would like to take this time to thank you for reading and responding to any messages. As the government continues to release more information, we will work ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2020, 7:19 AM by Mark Giudici
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  • Solomon OB at Holyhead School Soloman OB Rapper, spoken word artist and poet, came into school to share his story to the Year 11 students in assembly and how he overcame his challenges and barriers ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2019, 2:12 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Envision Over the last few months Year 10 students, as well as myself, have had the opportunity for some amazing experiences,  but before I start I would like to say a ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2019, 4:05 AM by R Dhanjal
  • Handsworth Vaisakhi Mela 2019 Vaisakhi Mela is a traditional festival to celebrate the birth of Sikhs. The original Vaisakhi celebration takes place on Sunday 14th April; the actual mela takes place on Sunday 28th ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2020, 3:54 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Exam Stress and Depression! What is exam stress and depression?Exam stress is quite prevalent at this time for the Year 11 GCSE students. This is because they get put under so much pressure ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 2:45 AM by R Dhanjal
  • Duke of Edinburgh First Aid Experience! On Tuesday 22nd January, myself and about a class full of children were offered a space to complete the Heartstart emergency life support programme. This taught us many new skills ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 2:43 AM by R Dhanjal
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Student News

  • Daily Mirror - Next Gen articles and interview 'School was like my second home and I feel like I've lost a year of my life'. Two students from Holyhead School, Birmingham, told the Mirror Online how they ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2020, 7:27 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Year 11 Intervention Classes - Spring Term 2020 Intervention Classes begin at 3:30 pm and students should go there straight after their last lesson.  Students should not leave the site and then come back for intervention.If ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2020, 6:14 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • RSA8 Cohort: 2019 - 2020 The RSA8 Leadership Programme was founded in 2014 to help develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills in students through a variety of social action campaigns. The project centres around giving 10 ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2020, 1:11 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Pulse magazine - Enrichment at Holyhead Pulse Magazine - Spring 2020 Pulse Magazine - Autumn 2019 Pulse Magazine - Summer 2019 Spring 2019 Edition
    Posted Apr 3, 2020, 8:18 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • The Chineke Foundation    A Quartet of musicians from the internationally renowned Chineke Orchestra visited Holyhead school on Wednesday 12th June, to deliver a classical music workshop for Year 8 and 9 students. The ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2020, 8:13 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Holyhead School Presentation Evening Highlights 2019
    Posted Feb 14, 2020, 1:11 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
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Sixth Form News

  • In-house enrichment: Classroom assistants During an assembly at the beginning of this academic year, the Sixth Form Team spoke to Year 12 and 13 about how important it is to add to their CV ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:36 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • University Destinations 2018                      The following table provides information on the Sixth Form students who have successfully gained entry onto the course and into the University of their choice for this year. Congratulations to ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2020, 6:04 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
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