• Welcome to Holyhead Welcome and Introduction Thank you for your interest in Holyhead School. We are an 11-19 Academy at the heart of Soho Ward, a vibrant and aspirational community with a deep sense of its own heritage and culture. Ofsted recognised us as ‘Outstanding’ in 2013 and again in 2015. More importantly, the local community recognise the value of our work and consequently, there is a high demand for school and Sixth Form places. There is always a high level of interest in our work and I am very proud of the amazing reputation that we have both locally and nationally. What makes Holyhead special is our commitment to learning without limits. Students enter the school with attainment levels significantly below ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2019, 7:55 AM by J Grant
  • Alliance of Leading Learning We are proud to announce that Holyhead School and Aston Manor Academy are part of the NPQ consortium of schools in partnership with the Alliance of Leading Learning. We have been accredited to deliver the gold standard NPQSL training programme through our experienced facilitators and tailored approach that is specifically designed to meet individual leadership needs. Presently, there are FULLY funded places and scholarships available for category 5 & 6 schools (Sandwell, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Dudley). This means that you can train your middle leaders for FREE. Without a doubt, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop some of your strongest staff by providing a high-quality CPD programme that is linked with an accredited qualification. This training is available locally ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2018, 5:48 AM by J Grant
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  • 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 Jun 7, 2019, 5:06 AM by R Dhanjal
  • 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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  • RSA Academies Newsletter - July 2019
    Posted Jul 12, 2019, 2:36 AM by J Grant
  • Who is part of the RSA Family of Academies? The RSA family of Academies are built around principles of democracy and collaboration and together with our schools see ourselves as a Family. We aim to give learners the broad ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:02 AM by J Grant
  • The RSA Family of Academies The RSA’s mission is to find innovative practical solutions to social problems. We do this through hands-on projects, research and our 27,000 Fellows around the world. We ...
    Posted May 17, 2016, 12:41 AM by J Grant
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Student News

  • 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 by J Grant
  • Pulse magazine - Enrichment at Holyhead You can access Pulse, the Holyhead Magazine online, by clicking on the picture link below.Pulse Magazine - Summer 2019
    Posted Aug 21, 2019, 12:39 AM by J Grant
  • 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 Jun 13, 2019, 2:37 AM by J Grant
  • Holyhead School Presentation Evening Highlights 2019
    Posted Apr 9, 2019, 1:01 AM by J Grant
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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 J Grant
  • 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 Oct 17, 2018, 2:50 AM by J Grant
  • UCAS Information and Qualification Offer - Sept 2019                      Holyhead is a highly successful Inner Ring 11-18 Academy. The neighbourhood is in the top 10% of deprived areas nationally and 26% of students are entitled to free school ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2019, 7:22 AM by J Grant
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