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  • 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
  • New Intake Parent Letter, June 2020 Our Ref: RT/DD/jab/NI202030th June 2020Dear Parent/Carer,Welcome to Holyhead 2020I am pleased to inform you that your child has been successful in gaining a place at Holyhead and I look forward to welcoming them and you to the school.In order to prepare for your child’s admission, I am taking this opportunity of writing to inform you about the arrangements we are putting in place this year as a result of the restrictions due to the COVID19 pandemic.We have set up an area on the school’s website especially for you and your child which we will be populating with lots of information for you and activities for your child. I ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2020, 2:26 AM by Mark Giudici
  • School Reopening Update Dear Parents/Carers 2nd June 2020 As promised in our previous letter dated Thursday 21st May, we are providing an update on the current situation with the proposed opening of the school for 'face to face tutorial' sessions for Year 10 and Year 12 students, which are designed to support the continuation of online learning. In our previous letter we were working to a timescale based on previous government guidance which aimed for secondary schools to look to provide this form of provision from Monday 1st June, a date by which we did nqt believe the school could be made safe and ready for a return of staff and students. It is now the intention of the government for secondary ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2020, 6:48 AM by JGRANT@holyheadschool.org.uk
  • Safeguarding Update Letter, 30 April 2020 Dear Parents/Carers,  The reason I am writing to you is because you may be aware of the recent fatal stabbing of a young father in Smethwick.  Unfortunately, the attack was recorded and the clip has been shared widely on various forms of social media. We are extremely thankful that no Holyhead students were involved but some of our students may have received this clip and may have even viewed it online.  This is a very disturbing video, and I urge you to be vigilant in relation to your child's online activity.  If you know that your child has been affected by this, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a Designated Safeguarding Lead via enquiry@holyheadschool ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2020, 1:30 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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