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Blind Cricket at New College - posted 12th Feb

Nine Sixth Formers were guests at New College Worcester (a national residential school and college for blind and visually impaired students) on Friday, where we had the pleasure of being taught the game of blind cricket. Tommy a Sixth Form student at the college led the session, as an England international he was both very skilled and very knowledgeable. We all donned blindfolds and enjoyed a training session involving learning the rules as well as learning how to bowl and bat. Once completed we had a game against the NCW students and promptly lost!

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Slapton Geography Fieldtrip - posted 10th Feb

On a cold morning in January, eighty-six Year 10s boarded the bus for Slapton Sands, to take part in their first residential geography field trip. After settling in to the accommodation for the next few nights we went straight down to the beach to measure beach profiles. By calculating the angle and width of the beach at equal intervals along the coast, students could begin to assess how physical processes such as longshore drift have affected the characteristics of the coast.

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Cyber First Challenge - posted 30th Jan

Two new teams of Hanley CyberFirst Girls have been battling it out over the last week as part of the CyberFirst Girls Challenge.  This is run by the National Cyber Security Centre and is an initiative to promote an interest amongst girls in cyber security, as women make up only 11% of the global cyber workforce.

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HCHS Wins School of the Year 2018 - posted 29th Nov

We are absolutely delighted to have won the title of Secondary School of the Year at the Worcestershire Education Awards 2018. The school was recognised for its rich combination of traditional values and forward thinking, as well as offering an all‐round excellence – including fantastic GCSE and A level results, a strong focus on STEM subjects, a thumping heartbeat of musical tradition, diverse global links and unmatched support for children who are vulnerable or who have additional learning needs. The judges all agreed however, the school’s most special feature is the way in which every child is known, cared for and supported as an individual.

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Students Celebrate A Level Results - posted 29th Nov

Hanley Castle High School students have coped admirably with the new, tougher A levels introduced during the last two years. The percentage of students achieving top grades in the so-called facilitating subjects has held up well - a brilliant performance considering the additional challenge of the new qualifications. Results in these academic subjects have again ensured that students have secured their places at Russell Group and other top universities. A large proportion of students achieved outstanding individual results. There were a number of star performers, with Vicky Ayling, Aidan Ferrett, Emily Gilchrist and Josh Spiers leading the way.

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Blind Cricket at New College
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Nine Sixth Formers were guests at New College Worcester (a national residential school and college f...
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On a cold morning in January, eighty-six Year 10s boarded the bus for Slapton Sands, to take part in...