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  • 15/11/19

    Letter from the Head, 15th November 2019

    Dear all, We have had an absolutely fantastic week, despite some very challenging weather! On Monday, the school gathered under a cold sun for Armistice Day. I was incredibly proud of how mature and respectful the entire school were throughout the Act of Remembrance, and I was delighted that m...
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  • 09/11/19

    Letter from the Head, 8th November 2019

    Dear all, We have enjoyed a very positive start to the term so far. I am very pleased to tell you that our catering is now managed by Greenshaw Learning Trust, and the initial feedback from pupils has been very positive; the general consensus is that our food is better quality and cheaper than...
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  • 26/10/19

    Letter from the Head, 25th October 2019

    Dear all, We have reached the end of an extremely successful half term at Holmleigh Park High School. There are far too many to list them all, but some particular successes include: Students have looked absolutely brilliant in the new uniform Behaviour continues to improve, with fewer stu...
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  • 19/10/19

    Letter from the Head, 18th October 2019

    Dear all, It has been an outstanding week at Holmleigh Park. Lessons have been really buzzing, with impeccable behaviour around the building. I've welcomed a number of visitors to the Academy, all of whom have been unable to believe the transformation in the school since June 1st. The numbers...
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  • 11/10/19

    Letter from the Head, 11th October 2019

    Dear all, It’s been another very busy week at Holmleigh Park. Our Year 7 cohort were out on residential from Monday to Wednesday, and I couldn’t have been more proud of them. Despite some heavy rain, they threw themselves into caving, bridge building, canoeing, mountain biking and...
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  • 04/10/19

    Letter from the Head, 4th October 2019

    Dear parents and carers, We have had another very enjoyable week at Holmleigh Park High School, with more fantastic work in class, and some great work in netball, rugby and football. We also welcomed a number of visitors: a conference for 100 early help workers, and several local primary and seco...
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  • 27/09/19

    Letter from the Head, 27th September 2019

    Dear all, With September drawing to a close, we have had another very busy week at Holmleigh Park. On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of travelling out to the Forest of Dean to watch Year 9 and 10 take on Five Acres High School at netball and rugby. This was our first intra-Greenshaw match and it...
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  • 20/09/19

    Letter from the Head, 20th September 2019

    Dear parents, We’ve enjoyed another successful week at Holmleigh Park. On Monday, we held our first Open Evening as Holmleigh Park. It was a pleasure to welcome so many prospective students and their families, and to be able to talk to them about our beliefs. It was wonderful to hear suc...
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  • 13/09/19

    Letter from the Head, 13th September 2019

    Dear parents and carers, I have promised that improving communication would be one of my top priorities, and so this is the focus for my letter this week.
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  • 06/09/19

    Letter from the Head, 6th September 2019

    Dear parents and carers, It has been an excellent first week at Holmleigh Park. I’ve enjoyed seeing students really embrace our new values: They have been working hard in their lessons – especially Year 11, who are now attending period 6 every day. This extended school da...
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  • 04/09/19

    Letter from the Head, 4th September 2019

    Dear parents and carers,  Welcome to the new academic year.  We have had an extremely busy and exciting first day back at Holmleigh Park High School. The students looked incredibly professional in our new uniform, so I’d like to start by thanking you for ensuring they all looke...
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  • 19/07/19

    Letter from the Head, 19th July 2019

    Dear Parents / Guardians In what will be my final update to you this academic year, I wanted to take the opportunity to say a massive thank you for the welcome, positive messages and support I have received since HP High School opened in June.  I’m sure you will agree it has been an...
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  • 15/07/19

    Letter from the Head, 12th July 2019

    12 July 2019 Dear Parents / Guardians I am writing with my weekly update of events and successes at HP High.  Monday and Tuesday saw us holding our sixth form induction days. These were a roaring success and ended with a BBQ on the field on Tuesday afternoon. A massive thanks to all th...
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  • 05/07/19

    Letter from the Head, 5th July 2019

    Mr Parnell - Interim Headteacher  Dear Parents / Guardians I will keep my update brief this week as Patrick Farmbrough, Head from 1stSeptember, has been in school this week and has written to you also. I did want to note a few highlights though, with an Art and Photograph...
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  • 28/06/19

    Letter from the Head, 28th June 2019

    28 June 2019 Dear Parents / Guardians Another busy week at HP High School and I am delighted to say that we have had our first days this week with no Fixed Term Exclusions. Behaviour continues to improve daily and the difference in the classrooms is remarkable.  I am looking forward to...
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  • 21/06/19

    21st June 2019

    Dear Parents / Guardians The weeks seem to be flying past and it has been another positive one here at Holmleigh Park High School. The Year 11 and Year 13 students have now finished their exams. We were extremely pleased with how they conducted themselves throughout the exam season, and would lik...
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