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Fantastic effort from the 32 Y7 and Y8 students at the athletic event at Norman park yesterday. This competition has given the students the experience and confidence for the Harris Federation regional competition, which allows them to qualify for the finals at Crystal Palace!


Don't miss the Faculty Friday vortex throwing competition tomorrow!


Tickets available now for our school production of Into the Woods!


Well done to James Cowling in Year 8 who performed with in a band competition in Stoke! Watch the performance here:


Thank you and well done to the 260+ students who have taken part so far in Faculty Friday Competitions! Mark Cahill was the winner of the Kick Up Competition before half term, with an amazing 280 kick ups! Keep on attending to gain positive points for yourself and your faculty.


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Why walk when you can run! Pupils of enjoying the amazing Sussex scenery this week


A huge well done to the girls who took part in an athletics competition at Norman Park on Tuesday this week. We finished a fantastic 4th out of 7 schools and faced some extremely tough competition!


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What a lovely day to be feeding our stunning Aberdeen Angus cattle. Great help from pupils of


Don't miss Faculty Friday tomorrow!


Can you solve our maths problem this week?


students valuating auction items and creating their own art space! The students designed two 3D outdoor bridges displaying graffiti art. Complete with viewing public and a boat! Very creative!!


Can you solve our countdown numbers game?


Year 7 students had a fantastic time at an event at Norman Park today. A special mention to Derek Iorchir - 2nd in shot, Josh Picton - 1st in his 100m and 200m heat and Jack Roberts - 1st in his 200m heat! Well done all!! Many more athletics events to come...


Well done to Year 7 team in their first game against last night. Although it wasn't a win, it was a well fought game against good opposition. Particular mention to Sunny, Derek, Ella, Joshua, Matilda and Frankie for their performances.


Congratulations to Nathan Whitley in Year 7 who won the chess league! Well done as well to the 20 students who participated and took part in the challenge.


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Some great skills work ⁦⁩ Yr 9 student has used the B4S Club to improve the over all attitude toward hard work in the club and in school💪🥊💪


Parking announcement on our website


This week's is baleful. Students are encouraged to use it in their work. For example: 'When we approached the frightened dog, it gave us a baleful growl.'


To celebrate our first 100 followers and all the things we have achieved this term, here is a link to our second edition of The HAO Post


Some of the fantastic submissions for our poster competition. The theme - journeys.

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Term Dates 2018-19

Autumn Term 2018

Autumn Term 1
Year 7: Tuesday 4th September – Friday 19th October 2018
Years 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13: Wednesday 5th September – Friday 19th October 2018

Autumn Break: Monday 22nd October – Friday 2nd November 2018

Autumn Term 2
Monday 5th November – Friday 21st December 2018

Spring Term 2019

Spring Term 1
Monday 7th January – Thursday 14th February 2019

Spring Break: Monday 18th February – Friday 22nd February 2019

Spring Term 2
Monday 25th February – Friday 5th April 2019

Easter Break: Monday 8th April 2019 – Monday 22nd April 2019

(Good Friday 19th April/ Easter Monday 22nd April 2019)

Summer Term 2019

Summer Term 1
Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 24th May 2019

(Bank Holiday 6th May)

Summer Break: Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2019

Summer Term 2
Monday 3rd June – Friday 19th July 2019

Staff Training Days (students do not attend school)

  • Monday 3rd September 2018
  • Friday 5th October 2018
  • Friday 15th February 2019
  • Monday 22nd July 2019 (split into twilights)
  • Tuesday 23rd July (split into twilights)

Please note staff training days are subject to change.