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Headteacher's Welcome

Hertswood Academy is a thriving and happy learning-focused community.

Peter gilletWe provide an engaging learning environment with an innovative curriculum, personalised care and support and a broad enrichment programme for all students. Our stimulating range of extra-curricular activities supports wider learning and we develop students’ creativity and independence so that they are able to flourish in the rapidly changing world in which we live.

Our own theatre and state-of-the-art sports facilities are a testament to the creative and active commitment we have to nurture fully rounded individuals. We have a clear expectation for our students to work hard, behave well and develop as confident individuals, responsible citizens and successful 21st century independent learners.

Hertswood Academy aims to provide a world-class educational environment for our young people and the wider community. Indeed, community and individual well-being are at the heart of what the Academy stands for. We are committed that all members of our community aim high and achieve excellence in being the best that they can be. We look forward to welcoming you.

Peter Gillett, Headteacher

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Last term, a group of Sixth Form students were lucky enough to jet off to and explore the beauty of Italy. 🇮🇹 "We had an unforgettable time filled with laughter, memories and endless amounts of pizza, that we won't be forgetting anytime soon!" https://t.co/l4IgULPxIu
@ HertswoodUK - May 23, 2022
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Congratulations to alum, Stavroula Piliou, on completing her BSc in Pharmacology and Molecular Genetics at , and moving on to her Masters at ! https://t.co/b763pwXiyR
@ HertswoodUK - May 23, 2022
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Miss McFerran, Head of Sixth Form, wishes the class of 2022 the best of luck for their exams, and looks forward to seeing all of their hard work and effort pay off. https://t.co/ImuGX3zQFT
@ HertswoodUK - May 20, 2022
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Great to see alum Sophie Pender's profile on the .com 30 Under 30, focusing on her founding the . https://t.co/7llpffhDfn
@ HertswoodUK - May 16, 2022
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Congratulations to alum, Cameron Smith, on completing his Masters in Electronic Engineering at the ! https://t.co/X2wyFCkBw0
@ HertswoodUK - May 13, 2022
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Year 7 students practising the fantastic riff from 'Seven Nation Army' by The White Stripes, on acoustic guitar, electric guitar and drums. 🎸🥁🎼 Great effort and focus by 's youngest musicians. https://t.co/qzMfbuuSBx
@ HertswoodUK - May 13, 2022
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A fantastic performance from a brand new team! Hope to see you later this year at the Kickstart for https://t.co/f0h1jXcB1l
@ HertswoodUK - May 13, 2022
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Very proud of 's student authors for being selected to be published in 'Twisted Tales' and 'Empowered' via ! 📖✒️😀 They have earned themselves House Points and prizes for their success. https://t.co/2kW158fuEC
@ HertswoodUK - May 12, 2022
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Congratulations to 's Sixth Form team on reaching Quarter Finals in the competition at and earning the second-highest position of the ten schools taking part for the first time. 🤖🏅 Read their full article at https://t.co/IArv7bDozO https://t.co/6ENZEZ235J
@ HertswoodUK - May 12, 2022
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Check out 's Facilities for Hire through our dedicated School Bookings site, at https://t.co/SYE3faEakh https://t.co/MtQa8E4MpV
@ HertswoodUK - May 09, 2022
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So impressed with our Year 4 children during the Tennis 🎾 tournament on Tuesday 🤩 Thank you once again to for their partnership and to for hosting the event for our local schools. https://t.co/odnDdvONf7
@ HertswoodUK - May 05, 2022
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Students from the Sixth Form all set for the competition at this weekend, after a whole lot lot of iteration and troubleshooting! 🤖🏆 https://t.co/aDwh8OrTBZ
@ HertswoodUK - Apr 22, 2022
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You can now support Academy, along with other good causes, in the Hertsmere Community Lottery -- https://t.co/41n8CgmtNh
@ HertswoodUK - Apr 20, 2022
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Students from had a great time at the festival at last week. Amazing to meet in person! The group are excited to set up their own multi-sport club. https://t.co/tf1PqbsMKe
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 30, 2022
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Congratulations to Ella, Aidan, Rebecca and Jake, the talented Challenge winners for 's February theme of 'Exploration'. 📸🏆 https://t.co/FxjsByuSMp
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 30, 2022
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Thank you for a great afternoon of Rapid Fire Cricket as part of our partnership with Our Year 4 Children thoroughly enjoyed themselves 😃 A big thank you also to the team at for hosting and for providing their Sport Leaders for the afternoon 👍 https://t.co/Dn8VOh83F9
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 30, 2022
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Congratulations to the 300+ students who earned awards this week, given out by Headteacher, Mr Gillett. These range from awards for effort in our subjects, through to Digital Leadership, Footballing Achievement, the 'Eco Badge' & the coveted Head of Learning awards.🏆 https://t.co/xB0bKAeNK8
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 24, 2022
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Many thanks to for their outstanding concert of set works at , which our group of Music students enjoyed enormously. 🎹🎻🎵 https://t.co/b4j0nXQRlC
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 24, 2022
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Last week, 12 of 's Year 10 students enjoyed a trip to for a great event encouraging women to take up subjects. More at https://t.co/l2wkLL8Kip https://t.co/PK1MCKjcYr
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 24, 2022
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Happy from our English Faculty who spent the day as literary characters, with a number of events and activities across . https://t.co/zzFEzMjo4D
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 03, 2022
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