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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

Achieve Excellence

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Well done to Gracjan, Kacper, Gabriel and David on their winter-themed model of in ! Video at https://t.co/Hr9TMVhe40. https://t.co/YdeoDqrdJF
@ HertswoodUK - Jan 28, 2022
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Congratulations to students across for earning awards in categories such as Academic Achievement, Service Above Self, and Attitude to Learning. Winning students will have their names on trophies in our Foyer for the rest of the year! 🏆 https://t.co/HBEYMjtrf7
@ HertswoodUK - Jan 17, 2022
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Congratulations to Connor🔴, Clara🔵, Denisa🟢 and Sima🟡, 's House Students of the Year for 2020-21! https://t.co/cpABkk6quV
@ HertswoodUK - Jan 14, 2022
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Season's greetings from Academy. Take a look at our website for our Headteacher's article wrapping up this term, with all of its events and successes. 🎄🎁🐶 https://t.co/B27rL9hK2x https://t.co/VCjvqG0QBp
@ HertswoodUK - Dec 17, 2021
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Take a look at students' creative works from this term in 's 2021 Winter Arts Showcase. https://t.co/gToZIhIgjJ 💃🎨📸🎼🪚 https://t.co/UJD8rxreUo
@ HertswoodUK - Dec 16, 2021
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Some of the Styrofoam creations from the Creative Studies team's Modelling Clubs for Year 8 and Year 9. ✈️🎮🎾🎸 https://t.co/1JKtCmngE6
@ HertswoodUK - Dec 14, 2021
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One of the ways is recognising the hard work of students this term is through our Subject Awards, given to just ten students per subject, across the entire school. 🥇🏫👏 Students received their award and congratulations directly from our Headteacher, Mr Gillett. https://t.co/zmDBFg8xIU
@ HertswoodUK - Dec 13, 2021
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At the end of last term, 's Sixth Form Leadership Team organised Halloween events to raise money for , who support refugees in the UK. The last day of term saw a spooky bake sale, raising over £350! 🕷️🎃👀 https://t.co/E7UdH7pQ0y
@ HertswoodUK - Nov 23, 2021
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The focus for at was on real people and real lives. Students researched a specific British war veteran and wrote what they found on a poppy to display across our Atrium. Our History Club focused on local war heroes, filling a book with their work. https://t.co/58fIfbp1sT
@ HertswoodUK - Nov 11, 2021
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More from the 2013 Sixth Form leadership team. (2 of 2) https://t.co/4YciPD9dez
@ HertswoodUK - Oct 11, 2021
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With our recent visit from outstanding alumni Sophie, we wanted to update you on the recent achievements of more students from 's 2013 Sixth Form leadership team! 😀🏆 (1 of 2) https://t.co/fq59zEiT8F
@ HertswoodUK - Oct 11, 2021
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Another great alumni visit in September, from Rosie Walsh who left in 2019 to study History at Oxford University. She spoke to our Sixth Form about her experiences, university, and saying 'yes' to every opportunity. https://t.co/Uw6fU8bvE0
@ HertswoodUK - Oct 08, 2021
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@ HertswoodUK - Oct 05, 2021
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Thanks to for their great array of refreshments at the Open Evening at tonight, for prospective students and their families. 🍌🍇🍰🍕🥗 https://t.co/oLSJ55EMgd
@ HertswoodUK - Sep 29, 2021
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Check out 's Open Evening 2021 video, to go along with this evening's tours of the school. https://t.co/joYjRSLfzO
@ HertswoodUK - Sep 29, 2021
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Our Year 7 tour guides look forward to welcoming prospective students and their families to 's Open Evening tonight! If you've not yet booked your tour, visit https://t.co/mUpY9NWLla. 🏫👨‍🏫👩‍🏫☺️ https://t.co/hPbeTDdoxH
@ HertswoodUK - Sep 29, 2021
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@ HertswoodUK - Sep 29, 2021
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@ HertswoodUK - Sep 27, 2021
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@ HertswoodUK - Sep 23, 2021
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Here are the first topics for 's monthly Photography Challenges for students in Years 7-10 this year! We look forward to sharing some great photos through the year! 📸🌟 https://t.co/SP02mtzQ5K
@ HertswoodUK - Sep 20, 2021
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