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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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🏆 Congratulations to the many Spring Term Award Winners, and in particular to 's Students of the Term: Josiah (Y7), Victoria (Y8), Faith (Y9), Emily (Y10) and Lily May (Y11). pic.twitter.com/xXSiVV02Pa
@ HertswoodUK - Apr 05, 2024
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🥼🔬🏆 Our congratulations to the 25 Sixth Form Biologists who took part in this year's British Biology Olympiad competition at .In the Olympiad, students have to compete with their problem solving skills and understanding of core principles. pic.twitter.com/JP4bhprMZC
@ HertswoodUK - Apr 03, 2024
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📷📅 Week of Photography - FridayWe end our Week of Photography with incredible work by Ella (Year 9). Our thanks to the students who took part.💬 'Ella has made a fantastic start. We have been so impressed with her commitment to learning new skills.' -Miss Spary pic.twitter.com/dCMSQIA8lC
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 29, 2024
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📷📅 Week of Photography - ThursdayToday's student photographer in ’s ongoing Week of Photography series is Rhyannan (Year 11).💬 'I love Photography because I love capturing the moments in time, especially the natural environment around me.' -Rhyannan pic.twitter.com/3ZQ2hjJz2h
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 28, 2024
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📷📅 Week of Photography - WednesdayLeah (Year 10) is today's student photographer in ’s Week of Photography. Enjoy a selection of her work.💬 'I love studying Photography because I can express myself through experimenting with different ideas in my pictures.' -Leah pic.twitter.com/5qFbPe4cDQ
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 27, 2024
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📷📅 Week of Photography - TuesdayContinuing ’s Week of Photography, we are delighted to share pieces by Harry (Year 12) who is studying A-Level Photography.💬 'I love that Photography lets you document the world around you in the most beautiful way possible.' -Harry pic.twitter.com/ci1K2HFhVT
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 26, 2024
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Congratulations to all our gymnasts who represented our school at this afternoon pic.twitter.com/TUHQuMEmPy
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 20, 2024
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Congratulations to all our gymnasts who represented our school at this afternoon pic.twitter.com/TUHQuMEmPy
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 20, 2024
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⚽ Congratulations to 's Year 7 football team, who recently took part in their first tournament, and won after an undefeated run of games!The students visited the District Cup 7-A-Side Football Tournament, going all eight games without conceding a goal! pic.twitter.com/KamctLUGXs
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 19, 2024
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🎭 Last week, some of 's A Level Literature students attended a performance of the novel 'The Kite Runner' by Khaled Hosseini. 💬 'It was an enjoyable and immersive experience, and an honourable adaptation of Hosseini’s book.' -Freddy (Year 13) pic.twitter.com/ZF55gSTs3q
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 19, 2024
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❤ For Valentine's Day, 's Year 13 Biology students delivered a heart dissection workshop for younger students. The enthusiastic group cut open a sheep's heart, and were able to identify many of the internal features.More pictures at https://t.co/qTGLyUxXYy. pic.twitter.com/FZsCFpisfJ
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 19, 2024
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🎭 Recently, was delighted to welcome the fantastic performers from the Quantum Theatre touring company for a production of , our Year 11's GCSE text.Shakespeare's dark tale of ambition and the toll it takes was brought expertly to the Academy's theatre. pic.twitter.com/yL513jGJWa
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 19, 2024
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⚽ Congratulations to 's Audley and Ollie (Year 8) on being selected by the QPR Advanced Development Programme to take part in an upcoming youth football tournament in Salou, Barcelona, as a result of their hard work in the QPR Development Squad. pic.twitter.com/rn5HDxCTb3
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 18, 2024
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📚 Great to see so many Year 7 students and staff at embracing the joy of reading by dressing up for yesterday! pic.twitter.com/AHXdk3gCSS
@ HertswoodUK - Mar 08, 2024
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Great to introduce the community to Ted the tortoise, and some of our guinea pigs, including Gelato, at our Community Raising Achievement Day.School dogs Riley and Ada were around as usual, to eagerly greet visitors! 🐢🐕👍 pic.twitter.com/m26cyFXpIq
@ HertswoodUK - Feb 28, 2024
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Yesterday, the Academy was delighted to welcome parents and carers to 's first Community Raising Achievement Day!Some quotes from parents:💬 An excellent update on the pupils' performance💬 I thought the information in the atrium was inspiring💬 Amazing! pic.twitter.com/s6eXBqvFNU
@ HertswoodUK - Feb 28, 2024
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@ HertswoodUK - Feb 16, 2024
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🎨📅 Week of Art - FridayOur final artist this week is Paige (Year 13). Enjoy her work, and look forward to more art in the future!💬 'Paige shows a natural flair for painting and drawing. Her portraits are exceptional and a credit to her hard work.' -Mrs Getley pic.twitter.com/xgRXUPw01G
@ HertswoodUK - Feb 16, 2024
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🎨📅 Week of Art - ThursdayAs we continue our Week of Art, we are delighted to share some fantastic pieces by Don (Year 10).💬 'Don has shown a keen interest in Art since joining Hertswood in Year 7. He has worked really hard to extend his knowledge and skills.' -Mrs Getley pic.twitter.com/60UJgiELd6
@ HertswoodUK - Feb 15, 2024
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🎨📅 Week of Art - WednesdayNahla (Year 10) is our next featured artist -- enjoy a selection of the artwork she is most proud of.💬 'I have really enjoyed art classes at Hertswood, as they have developed my technique drastically! The art teachers have taught me a lot.' -Nahla pic.twitter.com/DEzs0QexFe
@ HertswoodUK - Feb 14, 2024
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