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  • Upper Sixth Cranedale Field Studies

    Published 21/10/21

    Upper Sixth Biology students have enjoyed an activity-packed residential at the Cranedale Field Studies Centre in Kirby Grindalythe this week, gaining fieldwork and practical skills to improve their knowledge and understanding of ecology.

    The students used a variety of methods to catch organisms such as moth traps, pitfall traps for small invertebrates, and Longworth traps for small mammals and identified different species using identification keys.

    Students also enjoyed investigating sand dune succession at Bridlington beach and freshwater river sampling.

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  • Fabrice Muamba - The Power of Resilience

    Published 18/10/21

    The school was delighted to host retired Footballer and ambassador for the Arrhythmia Alliance’s Hearts and Goals campaign, Fabrice Muamba, this week for the second instalment in this years Robert Winston Lecture Series.

    A great opportunity for our students, Fabrice spoke to our GCSE and A Level pupils prior to the evening talk, providing an incredible insight regarding his pathway into professional football and his work for the PFA after his accident.

    The evening event saw over 200 attendees gather to hear Fabrice’s remarkable and moving story. He gave insight into overcoming adversity and the power of resilience with examples from his life. We also enjoyed hearing about his dedication to raising awareness and his work for the Arrhythmia Alliance’s Hearts and Goals campaign. We enjoyed being able to ask Fabrice questions and listening to his answers. A truly inspirational man.

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  • New Junior Adventure Playground

    Published 01/10/21

    Junior school pupils were delighted with the new adventure playground and trim trail installed last week.

    Purchased by the school with assistance from ‘Friends of Hill House’, the latest addition to the junior playground offers an enhanced outdoor learning environment for all pupils from Nursery to Year 6.

    At Hill House School we strongly believe learning and play outside the classroom encourages the development of healthy lifestyles, offering pupils the opportunity for physical activity and a chance to engage their imagination.

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  • Kingswood Activity Weekend

    Published 23/09/21
    This weekend we went to Kingswood in Dearne Valley to build friendships and learn how to work as a team. The tasks challenged us to think outside box (Problem-Solving), trust each other (Jacob's Ladder) and step out of our comfort zone (Z
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  • The Lion King

    Published 23/09/21

    This week our Junior School pupils have been proud to perform Disney’s The Lion King to a roaring success. 

    Performing over three nights, the pupils have delighted audiences with their acting and singing capability, with classic songs including “Circle of Life”, “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” and “Hakuna Matata” receiving the most applause. 

    Acclaim was heaped on all the cast and crew members, with some wonderful performances by lead actors Alexa Lee who played Simba and Jasmine Khan as Zazu.

    A huge well done and thank you to all staff and pupils involved, who, after covid delayed production, put in the extra effort to rehearse over summer.

     

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  • Long Service Awards

    Published 14/09/21

    The Headmaster was delighted in the first School Assembly of the year to recognise four colleagues for their long service to the school.

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  • First Week Sport

    Published 13/09/21

    The first week of term saw a welcome return to fixtures for the Senior School. The girls started the season on the Paver Hockey Pitch on Wednesday, with the 1st and 2nd XIs playing competitive training fixtures with Scarborough College.

     

     

     

     

    On Saturday, it was the turn of the boys, who played rugby against Ashville College. Travelling to Harrogate, the U12s and U14s both had good games, with the U12s winning well, while the U15s and U13s both had convincing victories at Castle Park, where boys and parents enjoyed both the rugby and the post-match hospitality.

     

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  • Founder's Day

    Published 10/09/21
    Last Saturday saw Hill House School welcome students old and new for our annual Founder’s Day event. The weather held strong for the wonderful afternoon, which aims to celebrate the heritage and successes of the Hill House School community.
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  • Outstanding GCSE Results

    Published 12/08/21

    Pupils at Hill House are overjoyed this week as they received an outstanding set of GCSE results. Despite their studies being disrupted by COVID, the Auckley school recorded its best ever GCSE results, with 75% of all GCSEs gaining 9-7, and a massive 48% gaining the top 9 and 8 grades.

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  • Record A Level Results!

    Published 10/08/21

    Students at Hill House are celebrating this week as they receive record A Level results. Despite their A Level studies being disrupted by COVID, the school recorded its best ever results, with 30% of all A Levels gaining A* grades, 66% A*/A grades, and 54% of the entire year gaining at least 3 A grades. An incredible 97% of students have gained places at their first choice universities.

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  • Hill House Trips

    Published 12/07/21

    Hill House School saw a great end to a very unusual year with pupils enjoying lots of exciting trips over the last few weeks of term, including the Tropical Butterfly House, Alton Towers, Bawtry Paintball Fields and a day at the seaside.

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  • National Championship Winners

    Published 08/07/21

    Cricketers at Hill House are celebrating after winning a national championship this week. The Under 15 boys’ cricket team travelled to Scarborough to take part in a national Schools’ T10 cricket championships.

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