Thought for the week:
Event: Shakespeare's Birthday and St George’s Day (23rd) 
Quote: ‘A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.’
Source: Shakespeare 
Year 10 Parents Evening
A reminder to parents of Year 10 students. Parents Evening will be taking place Wednesday 25th April 2018. Your child should book appointments with their teachers, if you have any questions about parents evening please email the school on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone us on 0115 963 2104. We look forward to seeing you at parents evening.

Year 12 Young Enterprise Event

The year 12 Young Enterprise group attended the Ashfield District finals at Vision West Notts College last week. The group, have run their own business- ‘The Little Business’ over the last year. The business is registered with Companies House and the group have had training to learn the nuts and bolts of running a real business such as marketing, selling and managing finances. They have been successful over the year, selling Christmas and Easter themed products at HSFC and shopping centres.

Holgate choir wows at the Royal Concert Hall

On Wednesday 18th April, the Holgate Academy Choir and A Cappella group joined with other Nottinghamshire schools to perform on stage at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall as part of the 'Live at Lunch' programme. Students took part in an exciting workshop with National Youth Choir director Dominic Peckham, and had the opportunity to work with members of the National Youth Choirs. The workshop involved all schools coming together and preparing 2 outstanding performances in just 90 minutes before showcasing them to a public audience.

Year 10 students win Dragons Den style completion promoting unity and social harmony

On Friday 20th April 2018 10 Year 10 students represented the school at the Dragons Den 9 Competition at the Acacia Centre in Annesley. This was the culmination of this years project in which year all ten students completed some work on resilience working alongside Young Minds and in conjunction with the emerge festival. Student were required to come up with ideas to support the community in becoming more resilient. They competed against Quarrydale and Kirkby College. The entries were all excellent and showed very different interpretations of the brief.