The Dragons Den team of students, Lewis, Kurtis, Amber, Lauren, Tia and Beth who formed the Holgate health team was invited to have lunch with the mayor and meet local councillors on Tuesday 21st April at County Hall in West Bridgeford. The afternoon was provided to celebrate the success of the team winning the dragons den 6 project and allowed the students to showcase their hard work and talents to the local councillors. The afternoon started by meeting councillor Glynn Gilfoyle who took us through to the private room of the mayor in which lunch was provided, after a meet and greet session with the various local councillors from the different political parties, we were taken on a tour of the historic County Hall building.
The kickboxing exploits of Hucknall sisters Josie and Lucie Callan scaled new heights in a memorable assault on two prestigious amateur titles.
First, 13-year-old Lucie was crowned Commonwealth champion. And then, just eight days later, 16-year-old Josie added another world championship to her impressive portfolio.
The Holgate Academy is launching its attendance campaign next week as the new school term commences. The campaign encourages pupils to have 100% school attendance and highlights the fact that there are no excuses for absence from school. This campaign is part of our reward system here at Holgate that focuses on all aspects of success. The Academy is committed to improving the quality of education and believes the importance of regular attendance cannot be overestimated when ensuring that all young people have the best opportunities for accessing education, employment or training.