Thought for the week:
Event: Napoleon defeated at Waterloo-1815
Quote: ‘To defend a country you need an army, but to defend a civilization you need education.’
Source: Jonathan Sacks
 
Year 6 to 7 Transition
Transition packs have gone out to parents and we are looking forward to meeting our new year 7 students on our intake days 10th, 11th, and 12th July 2018. You can find out more about our transition program by clicking here.

National Young Writers’ Awards Competition

Next week (w/c Monday 26th March 2018), Explore Learning will be in school to launch the National Young Writers’ Awards competition! For the past nine years, the National Young Writers’ Awards have been encouraging children, ages 4-14, across the UK to unleash their imaginations and create some utterly brilliant, bonkers and captivating short stories. This year’s theme is ‘Heroes’, where children are invited to write a story about a hero in under 500 words. The deadline is 29th April (although entries on entry forms need to be submitted in school by Tuesday 24th April).

Year 11 Steps to Success 2018 Event

Wednesday 28th March 2018 
Do you want to help your child achieve their best possible results in their KS4 courses?
 
Do you want some helpful hints and advice on how to help your child achieve their best possible results?
 
Do you want to know about the support we, at Holgate, are offering your child to achieve their best possible results?
 
Of course the answer is YES.
 
You will be really pleased and reassured to hear that we are offering Year 11 students,  parents and carers an opportunity to find out how we can take steps to success together in the remaining weeks leading up to GCSE exams.

The Holgate Academy Showcase Event

On Wednesday 7th March, students from The Holgate Academy performed with energy, passion and flair in the annual Showcase event, as well as a fantastic performance of 'Blood Brothers'. The event was a success and greatly enjoyed by all who showed their support by attending the evening. The Performance Team would like to thank the students for their incredible determination and hard work, which was evident from their fantastic performances. Thank you also to all staff that supported the event, as well as all family members and friends that made up a very supportive audience.