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Year 7 - The World of Harry Potter

2 February 2017

The English department and Year 7 ventured from Heanor Gate to Hogwarts and The World of Harry Potter on the January immersion day. They followed in Harry's footsteps, visiting the Great Hall, exploring behind the scenes, seeing the sets, costumes and special effects that bring the brilliant books to life.

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Sixth Form - Jaguar Land Rover Educational Visit

2 February 2017

On Tuesday 24 January 2017 Computing and Business Sixth Form students at Heanor Gate Science College enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to step inside the state-of-the-art manufacturing process to see how the iconic Land Rover is manufactured at the Solihull factory.




8LB's Advent Calendar

20 December 2016

During December 8LB did a 'reverse Advent calendar'; instead of opening gifts themselves they assigned a day to every member of the tutor group to each bring in an item of food. The end result was a fantastic food hamper to donate to a local homeless shelter in Ilkeston. Well done 8LB.






Non Uniform Day

09 December 2016

On 2 December we held a non-uniform day raising a total of £1082 which has been donated to the local charity, YMCA Derby. The charity aims to deliver high quality housing accommodation, support, information and advice, with the aim of making a positive difference to young people, in order for them to achieve their potential as empowered individuals. Here’s an insight into how the money will help;


•           £2.50 buys a proper meal for one of their residents

•           £50 is the cost of preparing a room for a new resident

•           £100 buys a furniture pack for a resident moving into their own place

•           £208 is the cost of a week’s housing and catering for a homeless person


We would like to say a huge thank you to the students, their families, and the staff at HGSC for their contributions.



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