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Inktober 2020 Winners

Inktober is an annual global drawing competition that people across the world took part in during October, including the students at HGSC. The task involved…

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Heanor Gate Christmas Hamper Appeal

A few weeks ago a decision was made by the government to stop free school meal allowance over the Christmas holiday period. This will affect many of our lowest income families at the most financially straining time of the year so, last week…

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Update from the Executive Principal

Over recent weeks, I have written to you on a number of occasions regarding positive cases of Covid-19 in school. I am writing to you now as we prepare for a long weekend for students and an Inset Day for staff to express our sincere thanks…

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Use of Face Coverings in School

This week the news has been dominated by the national picture of rising Covid-19 cases and a testing system which has been unable to keep up with demand. I’m sure you would all have seen the Prime Minister’s statement on…

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COVID-19 Confirmed Case – Staff Member

We have learned over the weekend that a member of staff within the school has tested positive for Covid-19. The teacher affected has not been in school since 9.20am on Wednesday 16 September when he was sent home to be tested due to him…

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COVID-19 Confirmed Case – Year 7

We have been informed of a further confirmed positive case of COVID-19 this morning. The student (Year 7) in question has not attended school since Friday 4 September 2020. The student started to show symptoms on Sunday 6 September…

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Achievement Team Q&A Videos

Last week we published Learning @ HGSC videos online, recorded by our Achievement Leaders in the absence of the annual evening events that normally take place at school. Following the videos, we invited parent/carers to ask any…

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COVID-19 Confirmed Case – Year 10

We have had our first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 this morning. The student (year 10) in question has not attended school since last Friday, 4 September 2020, was tested on Monday and received the positive result this morning.

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