Year 8 student Ella, was watching TV one night when the Stand Up to Cancer celebrity Bake off was advertised. With her love of baking, Ella took no time at all to decide she too wanted to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer through baking.
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We were delighted to welcome back our Year 7 and Year 11 tudents and staff today and can't wait until we have everyone back on site and working away in classrooms! Well done to everyone who had what might have been their first lateral flow test. Everything... Read more >>
Netball has always been the sport of choice for ex Haygrove student Morganne Dunn who currently plays for the Welsh National senior squad and the Celtic Dragons: Wales’ representatives in the Vitality Netball Super League. Morganne recently played... Read more >>
During the February half-term, our English Department set all students the task of spreading the joy of reading. Students were asked to read AS MUCH as possible and show off how they make it fun.
As part of the task students were asked to send in a... Read more >>
Cambridge University ran a teach-a-thon every day over half term where 27 scholars shared their knowledge about a broad range of subjects in a series of free, interactive 20-minute taster sessions. The Gates Cambridge online Teach-a-thon set out... Read more >>
Actor Robert Emms, known for his roles in Chernobyl (2019), War Horse (2011) and Broken (2012), generously gave his time, advice and experiences to our year 9, 10 and 11 Drama students today during a live lesson. Robert... Read more >>
After a hugely successful career in the Royal Marines which culminated with being made a Member of the Order of the British Empire Medal (MBE) in Her Majesty’s 2020/1 New Year’s Honours list, local man David Mason is now embarking on a whole new... Read more >>
The food parcels being delivered to families whose children normally receive free school meals have been making the headlines during January, but we are please to say that Haygrove School has had lots of positive feedback from parents about the range... Read more >>
Yesterday, 112 students and staff received a lateral flow test for COVID-19 in our new testing suite. The students were a mix of those attending for a vocational exam or revision sessions, children of keyworkers and vulnerable young people who need a... Read more >>
During lesson 4 and 5 on the last day of term, our students and staff gathered in tutor rooms to enjoy some fabulous festive fun.
A virtual Christmas Concert was broadcase featuring many of our talented student performers in music and dance. Several... Read more >>
Over 60 students celebrated achieving their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Awards this year. Although the presentation was different to our annual presentation evening to accommodate COVID-19 regulations, the event was all about the students who have done... Read more >>
2020 has proven to be a bumper year for our school's Christmas Hamper appeal! On Monday 14 December we gathered together all the Christmas Hampers from every tutor group and took them to Bridgwater Foodbank and Victorial Park Community Centre where staff... Read more >>
Each term students are invited to take part in House challenges and competitions. During November entry was open to a House Photography Competition on the theme of Landscapes. After reviewing all the entries, we are delighted to announce the top 3 winners... Read more >>
Mrs Adcock’s Year 7 English class have all become Harry Potter fans as a result of reading and listening to Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone each week. Of course, lots of them have read the Potter books before, but, as several of the class... Read more >>
We are delighted to offer prints of this original watercolour painting by Bristol-based artist Peter Donnithorne who was commissioned to paint the iconic Haygrove School building façade in 2018.
As we near the end of the ‘red brick’ chapter of... Read more >>
Students from all year groups have spent the last few weeks bringing chocolate advent calendars into school to donate to Bridgwater Foodbank so that local families in crisis can have a little piece of Christmas added to the food basics they can get from... Read more >>
In honour of remembrance day representatives from each year group, along with Haygrove school staff, paid tribute. Ms Gregg made a speech before students laid a cross in remembrance and Mr Reid read the Exhortation. Students then stood still for a 2... Read more >>
Over the first weekend of the October half term, twelve year 11 students undertook their Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award practice expedition. With restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the experience was a little different to what would normally be expected... Read more >>
Our Year 10 BTEC Music students are this year organising a virtual Christmas Concert for the last day of the autumn/winter term. Musicians and singers from any year group are invited to audition for this unique event in the school calendar! ... Read more >>
Haygrove School have welcomed six trainee teachers to work alongside existing staff observing and ultimately teach lessons to students across the school. The trainees are part of the Quantock Teaching Alliance partnership with the University of Exeter... Read more >>
Eight students from Haygrove have been working towards their Bronze DofE Award through a new initiative supported by the Police, the School Liaison Officer and Young Somerset based at Kilve Court.
The Award has four sections, three of which were started... Read more >>
Thirty-one students from Haygrove School’s year 11 cohort have stepped up and taken on leadership roles by becoming part of the prestigious Prefect Team. Tasked with acting as role models for younger students and representing the school at key points... Read more >>
Today we welcomed our new year 7 students, it was a pleasure to see them all arriving at school on time and gathering in our playground where they met their new tutors.
Year 7 spent the day exploring the school and learning about how things work at... Read more >>
Students queued from 8.30am on GCSE Results Day to be handed their envelopes containing their all-important GCSE grades. Although the school is not publishing overall achievement statistics this year, there were still lots of stories of hard work and... Read more >>
Haygrove School and the Department for Education appointed contractor, Caledonian Modular, are pleased to report that the opening of the new premises is now in sight.
The three-story building will become the main premises of the school, housing both... Read more >>