On September the 15th we held a Parental Engagement Evening where staff met parents and pupils of year 7 and presented a host of opportunities and support mechanisms. The slide used at the presentation are here and the list of who presented what. If needed please contact us directly and we can outline further or answer any queries you have.
The first day of term will be on Monday 5th September 2016.
All new Year 7 students should arrive for 08:00. Students in Years 8-11 should arrive at 10:30 promptly.
All students will be dismissed at the normal time, 15:00.
On the following day, students should be in school for the normal start time of 08:30; the gates will be open from 08:00.
GCSE Results 2016
We are delighted with a fantastic set of GCSE results this year. This cohort has exceeded the excellent results achieved last year and we are extremely proud of all of our students’ achievements. These qualifications will enable Heartlands students to progress onto high quality Post 16 courses and, in future, to top universities and apprenticeships. We wish the 2016 cohort all the best in the next stage of their education and congratulate them on their outstanding achievement. I would like to thank our incredible staff who worked tirelessly to support students to achieve these results.
Head of School
|% A*–C in English and Maths||67%*|
|% A*–C in English Language||83%|
|% A*–C in Maths||72%|
|% 5A*–C including English and Maths||65%*|
|% A*–C in all English Baccalaureate subjects||28%*|
|% 3 or more A*–A grades||26%*|
|Projected progress 8 Score (National average is zero)||+0.62 This equates to each student achieving 1 grade higher across 6 subjects than they would in a national average school|
- These percentages exclude 4 Year 11 students who attend our specialist Autism Unit and did not sit GCSE examinations
Despite entering Heartlands with levels which were significantly below national average, this cohort of students achieved exceptionally well in English and Maths. They also achieved highly across the curriculum; the following subjects all delivered over 80% A*–C grades:
Biology, Chemistry and Physics
Art & Design
Outstanding Individual Achievement:
A number of students have achieved exceptional results, attaining A*–A grades across all their subjects:
Elif Erpolat – 8A*, 4 A grades
Begum Balci – 8 A*, 3 A grades
Megan Boothman – 6A*, 4 A grades
Hristina Ilieva – 6A*, 4 A grades
Haidi Koci – 6A*, 4 A grades
David Istanaksai – 5A*, 4 A grades
Year 11 GCSE Results
Year 11 students can collect their exam results between 10:00-13:00 on Thursday 25th August. Parents and Carers are also welcome.
Advice and guidance will be available to students who need support with accessing Post-16 courses.
Any results not collected on the day will be posted home.
Years 9 & 10 GCSE Results
Students who sat a Community Language GCSE or any other GCSE qualification earlier this year, will have their results posted home.
Please be aware that Years 9 & 10 will not be able to collect their results as this day is reserved for Year 11 only.
|08:30-09:30||Period 1 – normal lessons|
|10:15-11:30||Achievement Assembly in the Auditorium.
Unfortunately, due to restrictions with space we cannot accommodate parents at the assembly.
|11:30||Students dismissed back to classrooms|
|12:00||Students are dismissed from school; summer holidays begin!
Students on FSM are able to collect a packed lunch before leaving school.
The school year resumes on Monday 5th September. New students in Year 7 will arrive from 08:00, the rest of the school will start from 10:30.
We wish all students and their parents/carers an enjoyable summer.
Heartlands was invited to take part in the national commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. On 1st July 1916 nearly 20,000 British soldiers were killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front in France.
Lauren Sheriden, Gerold Biris, Tijana Uludag-Whyte, Mario Likcani and Toby Glover-Meyer attended a service at Westminster Abbey on the evening of Thursday 30th June. The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prime Minister were all in attendance.
Tijana read the story of Private John Jackson at 6am on Friday 1st July whilst the other students stood for fifteen minutes in silent vigil around the tomb of the unknown warrior.
‘The students and staff at Heartlands High School are incredibly proud to be asked to take part in the commemoration events to mark 100 years since the start of the battle of the Somme. Our students are keenly aware of the importance of such an anniversary and this event enables them to connect with the incredible sacrifice and loss of the time. It is humbling to be a part of it.’ Mr Garrill