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Active Plus run Field Craft course

Tuesday 5th May 2015

During the Easter holiday students from HCC took part in a Field Craft course, run by Active Plus, at a local farm. It was a great day out supported by volunteers and staff with lots of team activities, excellent instruction and there was much camaraderie between the young people and their instructors. This is a 28 week project funded by Cornwall Glass and Glazing, run by Active Plus and supported by Helston Phoenix Project.  The course teaches young people team building skills, personal safety, anger management and motivational skills. There was also some exciting news for Helston Phoenix as they...

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Students raise money for Helston defibrillator

Friday 1st May 2015

In memory of her stepdad Andrew Oliver, Post 16 Student Abbi Hines arranged a 'wear a check shirt day' on Friday 24th April, to raise money for a town defibrillator. At least 100 Post 16 students got involved and a grand total of £180  was raised. To find out more details and to donate towards more defibrillators in Helston, please visit The Andrew Oliver Big Heart Fund facebook page....

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Students’ make Mermaid for Food Festival

Friday 24th April 2015

Post 16 Students have been hard at work creating a 30ft mermaid for the Porthleven Food Festival. Stop press:- She is now a float in Porthleven harbour. ...

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'Win a Wedding' competition

Thursday 23rd April 2015

Help and support Mr Milliner please! Mr Milliner and his partner have been lucky enough to be picked for The Packet 'Win a Wedding' competition and are over the moon at the opportunity. The competition starts on Wednesday 22nd April and will be going on for 6 weeks and the couple that collects the most coupons from The Packet newspaper will win the wedding. They would be extremely grateful if you could support them by collecting the coupons and bringing them into College and voting for them. There will be collection points in both receptions, both staff rooms and D4. ...

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HCC student swims to success

Thursday 23rd April 2015

Avid swimmer Lily Parsons Year 9 has recently taken part in the British Swimming Championships at the London Aquatic Centre. Lily was the only female competitor from Cornwall, after qualifying to compete in the Championships. She represented Plymouth Leander, where she trains twice a week, in addition to training at the Truro Swimming Club. Lily has also been offered a scholarship with Plymouth Leander but has decided she would rather stay at HCC. She took part in the 100m and 200m Butterfly events and achieved personal best times in both and qualified for the final in the 100m fly.  Speaking...

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Mayoress unveils artwork produced by Post 16 student

Monday 20th April 2015

On Saturday there was an unveiling of a large art piece in Porthleven. The piece is entitled "Porthleven 2015" a tribute to Peter Lanyon. The Mayoress of Porthleven came an officially unveiled the work by Izzy Cude Yr 13 BTEC Level 3 Art & Design. The piece will be on display at The Gue on the side of "The Sea Drift" restaurant Porthleven all summer. There was a reception then held in Sea Drift to celebrate the opening. The work has a plaque saying what, who and where Izzy is studying. The Mayor is hoping this will be the start...

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Cornwall Music Festival

Thursday 26th March 2015

Congratulations Maia Roberts who has recently won the Woodwind Solo class, at the Cornwall Music Festival. Maia played a rendition of Cantilena by Poulenc and the judges were impressed with the tone and vibrancy of her playing. Well done Maia....

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HCC win U19 Cornwall Challenge Netball Cup

Friday 20th March 2015

Helston Community College attended the U19 Cornwall Challenge Netball Cup at Newquay Tretherras on Wednesday 18th March. Helston won all their games against Newquay Treviglas, Cornwall College, Penwith College, Newquay Tretherras, Truro College and Wadebridge resulting in them being crowned Champions of the Cup. The girl's played extremely well throughout the day and as a College we are very proud of them....

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Helston Youth Centre Dance Group Win Trophies at Plymouth Dance Competition

Friday 20th March 2015

On Saturday 14th March 15 dancers representing Helston Youth Centre travelled to Plymouth to compete in the Dance Machine annual dance competition at the Guildhall in Plymouth. All the dancers are from Helston Community College years 7 to 11. The Senior Duo danced first; Maea Morgan, Snow White, and Jessica Marie Woods, the Evil Queen performed a well crafted dance exploring the relationship between the two characters resulting in Snow White taking a bite of the apple and falling in to a deep sleep. Their neat emotional dancing resulted in a gold medal and overall 1st place. Next came the...

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Easter Revision Classes

Wednesday 18th March 2015

GCSE Programme of Revision Classes - Easter 2015 Post 16 Programme of Revision Classes - Easter 2015...

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