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DofE students raise money for Children in Need

Sunday 26th November 2017

We are delighted to inform parents/carers that four Silver Duke of Edinburgh students took part in their Silver DofE Practice across Bodmin Moor. However, this expedition was no ordinary adventure because it was on the same weekend as the BBC Countryfile Ramble, which took place right across the country with the aim of raising money for Children in Need. I am pleased to report that Emily, Lucy, Tegenne and Freya altogether managed to raise a total of £230, all which will go to Children in Need. On behalf of the DofE team, we would like to say how proud we...

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Helston Community College Have Lift Off

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Pupils from Helston Community College had a special visitor beamed into class recently to talk to them about space. Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield joined the lucky students for a 30 minute Skype interview session. The students from Year 7 to 11 had the opportunity to ask him a question each, with topics ranging from 'What is it like to sleep in space?', to 'Do you think it will be possible to inhabit Mars one day?' The event was organised by Science teacher Dr James Allen who worked with Chris Hadfield during the filming of the TV programme Astronauts: Do...

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Operation Encompass

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

The College is taking part in a project that is being run jointly between schools across Cornwall and the Devon and Cornwall Police. Operation Encompass involves the reporting to schools, before the start of the next school day, when a child or young person has been exposed to or involved in, any domestic incident. This reporting is to help the College provide appropriate support. For further information please see refer to a copy of the letter sent home to parents/carers....

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Children in Need - THANKYOU!!

Tuesday 21st November 2017

We would like to thank all those who were involved with Children in Need on Friday. The events led by the Post 16 students included a marketplace in which there was a Tombola, cake sales, a popcorn stall, name the teddy and a luxury hot chocolate with marshmallows stand. These events raised £200. The brave students and staff who volunteered for the wet sponges raised £50 and all in all, with the donations for the non-uniform day, the College raised just over £1500 for the charity. Well done to all and a massive THANK YOU to all those who donated...

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Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust: Enabling Excellence Together

Monday 20th November 2017

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust: Enabling Excellence Together As you are aware, one of the principles in establishing Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust was to ensure that we provided the best educational experience for children in our immediate community. To this end, we are discussing the possibility of the Keskowethyans Trust joining Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust.  The majority of children who attend the Keskowethyans schools go on to attend either Mullion or Helston secondary schools and so a closer working relationship would be desirable in terms of continuity of education. The partnership would also provide opportunities for staff to...

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Battlefields Tour Competition

Monday 20th November 2017

All students from years 7 to 13 are invited to enter a competition to have a chance of winning an exciting prize of a fully-funded English Literature trip to the First World War Battlefields in France and Belgium. There are only two places available. To enter the competition, students will need to research a Cornish person or place with a link to the WW1 and then write a piece of fiction (poetry, short story, short play, diary entry) based on their research. All entries must be accompanied by the tear-off slip on the letter which can be found in the...

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HCC Transition Project

Saturday 18th November 2017

We would like to invite all Parents/Carers, of Year 5 and 6 students, to register their child for the College's Transition Project. The Project lasts unit the end of the Summer term and is a series of lessons run at the end of the College day which will help prospective new students become more familiar with the lessons and teachers that they will have in Year 7. For more information please refer to the leaflet: Download Transition Project leaflet Registration forms available below: Year 5 Registration Form Year 6 Registration Form ...

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The College will be closed to students on Friday 24th November

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Please note that Helston Community College will be closed for a staff INSET on Friday 24th November 2017....

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Helston Students commemorate Armistice Day

Sunday 12th November 2017

On Friday 10th November, at 10:50 all the students and staff held a two-minute silence to commemorate Armistice day and pay their respects to those who have died in conflicts around the world. Over the course of the last two weeks the Year 11 Prefect Team have been encouraging students to buy and wear poppies, to help support the Royal British Legion's annual poppy appeal. ...

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A notice for Post 16 or ex-students regarding examination certificates:

Thursday 9th November 2017

Exam Certificates will be available to collect from the Helston Community College North Site Reception between the following dates and times: 11th  – 15th December 2017 – 1.00pm – 2.30pm 8th  – 12th January 2018 – 1.00pm – 2.30pm Please be aware that you will be required to check them and sign for them as they are legal documents If you are unable to collect your certificates during the above times please telephone 01326 572685 or email enquiries@helston.cornwall.sch.uk to arrange a convenient time for collection, after 11th December 2017. If you would like some else to collect the certificates on...

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