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Book of Condolence

Tuesday 20th May 2014

The College has opened a Book of Condolence for the family of Corporal James Walters who was a student with us. The book is available in the College's Reception and is open to all members of the community who wish to contribute to it....

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Year 11 students gain ILM Award

Thursday 15th May 2014

Three Year 11 students have recently achieved an extra curriculum Award through Cornwall College’s ‘Young Leaders Academy’. The Academy is designed to work as a partnership between Cornwall College and Cornish Secondary schools. They work together to identify, support and develop outstanding individuals and equip them with leadership and employability skills that will help them now and prepare them for the future. HCC students Tattianna Haslam, Piran Delves and Andrew Ferris took part in this three day ‘Award in Leadership and Team skills’. They started off on day one with an Induction to ‘Leading your team’, day two was focused...

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Helston College Gymnastics Team win the National Finals!

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Five gymnasts from Helston Community College travelled to Stoke on Trent this weekend to compete in the British Schools Gymnastics Association National Finals: Matthew Heaney (Y7), Phoebe Jenkin(Y7), Maea Morgan(Y8), Shannon Standing(Y7) and Cameron Wheat(Y8) qualified for the nationals at the regional competition in Taunton in March. There were eight teams competing for the trophy with some excellent gymnasts. Helston College started on vault with Matthew Heaney scoring 15.35 for his squat through and Maea Morgan scoring 15.30 for her handspring and Phoebe Jenkin 15.15,Cameron Wheat 15.00 and Shannon Standing 14.85 very close behind. Then came floor with Maea Morgan...

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Andy wins at Two Moors International Festival

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Year 10 student Andy Wingham is one of four winners announced by the Two Moors Festival organisers for their Young Musicians Platform, a prestigious classical music competition in the South West. The competition has been running since 2001 and this is the first time a cornet player has been amongst the winners. Following two rounds of auditions with over 50 very talented young musicians, the winners (including two cellists and a violinist) are invited to play a recital as part of the Two Moors Festival in October 2014, each receiving £250. Andy said "I was so excited when I received the...

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Parent Governor Elections

Monday 12th May 2014

Please click the link below for Parent Governor ballot paper. Elections Ballot paper Completed ballot papers need to be returned to College by Noon on Wedneday 4th June 2014, marked with the attention of The Clerk to the Governors...

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Helston Phoenix Project

Tuesday 6th May 2014

On Monday 7th April the Helston Phoenix group held a Car Wash event which was supported by a group of volunteers, Helston Police and mentors, plus a group of young people from Year 7 and 8.  Despite the inclement weather they raised £60 towards the purchase of a choking training vest for the Heart Start Helston Phoenix Project The next day students were involved in the Active Plus Field Craft Course.  This activity was run by the Active Plus Team: Chris, Chris and John with support from Josh Sales who was in camouflage!  A group of 10 Year 7 &...

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Year 12 BTEC Art students awaken the Dragon for Flora Day

Tuesday 6th May 2014

                   You don’t often see a dragon in an Estate Agents window but that’s exactly what will catch your eye if you pass Olivers at the top of Meneage Street in Helston for next two weeks.  The window decoration was commissioned by Olivers and designed and produced by Helston Community College’s Year 12 BTEC National Certificate students to celebrate Flora Day. The students initially came up with a number of ideas, and then the team of Estate Agents unanimously selected the one they liked best. The extremely eye catching design is made up...

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Parent Governor Election

Friday 2nd May 2014

The Board of Governors has three parent governor vacancies and is now seeking nominations.  If you are interested, please click on the links below for  further information and a nomination form. Completed nomination forms should be returned to the College by Thursday May 15th and addressed to Mrs Sarah Bayes, Clerk to the Governors. Nomination Letter Nomination Form ...

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Farewell to a long-serving and loyal member of staff

Tuesday 29th April 2014

At the end of last term, we said farewell to a long-serving and loyal member of staff who has left the College after 18 years. Val Rothery had worked in a number of roles at the College, and was well known to all. Val was popular with both staff and students alike and we will miss her good humour and cheery manner around the College.  We know that Val will be making the most of her retirement and she is looking forward to some well earned rest and relaxation....

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Advice for Scarlet Fever

Tuesday 29th April 2014

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