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Students are celebrating another set of top results

Thursday 14th August 2014

Students at Helston Community College are celebrating another set of top results, with more than ever receiving A* and A grades and the average grade received now being close to a B.  More than three quarters of A-level grades awarded were C or better, with a significant number of students achieving the top grade of A* and progressing to Russell Group Universities, including 4 Oxbridge places. The pass rate was 100% for 36 out of 38 subjects; students who studied BTECs achieved an average grade between a Distinction* and a Distinction.  Subjects which performed particularly well included Mathematics, English Literature,...

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New School Council Members are elected

Tuesday 29th July 2014

Throughout the year, a number of the Trust schools have worked together to prepare for the Trust's first ever joint summer fair, to raise money for good causes.  A poetry competition has also been run in each of the Trust schools, to commemorate those who died and served in the First World War, which broke out 100 years ago. One of the Council's major achievements is that an online transition blog has now been developed by both Helston Community College and Mullion School, involving a specially-trained team of 'cyber-mentors', designed to support local schools in ensuring a smooth and exciting...

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Sports Award Evening

Friday 18th July 2014

Congratulations to all the winners at this year’s Sports Awards Evening.  Prizes were awarded to students for elite performance as well as individual talent in Rugby, Hockey, Netball, Volleyball and Football. At the end of the evening special cups were given out, including the Dr McGovern Award – Aspiration through Sport  which was awarded to Eleanor Harding for her dedication to Rugby and Liam Tanner was the winner of the Ian Rogers Cup –Outstanding Commitment  (mainly football, rugby, athletics and cricket).  At the end of the evening Dr McGovern was presented a collage of Sporting Achievements from the PE Staff....

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Exciting next stage for student's dancing career

Wednesday 16th July 2014

Year 8 Student to join the Exeter Youth Dance Academy (YDA) Maea Morgan is a year 8 student who has recently auditioned for the Exeter Centre for Advanced Dance Training. Over 100 young dancers auditioned for a very few places and Maea has been successfully offered a place starting in September. The panel were 'really impressed with the standard' of her dancing.  The YDA is one of nine Centres for Advanced Training (CAT) across the country. These are a consortium of dance organisations that provide 10-18 year olds with exceptional potential in dance, with access to the best available teaching...

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Year 11 Presentation Evening

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Students, parents and local dignitaries, including Commander Steven Jose,  RNAS Culdrose, turned out in force for the annual Year 11 Presentation Evening. Following the subject prizes and special awards, Head Boy James Hosking and Head Girl Rosa Higgs, gave their address and presented the Headteacher Dr P J McGovern with a gift on behalf of the student body for services to the students of Helston....

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New Head Boy and Head Girl announced

Monday 14th July 2014

On Wednesday last week, ten students were interviewed by Dr McGovern, Mrs Bryant and Chair of Governors Mr Vallender for the position of Head Girl and Head Boy. It was an incredibly difficult task for the panel to make the final decision.  After much deliberation the panel decided that Francesca Wells would be the new Head Girl with Anna as the Deputy Head Girl, along with Blake Brown as Head Boy and Rowan Clarke as the Deputy Head Boy.  The senior team will consist of Alanah Bloor, Polly Morris, Hollie Nolan, Emily Thornhill, Tom Crawley and Miles Tolchard.      ...

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Monteverdi Concert

Thursday 10th July 2014

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Canteen price increase from September 2014

Tuesday 8th July 2014

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Music by the Lake - CANCELLED

Sunday 6th July 2014

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Industrial Action: Thursday 10 July 2014

Friday 4th July 2014

After careful risk assessment and in consultation with the Chair of Governors it has been decided that the College will be OPEN for students in Years  7, 8, 9 and 12 and closed for Year 10 students on Thursday 10th July 2014....

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