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The faculty scores so far for Arts leading the charge but we are only just over half way. Still time for the other faculties to pull it back.


This terms thematic day is all about This Friday 10th July.


Thank you to all new Year 7s who attended our Virtual Induction Sessions today! There was a great turn out and you made fantastic contributions in the sessions, well done and thank you!


The HCACP lectures series cotinues this afternoon at 3:30pm


We hope all our new Year 7s enjoy their Virtual Induction today! Welcome!


All our new Year 7 students should today have received invites to their Virtual Induction Sessions this Friday. We are so looking forward to ‘meeting’ you!


Our HCACP lecture series all about racism continues today at 3pm.


The HCACP virtual sports week is coming 6th - 10th July More details soon.


We hope our new Year 7 students are excited for their Virtual Induction Sessions! They will be taking place on Friday 3rd July, more info to follow via email!


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And we’re back! Small group sessions til the end of term for the scholars


Tune in Friday afternoon (virtual lesson) for the English departments performance of the GCSE text 'An Inspector Calls'. Don't miss it!


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The Week 9 enrichment programme is up and running. Can anyone better Mr Mulvaney’s and Mr Grants top bin challenge? Bonus points for creativity.


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Yer 10 achievement here. We can see the commitment from the photographs.


Year 12 A Level mathematicians all in and working hard!! Mechanics, core and statistics.


Great to see our year 10 separate scientists in today. Socially distanced GCSE required practicals up and running!!


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Our Parents Helpline experts share their advice for supporting a child returning to school after lockdown.


More amazing work from HCACP art students.


Some amazing art from year 9


Some excellent examples of Year 9 art


Welcome back to our first group of year 10s!!! We are so pleased to see you ⁦⁩ ⁦

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Parent Toolkit - #RacismENDSWithUs

The events in America over the past ten days and the brutal murder of George Floyd have been truly shocking. 

As a collective staff body, we have been looking at positive ways we can support you as parents during this time, and even if we are not together in person, how we can stand together and unite against racism.

Below you will find a series of educational articles, readings, websites, and podcasts that we have put together as a starting point to tackle prejudice, injustice and inequality. We welcome your thoughts and feedback. If you have any comments or suggestions please email

Talking with your child/children about racism

A Parent’s Comprehensive Guide to Black Lives Matter.

How to talk to kids about racism - from The Parent Toolkit website

Educating yourself further

Race Matters blogs - blogs discussing inequalities in the current climate, from the Runnymede Trust.

Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools (pdf) - report from the Runnymede Trust.

Forms of racism - from Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism - from Everyday Feminism website

Wellbeing websites

Discrimination because of race - from the Citizens Advice website

Advice for being an ally - advice from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Educators on some of the ways you can be an ally

Reading list

  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire, Akala
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle, Angela Davis
  • Black and British: A Forgotten History, David Olusoga (also a BBC series)
  • The Lonely Londoners, Sam Selvon. The story of black immigrants coming to Britain after WW2. Explains how Britain in need treated immigrants with racism and prejudice.
  • The Good Immigrant, Nikesh Shukla. A collection of short personal experiences of the experience of 21 influential British Asian and minority ethnic voices in Britain today. They paint a picture of what it is like to be ‘other’ in Britain today. Poignant, challenging, funny, interesting, and inspiring, this is a must for your teenage child to see Britain outside of a white lens.
  • Brit(ish), Afua Hirsch. An exploration into what it really means to be Black and not accepted in British society, and the impact of the past on the present.
  • Girl, Woman, Other, Bernadine Evaristo. A novel that follows 12 women over several decades but it is also a sweeping history of the black British experience.


  • 13th – Netflix
  • Let the Fire Burn – Amazon Video
  • Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap (15) – Netflix