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School News

Uniform Exchange

Uniform Exchange

Uniform Exchange is a local charity that recycles school uniform and provides it free to families across Kikrlees. You can donate or receive from the Uniform Exchange! Find out more on their website.

A busy week for the MFL department! 

Our Spanish Exchange students have enjoyed the sunshine in Altafulla. They experienced life in Spain and used their language skills everyday.

We also welcomed the German Exchange from the Wilhelm-Bracke Gesamtschule in Braunschweig. Their first visit was a trip to Leeds, where they enjoyed the beautiful Springlike weather and visited the Royal Armouries, the Corn Exchange, markets and even found time for shopping. Their other visits included York and Whitby. Time was spent with the host families at the weekend and the pupils experienced a full day at Holmfirth High School. Viel Spass!

To the HHS community:
Nach einem sehr langen, aber unproblematischen Anreisetag am Mittwoch starteten wir am Donnerstag mit unserer Besichtigung der schönen Stadt Leeds bei herrlichem Frühlingswetter. Neben Royal Armouries, Corn Exchange, City Markets blieb auch noch genügend Zeit zum Bummeln. Kein Stau auf der Rückfahrt zur HHS in diesem Jahr!

Andrea Völck/Margot Nies

Thriving Kirklees Messaging Service

Thriving Kirklees Messaging Service

Thriving Kirklees Messaging Service is a text messaging service for young people to receive confidential health advice.

The service will not pass on anything you say to anyone else, like parents, teachers, or other students – unless you say it’s ok to do that.

Young people can simply text 07520618866 and the service will aim to reply to you within one working day.

To stop the healthcare service from sending messages text STOP.

Community Hub

The school works in partnership with a number of other schools from across the Holme Valley area as part of the Holmfirth Community Hub to explore how we can collectively build stronger, supportive communities. The Hub is looking at new ways which it can support families, residents and other organisations. We would kindly ask that parents/carers take a few moments to complete this short questionnaire of 5 questions to help in our future discussions around the needs of the Holmfirth community.

Community Hub survey

‘Tommy’ silhouette school fundraiser

It is fantastic to see the ‘Tommy’ silhouette which has been erected on the School driveway. This was purchased through money raised by our students and staff and is a fitting way to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for us and the country.