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01/12/18

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Miss Trainor 🌍

Amazing students always going over and beyond https://t.co/briaRrOI47

01/12/18

Very proud of our exceptional students who are giving up their Saturday morning to help in the community! They truly are exceptional! https://t.co/CbLj8BuAZT

01/12/18

I hope everyone is taking the time to complete the first task on our FHS advent calendar of kindness today! https://t.co/M73ooF8v0h

30/11/18

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WastepackGroup

Exciting projects coming up with 👏🏼 This week we completed a waste audit with their to see how well the students are using their bins and where improvements can be made https://t.co/UC3xQgovWG

28/11/18

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Miss Trainor 🌍

Exciting day at looking forward to getting back to to try out some new strategies https://t.co/3qKBTrD67h

27/11/18

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Dawn Clark

Received this yesterday very proud of my baby!! https://t.co/4IPQqc7vLX

27/11/18

A reminder that we finish at 12pm on Monday 3rd December for staff training. Buses and taxis have been notified.

20/11/18

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Teaching School

Thinking about trying ? ‘A Taste of Teaching’ is a series of open school events to inform and advise potential trainees https://t.co/gD8jLnlZSR

16/11/18

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Magna Carta Primary Academy

Susan Barker Essex County Council: Save Stansted Library! - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/q89buqdRK8 via We have signed this petition because libraries are the life blood of a community- or at least they should be.

13/11/18

A reminder there is a cake sale tomorrow as part of our anti-bullying activities. Students will need cash as we are raising money for anti-bullying charities. https://t.co/tqh6OhEK3z

13/11/18

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Emma Somerville Simply Signed BSL

Loved teaching to kids! They learnt so quick! https://t.co/XTZ3AOWQhL

13/11/18

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Herts & Essex School

Extra Sixth Form Open Evening from 4.30-6.00pm tonight. To attend please email staffjbr.herts.sch.uk. More info see https://t.co/LcYtF03CK6 https://t.co/LIqZKVdYR9

12/11/18

Odd sock day for anti-bullying week. Don’t be a bully - its not cool! Choose friendship and not hate! https://t.co/XGdJsQxqnB

12/11/18

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Miss Trainor 🌍

When year 11 have been working so hard they deserve rewards https://t.co/F01QJqiu8p

11/11/18

It was a honour to lay a wreath on behalf of the FHS school community today. https://t.co/AJPb3KDEc5

10/11/18

If you are interested in a career in teaching we have an information morning on 11th December 9.30am - 11.30am https://t.co/W7PCaXADVI

09/11/18

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Aspire gr ltd

This is the amazing charity we are proud to support. https://t.co/4QT8EZpSsk

08/11/18

Our talented eco warriors have been involved in activities today with Hatfield Forest Youth Engagement Project https://t.co/PRO9ba5cqG

08/11/18

‘I am a single poppy, a reminder to you all, that courage faith and honour, will stand where heroes fall.’ Our students have made poppies for the front of school in tribute to all those who have fallen. https://t.co/Jwefxkx4Ly

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House System

We successfully moved to a House system incorporating vertical tutor groups in 2011. Since then, we have gone from strength to strength. Each House has three to four vertical tutor groups consisting of 25-30 students, with students being drawn in roughly equal numbers from each of the year groups. The form tutor has the main responsibility for the care and academic progress of the student and is the first point of contact between home and the school. The House system and its vertical tutor groups bring many advantages to the pastoral structure:

  • Tutors are able to target support for a small group of students at key times of the year (e.g. Options time - the tutor can give quality time to support the Year 8 students in the tutor group).
  • It provides a system for friendly competition between Houses in all manner of areas, e.g. sport, the arts, attendance, behaviour, charitable activities.
  • There are increased opportunities for responsibilities for older students e.g. House/Vice House Captains, mentors for younger students. Heads of House will provide support and guidance for the team of tutors. Parents/carers can arrange to see the tutor or Head of House should the need arise.
  • There are four Houses - Eagle, Falcon, Merlin and Harrier. These names were chosen by Student Voice.
  • Each House has three or four tutor groups, made up of between 28-30 students from year groups 7-11.

Here at Forest Hall there is fierce competition between each of our Houses. Both students and staff are allocated a House when we first join the School. Each year, each House has a two week period to raise as much money as they can for their chosen charity. Each student has many opportunities individually or as a team to win vital House points for that all important total. Our House names were chosen for two reasons, our close links to Stansted Airport (each house has the name of an aircraft) and also birds of prey. The names were chosen by the School’s student community several years ago and we have proudly kept the tradition going.

 

 

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