Students are presented with Fair Play Award by Sir Paul Edwards
24 Hanson Academy athletes attended the Schools Partnership
Trust Academy Games at the English Institute of Sport in
Sheffield. The event incorporated all of the SPT academies from
across the North of England. The Hanson students were brilliant
throughout the day and the Under 13 Boys team finished second
overall, which was a huge achievement.
The key highlight though was at the end of the event when Hanson
Academy won the Fair Play award as recognition of the
huge support and effort that every one of our students put into
the event. The award was presented by
Sir Paul Edwards Chief Executive of the School
We are happy to announce that our long awaited
new car park is now operational.
Off and Collecting Students
conjunction with West Yorkshire Police we have been advised to
inform parents/carers that
critical that students are continued to be dropped off or pick up from the GOALS turning circle
at the beginning and the end of the school day. Exceptions will be
made in cases of disability. We would also ask that you do not use Sutton Avenue
at these times as this will be dangerous.
However, from 8:15 am until 2:40 pm (during the school day) the
only entrance will be via Sutton Avenue."
Pedestrian entrances into school
Avenue – Gate will be open from 06:30 until the end of Community
Entrance – Gate will be open from 06:30 and padlocked at the
start of the school day. It will be re-opened at 14:30 and
gate will remain open until end of Community Use
House – Gate will be open from 06:30 and padlocked at the start
of the school day. It will be reopened at 14:20 then locked for
the night at 18:00
no student parking on site for 6th Form Students.
Hanson Students are runners-up in the Regional
for the Spanish Spelling Bee Competition
Well done to Holly Byrne and Yasin Uddin from Year 7 for coming
runners-up in the top 15 of the Regional Finals of the Spanish
Spelling Bee competition which took place at the University of
Hull. Holly and Yasin had one minute to translate and spell as
many words as possible using the Spanish alphabet. They competed
against 30 others schools in the region totalling over 200
App for Parents
For some time we have used email and text messages to keep
We have to pay for text messages and this can add up to a lot of
We are now able to offer parents/carers a new smart phone app -
School Gateway. The app is completely free, and cuts the costs
of text messaging. Great news as the money saved can be better
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Hanson Celebrates Ofsted
Hanson School is celebrating the latest Ofsted report which
shows that the school is no longer judged to as requiring
Special Measures, following a recent inspection.
The report says the school has made improvements in all areas
and is now deemed to require improvement.
Principal Elizabeth Churton said: “We are delighted that the
Special Measures judgement has been removed from the school.
Students and staff have all worked hard to bring about the
improvements and I am very proud of them. There is still a lot
that we need to do in terms of school improvement, however the
shows that we are now accelerating the rate of progress and
expect to be able to achieve a ‘good’ judgement in the next full
Ofsted inspection during 2014”.
Councillor Ralph Berry, Executive Member for Children’s
Services said: “I am really pleased that Hanson School no longer
requires Special Measures and the school does right to celebrate
this. However, there are some key areas the inspectors say need
tackling and the Council will be working with the school to
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