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Weekly News Bulletin: 17 December 2018

End of Term Round Up As we near the end of another term I would like to take this opportunity to thank parents/carers for your…

Weekly News Bulletin: 10 December 2018

Early School Closure – Wednesday 19th December Please may I remind you that school will close early on Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 12.45pm.   Lunch…

Welcome from the Headteacher

sknight-thumbnail-web-image As Headteacher, I am committed to providing our students with a first-class educational experience.  You and your child will be our partners in valuing, encouraging and ensuring their success within a climate of high expectations. You can experience our passion for learning by visiting the school and meeting the team: our students, staff and governors.  The information on this website can only provide a glimpse into The Helena Romanes School experience, please do come and see for yourselves. Simon Knight B.Ed. (Hons), MA Headteacher

Events Calendar

Monday 10 December 2018:  WEEK A

Thursday 13 December 2018
6-8pm: Year 7 Disco (raising funds for South Africa Tour)

Friday 14 December 2018
Sixth Form application deadline 2019 entry
Year 9 to 13 media trip to Madame Tussauds and BBFC

Monday 17 December 2018: WEEK B

Monday 17 December 2018
Year 11 Art Mock Exam
2.00pm: Year 7 Carol Service at Dunmow St Mary’s Church
3.30pm-6.30pm: Year 11 Drama Comp 1 Tech

Tuesday 18 December 2018
Year 11 Art Mock Exam
Year 11 Food Prep Exam
KS5 PE visit to University of Essex
5pm: Year 11 Drama Component 1 Exams

Wednesday 19 December 2018
Early School Closure: 12.45pm

Thursday 20 December to Thursday 3 January 2019
Christmas holiday

Friday 4 January 2019
Staff Training Day

Monday 7 January 2019
Students return to school

Sports Fixtures

Tuesday 18 December 2018
Year 9 Hockey vs. Leventhorpe (Away)

Listen to what our students have to say

I'm Emma, the  Head Girl.  When I came to HRS I was the only student from my primary school to come here.  I was nervous, but I soon made plenty of friends.  Here at HRS the teachers are supportive and always helpful, they will work alongside you in order for you to reach your full potential.  At HRS there are also many extra-curricular activities to take part in, as well as a wide variety of subjects, something for everyone to enjoy!

I'm Oscar and I'm the Head Boy.  When I joined the school three years ago, I wasn't confident academically or socially.  I thought it would be a big step up, but I received lots of help from kind, supportive teachers and older students at this school.  The best thing about the school is they offer plenty of careers advice and many opportunities.  This lead to me applying and being successful in my application for Head Boy.