2013 - 2014 News

News from the 2013 - 2014 academic year
  • Heroes and Villains Raise Money for Children in Need

    Posted: 20/11/13

    On Friday 15 November the nation was busy raising money for Children in Need and students and staff at Jack Hunt School were supporting the event throughout the day.


  • Bonita Norris Inspires Students at Annual Sports Awards

    Posted: 18/11/13

    The annual Sports Awards Evening, which is now in it's 5th year, was held on Thursday 14th November.  This year it was bigger and better than ever with over 120 students, staff and parents in attendance. They were treated to outstanding performances from the Year 12 dance students, a range of sporting awards and interview with 3 time award winner and past student Melissa Galer.  

  • Jack Hunt students take part in UK Beaver Computing Challenge

    Posted: 14/11/13

    Beaver Computer Challenge

    During this week over 1000 of our students have taken part in the Beaver Computing Competition during their ICT lessons. This is a competition aimed at raising awareness of Computer Science in a fun and rewarding way.

    The competition involves solving problems using computational thinking skills.


  • Year 10 Curriculum Information

    Posted: 12/11/13

    Our year 10 curriculum evening was held on Monday 11 November 2013 and was extremely well attended and received.  A packed hall heard presentations from the English (Miss Donaldson), Maths (Mr Young) and Science (Miss England) curriculum areas.  For Parents and carers that couldn't attend we have outlined all the details here.

  • Pupil Wins National Award for GCSE Success While Fighting Severe Illness

    Posted: 11/11/13

    Jack Hunt School pupil Matthew Purdy (16) was extremely proud to receive a special award at the annual PiXL Club award’s ceremony, held at Central Hall, Westminster, London.  Matthew was presented with the award by Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis OBE.

  • What do Space Travel, Pollution & Holocausts All Have in Common?

    Posted: 07/11/13

    The answer is Jack Hunt's latest Deep Learning Day! Over the years these days have proved to be immensely successful, they are great fun for everyone and provide lots of imaginative learning opportunities across curriculums. 

  • “BIG FINISH” Cheque Presented to Local Charity

    Posted: 16/10/13

    On Friday 11 October students, along with Headteacher Mrs Pamela Kilbey , presented a £2,017.30 cheque to Julie Laithwaite from Sue Ryder Care.  Julie expressed her joy at the amount raised explaining the importance of community fundraising support for the charity.

  • Don’t be Bored This Half Term – Come Along To Our Holiday Clubs

    Posted: 17/10/13

    The Jack Hunt Extended Schools team strive to provide interesting and exhilarating activities for students in our local Cluster both outside of school and during the holidays.  This Half Term, as always, there is plenty on offer to keep budding artists, sportspeople, musicians and entertainers occupied over the holidays. 

  • The Bionic Ear Roadshow Comes to School

    Posted: 04/10/13

    On Wednesday 2 October our Students were lucky enough receive a visit from the Bionic Ear Roadshow, an event arranged by the Lead Teacher of the Deaf, Miss Quail.

  • Announcement - Industrial Action - Tuesday 1 October 2013

    Posted: 26/09/13

    Further to my letter to parents dated 19 September 2013, I have been informed by Teaching Unions that some of their members will be taking industrial action in the form of a strike on Tuesday 1 October 2013 as part of the ongoing issues related to the changes to pension schemes and other conditions of service.

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