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School Matters Article – A Reading Challenge – Autumn Term 2016

This is an article that recently appeared in ‘School Matters’, a publication aimed at sharing events in Derbyshire schools.

In January, Emily, a Year 11 student, set herself a challenge to read 60 books by Christmas.  By September she had completed her challenge, reading books from a wide range of genres from fantasy to horror, to dystopia and romance.  Despite juggling the demands of GCSEs, she found time to indulge her love of reading between completing her homework and sleeping!

Though it’s difficult to find a favourite amongst these books, she did particularly enjoy The Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, saying that: “It is totally different from anything I’ve read before.  The world in this book is rich with people, scenery and experiences which allows the reader to completely escape.”

Not satisfied with completing 60 books, Emily has now extended her challenge to 100 by Christmas.  Amongst the titles that she will read is The Leaving by Tara Altebrando which was a gift from school for her outstanding dedication to reading.

Hasland Hall and its cluster of partner primary schools is enjoying a ‘Year of Reading’ this year and Emily is an excellent ambassador for this, as well as an inspiration.

Mrs Weaver
English Department

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Staff Vacancies

We are currently advertising for the following posts:

Teacher of Maths (Maternity Cover) (Ref No. DCC/18/8181A)
Part-Time Teacher of Science (MPG) Ref No. DCC/18/8182A)
Examination Invigilator (Ref No. DCC/18/8183A)
Relief Cleaner (Ref No. DCC/18/8184A)

The recruitment packs are available to view on Derbyshire County Council’s website. The closing date is Sunday 21st January 2018.

Year 9 Parents Evening-Tuesday 30 January

Year 9 Parents’ Evening provides parents with a valuable opportunity to speak to  teachers about their son/daughter’s progress. We would, therefore, ask that all parents attend. Students will be booking appointment times for their parents between 4.15pm and 7pm. If for particular reasons you are unable to attend, please contact the school to arrange an alternative time.

Community Choir

A new Community Choir, meeting every Tuesday from 7.00pm to 8.30pm at the school has recently been launched. The aim is to bring together people from the community who would like to share the enjoyment of singing together.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the school on 01246 273985 or by email: admin@haslandhall.derbyshire.sch.uk.


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Tuesday 30 January
Year 9 Parents Evening

Thursday 15 February
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Monday 26 February
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