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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

Teacher of Art (And Design) (JOB/19/03677)

Required January or Easter.

The Recruitment pack is available to view on Derbyshire County Council’s Website. Closing date 25 November 2019

Applications should be submitted via the DCC website by clicking the link above.

Community Craft Club Thursday Evening – 6pm

The Community Craft Club meets every Thursday from 6.00pm in the School dining room. The aim is to bring together people from the community who would like to share the enjoyment of crafting. They are currently undertaking a variety of craft projects which will lead to a sale for charity.

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

Community Choir

A Community Choir meets every Tuesday from 7.00pm to 8.30pm in the Music block at the school. 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.


Forthcoming Events

Monday 18 November
Year 11 Trial Exams Week 1

Monday 25 November
Year 11 Trial Exams Week 2

Monday 9 December
Year 8 Student Reports

Thursday 12 December
Senior Citizens Christmas Party

Monday 16 December
Carol Concert

Friday 20 December
Last Day of Term

Monday 6 January
Students Return to School

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