Wishing everyone a very happy half-term holiday! See you back on 19th February. ☀️
Colton Hills Community School
This is the official page for Colton Hills Community School in Wolverhampton.
Operating as usual
We are delighted to have School of Coding with us today, to allow the students to have a go on the VR sets and also an opportunity to sign up for next week's half-term holiday club at .
Have you heard of the new online platform called Monkey that is gaining popularity with students? Learn more about how it works and the risks it may pose via the link below.
It’s a jungle out there! 🐵🍌 If a platform where young people can video chat with random strangers sounds like an risk which is – quite frankly – bananas, you’ll want to check out our guide to Monkey 👀
Download >> https://bit.ly/42vYVVA
Thank you Electronic Revolution Skills Hub for our The Curiosity Box ! 🤗
Students are encouraged to attend this virtual event today at 4.30PM to learn more about work experience.
Unifrog Apprenticeships Fair Get involved with National Apprenticeship Week! Join our virtual fair to learn all about the world of apprenticeships. Explore the latest apprenticeship opportunities, attend live sessions with top employers including BBC, Lloyds Banking Group and NHS, and network one-on-one to get top tips on how t...
Check out these apprenticeship journeys!
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As part of this year's + History Month, we are shining the spotlight on historical figures from the q***r community who made a difference in the medical and healthcare sector. Do you know who any of them are?
LGBT History Month 2024: 5 Extraordinary Q***r Medical Professionals You Should Know About Discover the remarkable contributions of q***r medical professionals in our LGBT History Month blog. Uncover the inspiring stories of 5 extraordinary individuals who have made lasting impacts on the medical field. Celebrate their achievements and the diversity within healthcare. 🏳️🌈🩺
Really useful information and workshops for families in the latest e-bulletin from Wolves IASS. Check out via the link below.
Our February 2024 E- Bulletin has been released!
Discover the latest IASS training opportunities, local updates, information resources, half term activities and support for SEND families in Wolverhampton.
View the full article at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKWCC/bulletins/388240e
Don't forget there are resources and links to apprenticeship information via our school website. Click on the "Your Future" link for more information on .
Check out this half-term's free activities for students in Wolverhampton in various venues around the city. Booking may be required.
Yo! Wolves February half term programme, funded by the council, is now launched and offers another huge array of activities at venues across the city, from Monday 12 until Friday 16 February. Most activities include food. To find out more, and to book places, please visit Yo! Wolves https://orlo.uk/Wgp5h
Are you a keen young writer/ Want to tell your story? Here is your chance to enter this wonderful competition and stand to win some fantastic prizes. Open to 16-18 year olds, closing date is April 2024.
Check out this incredible opportunity for young writers from our delivery partner Goldsmiths, University of London👇
🖊️ 2 x Young Writer Competitions
😀 Open to 16–18 year-olds
💷 Chance to win £1000
By registering, young people get access to workshops, resources, networking opportunities and loads more: https://buff.ly/2RuXy8Y
As part of , we would like to share with parents more information including the different types of apprenticeships, qualifications requires and the application process. Download the guide below for full details:
Home | The Parents' Guide to | Parenting teenagers The Parents’ Guide to provides parents and carers with the information they need at GCSE and sixth form to help their teenage children create successful futures.
There are so many fantastic apprenticeship opportunities out there, this video showcases some wonderful real-life experiences.
Apprentice stories Have a look at apprentices who've joined their chosen organisations and watch what they're doing and how becoming an apprentice has changed their career paths.
This award celebrates young people who have shown extraordinary impact on their community and we want to recognise their efforts. Do you know someone you would like to nominate? Closing date is 9th Feb.
What is the Young Active Citizen Award | West Midlands Lieutenancy What is the Young Active Citizen AwardA special award for young people going the “extra mile” to help others. The Young Active Citizen Award was launched to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of young people, to reward their effort and hard work, and to celebrate people doing extraordinary...
Today is ! Check out the link below for more resources on how to keep children safe online.
It's ! 🤩 📣
Our guides are available to download for free, empowering your whole school community to keep children safe in the online world. 🙌
Explore hundreds of resources for parents, carers and educators >> https://bit.ly/3KPyuDh
Thank you to all the families who attended last Thursday's Year 9 Options Evening. It was great to see such a fantastic turnout for the session and we hope you have all the information you need. If you have further queries, please email Mr Blower at [email protected].
Did you know it is National Apprenticeship Week, 5 – 11 Feb? We are proud to inform our students about all of their options when they leave and are an excellent choice.
Amazing Apprenticeships Workpays
We are proud to present our students who are part of Leadership Skills Foundation 's Trailblazer Programme, which aims to teach our young adults how to make a positive change in the world. Come and join our ! Application deadline has been extended to 15 March.
Well done to our SOTW nominees who are enjoying their treats today with our Headteacher, Ms Hunter. Keep up the good work! 💪
It has been a busy couple of days for our Deputy Headteacher, Mr Blower. He is part of the panel that has to partake in the food tasting for our Year 11 Food Tech cooking exam. It's a tough job but someone's got to do it, look how miserable he is. 😋🥘🥮🧁🍜
A sneak peek at the dance routine taking place in the dance studio today with ! 👯
We would like to offer a warm welcome today to William from Autin Dance Theatre , who is conducting a dance workshop with a group of our Year 11 GCSE dance students. It was a lovely, chilled atmosphere in the dance studio!
is on Tuesday, 6th February! We can’t wait to get our students and young people involved in the day and start discussions about what online safety means to them. There will be school assemblies held to mark this event.
UK Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day 2024 - UK Safer Internet Centre Safer Internet Day 2024 will take place on the 6th of February 2024, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Inspiring change? Making a difference, managing influence and navigating change online’.
Check out our school library for this month's + History Month recommended reads. This year's theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically & today and we will be sharing them so watch this space. 🏳️🌈
Colton Hills School Bulletin Introduction by Ms L McClure, Associate Assistant Headteacher, Sixth Form Welcome to our latest bulletin. February is LGBT+ History...
is hosting an exciting School of Coding Tech Explorers Holiday Club this February half-term. Learn about drone coding, cyber security, website creation and more. Open to students in Year 7-9. Booking is required, limited spaces available.
Tech Explorers Club - School of Coding We teach coding through our after-school clubs and at our School of Coding Education Centre.
Fantastic opportunity for free drawing and painting classes for 11 - 16 year olds during February half-term holidays at Newhampton Arts Centre .
Spaces are limited and booking is required. 🖌️🎨
Painting & Drawing Master Class with artist Ewan Johnston Join professional artist Ewan Johnston for an exciting week of drawing and painting masterclasses designed for 11-16 year olds.
Congratulations to HPL founder, Professor Deborah Eyre and the
High Performance Learning team on their achievements and recognition.
Professor Deborah Eyre- 40 Outstanding Global Women 2023 Professor Deborah Eyre has been interested in education all her life, and her experience in helping international and UK schools has a truly global reach.
We are thrilled to be published in 's publication last week promoting our Leadership Skills Programme with . has high expectations for our students and we create opportunities like these to enable them to reach their potential.
High Performance Learning
This week sees the start of our cross-curricular Climate Schools pilot! We are proud to be piloting these resources with some of our year 8 students, who will have lessons in Science, English and Geography focused on how we can help tackle climate change.
Climate schools programme Climate Schools ProgrammeHelp students explore solutions to tackling climate change and discover skills they didn’t know they had in a brand-new pilot programme for schools.Sign up below to take part in this new pilot programme and get sent free lesson plans, resources and activities aimed at 11 t...
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