- Miss Westwood, Mathematics Teacher: On Tuesday 30 September the Academy held its first Accelerated Maths Evening. Parents of selected students in Year 7 were invited in to the academy to receive advice on how to help with their child's learning and progression. The evening was a great success and some of the comments included, "A fantastic evening! It was really good to have an insight on how to help my child improve", "I would definitely attend other evenings like this, we found it really useful and informative." There will be more maths evenings for all year groups to ...more
- Kate Grainger (Year 2012) Aston College, Birmingham - Psychology The transition to college has been smooth. I am really enjoying college and the atmosphere it brings. GCSEs and Holly Hall have fully prepared me for college and I am completely grateful to them for making such a big transition so ...more
- On Wednesday 22 October Scotty G’s will be holding a ‘Best of British’ theme day. In celebration of our great British food, Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding Chicken & Ham Pie Crispy Topped Vegetable Crumble Roast Potatoes Creamed Potatoes Cabbage & Leek Medley Sliced Carrots Roast Parsnips Jam Roly Poly & Custard Apple & Cinnamon Pie & Custard or ...more
- Dawid Jedryszczak 9Den and Kameron Cummins 9COX have been attending all Academy Assemblies this week to talk about the Air Training Corps in Dudley. They described all the activities, such as abseiling and gliding that are available to members of the corps. Also in assemblies this week were the members of the Student Leadership team COFU, Holly Hall’s charity committee, to talk about the aims of the team, and what they hope to achieve this year. Pictured are Dawid and Kameron in their ATC uniforms with members of ...more
- Rouya Attayee 11THO The environment of Stourbridge College is very friendly. The staff are helpful and caring. The day I spent there was very joyful and memorable. I learned new things and it helped me to decide what courses I want to do. After lunch we did English. The tutor was friendly and the lesson was interesting. He told us what it is like to be in college whilst doing A Levels. Chanel Williams -Barton 11POW We went to Stourbridge College to have a taster day for A levels. I did English and religious studies, they are two subjects that interest me. In the ...more
- Following an incident this morning in Woodside Park, the neighbourhood police team will be running reassurance patrols around the area. Police have identified a suspect in relation to this incident and their enquiries are on going. Please try to ensure students walk a sensible route to the academy and avoid the park if possible. Walking in groups is ...more
- At Holly Hall Academy, we want our students' learning to extend beyond what they do in lesson time. Staff at the Academy have diverse interests and offer a number of recreational clubs and activities for our students to get involved in. To find out what is on offer for the Autumn Term, click on the "Curriculum" menu at the top of the Academy homepage and select "Academy Plus". You will also find information here about extra support for students' classwork, homework and exam preparation offered by the different subject areas at Holly ...more
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