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  • Art & Design at Holly Hall on the International stage

    Art & Design at Holly Hall on the International stage

    Mr Sharp, Coordinator of Art & Design:  Last Friday I was invited by iJADE (International Journal for Art and Design Education) to present a lecture about Art and Design at Holly Hall Academy. At the 2-day event at Chester University, speakers from as far as Canada, Korea, Australia and the USA came to discuss art […]Read More »
  • Skills Show

    Skills Show

    Mr Sissons, Leader of Humanities:  Last Friday 140 students from Years 10 and 11 visited the NEC for the Skills Show  – the UK’s largest apprenticeship and careers event.  Students said how enjoyable the day was and how useful they found the various stalls, speeches and demonstrations  they visited. Melissa Cooper (Year 11):  “The Skills […]Read More »
  • Holly Hall 50th Anniversary

    Holly Hall 50th Anniversary

    You may be aware that Holly Hall is 50 years old this year.  The Academy, on its current site, is celebrating its Golden Anniversary, having opened in September 1966. To celebrate we are organising a special event in December, to mark the occasion.  If you, or anyone you know, can remember the Academy when it […]Read More »
  • Insight 25th November 2016

    Insight 25th November 2016

    Check out the 25th November 2016 edition of INsight. Now available to view easily online. Visit the News link then click INsight or click hereRead More »
  • Black Country Consortium

    Black Country Consortium

    On Tuesday Mrs Lee, Assistant Principal and Year 11 students Elle Gjoka and Jasmine White (pictured) visited the Black Country Consortium at Brierley Hill. The purpose of the visit was to meet with Dr Floyd Millen, Head of Operational Delivery and Angela Tellyn, Regional Lead for the Careers and Enterprise Company.  They wanted to learn […]Read More »
  • Holly Hall’s 50th Anniversary

    Holly Hall’s 50th Anniversary

    You may be aware that Holly Hall is 50 years old this year.  The school, on its current site, is celebrating its Golden Anniversary, having opened in September 1966. To celebrate we are organising a special event in December, to mark the occasion.  If you, or anyone you know, can remember the Academy when it […]Read More »
  • Insight 18th November 2016

    Insight 18th November 2016

    Check out the 18th November 2016 edition of INsight. Now available to view easily online. Visit the News link then click INsight or click hereRead More »
  • Focus on Geography

    Focus on Geography

    Mrs Mikkelsen, Head of Geography: The year 11 geographers have been busy this term and have just finished writing up their controlled assessment. This involved 85 students visiting Carding Mill Valley in the Shropshire Hills. They had to look for evidence of good or bad management of the site and collect data ready for analysis […]Read More »
  • Skills Show

    Skills Show

    On Enrichment Day, Friday 18th November, a group of students from Years 10 and 11 will be visiting the NEC to take part in the UK’s largest apprenticeship and careers event – The Skills Show. All students attending have been sent a letter detailing the necessary arrangements for the day. Further details of the fantastic […]Read More »
  • Student Leadership

    Student Leadership

    A report by Rhiannon Edmonds, Head Girl and Dawid Jedryszczak, Head Boy: The Student Leadership teams have been busy working on their plans for the year. COFO are currently working on the Poppy Appeal and have been selling merchandise in the Academy. They are also planning their fundraising for Children in Need. GWACA have been […]Read More »

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