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  • European Day of Languages

    European Day of Languages

    European Day of Languages September 2016 “I’d love to speak another language, but…” “I really wish I’d paid more attention in Spanish when I was at school…” “I really regret not carrying on with French…” Why study languages? Miss Thomas, Head of Modern Foreign Languages: We often take the ability to be able to communicate […]Read More »
  • PE Extra Curricular

    PE Extra Curricular

    NETBALL Miss Haycock, Leader of PSHE and Transition: The U15 and U16 netball teams played their first game of the season last Thursday against High Arcal. This is the first fixture that the Year 10 (U15) team have been involved in as they are new additions to the North Dudley league.  The Year 11 (U16) team […]Read More »
  • Holly Hall is 50 Years Old

    Holly Hall is 50 Years Old

    The Holly Hall Academy opened fifty years ago on 28th September 1966. On 8th December, we are celebrating this anniversary with a celebration evening filled with memories and entertainment. If you or anyone you know can remember the Academy being built or actually attended the Academy when it opened, we would love to hear from […]Read More »
  • Insight 30th September 2016

    Insight 30th September 2016

    Check out the 30th September 2016 edition of INsight. Now available to view easily online. Visit the News link then click INsight or click hereRead More »
  • Focus On Mathematics

    Focus On Mathematics

    Why study Maths? Mr Hallam, Leader of Mathematics:  From figuring out if you’ve got the correct change at a checkout, to solving a quadratic equation, it is impossible to get through the day without maths in some way.  Our daily lives are full of numbers to handle and problems to solve and studying maths equips […]Read More »
  • Open Evening

    Open Evening

    A report by Year 11 student Haania Hussain, Leader of the Media Team:  On Monday evening and Tuesday morning this week prospective Year 7 students and their families visited the Academy to find our what life is like at Holly Hall. We were pleased to see students from sixteen different primary schools visitin the Academy.  […]Read More »
  • Make your Mark

    Make your Mark

    A report by Maymunah Bashir:  This week the Academy participated in the annual ‘Make Your Mark’ ballot.  This ballot aims to highlight what young people across the country believe is the most pressing issue in society. Last year approximately 970,000 young people from across various schools, colleges and youth organisations took part.  This year we […]Read More »
  • Operation Bale

    Operation Bale

    Miss Haycock, Leader of PSHE & Transition:  On Friday 16th September, Year 7 students took part in a workshop “Operation Bale”. It was run by the Safer Travel Partnership, made up of officers working for West Midlands Police, Centro and National Express. Uniformed officers from the partnership delivered a presentation to students promoting anti-social behaviours […]Read More »
  • Insight 23rd September 2016

    Insight 23rd September 2016

    Check out the 23rd September 2016 edition of INsight. Now available to view easily online. Visit the News link then click INsight or click hereRead More »
  • Year 11 Parental Support Evening

    Year 11 Parental Support Evening

    Mr Nation, Assistant Principal:   On Tuesday 12th September selected students and their parents/carers were invited to attend a special information evening at the Academy. The evening set out the importance of students taking control of their learning and fully utilising the revision resources we have on offer. Changes to the new GCSE’s in Maths and […]Read More »

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