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RAF Roadshow for Tomorrow's Engineers

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All year 8 students attended a live, theatre-style roadshow presentation, delivered by the RAF and designed to capture the imagination of young audiences and inspire them to become the nation’s future scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

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STEM assured status - First in Country!

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The award, given by the New Engineering Foundation (NEF) is the ONLY standard that provides independent, industry-backed validation of the quality of an institution’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) provision.

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Congratulations to the class of 2016!

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Once again, Heathcote students have excelled in 2016's exam results. Our Sixth Form students studying at A2, AS level 2, BTEC and Construction achieved great success, with 100% of our BTEC Level 3 entrants being awarded their desired grade.

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Summer Engineering School for Heathcote Girls

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Year 9 students Moriah Sanusi and Lydia Sallery have been selected to take part in a non-residential summer school at the Faculty of Engineering (South Kensington) from 18-23 July 2016.

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Cliff and Chips

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For two days in May, year 10 Geography students visited Walton-on –the-Naze, a seaside town on the Essex coast. They went there to find out about how the coast is managed against erosion and flooding and to find answers to the question “How effective is coastal management at Walton-on- the-Naze?”

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Heathcote Rocket roars to success!

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Over the month of June, a group of nine students in our school undertook the construction of several model race cars to try to break a speed record. 

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A Cracking Day Out at Bletchley Park

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In April, Heathcote Computer Science students visited Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, home of British codebreaking and birthplace of modern Computer Science.

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2015 - A Vintage Year

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I am delighted to report that we have had a very successful year in both academic and vocational subjects in years 11, 12 and 13.

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