Remembrance Day 2018

Hodgson’s senior students and Mrs Duggan ably represented the Academy at Poulton’s Remembrance Service on Sunday 11th November to mark the centenary of the end of World War I. Schools from across Poulton laid poppy wreaths as a symbol of remembrance at the end of an emotional ceremony and the event was well attended with…

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NEWS FROM THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

Throughout the year, students have been taking part in different activities to promote their love of reading and writing. These have included a Read-a-thon, poetry competition and most recently a short story competition. During Reading Week, Year 7 students took part in a Read-a-thon where they were sponsored for every page, book or amount of…

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Rotary Club Design Technology Competition 2018

Hodgson entered two teams at the Intermediate level. Team 1 came 6th overall (Mason Frudd, Nathan Addelston, Erin Daniels and Charlie Wood). However, Team 2 (Maddie Osborne, Olivia Clark, Olivia Turton and Jake Jackson) came in first place. A fantastic result! The challenge was to design and build a ‘space rocket launcher’ out of everyday…

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Salters Chemistry Competition

Four fantastic students were chosen to partake in the annual Salters Chemistry Competition at Lancaster University. It was a fierce competition with 9 other schools, including grammar schools. Our students did amazingly well but were pipped to the post by Lancaster Girls Grammar School. The competition organisers said it was a very close call and…

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