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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Lancashire Girls Year 7 Football Champions!

Our Year 7 girls football team were outstanding at the recent Lancashire Cup finals day beating Parklands, St Bede’s and St Augustines from Chorley, Ormskirk and Clitheroe respectively to become county champions. This was a group of girls that at the beginning of the school year struggled to play as a team but over the…

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Success for our Year 10 Netball team

Hodgson Academy Year 10 Netball team took part in the recent Wyre and Fylde Netball tournament at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College. The team played a number of matches and successfully qualified for a semi -final fixture against St Aidan’s High School. Both teams played exceptionally well and the teams were level…

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Bonjour la France!

As part of their GCSE French studies a group of Year 10 and 11 students from Hodgson Academy had a whistle stop tour of the Opal coast in September. After a midnight departure on Thursday, the weary but excited group of students (and accompanying staff) arrived in Boulogne. Greeted by pouring rain, they bravely ventured…

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Presentation Evening

The Class of 2016 returned to Hodgson for Presentation Evening. The guest of honour was Lauren Riley, a former student, who recently appeared on The Apprentice. Lauren spoke to the students and parents about her experiences at Hodgson, further and higher education before becoming a solicitor. She was passionate about Imagine, Believe, Achieve, the school’s…

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An act of kindness

This is Alex Forster. On the evening of 28th September, 2016 Alex had 18 inches of hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust charity. This charity provides real hair to girls and boys who have lost their hair through cancer treatment. This is the second time Alex has donated her hair to this group….

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Oliver!

Hodgson Academy stages its latest musical production Oliver! on Wednesday (6th July), Thursday (7th July) and Friday (8th July). Doors open at 6.30pm and the musical starts at 7pm. Tickets are now on sale, priced £5 (adults) and £3 (children and OAPs) from the Hodgson reception.

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Giving at Christmas

THE true spirit of Christmas is alive and well at Hodgson. Kind-hearted students have been fundraising and collecting donations for those not as fortunate themselves. Students in form 7H donated gifts to the Fylde Coast Women’s Aid, which provides a refuge for victims of domestic violence and their children. The large haul of sweets, books…

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