Visitor Information and Contacting the School
Effective communication between home, school and our stakeholders is essential to support the young people in our care.
With the risks arising from Covid-19 we ask that wherever possible all communication is by email or telephone call. If preferable we are happy to organise and host a video conference call using our Microsoft Teams platform.
The school reception can be contacted on 01736 363559 or email: email@example.com
Where there is no other option but to visit the school site we request that parents and visitors make an appointment prior to entering the school site using the number above.
Please note that all visitors to the school site will be required to wear face masks/coverings, sanitise hands upon arrival in the reception foyer, and sign in at reception.
We thank you for your compliance and understanding.
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Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - February 25 Calling all Year 8 students, parents and carers! Join us for our online options event at 6pm tonight (Thursday 25th February) by clicking here https://t.co/ry0Cltrmeq We look forward to seeing you!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - February 8 This week is 'National Apprenticeship Week'; a week in celebration of how apprenticeships are a great pathway to career success and a good alternative to full time College and University. We are running a range of careers events, why not get involved! https://t.co/dOLQNhH1jC
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - February 4 Mrs Richards, our independent careers adviser, will be hosting two live careers events via MS Teams next week. Year 11, visit our website for more information on how to take part. https://t.co/XAUHXUGDOD
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - February 4 Our top tips to help you with Remote Learning https://t.co/3qfLDkgNhs
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - February 4 We have been fortunate to be able to provide over 125 laptops so far but there are many students who still have limited access. We have launched a CrowdFunding campaign to pool together kind donations to effectively help families in need. https://t.co/slgD5cKoCn
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - January 21 Congratulations to Izzy and Louis who were nominated for HDS 'Star of the Week' last Friday! You have both been acknowledged by your teachers for consistently engaging with your remote learning and producing some fantastic work. Well done both of you and keep up the great work!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - January 4 Head over to https://t.co/gJZNykiV7f for details of our response to the Prime Minister's announcement this evening.
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - December 9 Our amazing music students have been working very hard all day creating their very own music video! We can’t wait to hear the final outcome. Keep your eyes peeled for this fabulous festive treat! https://t.co/BgltZF2j1u
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - November 12 We are currently consulting on our Admissions Policy for 2022 – 2023. We believe it is important to seek the views of our stakeholders when reviewing key policies and documents. We would welcome your feedback. https://t.co/Mdd3GCYLv3
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - November 11 On Friday we welcome students to wear non-uniform with donations of £1 going towards @BBCCiN. Students will also be able to take part in exciting fundraising activities by donating their HD$’s to the cause. We will then convert all the donated dollars into pounds to donate! https://t.co/lyoss2j3vO
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - November 11 Following a short service in the School Gallery, a wreath was laid by a small group of students at our war memorials. Then, with the Last Post (played by three of our music students) echoing around our school grounds for all to hear, we remembered. https://t.co/TDboS1ualq
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 12 What a brilliant 1st week back we have had, it has been great having the usual buzz around the site again. Thank you everyone for making this week so successful, it has certainly been a different start to the year but in true HDS fashion everyone has taken it within their stride.
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 7 We are looking forward to welcoming Year 5 and 6 pupils and their families to our Open Days this year. We will be operating a booking system for tours of our school in order to operate in a Covid Secure manner. To book your tour visit https://t.co/pfr8y5nZ81 to arrange a time. https://t.co/HNYk2QRLEL
Humphry Davy School 4 Mar 2021 Happy World Book Day everyone! Whilst our students and staff have been busy getting dressed up as their favourite literary hero (photos to follow), one of their furry friends has beaten them to it, dressing up as a very convincing Harry Potter!
Humphry Davy School 4 Mar 2021 Massive congratulations to our very own drumming superstar, Micho, who has achieved outstanding marks in his Grade 8 Drum exam! Your talents never cease to amaze us and you should be very proud!
Humphry Davy School 4 Mar 2021 It's National Careers Week! This week, UCAS is hosting a live and interactive 'Careers Hour' everyday between 14:00 - 15:00 (UK time). Find out more here https://bit.ly/37K60GP
Humphry Davy School 3 Mar 2021 We would like to say a huge thank you to LiveWest for their kind donation. https://www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/housing-association-donates-laptops-to-penzance-students-during-third-lockdown/ If you would be interested in making a donation to our cause please head over to https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/3523/fundraising-for-laptops-1 for details on how to donate. Thank you.
Humphry Davy School 3 Mar 2021 We will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday! Although this year may look a little different, there are still lots of fun activities for our students to get involved in. We're encouraging everyone to dress up as their favourite 'literary hero'. To send us photos of your fantastic creations and be in with a chance of winning a prize, please visit our website for further details: https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2331/news/post/758/world-book-day-thursday-4th-march
Humphry Davy School 2 Mar 2021 As part of National Careers Week the army are holding a live webinar on the 5th March from 11.30. This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about opportunities within the army, including the qualifications that you can study with them. Suitable for anyone from Y7-11 as it is never too soon to start to think about what jobs and job sectors you are interested in for the future! https://events-emea3.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/3956621110/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_registration.html?sco-id=4729432670&_charset_=utf-8 Please remember that as this is a live event you should not share any personal information online, including your name or any other identifying features - stay safe online!
Humphry Davy School 2 Mar 2021 ‘Well Done’ to Molly and Sebastian who were the winners of our ‘HDS Star of the Week’ last week! Congratulations to both of you, your hard work has been recognised by your teachers. Keep up the fantastic effort!
Humphry Davy School 1 Mar 2021 This week is National Careers week. Usually, at this time of year, we are busy contacting hundreds of employers and inviting them to showcase their sectors at our annual Careers Fair. Whilst we are unable to run this spectacular event this year, we are delighted to bring you a ‘virtual’ event hosted by nationalcareersweek.com. Many different career sectors will be represented and we encourage all of our students and their families to get involved! Take a look, you won’t be disappointed! https://nationalcareersweek.com
Humphry Davy School 1 Mar 2021 Students and staff at HDS have been getting creative again with another remotely rehearsed and recorded lockdown music project. Spring is just around the corner so what better song to sing in the season than The Fab Four’s 1969 track ‘Here Comes the Sun’. It is another spectacular ensemble and it certainly put a smile on all of our faces. We hope you enjoy our rendition of this feel good track!
Humphry Davy School 25 Feb 2021 Calling all Year 8 students, parents and carers! Join us for our online options event at 6pm tonight (Thursday 25th February) by clicking here https://bit.ly/3jzG0Tl (full joining instructions are in the letter that was posted home with the options booklet). Subject spotlights are also available via the options assignment in Satchel One and you are welcome to contact us at any time via firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you at the options event!
Humphry Davy School 15 Feb 2021 Congratulations to Aoife and Jake who were nominated for HDS 'Star of the Week' on Friday! You have both been recognised by your teachers for the fantastic work you have been producing during your remote learning studies. Well done!
Humphry Davy School 12 Feb 2021 Our latest Community Matters Newsletter is now available to view on our website, be sure to check out all the wonderful things our students have been up to! Have a great break everyone! https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2332/newsletters
Humphry Davy School 12 Feb 2021 Our top tips to help you with accessibility
Humphry Davy School 10 Feb 2021 We were treated to some magical flurries of snow yesterday in Penzance and our Year 11 bubble were excited to get out and breath in some of the crisp air during their break. They had great fun ‘building’ 'David The Snowman’… this tiny creation certainly made us smile! Top effort!
Humphry Davy School 10 Feb 2021 Our top tips to help you with MS Teams
Humphry Davy School 8 Feb 2021 This week is 'National Apprenticeship Week'; a week in celebration of how apprenticeships are a great pathway to career success and a good alternative to full time College and University. Apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to work with local employers to gain real and valuable work experience along with the theory to develop employability skills and prospects for the future. We are running a range of different careers events this week – to get involved, head over to our website now to see what is happening! https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2331/news/post/756/national-apprenticeship-week
Humphry Davy School 8 Feb 2021 Our top tips to help you with Satchel:One
Humphry Davy School 5 Feb 2021 A selection of some of the super 'Remote Learning' work submitted by HDS students this week.
Humphry Davy School 4 Feb 2021 Mrs Richards, our independent careers adviser, will be hosting two live careers events via MS Teams next week. Year 11, visit our website for more information on how to take part. https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2331/news/post/746/live-careers-events
Humphry Davy School 4 Feb 2021 Our top tips to help you with Remote Learning
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