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Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 28 As part of the careers package we offer to our Year 7 students at Humphry Davy School, today we held a Year 7 Careers Top Trump Tournament in the library. Great fun was had by all our students certainly are Careers Superstars! https://t.co/vl6VMn37yR
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 25 Today, we welcomed Year 6 pupils to HDS for some 'Super Saturday' fun! We've had a brilliant day and we hope you enjoyed it too! Click here to see more photos! https://t.co/loUtgyMwR4 We look forward to seeing you again at our Open Day and Evening on Thursday 7th October. https://t.co/y1M7Acyb4Z
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 30 SUMMER SCHOOL 2021! What an AMAZING week we’ve had at HDS! Year 7 2021 students, it was a delight spending time with you! We’ve had a brilliant week and, judging by the smiles on your faces, you did too! Visit our website to see the full photo gallery! https://t.co/XI1dB7qEWZ
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 29 What an amazing performance this morning from Alumna Helen Glover and GB team-mate, Polly Swann! Helen, you gave it your all, and your amazing life journey continues to inspire us! Wishing you a safe journey home and some well-deserved time with your family!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 28 We were excited to see Alumna Helen Glover and her GB team-mate, Polly Swann, finish second in the semi-final of the women's pair earlier this morning in Tokyo. We are sending you the best of luck for tomorrow's final! We know you can do it! @TeamGB @Helenglovergb
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - June 24 Our summer music concert is off to a fantastic start! With the sun shining and the students in great spirits it is sure to be a brilliant evening for all! Welcome everyone! https://t.co/XioNBYy27f
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - June 10 Massive congratulations to HDS Alumni and Olympic Gold Medallist, @Helenglovergb, on making Team GB for this year’s Tokyo Olympics! You continue to be an inspiration to all our students and we look forward to seeing you compete once more. Exciting times ahead!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - June 10 We would like to wish Mareme and Isaac the best of luck for their journalistic experience over the G7 summit! They are spending three days at Falmouth University media hub where they are hoping to interview some of the G7 attendees! Good luck! https://t.co/3gd0axY5kC
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - April 23 Happy Friday everyone! With the summer term now underway, what a glorious day for our first Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition since lockdown! Have a great day Year 10! We look forward to seeing the photos of your adventure! https://t.co/2NGbfcXnCx
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - April 12 Another exciting day at HDS! Today we welcome Year 6 students who will be joining us in September 2021! Lots of happy, smiling faces around the school. We're sure you'll have lots of fun! Lots of photos on the way...check out our website later today! https://t.co/tu6LREomsN
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - April 8 Another sunny day at HDS and Year 8 students have been in school for the first of two jam-packed days of activities! With plenty of exciting things to get involved in, there were certainly lots of smiling faces around the site! https://t.co/yPXOTY7WIb #makingmemories https://t.co/fgkIKWZnuv
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - March 23 Today is #NationalDayofReflection, marking one year since the first lockdown was announced. At 12pm today our community fell silent to reflect on the year. We could not be more proud of how well our incredible students and staff have coped during these unprecedented times.
Humphry Davy School 19 Jan 2022 Huge congratulations to Roisin and Jenna for their amazing success in cross country! Both girls represented HDS at Truro School this weekend competing in the Cornwall Schools cross country competition. They absolutely outdid themselves giving 100% throughout the day. The girls have been training hard, meeting up on Saturdays for sand dune running in preparation for their races to ensure they are race fit! Roisin has been selected for the cross country county squad and will be competing in Loughborough, Kent and London this year. Well done to both of you on your fantastic achievements, keep up the brilliant work, we look forward to hearing of your future successes and wish you the best of luck in your next races!
Humphry Davy School 7 Jan 2022 As a Co-Operative school we are pleased to announce our involvement with the Co-Op reward scheme. For every £1 Co-Op members spend on selected Co-Op branded products and services 2p will go into their membership account and the same amount will support community organisations like Humphry Davy School. If you are a member of the Co-Op please think of us when it comes to donating your points. All donations will support the on-going development of our allotment and any support it always welcome. For more information please visit: https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/61001 Thank you!
Humphry Davy School 5 Jan 2022 Truro and Penwith College Event: A message for all Year 11 students who planned to attended the Truro and Penwith college IB Information Evening on Thursday 13 January. Unfortunately the event has had to be cancelled but they hope to run a live online Q&A event instead. We will post details to update you all as soon as we have them.
Humphry Davy School 20 Dec 2021 Here are just some of the AMAZING performances from our annual Christmas Concert last week! Well done to all involved. Check back later for the full playlist. Happy Christmas everyone!
Humphry Davy School 16 Dec 2021 We have had such a festive week here at HDS! Christmas lunch on Tuesday, our Christmas Music Concert yesterday, Christmas activities in mentor time and don’t forget Christmas jumper day tomorrow! Getting into the Christmas spirit has been a wonderful way to bring this school term to a close. Hearing the magical music coming from the school gym yesterday was enough to get anyone into a Christmassy frame of mind and it was great to hear our students’ polished performances after all their hard work in practice. A big ‘Thank you’ to all that have been involved in creating a special week for our students. Keep your eyes peeled for the videos from yesterday’s music performance which we can’t wait to share with you very soon!
Humphry Davy School 15 Dec 2021 Science Ambassadors will be attending the Humphry Davy Lantern Parade this Saturday in Penzance. We were so pleased to hear that this is still able to run this year and are excited to see what has been created. Be sure to come along and join in with the festivities.
Humphry Davy School 14 Dec 2021 We want to say a huge ‘Congratulations’ to student Kiera who has been having a very busy month indeed. Kiera has spent her spare time designing and creating necklaces to sell and with her profits has bought chocolate selection boxes which she is donating to those in need. A tremendous act of kindness and one that will mean so much to the people who receive them. Your selflessness will make someone’s Christmas this year and you should be immensely proud. ‘Well done’ from everyone here at HDS.
Humphry Davy School 10 Dec 2021 Careers Education is an important part of what we do at HDS. We believe that by sharing information about different career pathways, we can increase awareness of the opportunities available to our young people and raise aspirations. This week’s Hot Job is a Fashion Designer!
Humphry Davy School 8 Dec 2021 HDS is taking part in the ‘Penzance Christmas Window’ competition again this year! Our students spent a morning creating beautiful stars for this year’s theme ‘light it up’. Be sure to visit our window (former Whirlwind Sports shop) in the Wharfside, Penzance, and vote for our school! https://lovepenzance.co.uk/christmas-window-comp/
Humphry Davy School 30 Nov 2021 Careers Education is an important part of what we do at HDS. We believe that by sharing information about different career pathways, we can increase awareness of the opportunities available to our young people and raise aspirations. This week’s Hot Job is a Retail Buyer!
Humphry Davy School 24 Nov 2021 A huge ‘Well Done’ to our Rugby and Netball teams who played against Hayle Academy last week. The opposing teams were great competition and everyone had a great time getting truly stuck in. All students showed determination, changing up their usual routines to further enhance their understanding of different player positions. The students were a credit to our school and showed real sportsmanship. Nice work everyone! Keep it up!
Humphry Davy School 24 Nov 2021 Careers Education is an important part of what we do at HDS. We believe that by sharing information about different career pathways, we can increase awareness of the opportunities available to our young people and raise aspirations. This week’s Hot Job is a Physiotherapist!
Humphry Davy School 23 Nov 2021 Mrs Hall and Mr McHugh's chemistry class really used their imaginations whilst learning about the history of the atom this week! Having conducted some initial research they created presentations to teach each other about how ideas about the structure of the atom have changed over time as new evidence becomes available, including some ingenious ideas such as reproducing Rutherford's Alpha Particle experiment with marbles and mesh, 3d software to model the planetary model (in which students were invited to spot the deliberate mistake!) and decorated cookies illustrating the plum pudding model! The use of an avocado to model the nuclear model was particularly ingenious! Congratulations Year 9 set 2 for some great teamwork!
Humphry Davy School 19 Nov 2021 Careers Education is an important part of what we do at HDS. We believe that by sharing information about different career pathways, we can increase awareness of the opportunities available to our young people and raise aspirations. This week’s Hot Job is a Digital Marketing Officer!
Humphry Davy School 18 Nov 2021 Cornish Pirates Rugby player, Nicolas De Battista, visited our Year 9 Spanish class this term. He spoke to us about his life in Argentina before moving to the UK to play rugby. The students had the opportunity to ask him lots of questions about his exciting life. He has been lucky to travel to many different countries with his rugby career and it was inspiring for the students to see how much learning different languages has helped him pursue his dreams! Thank you for visiting us, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
Humphry Davy School 16 Nov 2021 The HDS community came together yesterday to wear Odd Socks to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week. Odd Socks Day is designed to be fun! It’s an opportunity to encourage everyone to express themselves and celebrate individuality and what makes us all unique! Odd Socks day is to help raise awareness of bullying and standing together - in a fun and unified way. This year over 5 million children, 1,000s of parents, 100s of workplaces and lots of celebrities and influencers got involved. From Ant and Dec, Emma Willis, Craig David, Sir Mo Farah, Annamarie to Humphry Davy School! Well done everyone! #OddSocksDay #AntiBullyingWeek #onekindword
Humphry Davy School 15 Nov 2021 Staff and senior students from Humphry Davy School gathered on Sunday 14th November in remembrance of all those who gave their lives at war. Rain and Lily were superb ambassadors for the school; supporting the parade through the town and laying a wreath on behalf of our school community. There were also many of our students brilliantly representing their various uniformed organisations or playing superbly in the band. It was a poignant remembrance parade and service, much of which was delivered in the Cornish Language. We will remember them.
Humphry Davy School 11 Nov 2021 Our school community fell silent at 11am this morning to remember those who have lost their lives in conflict, those who have served and their families. The two minute silence was impeccably observed across the school, and with the Last Post echoing around our school grounds for all to hear, we remembered.
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