Category Archives: HTA News

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The ‘World of Work’ is not a world away

Telford and Wrekin’s “Life Ready, Work Ready” team had the pleasure of delivering the Aspire to Higher Education’s World of Work Day to Year 9 students. They explored the range of higher education options available to them such as Higher Degree Apprenticeships and the traditional University route. They looked at how the local labour market […]

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Knife Angel Artwork Competition

To mark Telford and Wrekin hosting the ‘Knife Angel’ sculpture at Southwater during the month of March, they, in conjunction with West Mercia Police and the Steer Clear Programme are launching an artwork competition for schools. Year 7 to 11 pupils are invited to submit artwork to be used in promotional materials and the Steer […]

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Learning to ‘Speak and Be Heard’

Yesterday we were privileged to have the Speakers Trust deliver a workshop to some of our Year 10 students.  The Speakers Trust, a public speaking training organisation, works closely with schools to deliver communication training to young people, enhance their speaking skills thereby giving them confidence to ‘speak and be heard’. Students were able to […]

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Elevate Education helping you to ‘Ace Your Exams’

Holy Trinity Academy welcomed Elevate Education back into school on Monday 13th January 2020 where they delivered a stimulating seminar to all students in year 11 on ‘Acing Exams’. ‘Ace Your Exams’ addresses tangible exam based skills that students can use to direct all of the hard work that they’ve put in throughout the year […]

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From Farmer to Pharmacist

As part of the Aspire to Higher Education initiative, Stephen Seki came into school last week to talk to Year 11 students about his incredible journey from ‘farmer’ to ‘pharmacist’ to show how a 10 year old boy raised in poverty in a Ugandan farming village became the success that he is today through sheer […]

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John 10:10 – Life in all its fullness

Jesus said ‘I have come that you may have life in all its fullness‘ (John 10:10). He calls us to a full life in mind, body, heart and spirit. Therefore we believe the purpose of education is to nurture and enable every child to thrive and to be the person they are fully capable of being. Holy Trinity Academy’s unique […]

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Computer Science Gets Competitive

Alan Turing, The Alan Turing Cryptography Competition Alan Turing was a code breaker, mathematician and founding father of computer science who made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology and the mathematical theory of computability. Do you like breaking codes and solving ciphers?   Would you like the chance […]