Our Community, Our School – We are the heart and soul of our community

- Dr. Gill Eatough, Principal


Our Vision


Hadley Learning Community is determined to deliver an outstanding, innovative education where every child is respected as an individual. Through a ‘can do’ culture of success we set the highest expectations for all our students with drive and determination for each individual to be the very best they can be.

We are a truly inclusive school that passionately cares about every child so that they are safe, happy, confident, inspired to learn and achieve academically.

Hadley Learning Community values the wealth of skills and experiences in our local community and is committed to building strong partnerships to help support, sustain and develop that community.

We prepare students to make the right choices in life by ensuring they are equipped with resilience, independence and ambition to guide them towards a rewarding and successful future within their local community, modern Britain and the wider world.

We do hope that you find the site easy to use. If you cannot find the information you require or you wish to suggest further improvement then please do not hesitate to send us an email or telephone us.
For non-urgent issues/queries, please contact hlcadmin@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387000 otherwise please contact the PA to the Principal judy.croft@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387010 for urgent matters.


Welcome


to the Hadley Learning Community website which is full of current news and information about our school. The website has this front page which is relevant to the whole of HLC and then there are separate sections specifically for the secondary phase, the primary phase, and Queensway HLC. The Bridge Special School, which is co – located on our campus and has its own website which you can access from here.

Hadley Learning Community is an all-through school for students from 5 – 16 years of age located in the community of Hadley in central Telford. We have a fantastic 21st Century Learning campus, with outstanding learning facilities, which was purpose built to serve our community. The school opened on the 1st September 2006 and is a £70 million PFI project, in partnership with Interserve, which represents a major investment by the Borough of Telford and Wrekin Council. Interserve provides all of our facilities management on site and work closely with us every day to maintain a high quality environment for our students, staff and community.

HLC has a Principal, Dr. Gill Eatough who was appointed in 2004 to lead the organisation and to work with Interserve to design an innovative learning environment. Dr. Eatough has overall responsibility for HLC, with the Governors but has a Secondary Head Teacher, Mr. Paul Roberts, a Primary Head Teacher, Mrs. Erica Aston and a Head Teacher of Queensway HLC, Mr. Nigel Griffiths who lead their specific areas of HLC each day. The Bridge School has its own Head teacher Mrs Heather Davies who works closely with us.

We do hope that you find the site easy to use. If you cannot find the information you require or you wish to suggest further improvement then please do not hesitate to send us an email or telephone us.
For non-urgent issues/queries, please contact hlcadmin@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387000 otherwise please contact the PA to the Principal judy.croft@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387010 for urgent matters.

The Hadley Learning Community is organised into the following structure:-

  • The secondary phase, for 11-16 year olds, currently has 900 places with 180 students in each year group. We have been oversubscribed for applications into Year 7 for the past three years. The secondary phase was graded as “GOOD” by Ofsted in October 2013 with many outstanding features.
  • The primary phase, for 5-11 year olds has 420 places with 60 children, in two classes, in each year group. We have been oversubscribed in our primary phase for many years. Our primary phase was graded “GOOD” by Ofsted in October 2012, again with many outstanding features. Our Year 6 students automatically transfer into Year 7 for their secondary education.
  • We also have a local authority maintained nursery, as part of our primary provision, which has places for 60 children who attend either a morning or afternoon session in a group of 30.
  • Queensway HLC is a separate provision for Y6 – Y13 students with a statement of Special Educational Needs for Autism located about 5 minutes, by road from our main campus, in its own specialist provision. We currently have 40 students on roll and have been awarded the prestigious Autism Quality Mark for the work we do at QHLC.
  • ABC Nursery, which is privately run but located on the campus and works very closely with HLC and The Bridge School. Many of our staff’s children attend this nursery and it has an “Outstanding” Ofsted grade.
  • There is a Family Centre for children’s services and an early intervention team based on the campus known as Hadley Castle which provides a range of services to our community
  • There are extensive Community facilities, called The Circle, for sports which include a swimming pool and fitness suite as well as a Public Library, Coffee shop, Theatre and Dance Studio all used by the public during the day, evenings, weekends and holidays run by Interserve.

We do hope that you find the site easy to use. If you cannot find the information you require or you wish to suggest further improvement then please do not hesitate to send us an email or telephone us.
For non-urgent issues/queries, please contact hlcadmin@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387000 otherwise please contact the PA to the Principal judy.croft@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387010 for urgent matters.

Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Lots going on for Sport Relief - well done everyone! 6 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Primary children and staff look fantastic in their "World Book Day" costumes - thank you to our parents for the great outfits! 8 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Congratulations to our U14 Girl's football team and the U16 Boy's football team for their performances last night! 10 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Looking forward to the Primary Finacial Capability Fair tomorrow afternoon! 11 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Well done Lukas - he has made it to the final of the Rotary Young Chef competition! 11 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal HLC dancers were fantastic last night in the Telford Dance Showcase! The dances were professional, performed to an incredibly high standard. 11 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Great week - HLC Secondary wins Council School Attendance Award for 93.4% attendance last academic year plus National Citizen Service Award! 12 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Gill Eatough @HLC_Principal Great start to the new term! My Primary Learning Walks over the last two weeks have clearly shown happy children enjoying their learning! 15 weeks ago

Latest News

Easter Holiday

 HLC is closed for the Easter Holidays from Friday 25th March. We open to all students on Monday 11th April at the normal time. There are holiday revision classes for Y11 students and they have received this information before the end of term. Have a great Easter break!

HLC in top 100 schools!

  HLC Secondary has just been named in the the top 100 comprehensive school’s in England for our excellent value added score in the GCSE results in 2015! This is based on the fantastic progress made by our students since the end of primary school through their secondary education at HLC and the GCSE results they …

The Term Ahead

HLC has another busy term ahead with lots going on! This is the term when we really are pushing Y11 to get those grades, they have mock exams after half-term. Y6 are doing mock SATs this week and I know they are working hard to show their teachers what they can do! There will be …

Merry Christmas from HLC!

We wish all our parents and students a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful 2016. It has been a great year at HLC and we are all looking forward to the holiday. Thank you to our parents and community for their fantastic support over the last 12 months, it is greatly appreciated by all of …

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