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

- Dr. Gill Eatough, Principal

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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 ñ 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 ìGOODî 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 ìGOODî 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 ñ 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 staffís children attend this nursery and it has an ìOutstandingî Ofsted grade.
  • There is a Family Centre for childrenís 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 Wonderful Christmas Showcase last night! The student's performances in dance drama and music were stunning! 2 days ago
Gill Eatough Thank you to all parents for consultation day yesterday. We had fantastic feedback about HLC and the quality of education we are providing. 1 week ago
Gill Eatough Our annual Multi-Cultural event was a fantastic success! Great support from the High Sherriff, Deputy Mayor, the police, community leaders. 2 weeks ago
Gill Eatough The Performing Arts trip to London is slightly delayed and should be at HLC by 10pm. They have had a fantastic time! 3 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Thank you to Lingen Davies for attending assembly this morning to collect the cheque for over £4000 from our Charity Challenge. 5 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Thank you to Hope House for attending assembly this morning. We gave them a cheque for just over £4000 from our Charity Challenge Day! 6 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Don't forget our Eid and Diwali Mela Multicultural Celebration is back this year! Everyone is most welcome… https://t.co/SKH8i6ufwZ 7 weeks ago
Gill Eatough Looking forward to seeing Y7 parents at our event this afternoon from 3pm. 7 weeks ago

Latest News

On Monday 12th September 2016 Muslims in Telford will celebrate Eid. HLC follows the Telford and Wrekin Policy in that we will only authorise one day of absence for each religious festival, any additional days of absence will be unauthorised.

HLC Open Evening 2016 

We are holding our Open Evening for Y7 intake in September 2017 on Tuesday 27th September from 6pm. All prospective parents and children are most welcome to come and visit our fantastic school. You will have the opportunity to hear from the Principal of HLC, Dr. Eatough and Mr Roberts, the Head Teacher of the …

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