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Aladdin Performance @ Charlton School

It’s nearly Pantomime Season again and The Crown Players’ Amateur Dramatics Group is bringing their seventh show to Charlton School! (Oh…Yes we are!) The Crown Players perform an annual Pantomime each year to raise money for deserving charities.  This year our chosen charity is The Severn Hospice, who I am sure you will agree are a very deserving cause! We …

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T&W Novice Gymnastics Competition

Congratulations to all of our students for their excellent performance in the Telford and Wrekin Novice gymnastics competition that took place on the 2nd Dec! The students competed against 15 other teams and all of our students performed outstanding individual routines and HLC placed 2nd only by 0.01!! A special thank you to Mrs Jefferies who has been a fantastic …

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GCSEPod has launched!

We are delighted to announce that Hadley Learning Community has recently invested in GCSEPod We are delighted to announce that Hadley Learning Community has recently invested in GCSEPod, the award-winning digital content and revision provider used by over 1,250 schools worldwide. As a subscriber, your child now has access to GCSEPod’s library of over 6000 ‘Pods’, 3-5 minute videos designed …

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Winners at the Industrial Cadet Awards

On the 21st November 4 year 11 girls were invited to an awards ceremony in London as they had been nominated for the Silver Industrial Cadets of the year award. They had completed a STEM based project that was intended at changing people’s perceptions of homeless people. They designed and created a temporary shelter with care packages and an education …

National Child Employment Month

As April is ‘Child Employment Month’ we would like to remind all of you about the legislation concerning Child Employment and what you need to know should your child wish to take on part-time work while still at school. The Law is there to prevent accidents and exploitation and to ensure that children are safe and able to benefit fully …

Governor Election

Since we converted to become an Academy within the Learning Community Trust we have developed a strong and talented new local governing body. They are a committed group of volunteers who have great areas of expertise in areas that support the working school. Due to our previous parent Governor becoming chair we now have a vacancy for the position of …

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Remembrance Day

All students and staff at HLC marked the centenary of WWI by each creating a ceramic poppy to remember the fallen. The aim was to create our own version of the Tower of London poppy display that was created a few years ago by Paul Cummings.

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HLC Gold Circle Award

This year we are launching the HLC Gold Circle award! The HLC Gold Circle Award is created to recognise students’ high attainment and achievement across all areas of school and extra-curricular life. The award will celebrate the hard work and dedication that is required for such high achievement. The winning students will be showcased in a prominent display, will receive …

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The Brilliant Club

The Brilliant Club supports students to develop the knowledge, skills and ambition to progress to highly selective universities and thrive once there. A group of Year 10 students has worked closely with a PHD tutor to complete a project including a final assignment at a university level, developing their debating, referencing and independent research skills. The programme included a launch …

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Umberbags triumph at Young Enterprise Awards

Umberbags swept the board at the Young Enterprise celebration awards event earlier this month. They won a total of 7 awards including “Best Live Presentation” and “Best Managing Director “– Fern Thomson. However, ultimately, the biggest success for Umberbags is winning the best overall Company in Shropshire. This is a first for any Young Enterprise Company in HLC and means …