Dear parent/carer, Please click on the following link for information and the permission form for you to complete and submit. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gslUYD0XnE2CnSSqmUfkEPDDzBxhiUtGhm2UfOCS5blUQjhQU0paNDVFU1M1TEtTQTFXNlFDWEJGRC4u The information refers to a ‘kit list’, which is both part of the form and also attached as a PDF letter – to view, please click here. Miss L Flavin DofE Manager
1 in 7 young people (and 1 in 4 adults) will experience a mental health problem in any given year, which is why talking openly about mental health is so important. Time To Talk Day is a chance for all of us to talk about mental health, to listen, to change lives. A small conversation […]
Do you have questions? Need to talk about your sleep? Looking for some advice? Award-winning voluntary organisation, The Sleep Charity, has launched a new live chat service to support teens who are suffering with sleep issues. The new service, which is being run on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8pm on the charity’s Teen Sleep Hub website, […]
The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase how apprenticeships have helped employers and people of all ages and backgrounds. Employers are encouraged to promote the great work of their apprentices, whilst highlighting the many benefits apprenticeships bring to their business. Apprentices, at all stages of their learning will also be […]
In conjunction with the National Apprenticeship Week 2021, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is hosting a live information session for all learners interested in Degree Apprenticeships. LJMU’s Outreach Team will deliver the workshop to enable students to understand how to apply for a Degree Apprenticeship, funding a course, time commitments needed and the range of […]
Church of Latter Day Saints, 4 Mill Bank, Liverpool L13 0BW Friday 26th February 2021 between 11:45 – 17:25 “NHS Blood and Transplant needs your help this winter. We have an upcoming blood donation session at West Derby, Church of Latter Day Saints on Friday 26th February, with lots of available appointments. You could help by booking an appointment to […]
At St Hilda’s we have always treated the topic of online safety with great importance, and even more so now that students are currently learning from home. Consequently, we will be delivering a range of related activities to students throughout the week commencing Monday 8th February. What is Safer Internet Day? Safer Internet Day […]
Dear parents /carers, Year 7 parents’ review day – Online Appointment Booking I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ review day on Thursday January 28th 2021. This is an important day which provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers (virtually). Appointments will be taken between 9.30am and 3pm for […]
I would like to invite you to attend our rearranged Year 11 Parents’ Evening on Thursday 21st January 2021. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers (virtually). Appointments will be taken between 10am and 2.50pm for all staff who teach year 11. We have introduced a […]
Dear parents /carers, Year 9 parents evening – Online Appointment Booking I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Evening on Thursday January 21st 2021. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers (virtually). Appointments will be taken between 3pm and 6.30pm for all staff […]
I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Evening on Thursday December 3rd 2020. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers (virtually). Appointments will be taken between 3pm and 6.30pm for all staff who teach year 8. We have introduced a new intuitive and […]
St Hilda’s CE High School would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Evening on Thursday November 26th 2020. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers (virtually). Appointments will be taken between 3pm and 6.30pm for all staff who teach year 10. We have introduced […]
‘The Parents’ Guide to’ latest newsletter is now available. To view, please click on the link below: https://www.theparentsguideto.co.uk/school-newsletter Personal statement resources (suitable for parents of sixth formers). For students still hoping to apply to university for the 2021/2022 academic year it would be great if they gave some thought over the summer holidays about the […]
Dear Student, We are organising access to What Career Live? & What University Live? virtual event for the 7th November 2020 By logging into What Career Live? & What University Live? you can: Chat with top companies and universities to explore apprenticeship and degree opportunities Get one-to-one advice in the Careers Advice Lounge Learn […]
We are unable to invite prospective parents/carers and their children into the school to experience one of our wonderful open evenings. Instead, we will be sharing a video which gives an insight into the College, how we work and who we are. The Headteacher and Head of College will deliver a presentation and there […]
Teenage brains work differently than adult brains. Developing independence and freedom is one of the central parts of being a teenager, and at the same time they’re also relying on the impulse areas of their brains rather than the decision-making areas of their brains. The Barnardo’s organisation has some useful tips and advice relating to […]
Medic Mentor have teamed up with University Hospitals Birmingham to provide a FREE virtual and interactive 30 hour work experience programme for students in years 10, 11, 12 and 13 (S3, 4, 5 and 6) This work experience is completely free to students who want to pursue careers in healthcare, specifically future doctors, dentists, nurses […]
IMPORTANT NOTICE – UPDATE We are unable to invite prospective parents/carers and their children in to the school to experience one of our wonderful open evenings. Instead we will be sharing a video which gives an insight into the school, how we work and who we are. I will also do the presentation I […]
Our school has signed up to receive free healthy breakfast food as part of the Covid response offer, under the National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast. As part of this government funded programme, schools can choose to offer children a healthy breakfast at school […]
On the 6th of October, the University of Liverpool is holding a free event for Merseyside students in Year 10 up to Year 13 to commemorate the life and work of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer in history. Please see the attached flyer. They are particularly keen to involve female students, so […]
The teenage years are a time of transition and can be challenging for both teenagers and parents.Parentalk – The Teenage Years is all about helping mums and dads do the best job they can as they navigate these years with their teenager. It’s a relaxed, informal course giving you the opportunity to talk about the day-to-day challenges you face, as well […]
Some members of the Kooth team will be sharing their advice and experiences from 10th to 20th August, and there is a Live Forum planned on 14th August called ‘Exam Results; What’s next?’ These are the relevant links: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDbL0PXiVqd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/XenZone_UK/status/1290245617462083585 FB: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=219106602747384 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6696014349565349888 In addition, a Support Booklet for Parents can be downloaded from the following link: https://xenzone.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/exam-support-brochure_V2.pdf
The last few months of lockdown have been tough for most of us. We haven’t been able to see our friends, go about our lives in the way we would like to and have fun. Self-care is all about what you can do to help yourself feel better or to keep yourself feeling good. […]
We are really proud of all the students who have engaged with learning from home. We would like to make a special mention of those who have made significant achievements, and celebrate their success. We hope to get house points on the system and certificates out to you in the post. To view the St […]
Free School Meals Given the current economic position and number of increased redundancies, some children may become eligible for FSM after schools have closed for the summer. The message below – advises what a parent should do if they become eligible for FSMs during the summer holiday period. Please can schools put the following information […]
This comprehensive guide includes information on, amongst other topics, Online Safety, County Lines, Teenage Relationship Abuse, Mental Health and Child Exploitation. It is full of links to additional sources of information on many other child-related issues. To access, please click here.
Their latest newsletter, entitled “ Getting Ahead in the School Holidays”, covers information on exam results, university decisions, apprenticeships, personal statements and much more. To view the newsletter, please click here.
OfS Uni Connect Programme – Shaping Futures – Are you in year 13 and thinking about your HE options? With the continued uncertainty surrounding the new academic year, we recognise that Year 13’s, who are making important decisions about their future during this time, will need clear and up to date information and support as […]
Although St Hilda’s has a brand new school, we still have areas we need to develop and furnish! Whilst we have got fantastic new facilities, the building budget was not enough to cover a lot of ‘finishing touches’ such as: Outdoor seating in the courtyard, along the paths and near the entrance to the playground. […]
The link below takes you straight to the page in the directory that lists the provider and their contact numbers. These are the providers who have confirmed that they will be open over the summer holiday. https://fsd.liverpool.gov.uk/kb5/liverpool/fsd/results.page?familychannel=2-8 If parents have a specific enquiry they can contact the Family Information Service on 0151 233 0499/ 0495 […]
Daily actions to look after ourselves and each other as we face this global crisis together. To access the calendar, please click here. To visit the actionforhappiness.org website, please click here.
The latest CAMHS Liverpool newsletter contains information on free bite-size information sessions for parents from Merseyside Youth Organisation. Topics include: 16th July Attachment 11am 20th July Managing child’s worry 11 am 22nd July Embracing Uncertainty 3 pm 27th July Understanding your teenagers worry 11 am 30th July Embracing uncertainty 6 pm For the newsletter, more […]
Anxiety can affect people’s ability to participate in activities, including attending health appointments, work, education and social events. Anxiety can impact anyone, and is particularly common in people with health conditions and autism. Healthwatch Southampton worker, Rebecca Kinge, has created this anxiety buster. Source: https://www.healthwatchsouthampton.co.uk/news/anxiety-buster-tool/ Use this resource to support your child as they return […]
Lockdown has been difficult for many people. But when we were in full lockdown across the UK things might have felt more certain, as the rules were more clear. Now things might start feeling less clear, and there may be new challenges. MIND and the Mental Health Organisation both have information on their websites […]
We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of James Furlong who was killed in the Reading attack on Saturday. We are truly saddened by his passing. James was a teacher here a number of years ago, and our staff and students echo the words of those he taught and taught […]
The COVID-19 pandemic means that many people are staying at home and doing less in terms of social interactions and exercise. This can have a negative effect on physical and mental health. Below is advice on various topics to help families stay healthy and safe during this period. To view, please click here.
YPAS have been working with LivPac and parents to put together a page specifically with resources for SEND parents, this includes two personal blogs from parents about life during lockdown which I am certain you will find uplifting, like the first parent blog it shows how parents are coping during these times using humour, warmth, […]
The following two links contain useful information from MindEd on supporting young people to be more resilient so they are able to bounce back from, or overcome, setbacks, obstacles or disappointments, and can also keep going in the face of challenges. For link 1, please click here. For link 2, please click here.
CAMHS Liverpool are offering bite-sized (30 minutes) training sessions for parents, carers and professionals. Topics include: Embracing Uncertainty Understanding Stress Responses Eating Disorders Self-harm Social Media and Mental Health Adolescent Brain Development There are several sessions available and booking can be made on the link below. https://www.liverpoolcamhs.com/training/
There is a new telephone support service for anyone aged 16+. The line (0151 473 0303) is available every day from 8am to 8pm and is staffed by NHS Mersey Care. The service offers support for anyone who is experiencing worry, stress and/or low mood as a result of the Covid-19 situation. For more […]
Please find attached the Bridging Units booklets for your reference: To view the ‘Bridging gap 3’ booklet for our current year 11 students at St Hilda’s, please click here. To view the ‘External bridging units’ booklet for external students that have applied for St Hilda’s College from other schools, please click here.
We were grateful to receive this very comprehensive guide this week from a grand-daughter who had researched a wealth of information and support after a conversation with her Grandad. To view the guide, please click here.
successatschool.org are creating a guide to help parents and carers steer their children through the confusing world of careers choices. From university and apprenticeships to work experience and gap years, the guide has it all. The full guide will be out next academic year – but they wanted to share a preview version to help […]
As schools continue to remain closed for the vast majority of students, we’d like to share a link to a very comprehensive free online guide to help support parents/carers during this challenging time. It provides up-to-date, practical information on how parents/carers can look after their children’s physical and mental health as well as how to […]
Liverpool City Council’s Early Help Team has produced a blog that includes a wide range of resources and information for parents and carers. The blog covers the following areas: Local Organisation Support – CAMHS Top Tips Parenting Guides Pregnant or New Mums Home Learning Museums and Places to visit online Make Time To Play Ideas […]
The NSPCC has created a number of resources to support parents and carers during this difficult time. Topics include: Talking to a child worried about coronavirus Parents working from home Children staying home alone Lockdown and separated parents How to cope with tantrums and other difficult behaviour The advice can be found on the NSPCC […]
If your child qualifies for Free School Meals, the Government have changed the way in which you will get your Free School Meal allowance starting next week. From Monday 20th April 2020 you should get an e mail from a company called Edenred with access to a shopping voucher for supermarkets including Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s […]
St Hilda’s is producing visors for those on the frontline; hospitals, care homes, hospices, doctors’ surgeries. Our laser cutter is working as fast as it can, so we are looking for help! If you have a more industrial laser cutter and would produce some parts for us, we can send you the file. We can […]
Team Science would like to invite our budding engineers to enter this interesting free competition from Leaders Award. It’s quite straight forward and something you can engage with whilst working at home. All you need is some paper, an imagination and time to watch a podcast or 2. For more information, see the introduction from […]
Further to our email and letter of 19th March to parents in receipt of Free School Meals, Liverpool Council has secured an additional two weeks’ worth of food vouchers to cover the Easter holiday period. From 20th April, St Hilda’s will be implementing the national scheme which we will contact parents about.
Dear parent/carer We have received some updated information from the Government and want to share this with you. Please click on the link below which provides guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak?fbclid=IwAR2cqV3qgpWGDx5Nt7fh6tR1NzjG3h2aZ4G06sGw0reD3eByxNsHzUMl9e8 Please also look at our school website http://www.st-hildas.co.uk/mental-health-support/ which has lots of […]
In accordance with guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Department for Education and Public Health England, St Hilda’s CE School would like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of washing your hands correctly. It is important that all children and staff wash their hands at key points during the day, particularly […]
The following comic contains information we hope young people will find both helpful and interesting about the Coronavirus. From a news article by Malaka Gharib on National Public Radio Inc., in the USA.
We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Department for Education Coronavirus helpline Today, we have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.email@example.com Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to […]
Our School Prayer Dear Lord, Thank you for our school. Help us to work as a community, Treat each other with dignity, Grow in wisdom as we learn, Show equality to all And give us hope for the future. In Jesus’ name, Amen
Please find details of the new TALK campaign from the Internet Watch Foundation A new IWF safety campaign aims to help parents have conversations with their children about keeping their ‘door’ closed to child sexual abusers. The campaign includes a booklet for parents, explaining the risks, explaining why children are vulnerable, and suggests practice steps […]
Dear students, Police Cadet recruitment lines are open via the Merseyside Police website for any students who may be interested – the age range has been changed slightly as this programme will run for 18 months instead of the usual 12 months. Young people with a dob between 1/9/03 – 31/8/05 will be able to […]
This year the theme is Nature and how connecting with the natural world can support good mental health. Across the country, people will be celebrating the mental health benefits of being around nature in their local community in a range of digital and creative ways. In St Hilda’s we will be raising awareness of […]
Today we took part in the National Day of Reflection to mark the first anniversary of lockdown, to honour the loved ones we have lost and reflect on the challenges we have overcome during this tough season. At 12pm today we observed a one minute silence. Our students decided to tie brightly coloured ribbons to […]
A fantastic effort as ever today. £278.31 raised from our students. During these tough financial times every penny counts so well done and thank you! Our staff and students decided to wear an item of red clothing to school (or blue for some!). Students embraced this and came with a range of red […]