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Claypath students have been working on creating their own limericks.

Connor from Claypath created this fantastic limerick :

There once was a British platoon
Who fought by the light of the moon
The atrocities of war
Were all that they saw
Luckily they're going... home soon

Well done Connor, great work!

After over two years since seeing many parents face to face, it was great to welcome so many Secondary and Sixth form families this evening to be able to catch up face to face on their young person’s progress. We look forward to welcoming Primary parents next Monday also.

Ks4 young people enjoyed an informative group session on antisocial behaviour, led by Lesley Hamilton, Social worker and a former Youth offending worker.
Throughout the session the young people asked thought provoking questions.
The young people were interested and demonstrated impeccable ...maturity.

Lesley commented that the group were fantastic, well mannered and overall a credit to Hope Wood Academy. She said "school has such a lovely warm and welcoming feel with a great atmosphere"

Members of Year 11 Castle class visited Just Car Care in Washington for research around Car washing as part of an Enterprise project.
The very knowledgeable and kind owners Aiden and Connor were extremely supportive and generous offering a full car cleaning kit to the Year 11 learners worth a ...whopping £150 free of charge.
We would like to thank Just Car Care for their kindness and we look forward to working with them in the future.

Our Primary stars this week are

Aqua Class: Ethan H for his fantastic communication and using full sentences. Good work!

Blue Class: Mathew S for his amazing measuring work this week. Fabulous!

Butterflies: Connor C for excellent vocalisations when using PECS. Well ...done!

Gold Class: Harry D for excellent effort with his work and behaviour this week. Amazing!

Hedgehogs: Percy N for good concentrating during maths sessions. Fantastic!

Maple Class: Anne K for following all instructions and completing all work tasks. Well done!

Oak Class: Coran H for great engagement in music. Amazing!

Orange Class: Terry JAB for great phonics work this week. Fabulous!

Purple Class: Amy J for being well and sharing her happiness with others. Excellent!

Red Class: Daisy H for her fantastic work all week. Well done!

Yellow Class: Ruby W for a great effort in maths this week. Outstanding!

White Class: Connor R, Layton S and Ciaran P for a wonderful Make Music Day trip. They represented the school wonderfully and loved every minute. Fantastic!

Willow Class: Ryan P for using his timetable and transitioning around class independently. Amazing!

It was great to welcome Pauline who is one of our trustees to Hope Wood today. Pauline received a huge Hope Wood welcome from everyone she met. She enjoyed spending time chatting to students and visiting classes to find out all about life at Hope Wood.

We also welcomed again today our ...secondary students who will be joining us in September. They are already feeling a part of our fantastic Hope Wood family!