12th June 2017
Congratulations Nicholas Jackson on being chosen as British Heart Foundation’s North East region’s “Young volunteer of the year.”
11th June 2017
The focus of the week will be to encourage everyone to make good food choices and be more active. This will run throughout the school week in an assembly, tutor group events, an extra PE lesson and free fruit on 1 day. There will also be a staff challenge announced on Monday morning.
16th May 2017
Great running from the Abbey Hill athletes to achieve impressive placing's at the Durham Special Schools Cross Country.
4th May 2017
As the exam season approaches, we look at the additional coursework that students have been completing over the year.
4th May 2017
Ofsted have again judged Westlands Residential Provision as Outstanding.
7th March 2017
National Careers Week 2017 runs from the 6th until the 11th March.
6th March 2017
The students enjoyed experiencing the virtual World of Harry Potter for World Book Day this year.
5th February 2017
5th February 2017
Great team work from 7RS students on a Lego robot project.
29th January 2017
On Tuesday 17th January, the students in 7RS went to Kirkleatham Owl Centre for a hands on educational experience. This visit was in line with our topic work, Predator!
20th January 2017
Abbey Hill chef Mary wins award for tasty school dinners.
16th January 2017
Summary of key findings following Westlands' Ofsted inspection and a rating of 'Good' across all categories.
11th January 2017
The English department believe in promoting reading at home and have teamed up with the Book Trust to provide books for some year 7 and year 8 students.
5th January 2017
As you are aware, Westlands Academy was inspected by Ofsted on December 6th and 7th 2016. A letter from the Acting Principal, David Penny, outlines the recent success by Westlands Academy and what the recent Ofsted report means for everyone involved.
13th December 2016
Group 1 have been making some festive treats over the course of the past few weeks.
7th December 2016
On Friday 30th September 2016 Green Gates Academy joined thousands of people across the United Kingdom in the world’s biggest coffee morning to raise funds for the Macmillan Cancer Support. The support we received was amazing! The atmosphere at Green Gates was fantastic!
1st December 2016
Key Stage 3 students were a credit to Abbey Hill earning gold medals in track and field events!
24th November 2016
On Friday 18th November 2016, students and staff wore spots, stripes, Pudsey onesies, Pudsey t-shirts and their slippers for school, donating a £1.00 to show their support for this very worthy cause.
22nd November 2016
? At Green Gates we take pride in our diverse and engaging curriculum that offers students different opportunities to succeed.
18th November 2016
Green Gates are celebrating their successes with a half termly reward trip to the local Community Centre to play a friendly game of football.
11th November 2016
Abbey Hill Academy and Sixth Form has been acknowledged with an ASDAN Certificate as a Centre of Excellence, in recognition of outstanding practice in running ASDAN courses during 2015-16.
2nd November 2016
Nick Sharratt paid a flying visit to Abbey Hill on Monday 31st October 2016
14th October 2016
Did you hear the one about Abbey Hill Academy who took part in a national joke competition to celebrate the fun and importance of communication?
6th October 2016
On Friday 30th September 2016 Abbey Hill Academy and Sixth Form joined thousands of people across the United Kingdom in the world’s biggest coffee morning to raise funds for the Macmillan cancer support. The support we received was amazing!
26th September 2016
Friday 30th September 2016 during breaktime we'll be hosting a coffee morning in the dining hall.
25th August 2016
The students who sat their GCSE and Entry Level exams earlier this summer were all thrilled with the grades they received this morning.
20th July 2016
Update with regard to the Sponsorship of Prince Bishop School
15th July 2016
Students and staff in Base1 have worked tirelessly to create a beautiful garden area after generously being given a grant from The St Giles Trust.
3rd July 2016
Queen Elizabeth appreciates photographs of Abbey Hill celebrating Her Majesty's ninetieth birthday.
13th June 2016
HSAT “outperforms” in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours List!
10th June 2016
Students and staff will be throwing themselves into Health Week starting 13th June.
6th June 2016
On 23rd May Sheraton students opened their car washing, shoe cleaning and hairdressing businesses to parent clients.
26th May 2016
Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form's annual prize draw took place on this afternoon. Two lucky winners both received a £100 High Street Voucher. The two lucky winners were...
12th May 2016
On April 21st Green Gates Academy decided to support Queen Elizabeth’s birthday by having their own celebrations!
3rd May 2016
Following an ASDAN grant for our team building project a number of additional activities have been made possible.
20th March 2016
We have started 2016 on a high note here at Abbey Hill Academy & Sixth Form by submitting over 32,000 Wish Tokens we enables us to have a share of £30,000.00!
27th February 2016
Disrespect Nobody There’s a person attached to every body, respect both.
25th February 2016
Abbey Hill Enterprises would like to thank you for support of the recent Valentine’s Day events in school.
17th February 2016
A local charity supports Abbey Hill Academy for more than 10 years, paying for a qualified Dance Teacher to come into school each week.
12th February 2016
Linking up with Stockton bookshop which resulted in a visit from local author for Year 7's. A visit to Newcastle Theatre Royal for older students.
12th February 2016
Westlands Academy held a coffee morning to raise funds for Christ the King Primary School.
16th December 2015
On Thursday 3rd December 2015, Abbey Hill Academy held its Enterprise Christmas Trade Fair. The event was a huge success and was thoroughly enjoyed by students, staff and visitors.
2nd December 2015
On Thursday 26th November 2015, 11MF from Abbey Hill Academy attended the Stockton Sparkles Market to sell Enterprise products made by the students of Abbey Hill.
19th November 2015
Superheroes, spotty clothing and healthy eating helped raise £561.00 for this very worthy cause.
18th November 2015
Four members of the Team Building option group joined Chris and Kathryn to walk up Roseberry Topping. The walk started at the car park on the Cleveland Way just outside Great Ayton. The last part of the walk up to the top is quite steep so everyone supported each other so that the summit was reached together.
5th November 2015
60 minute workshops to provide parents and carers with the advice, skills and strategies to support their child or young person in the home setting.
2nd November 2015
The staff and students at Green Gates Academy have recently started attending Forest School sessions at Eaglescliffe Forest School on Wednesday mornings. So far we are LOVING it!
2nd November 2015
Green Gates worked really hard to raise money with a coffee morning and other stands, for Macmillan Cancer Support, with a grand total of £250!
30th September 2015
Abbey Hill Academy held its annual coffee morning for the MacMillan Cancer support charity on Friday 25th September. We raised £475.00 for this very worthy cause.
21st September 2015
Track from West End musical Wicked to be performed on Teesside!
21st August 2015
Well done to all the 2015 leavers for the Sheraton students for their fantastic exam results.Students have achieved a range of accreditation's from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 GCSE.
20th August 2015
Following a recent Ofsted report in July 2015. Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form achieved an Outstanding result for the third consecutive time. The report made the following comments:
16th July 2015
The Abbey Hill Summer Fayre was a huge success. It was thoroughly enjoyed by the students, staff and all who attended.
15th July 2015
25th June 2015
Green Gates was finally able to celebrate their newly recognised status as a Primary Academy! It was a truly exciting event with special guests, speeches and even a few tears! Staff and children were proud to show off their achievements since becoming a recognised Primary Academy and invited family and carers to come and join the celebrations with an afternoon summer fair!
18th June 2015
Five Year 9 students (Jaskaran Singh, Josh Corby, Madison McAlpine, Omar Hussain and Sarah Inch) took part in the next round of the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) competition
12th June 2015
11th June 2015
In September 2014 Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form launched their new rewards programme to celebrate the success of student work.
10th June 2015
Encouraging further development of reading, comprehension and spelling skills.
11th May 2015
On Friday 8th May 2015, Abbey Hill raised over £300 to support the people affected by the recent Nepal earthquake.
10th May 2015
Abbey Hill joined the rest of the UK in General Election fever by conducting their own student election.
7th May 2015
HSAT has had approved two capital bids for a second year in a row!
28th April 2015
On Wednesday 22nd April Abbey Hill School took a strong team of athletes to compete in the annual special schools x-country.
28th March 2015
Many congratulations to the latest winners of the Sixth Form rewards. The draw took place on March 27th. We also said our goodbye's to Esther whilst everyone was gathered together.
2nd March 2015
Ofsted - Residential unit receives highest rating - Outstanding in all areas
14th February 2015
Many congratulations to the latest winners of the Sixth Form rewards. The draw took place on February 13th.
28th January 2015
New equipment has widened the range of sports activities and events available to students at Abbey Hill. Watch this space for further news!
8th January 2015
Many congratulations to the latest winners of the Sixth Form rewards. The draw took place on December 19th.
18th December 2014
Players learn some sign language and get a better understanding of the range of abilities as students thrive upon interaction.
17th December 2014
A very successful term and well-deserved congratulations to all the students in music.
10th December 2014
On Thursday 27th November 2014, Abbey Hill held its Enterprise Christmas Trade Fair. The event was a huge success and was thoroughly enjoyed by students, staff and visitors.
8th December 2014
Year 11 students sell products at the Stockton Sparkles Market 2014 as a culmination to Enterprise week.
3rd December 2014
Congratulations to Ryan Evans who has had his poem 'The alien' chosen for publication in 'Out of this World-Uk Poets'.
27th November 2014
Super heroes help raise money at sponsored disco.
20th November 2014
Groups 6 & 7 visited the Oriental Museum in November to enrich their knowledge for their current GCSE project the art of other cultures.
7th November 2014
Following the results from the student questionnaire results of April 2014, the students at Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form highlighted that they would like to have a better rewards system in place in college.
21st October 2014
10MK students hold coffee morning, raising £295 for McMillan Cancer charity.
28th September 2014
Fundraising for Butterwick Children's Hospice
4th September 2014
As from 1 September 2014, there have been a few ‘name changes’ across Horizons Specialist Academy Trust.
14th July 2014
Sprinting, obstacle course, egg and spoon race ... all part of the fun of sports day!
22nd June 2014
In recent weeks two key professionals have been appointed to further support students’ needs.
19th June 2014
This year students spent a day working in tutor groups finding out more about the history and culture of Greece.
16th June 2014
On 21st May 2014, a special maths event was held at Abbey Hill School to support parents/carers to help their children with time and money at home.
12th June 2014
Transition to FE at Stockton Riverside College.
29th May 2014
Abbey Hill learns more about the First World War and remembers the 1245.
6th May 2014
Horizons Specialist Academy Trust scoops £1.2 million to refurbish Westlands School.
28th April 2014
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