Year 11 Easter Revision

Students attending the English and Maths revision classes over the Easter holiday need to meet at the Peveril building no later than 9:55 am. The days will finish at 2:30 pm. Only students who have returned parental permission slips will be allowed off site at lunch time.

Monday 30th March and Thursday 2nd April - Achieve grade C
Tuesday 31st March - Aim for A

Year 11 GCSE English Mock Exam 16 April

Advance notice - all Year 11 students will be sitting a full mock exam for GCSE English on Thursday 16th April (1st week back after Easter).

Students have been given revision packs to use over Easter which include a past paper. More past papers can be found by following the link below:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-4700/past-papers-and-mark-schemes 

Hope Valley College Principal Bernie Hunter Retires

Hope Valley College Principal Bernie Hunter will retire this week after successfully leading the College for 12 years.

After training as a Geography and Economics teacher Bernie joined the College in 1992 as Deputy Principal from Buxton Community School before becoming Principal in 2003. Bernie has been critical to the College's success, overseeing its most successful period of GCSE examination results, seeing the College become one of the best in Derbyshire and finally the opening of the new Post-16 Pathways Centre.

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20th April 2015 HVC Community Book Group

Aoril 20th

Y10 Girls attend Women in Engineering Event

Y10 Hope Valley College students Caitlin Washington and Rachel Bricklebank were part of a group of female students who recently attended an event at Derby University to promote women pursuing careers in engineering.

Aimed at tackling, preconceptions and general misinformation, the event was organised to demonstrate to girls how a future career in engineering could be interesting and rewarding. It featured nine successful women engineers from different areas within various sectors speaking about their career to date and the journey they took to get there.

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