Entries by Marie Dakin

Performing First Aid Can Increase Survival Rates by 90%

At the end of November, Year 11 spent the morning completing a range of Global Values-based activities in preparation for life beyond Hayle Academy. One of the sessions was spent with Leon and the team from the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC) where students learnt how to perform CPR and use an AED (automated external […]

Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas 2019

This half term has been lengthy and exhausting but we have had much to celebrate, enjoy and learn from at Hayle Academy in this time. It was lovely to host so many of our year five students when they came to the school for a day to explore outer space. We were so proud of […]

Mock Election Results

What a week in politics last week has been! Not to be outdone by the Westminster politicians, Hayle Academy went full steam ahead with our own Mock General Election. Four political parties were represented by students from the school: Brexit Party – Luke Year 9 Conservative Party – Elias Year 11 Labour Party – Victor […]

Hayle Academy PTA Christmas Fayre Fundraising Event

On Friday 13th December it was a lucky time for those who attended the Christmas Fayre. Students and visitors enjoyed visiting a selection of stalls showcasing arts and crafts. The PTA would like to thank all the volunteers from PTA, staff, parents, carers, stallholders, children and members of Hayle community for such a great Christmas […]

Christmas Concert 2019

On Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th of December, Hayle Academy held Christmas carol concerts. In spite of the wind and driving rain, families attended in support of our talented students. The evening began with a catchy number from the Hayle Brass Ensemble followed by the Head of School’s (Dan Mather) welcome. There were plenty of […]

Christmas Tree Donation By Dobbies Garden Centre

Hayle Academy and the PTA would like to extend a very big thank you to Dobbies garden centre Hayle who has donated us a beautiful Christmas tree for the foyer this Christmas. We wish them all a Merry Christmas and extend many thanks to Hayle Academy PTA for decorating it.

Brass Christmas

On Tuesday 2nd December, Hayle Academy held its annual Christmas Brass Workshop. Local primary students from Connor Downs, St Erth, Bodriggy, Kehelland, were invited to join Hayle Academy brass players to rehearse a selection of Christmas festive songs as an ensemble. Brass leader, Kirsten Burden was very impressed with their dedication and how they performed […]

Global Values – Art

All projects in art link with contextual work involving various cultures and civilisations from around the world.  They lead to a better understanding of different ways of life and respect for cultures that are different from our own.  Year 8 students are currently studying life in America and Britain in the 1950s and its influence […]

The Summer That Turns No You Can’t Into No We Can

A local charity BFAdventure has exciting opportunities available to students through the National Citizen Service (NCS) during summer 2020. NCS delivered by BFAdventure in west Cornwall is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for 15 – 17-year-olds and builds skills, confidence and helps them to prepare for university, work and life. NCS is a unique 4-week experience during […]

Without Hope There Is No Survival!

On Tuesday 3rd December, Year 9 Hayle Academy students and Humanities Faculty, heard testimony from Holocaust survivor, Mala Tribich MBE, as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).  Her full story can be found here https://www.marchoftheliving.org.uk/survivor-story/mala-tribich/ Using propaganda, new legislation and persecution, Jews were denied human and civil rights and in […]