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  • Welcome to the team

    Published 26/09/22

    The team have been busy recruiting over the past few weeks and subsequently there have been a number of changes across the central team.

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  • Teaching Internship Programme

    Published 14/07/22
    We were very pleased to be selected to host five university undergraduate students at Thornden over the last three weeks as part of the DfE's Teaching Internship Programme. The aim of the national internship programme is to enable undergradu
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  • Fun Run at Portswood Primary

    Published 18/05/22
    On Friday 13 May, Portswood Primary School held a day of Musical Fun Runs to raise money for their Year 5 and 6 performance. We are delighted to say they raised £510 and so their performance this year will be Mary Poppins Jnr.&nb
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  • Nursery Spaces Available at Portswood Primary

    Published 11/05/22

    We are now accepting applications for an Autumn 2022 start

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  • Thornden School - GCSE Certificate Presentation Evening

    Published 04/05/22
    On Thursday 28 April, Thornden welcomed ex-students, parents and carers to Thornden Hall to attend a rearranged (and long awaited!) certificate presentation evening.  The event was an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the Ye
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  • New Management Information System

    Published 27/04/22

    HISP Multi Academy Trust has recently transferred to a new Management Information System - Arbor

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  • Thornden Music Department's Spring Concert

    Published 06/04/22
    Thornden Hall was the venue for the music department's annual Spring Concert on 23rd March in the evening. The programme featured all the extra-curricular ensembles that rehearse weekly in the music department, and over 100 performers took to the
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  • Effective Learning Behaviours

    Published 30/03/22

    Free twilight webinars for teachers, delivered by HISP Research School.

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  • An afternoon with Marc Rowland

    Published 24/03/22

    Find out more and book tickets...

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  • The biggest PSHE conference in the UK!

    Published 07/03/22

    This conference is designed to bring together PSHE Leads and Personal Development Leads across primary and secondary schools in our area and beyond. For too long, PSHE/ PD Leads have worked in isolation or small groups with little support despite their work being so completely vital to the safety and wellbeing of young people!

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  • Portswood School - Year 3 Greek Week

    Published 02/03/22

    The Greeks arrived in Year 3!

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  • Thornden School Grease Performance

    Published 16/02/22

    An electrifyin' experience at Thornden Hall!

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  • Thornden School

    Published 08/02/22

    Quarter-finals! ESFA Girls U14 Schools' Cup

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  • Tanners Brook Primary

    Published 02/02/22

    Amazing librarians!

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  • Portswood Primary

    Published 28/01/22

    Year 1 - Trip to Milestones Museum

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  • Become a Parent Trustee

    Published 20/01/22

    We currently have two vacancies for Parent Trustees

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  • Tanners Brook Primary

    Published 12/01/22

    Year 4s Ancient Egypt museum

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  • Thornden Secondary

    Published 12/01/22

    Outstanding Results at the Hampshire County Cross Country Competition

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  • Congratulations!

    Published 04/01/22

    Amanda Parry OBE

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  • Thornden Secondary

    Published 13/12/21

    Feeling festive

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  • Tanners Brook Primary

    Published 13/12/21

    Here lies the body of King Tutankhamun!

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  • Portswood Primary

    Published 29/11/21

    Year 6 have been looking at the United States of America

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  • Tanners Brook Primary

    Published 29/11/21

    Trip to Stonehenge

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  • Thornden PE and Sport

    Published 29/11/21

    Congratulations to our U12 girls football team

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  • Become a HISP MAT Governor

    Published 19/11/21

    Are you interested in helping young people across the south coast fulfil their potential? 

    Share your skills, experience and insight to make schools successful for everyone … Become a school governor within HISP Multi-Academy Trust

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  • Thornden Hall Re-opens!

    Published 22/09/21

    Thornden Hall reopened on Friday 17th September after a 3-year closure due to a large structural beam failing in the roof. Here's what Hellen Smith (Head of Performing Arts) & Su Whelan (CEO of the HISP Multi Academy Trust & Exec Head of Thornden School) had to say about the evening.

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  • Visit to Testwood Lakes

    Published 20/09/21

    Unicorns had a brilliant day on 16 November: orienteering, map reading, birdwatching and walking at beautiful Testwood Lakes!

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  • Tanners Brook Primary 'Castle Day'

    Published 21/07/21

    This half term, in Year 2, the children have really enjoyed our topic about Castles.

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  • Portswood Primary 'Engineering Week'

    Published 21/07/21

    Last week, Year 5 held their annual Engineering Week which was a raging success. We started the week by thinking about 'Do we have the power to change the world?'

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  • Thornden School gets an online masterclass from Southampton FC

    Published 28/04/21

    Our students & staff loved getting an insight into the academy and what a privilege to watch how the players train. (& getting to ask a question to James Ward-Prowse!) Well done to our year 7s- you did brilliantly!

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  • New Teaching School Hubs!

    Published 25/02/21

    HISP Multi Academy Trust has two schools that have been designated as national teaching School Hubs. 

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  • A challenging & successful year for the SCITT program

    Published 25/06/20

    The Hampshire SCITT Partnership's 2019-2020 cohort of secondary trainees has just completed their training and they have been recommended to the DfE for Qualified Teacher Status. 

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