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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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