15 Dec
Slime club

Miss Jones runs a brilliant slime club during Friday enrichment

14 Dec
12 doors of Christmas

Each tutor group has designed a Christmas door

14 Dec
Beautiful gingerbread houses - a Hollis tradition

Children love cooking at Hollis Academy.

08 Dec
Angel festival

This week we have participated in the Angel festival at St. Chads church.

01 Dec
Year 8 and 9 parent/carer meeting and mince pies

We are inviting year 8 and 9 parents and carers to the Academy on:

01 Dec
Holiday activities and food program

Middlesbrough and Redcar holiday activities and food program

24 Nov
Sleep Support

Does your child experience challenges with sleep?

22 Nov
Year 9 Food

Lots of people think making your own pasta is impossible.

17 Nov
Children in Need

We have had a wonderful day in school raising money for Children in Need 2023.

17 Nov
Diwali 2023

On 13th November we took a deep dive into Diwali

10 Nov
Remembrance - Hollis the hero!

Remembrance is an important day here at Hollis Academy.

26 Oct
Year 11 Parents and carers

Year 11 Parents and carers meet the teacher event Wednesday 8th November

17 Oct
Celebrating black history month
October is Black history month
17 Oct
Year 7 pastel work

Year 7 pupils have been developing their colour mixing through creative pastel work.

16 Oct
Firework safety

njoying bonfire night safely is a focus for us this week at Hollis Academy

12 Oct
Times tables Rock Stars

This week saw our launch of Times Tables Rock Stars

10 Oct
Brilliant breakfast

We enjoyed meeting 3 classes parents and family members today at our annual brilliant breakfast.

09 Oct
World Smile day - Friday 6th October
We celebrated World smile day by thinking about what makes us smile
06 Oct
County Lines parents workshop - 10th October

County Lines is where illegal drugs are transported from one area to another

29 Sep
Roald Dahl day

Roald Dahl Story Day is an annual global celebration of Roald Dahl’s marvellous stories

07 Sep
Hollis Academy art work at Durham cathedral

The Save our Species school outreach project is a display of illustrations of extinct or critically endangered species carefully printed onto ceramics.

20 Jul
Leading Parent Partnership award

We are delighted to have been awarded the LEADING PARENT PARTNERSHIP AWARD.

17 Jul
Duke of Edinburgh success

Outdoor education is an important part of our curriculum at Hollis Academy

13 Jul
Well done year 6 students!

We have completed our 2-day transition.

12 Jul
Ice-cream extravaganza

This week we are celebrating ice-cream by eating homemade ice-creams at break time.

05 Jul

PROCLAIM award for our work on attachment

04 Jul
Emotional regulation

Emotional regulation - we have been busy this term!

04 Jul
Keeping your child safe online

Keeping your child safe online - do you know about Discord?

29 Jun
GCSE Art exhibition

The standard of GCSE Art has been exceptionally high this year.

26 Jun
NHS cadets

The NHS cadets is a scheme created by the NHS and St John ambulance.

21 Jun
Drowning prevention week

This week we are focusing in on safety around water and how to be at the beach or by a reservoir and enjoy the water safely.

16 Jun
Super learning festival

We are getting ready to celebrate with parents and carers on Thursday 29th June

14 Jun
Online safety guidance

Do you need some guidance on supporting your child with online safety?

09 Jun
SHAPE points - acting on parental feedback

In our parents survey we noticed

09 Jun
STEM project

Year 7 and 8 students have taken part in a STEM project.

31 May
Summer water sports

All students have the opportunity to join in with outdoor water sports over the next few weeks.

26 May
Wonderful Year 6 transition evening

Doesn't Mr Fenton, our Principal, look delighted to welcome our new Year 6 children?

23 May
Rights respecting schools

Rights respecting schools - working towards our silver award

22 May
Keeping your child safe online - do you know about OMEGLE?

Please be aware of the OMEGLE App.

15 May
Football heroes

Our Academy football team are brilliant.

10 May
Leading parent partnership award feedback

Thanks for letting us know how we are doing!

09 May
Celebrating the coronation

We had a great day in school celebrating the coronation of King Charles.

04 May
Hollis BIG HELP OUT for the Coronation

Hollis BIG HELP OUT for the Coronation

03 May
Online session for parents on online gaming

Online session for parents on online gaming - Tuesday 16th May, 4:30pm

28 Apr
AQA certificates in ADHD and Autism

All young people at Hollis Academy have an SEMH need

28 Apr
Wonderful Year 9 work

Isaac completed this English work with his tutor Sue.

12 Apr
Online session for parents on how children use social media

Online session for parents on how children use social media - Monday 17th April, 4:30pm

27 Mar
Exploring the natural wonders of our beautiful coastline

An important and enjoyable part of our key stage 3 curriculum is outdoor education.

21 Mar
Celebrating International day of happiness

Students and staff enjoyed International day of happiness on Match 20th.

14 Mar
Incredible writing

Our Year 7 Stanley class have been inspired by TS Elliots poetry

09 Mar
Accessing support in keeping your child safe online

Keeping young people as safe as possible in respect to the online space is not an easy task for  Parents/Carers

08 Mar
Download the Ollee app

Download the Ollee app - a digital friend to support mental wellbeing

08 Mar
Happy International women's day!

We are celebrating International women's day in school today

16 Feb
Pancake success

Key stage 3 students have been making pancakes this week in their food lesson.

15 Feb
Middlesbrough SEND drop in sessions
The Middlesbrough SEND service is offering drop-in sessions for parents and carers to come along to and speak to an advisor about anything SEND related.
14 Feb
Fund raising for victims of the earthquake

Fund raising for victims of the earthquake

14 Feb
Love to learn day

Today we are celebrating Valentine's day with a love of learning day.

09 Feb
Appreciation of nature on our expeditions

Today 9GS had a magical moment.

06 Feb
Children's mental health week - 6th-10th February 2023

This week we are talking about mental health as part of national children's mental health week. 

30 Jan
Year 10 meet the teacher event

We would like to welcome Year 10 parents and carers to come to Hollis Academy between 3.30-5pm on Wednesday 8th February

27 Jan
Year 10 science
Year 10 students are working towards their Open Award in Science at Level 1 or 2.
27 Jan
Young Gamers and Gamblers online parental training session - Free!

As part of Safer Internet Day, the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)..... 

24 Jan
Safeguarding notice - Omegle website and its risks

Omegle is a potentially high risks website that we want you, our parents and carers, to be aware of.

23 Jan
Football success!

Our wonderful football team has 10 players aged 11-16

23 Jan
My voice matters group

Middlesbrough children's SEND have set up a new group for children to have their voice heard at a town level

16 Jan
LPPA award

Excellent working relationships with parents is a cornerstone to our work at Hollis Academy.

06 Jan
Writers' cafe

Year 10 students have been working hard on developing their writing skills including developing interesting descriptions of characters and storylines....

04 Jan
CAMHS parental workshops
CAMHS parental workshops
CAMHS are offering some excellent workshops for parents/carers this half term....
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