Tracking Arts Learning and Engagement
Ark Helenswood is recognised nationally as a school that is at the forefront of arts education. At a crucial time for arts learning in the UK, we continue to recognise the arts as a vital part of our students’ learning and development.
We have been chosen to take part in a major national scheme which will track the effectiveness of arts education and the students’ learning and engagement over a three year period. The programme involves a partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Tate modern and Nottingham University and we have been chosen to take part as a recognition of the high quality arts work that we deliver.
The most recent blog from our first TALE assessor in the school can be read at TALE Blog.
Helenswood Academy newsletter - Issue #1
Welcome back to a new year and welcome back to Helenswood Academy. A new name and of course a new chapter in Helenswood’s long and prestigious history here in Hastings. Staff returned to school on 3rd September and we have had five training days preparing to welcome students back for another year of outstanding progress. We start by celebrating the best GCSE results in the town, with 90% of students achieving 5A*-C, and over 50% of our A Level students achieving A* and A grades, it has been a successful summer all round!
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