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Emily-Jo Small 8th September 1999 – 8th May 2015

Posted on 08 May 2015
We are very sad to announce the passing of Emily-Jo Small.  Emily-Jo joined the High Tunstall family in 2011 and fought illness throughout her time with us.  I know that all the High Tunstall community will miss her greatly.  Our thoughts are with her family and friends as they, and w

New Head Boy and Head Girl Announced 2015!

Posted on 07 May 2015
We are pleased to announce that the votes have been counted from today’s election and our new Head Boy and Head Girl for academic year 2015-16 are as follows; Head Boy – Matthew Ridley and Head Girl – Megan Smart Deputy Head Boy – Bradley Frank and Deputy Head

High Tunstall perform at Northern Stage!

Posted on 07 May 2015
  On Thursday 30th April, 12 of High Tunstall’s drama enthusiasts travelled up to Northern Stage in Newcastle with Miss Smith and Miss Jones to perform in the Connections Festival. Students had been rehearsing ‘The Accordion Shop’ for months, giving up lunch and time after colleg

Young Writers’ Grim Tales Published!

Posted on 05 May 2015
Thirty Four, High Tunstall students have been selected to have their writing published after entering a regional competition.  To celebrate World Book Day students were encouraged to enter the Young Writers’ Grim Tales mini saga competition which was open to all 11 to 18 year ol

Ski Trip 2016!

Posted on 30 Apr 2015
High Tunstall  students currently studying in Year 7, 8 and 9 are given the opportunity to attend the HTCS annual ski trip from Friday 25th March 2016 for 8 days. The ski trip will be to Alpine Meadows followed by a 2-night stop over in San Francisco.  The trip will include; Return fl

New York City Opportunity 2016!

Posted on 30 Apr 2015
High Tunstall students who are currently studying in Year 7, 8 and 9 are given the opportunity to attend the trip of a life time to New York City.  The 5 day tour will take place from Tuesday 29th March 2016. The visit will include; Return executive coach transfers to and from Heathro

Solar Eclipse!

Posted on 26 Mar 2015
On Friday 20th March, High Tunstall students took to the college field to witness the solar eclipse.  Another solar eclipse will not occur in Europe until 2026.  Although it was a particularly cloudy day the students did manage to catch a glimpse of the eclipse whilst wearing their ec

High Tunstall Crowned County Champions!

Posted on 26 Mar 2015
After five years together as a team, High Tunstall Under 16s had the opportunity to sign off in style with a Durham County Cup Final appearance against St John’s from Bishop Auckland. Preparations started well with the team holding a pre-match meal in the fantastic Durham University M

Staff Strictly Come Dancing!

Posted on 25 Mar 2015
A frenzy of last minute rehearsals led to a hugely successful ‘Staff Strictly Come Dancing’ which saw 14 teachers dance their way to raising £838 for the Year 11 Prom Fund and a Dementia charity.  The show took part over two evenings and it was lovely to see our hard working teachers

Comic Relief 2015!

Posted on 23 Mar 2015
On Friday 13th March staff and students came together to raise as much money as possible for Comic Relief.  Various activities had been arranged such as teacher sponging, bubble football (see video below), tuck shop, creating a the coin picture (see below), sponsored silence and much