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Hückelhoven – The warmest of welcomes!

Posted on 03 Feb 2015
Year 9 students from High Tunstall College of Science were the first participants in the newly-established cultural exchange between Hartlepool and our twin town, Hückelhoven. This visit was a busy, fun-filled experience for all involved. The students and accompanying teachers stayed

Brilliant Club!

Posted on 21 Jan 2015
Twelve of High Tunstall’s highest performing students from Years 8 and 9 are embarking on an exciting new project working with The Brilliant Club. The Scholars Programme is a series of academic tutorials delivered by a PHd tutor from Durham University. The small group tutorials are de

Mentoring Professionial Workshops!

Posted on 21 Jan 2015
High Tunstall’s relationship with Mentoring Professionals has continued in the 2014-15 academic year with further delivery of workshops to increase student understanding about the opportunities in the world of work and increase their awareness of more specialised industries. There are

College will re-open to students on Tuesday 20th January 2015!

Posted on 19 Jan 2015
College will re-open to students on Tuesday 20th January 2015. Mark Tilling, Headteacher at High Tunstall College of Science, said: “At 12.31pm today (19 January), the school received a telephone call from someone claiming that there was a bomb in the school. “We followed our emergenc


Posted on 14 Jan 2015
On Tuesday 16th December High Tunstall Drama Hall was alive and kicking with a packed audience to see this year’s Panto. The audiences were treated to both staff and students working alongside each other to put together the traditional tale of Cinderella (with a few twists).  Wi

Annual National Clotheshow LIVE Event

Posted on 14 Jan 2015
On an early (very early!) Tuesday morning in December over 40 students from Year 9, 10 and 11 gathered in High Tunstall car park ready to depart for a day of fashion extravagance! Heading to Birmingham to the annual National Clotheshow LIVE event, many had already researched their cel

Photography Competition!

Posted on 13 Jan 2015
Towards the end of last year, Year 9 students were given the opportunity to enter a photography competition as part of their portrait project in Art. The 20 winning entries were then invited to attend a photography trip to Durham to develop new skills with a camera and give students a

Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Top of the Bench’ Chemistry Quiz!

Posted on 19 Dec 2014
On Wednesday 12th November 2014, a team of four students from High Tunstall College of Science travelled to the University of Teesside to compete in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Top of the Bench’ chemistry quiz.  This is a nationally recognised competition that tests theoretical

Christmas Holidays 2014!

Posted on 19 Dec 2014
Students break up on Friday 19th December at 2pm for the Christmas holidays and return Tuesday 6th January 2015 at 8.35am ready for lessons at 8.40am. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Another Successful High Tunstall Christmas Market!

Posted on 19 Dec 2014
Following the success of the 2013 Christmas Market we didn’t think we could possibly match this again but this year drew even larger crowds with more stalls from both students and outside traders alike, each bringing more new ideas and products. This year the Christmas Market was host