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High Tunstall KS4 Durham Cup Champions!!

Posted on 15 Mar 2018
With the year 7s setting the tone for silverware in recent weeks it was the turn of the KS4 boys to claim the spoils and put down a marker as one of the best teams in the college’s history. Inclement weather had resulted in this final being postponed on two previous occasions, w

HTCS Closed on Friday 2nd March 2018!

Posted on 01 Mar 2018
Dear Parent/Carers, Due to the adverse weather conditions and having considered all information that is provided to us by the Local Authority and others it is with great reluctance that I have reached the decision, in consultation with the Chair of Governors of the College, to close H

HTCS to Remain Closed on Thursday 1st March 2018

Posted on 28 Feb 2018
It is with regret that after consulting Headteacher colleagues and the Local Authority we have decided to remain shut on Thursday 1st March 2018. It is imperative that we ensure the safety of all on their travel to and from College and with the weather forecast as it is I do not want

High Tunstall Student Selected for BBC Documentary!

Posted on 26 Feb 2018
Kian has recently featured in a BBC TWO documentary.  Kian is currently studying for his GCSEs at High Tunstall and was selected for the programme “Generation Gifted” which focuses on the social mobility of disadvantaged students who are gifted in a particular specialism. Blast! Films

Entering The Workforce Careers Event!

Posted on 26 Jan 2018
On Tuesday 23rd January we held the second of our annual careers event.  The event was primarily Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based and we welcomed over 40 high profile employers and education suppliers from the industry to attend with over 100 of their staf

Archaeological Dig at High Tunstall!

Posted on 17 Jan 2018
A fantastic opportunity arose as part of the surveys being conducted on the college grounds in readiness for the new building construction for HTCS. It was a real privilege for one GCSE History class to be invited to join the archaeological dig conducted by the Archaeological Services

London and Bletchley Park Visit!

Posted on 09 Jan 2018
On a cold (and icy!) morning on Tuesday 12th December at 6.00am, 45 students and 4 staff boarded a coach for the first Computer Science Trip offered by High Tunstall College of Science. Our first destination, Science Museum London. We arrived in London ahead of schedule and headed int

Ellis Makes England Debut!

Posted on 22 Dec 2017
After a rigorous trials procedure, High Tunstall student Ellis made the England U15s squad to face Holland at St George’s Park. The Sunderland academy midfielder was joined in the squad by Boys from the top academies in the country including Liverpool, Chelsea & Spurs. Under the w

Twenty Third Annual Awards Evening!

Posted on 27 Nov 2017
On Thursday 23rd November the college celebrated its Twenty Third Annual Awards Evening at the Borough Hall.  The evening included over 200 students receiving recognition for their hard work and commitment over the last academic year.  This year included new awards – House Parti

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Celebration Evening!

Posted on 22 Nov 2017
On Tuesday 21st November 2017, 45 High Tunstall students were welcomed, with their  families, into the college to celebrate their fantastic accomplishments of passing their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. Throughout the previous academic year all students have undertaken months of pla